Beyond Ourselves

In Romans 12:9-13 we are challenged to put our faith into action within our own body of believers. In Romans 12:14-21 we are exhorted to take our faith outside the walls of the church and apply it towards our enemies and those who persecute us. It doesn’t take too...

Thoughts About Tossing

There is a method of Bible study that looks at Scripture in a symbolic or picture form. This method paints illustrations for us of various kinds. For example, there is an often-used incident in the gospels where the disciples begin a journey from one side of the Sea...

Character

How does God build character? Probably not the way that you and I would choose. Well, God’s ways are not our ways. I’ll tell you one of my favorite verses in Scripture (yeah, right) – “count it all joy when you fall into divers temptations” (or, “various...

Peace In The Storms

In our study today we see the Lord suggesting to His disciples that they all cross over to the other side of the Sea of Galilee. After beginning their journey, the disciples experienced a great storm. Their boat was being rocked to and fro. The boat itself was being...

Faith on Trial

1 Peter 1:7 That the trial of your faith, being much more precious than of gold that perisheth, though it be tried with fire, might be found unto praise and honour and glory at the appearing of Jesus Christ: Every believer’s faith in Christ will be put on trial in...