Day Eighty Two – On Forgiving Others

Yesterday’s post was about “Sin in the Church”.  Looking in First Corinthians at the Corinthian church was not much different than looking into the world; maybe even worse.  The apostle Paul confronted a situation which grieved his heart.  These were his spiritual children, and they were in the midst of tolerating the evil in their …

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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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Making Mention of You in My Prayers – Ephesians 1:15-23

"Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give unto you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the …

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When GOD Leads Us Forward

"And it came to pass, when the ark set forward, that Moses said, 'Rise up, LORD, and let Thine enemies be scattered; and let them that hate Thee flee before Thee.' And when it rested, he said, 'Return, O LORD, unto the many thousands of Israel.'"  Numbers 10:35-36  (KJB) The children of Israel never departed the …

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Living the Good and Acceptable, Quiet and Peaceable Life

Since we are living in a world where there is much chaos and turmoil; it seems no matter where you turn in society; then, we need to know how to live a quiet and peaceable life in this world.  We hear the words of Paul the apostle to the young pastor Timothy… “I exhort therefore, …

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The Attraction of the Christ

The following is an excerpt from a sermon preached by Reuben Archer Torrey in a message titled "THE GREAT ATTRACTION: THE UPLIFTED CHRIST" "And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto Me." John 12:32 (KJV) "Notice in the fourth place, the words, 'Unto Me.'  'I will draw all …

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A Consuming Fire

"And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of His mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of His coming..." 2 Thessalonians 2:8 (KJV) After the Spirit of God is removed with the Church, the son of perdition the Antichrist, who is the devil incarnate (counterfeiting what Jesus …

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The Hindrance of Iniquity Removed

"Remember ye not, that, when I was yet with you, I told you these things? And now ye know what withholdeth that he might be revealed in his time. For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only He who now letteth will let, until He be taken out of the way." 2 Thessalonians 2:5-7 …

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Romans 11:7-14 Provoked to Jealousy

Provoked To Jealousy Romans 11:7-14 Many Israeli people who live in the land, most of them calling themselves Jewish, have no convictions concerning God, or promises of the land. More of those who profess to be orthodox Jews are growing toward that. National Israel is in a state of unbelief. They adhere to the old …

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The Mystery of Godliness

"These things I write to you, though I hope to come to you shortly; but if I am delayed, I write so that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. And without controversy …

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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: …

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International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church

The following are prayer requests for a few situations around the world where Christians and churches are suffering for the cause of Jesus Christ.  These are shared by Voice of the Martyrs; Pray for "Abdul" Facing Hostility from Muslim Neighbors After "Abdul" and his family came to Christ in a predominantly Muslim area of Uganda, …

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Classic Friday 03/27/09

The following message for this Classic Friday is the beginning of sermon by Jonathan Edwards, “Pressing Into The Kingdom”. Pressing Into The Kingdom‘ ‘The law and the prophets were until John: since that time the kingdom of God is preached, and every man presseth into it.’ Luke 16:16 (KJV) In these words two things may …

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