Suffering for His Sake

And it came to pass, as we went to prayer, a certain damsel possessed with a spirit of divination met us, which brought her masters much gain by soothsaying: The same followed Paul and us, and cried, saying, These men are the servants of the most high God, which shew unto us the way of…

Using Our Possessions for God’s Glory

And on the sabbath we went out of the city by a river side, where prayer was wont to be made; and we sat down, and spake unto the women which resorted thither. And a certain woman named Lydia, a seller of purple, of the city of Thyatira, which worshipped God, heard us: whose heart…

Following God’s Will

Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galatia, and were forbidden of the Holy Ghost to preach the word in Asia, After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not. And they passing by Mysia came down to Troas. And a vision…

3 Biblical Directives on How to Comfort, Part 3

Well, this is the last point in our lesson on how to bring comfort to those who find themselves in any trial or trouble. I’m so thankful that Paul, through the moving of the Holy Spirit, outlined for us how we can minister comfort to others the same way God ministers His comfort to us….

Trust

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths. Proverbs 3:5-6 The whole world has gone crazy. The media has one story. We are all stuck in one location. We are all on-line all the time. We…

Mentoring and Sacrifice

Then came he to Derbe and Lystra: and, behold, a certain disciple was there, named Timotheus, the son of a certain woman, which was a Jewess, and believed; but his father was a Greek: Which was well reported of by the brethren that were at Lystra and Iconium. Him would Paul have to go forth…

Faith in God

During our recent stay in southern Florida, we were in the middle of orange grove country. I naively thought that we could buy oranges and make our own fresh orange juice. I took a juicer and just salivated thinking of the delicious drink we were going to enjoy. The first day there, we went to…

The Call

Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men. Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot…

3 Biblical Directives on How to Comfort Part 2

Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, and Timothy our brother, unto the church of God which is at Corinth, with all the saints which are in all Achaia: Grace be to you and peace from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. Blessed be God, even the Father…

Love One Another

Do you ever get tired of “doing” church? Often, we can get so busy with “doing” that we lose sight of why we’re “doing.” During this time when we are temporarily unable to meet together as a church body, perhaps we will gain a better perspective on what has been keeping us so busy all…