Neither Will I Count My Life Dear to Myself

“And now, behold, I go bound in the spirit unto Jerusalem, not knowing the things that shall befall me there: save that the Holy Ghost witnesseth in every city, saying that bonds and afflictions abide me. But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might … Continue reading Neither Will I Count My Life Dear to Myself

The Light of the World

"Arise, shine; for thy light is come, and the glory of the LORD is risen upon thee. For, behold, the darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people: but the LORD shall arise upon thee, and His glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings … Continue reading The Light of the World

People Set Free Through Jesus Christ

"And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart the Lord opened, that she attended unto the things which were spoken of Paul. And when she was baptized, and her household, she besought us, saying, If ye have judged me to be … Continue reading People Set Free Through Jesus Christ

The Purpose of the Scriptures and Preaching

The apostle Paul wrote that "For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God." (1 Corinthians 1:18).  So why preach the gospel when the perishing people around us believe it to be foolishness?  Paul answers that question in the statement: … Continue reading The Purpose of the Scriptures and Preaching