God’s Omnipotence solidifies our Hope for Eternity.
Jesus is the perfect missionary example. We are to follow the example Jesus gave in going “On Mission”.
Paul lived in a constant “On Mission” state of mind. Making disciples requires repeat contact.
Even in captivity, Daniel goes “On Mission” in Babylon. God will set us apart to accomplish his mission, but we must be obedient to His will.
Eunice and Lois prepared Timothy to go “On Mission”. It is our responsibility to give our children a Christian education.
Jesus’ disciples show obedience to His command for active missions. To be obedient to Jesus’ commands, we should have a heart for the lost and a desire for missions.
Christian giving is a gauge of the spirit filled heart. Christ’s followers give, because they love Him.
God’s plan will always be accomplished, we only choose the easy or hard way, and what (if any) blessings we will receive from following His commands.
Peter travels and goes “On Mission” everywhere he stops. As we go, we should share Jesus with everyone.
Aquila & Priscilla
Lydia accepts Salvation through Jesus, and hosts the Philippian church. A heart change changes everything.
Jesus heals ten lepers, only one says “Thank You”. True Faith has Thanksgiving as Fruit.
Barnabas’ giving shows his heart, as does Ananias and Sapphira’s. God loves a cheerful and humble giver.
No matter our understanding, God’s plan, however strange, is always to be followed.
Letting God turn our grief into a ministry tool
An Exegesis of Jonah 4
Jesus’ once and for all sacrifice, superior to any former sacrifices, and his superior priestly lineage and position as High Priest, gives Jesus the authority to enter the original perfect tabernacle.
Our lives should have enough evidence to attest to our continued filling of the Holy Spirit.
God wants us to beseech His throne with our prayers, to be persistent, unyielding, and have Him on our hearts and in our minds constantly.
An Exegesis of Jesus’ Parable of the Leaven
a letter to Christian parents of a child in trouble with the law....
a letter about losing one's salvation....
Patrick entered a pagan culture with the same message of salvation that we are to share today. The principle that we must understand is that, like 1600 years ago, we are asked by God to go, and Christians like Patrick must be willing to obey.
Baptism is defined by the Oxford Dictionary as “the religious rite of sprinkling water onto a person’s forehead or of immersion in water, symbolizing purification or regeneration and admission to the Christian Church."
The intent of the Sabbath law was not to restrict enjoyment, nor was it to be a reason for an arbitrary number of steps to be taken; it was for God’s people to rest from their work, and to give a day to focus on God and His will, which is the ultimate giver of perfect rest.
Eternal security, or the doctrine of perseverance, is defined as the inability for a Christian to lose their salvation.
How do we deal with all these demands for our time? Look to Jesus’ example. We deal with the urgent, but we never disregard the importance of prayer.
it takes a lot more faith to believe any of the scientific models than it does the Intelligent Design understanding of the universe.
Effective leadership has many tiers, and a second-in-command is as much of a calling as a senior leadership position.