"Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven." -Matthew 5:3 Blessed people are happy people. They are people who are content with where the Lord has them and are eager to live for Him no matter the circumstance and no matter the situation. When Jesus began the sermon on the … Continue reading Blessed are the Poor in Spirit.
"Now, Father, glorify Me together with Yourself, with the glory which I had with You before the World was." - John 17:5 Before the dawn of creation, before the world was formed there was God. God, who existed in three persons, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In this eternal and everlasting existence the God-head dwelt in perfect … Continue reading Glory Before the World Began.
"To give to His people the knowledge of salvation by the forgiveness of their sins." - Luke 1:77 John the Baptist was a man who was come before Christ as a forerunner, proclaiming to the people of Israel that there was a Saviour who would come and save mankind from their sins. After the birth … Continue reading To Give them Salvation!
"Until I come, give attention to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation and teaching." - 1 Timothy 4:13 As Paul writes to Timothy, his son in the faith, he urges and exhorts him to be a man who is committed first and foremost to the Word of God in his ministry. The preaching of … Continue reading Exhorted to Preach
"Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father's house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. If I go to prepare a place for you, I will come again and … Continue reading Let not Your Heart be Troubled.
"My heart is steadfast, I God, my heart is steadfast; I will sing, yes, I will sing praises! Awake, my glory! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn. I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to You among the nations. For Your lovingkindness is great … Continue reading Praising God with a Steadfast Heart!
"Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me." - Psalm 51:10 Dear Christian, do you have a clean heart before your God? As David penned Psalm 51 he was keenly aware of his sin and the offense that it was against the LORD. He knew that even though … Continue reading Are You Clean?
"As the deer pants for the water brooks, so my soul pants for You, O God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God; When shall I come and appear before God?" - Psalm 42:1-2 Longing for God is something that all believers must be consumed by. As the psalmist pours out his heart before … Continue reading Longing for God!
"I delight to do your will, O my God; Your Law is within my heart." - Psalm 40:8 As Christians, as we walk the path of life, we are often faced with numerous challenges and decisions that we have to make. In our self-centered world it is often easy to chose that which will please … Continue reading Delight in Doing the Lord’s Will!
Recently I have been writing sermons through the book of Philippians in preparation and training to preach the Word of God. Just a few days ago I finished my sermon on Philippians 1:6, titled; The Work of God in the Life of a Believer. While studying for this message, I spent some time in Romans chapter … Continue reading Our Security in God.