Academics or Agape?

Galatians 5.6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love. Interesting times we live in beloved. Academia has become the “proof” of a valid Christianity. Bible colleges and seminaries seek...

Who hates who?

Matthew 5.44,45 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; That ye may be the children of your Father which is in heaven: for he maketh his sun to...

Religious Affections

God created us as three-part beings of spirit, soul and body (1 Thessalonians 5:23). Within each and every believer God has also placed holy affections. The love that the apostle John repeatedly writes about in his epistles is the Greek word “agape”. This word agape...

Profoundly Simple

There are times when our hunger and thirst for understanding God’s truth can lead us further away from the actual meaning of Scripture. For example, the lawyer in Luke 10:25 – 37 gave Jesus the correct answer about what the great commandment of the law was, but...

Providence, Boaz, Ruth and the Church

As we study through the Old Testament book of Ruth, it is not hard at all to find the beautiful pictures of Christ and His love for His bride the church (Ephesians 5:23-32). Ruth is very much aware of the favor, kindness and comfort that Boaz has shown unto her (Ruth...