Filled With The Fruits Of Righteousness

"Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: grace unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine for you all making …

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…According to the Eternal Purpose…

"For this cause I Paul, the prisoner of Jesus Christ for you Gentiles, if ye have heard of the dispensation of the grace of God which is given me to you-ward: how that by revelation He made known unto me the mystery; (as I wrote afore in few words, whereby, when ye read, ye may understand my knowledge …

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In the Hands and Presence of the Living God – Hebrews 10:19-39

"Having therefore, brethren, boldness to enter into the Holiest by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way, which He hath consecrated for us, through the veil, that is to say, His flesh; and having an High Priest over the house of God; let us draw near with a true heart in full assurance of faith, …

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Confidence and a Place of Refuge

"In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and His children shall have a place of refuge. The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death."  Proverbs 14:26-27  (KJB) I will let a sage of the past comment on these verses.  Matthew Henry has written,  "In these …

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Confidence

The meaning of the word "Confidence" is dependent upon how you use it.  Dictionary.com gives three definitions: noun full trust; belief in the powers, trustworthiness, or reliability of a person or thing:We have every confidence in their ability to succeed. belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance:His lack of confidence defeated …

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No More Confidence…

"And it shall be no more the confidence of the house of Israel, which bringeth their iniquity to remembrance, when they shall look after them: but they shall know that I am the Lord GOD." Ezekiel 29:16 (KJV) Chapter 29 begins a proclamation against Egypt whom the "House of Israel" had placed confidence several times …

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Dwell Safely

"Thus saith the Lord GOD; 'When I shall have gathered the house of Israel from the people among whom they are scattered, and shall be sanctified in them in the sight of the heathen, then shall they dwell in their land that I have given to My servant Jacob. And they shall dwell safely therein, …

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Praying For Those Who are Faithful to the Lord and His Word

"Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, just as it is with you, and that we may be delivered from unreasonable and wicked men; for not all have faith. But the Lord is faithful, who will establish you and guard you from the evil one. …

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Every Thought… To the Obedience of Christ

"Now I, Paul, myself am pleading with you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ— who in presence am lowly among you, but being absent am bold toward you. But I beg you that when I am present I may not be bold with that confidence by which I intend to be bold against some, …

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