How To Read The Bible

READ THE BIBLE WITH AN EARNEST DESIRE TO UNDERSTAND IT.Do not be content to just read the words of Scripture. Seek to grasp the message they contain. READ THE SCRIPTURES WITH A SIMPLE, CHILDLIKE FAITH & HUMILITY.Believe what God reveals. Reason must bow to God’s revelation. READ THE WORD WITH A SPIRIT OF OBEDIENCE AND …

Bible Reading

Read it much, read it often, brood over it, think over it, meditate over it—meditate on the Word of God day and night. When you are awake at night, think of a helpful verse. When you get up in the morning, no matter how you feel, think of a verse and make the Word of …

The Bible is…

“Oh, how I love Your Law! I meditate on it all day long!” Psalm 119:97 The Bible is… an armory of heavenly weapons, a pharmacy of infallible medicines, a mine of exhaustless wealth, a guidebook for every road, a chart for every sea, a medicine for every malady, and a balm for every wound! Rob …

What’s Wrong With People?

“We live in a depraved world!” Those were the words I heard… My response was… “We sure do” Jeremiah 17:9“The heart is more deceitful than all elseAnd is desperately sick;Who can understand it? The KJV… The heart is deceitful above all thingsand desperately wicked; who can know it? The NIV… The heart is deceitful above …

God’s Perfect Convincing Argument

We are sinners! God has a perfect convincing argument. The unbeliever must admit that their sins are as scarlet, the deepest color of red and that they are guilty. When they repent and believe, God will save them, He will make their sins white as snow. How does God do this? We share the gospel …

There Is No Plan B

I recently read this in Nelson’s Complete Book of Stories, though it’s just a story, it speaks so much truth. Here you go… According to a legend, when Jesus returned to heaven following his death on the cross and resurrection from the tomb, the angels gathered in amazement. They gazed at the wounds in his …

Worldly Christianity

“Do not be conformed to this world.” Romans 12:2 Professor of the gospel! Guard against the world; it is your undoing! Watch against conformity to it . . . in your dress, in your mode of living, in the education of your children, in the principles, motives, and policy that govern you. Do not grieve …

Love Hopes All Things, Endures All Things

Today we conclude our study in 1 Corinthians 13. We will take on the last two “All things.” Paul writes to this love lacking church at Corinth… 1 Corinthians 13:4-8…Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, 5 does not act unbecomingly; it does not …

Love Bears All Things, Believes All Things

It is easy to see that love is a gift from God. For us, on our own, we couldn’t do all these godly qualities of love. After Paul gives us the negative verbs of love, he’s right back to finish up with some positive things. Paul says that love bears all things, believes all things, …

JellyFish Christianity

The consequences of this widespread dislike to distinct biblical doctrine are very serious. Whether we like it or not, it is an epidemic which is doing great harm, and especially among young people. It creates, fosters, and keeps up an immense amount of instability in religion. It produces what I must venture to call, if …