Category: Social

True Conversion

How can one tell if one is truly converted? 3 John 11 (NLT) “Dear friend, don’t let this bad example influence you. Follow only what is good. Remember that those who do good prove that they are God’s children, and those who do evil prove that they do not know God.” How can we tell… Read more »

Jesus Our Advocate

Who can take our case for righteousness before a perfect judge? 1 Timothy 2:5-6 “For there is one God, and there is one mediator between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all, which is the testimony given at the proper time.” Acts 7:55-56 “But he, (Steven) full… Read more »

Faith unto Death

Why do Christians have faith unto death? Psalm 73-26-28 26 “My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; He is mine forever. 27 Those who desert Him will perish, for You destroy those who abandon You. 28 But as for me, how good it is… Read more »

The a Company You Keep

As a child I can remember my parents warning when they felt I was befriending the ‘wrong’ crowd: ‘Birds of a feather, flock together.’ Proverbs 13:20 ‘Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise, but the companion of fools will suffer harm.’ Later it was made clear, ‘You are judged by the company you keep.’ Wisdom… Read more »

Don’t Tell Me, Show me

We are told in the second chapter of James that “faith without works is dead”. Yet we are assured that salvation is by grace through faith and never by works. Ephesians 2:8-9 “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not… Read more »

Stewardship

Good stewardship is preached repeatedly in the Bible: Proverbs 24:32-34 “… I looked and received instruction. A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest, and poverty will come upon you like a robber, and want like an armed man.” And this simple instruction from the New Testament: 2Thessalonians 3:10… Read more »

Reward

If love is the center of your being, if love for the Lord is the theme of your life, if love for others takes priority in your life… you are giving the best witness possible. And your reward will be … 1 Thessalonians 5:8-11 “… For God has not destined us for wrath, but to… Read more »

Burden of Salvation

Have you ever been frustrated in your attempt to see others saved? Ephesians 4:18-20 “They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart. They have become callous and have given themselves up to sensuality, greedy to practice every… Read more »

To Late for America?

Is there time for America to repent? Jeremiah 18:5-10 “Then the word of the Lord came to me: “O house of Israel, can I not do with you as this potter has done? declares the Lord. Behold, like the clay in the potter’s hand, so are you in my hand, O house of Israel. If… Read more »

Sinless

You and I have but one path to salvation… Grace. Not works, for nobody is able to lead a sinless life. So then how should we handle the following? Psalm 119 NLT “Happy are those whose way is without blame, who walk in the Law of the Lord. 2 Happy are those who keep His… Read more »