Category «Theology»

What is Mercy?

I continue to think things through this week. What is mercy? In these verses in Ephesians 2 we find not only God’s mercy, but His grace and love too! Love, Mercy and Grace! Three beautiful words! Just Thinking! But God, being rich in mercy, because of His great love with which He loved us, 5 …

What is Brotherly Love?

I was thinking about brotherly love! These are not exhausted studies, just something to get you thinking! Is there anything more important in a Christians life than love? Here in our text Paul speaks of this love in terms of a love you would show a blood brother. Now as to the love of the …

What is Grace?

Just thinking! Grace (khar’-ece) (charis) is God’s unmerited favor and supernatural enablement and empowerment for salvation and for daily sanctification. Thayer Lexicon defines Grace (khar’-ece) (charis)… of the merciful kindness by which God, exerting His holy influence upon souls, turns them to Christ, keeps, strengthens, increases them in Christian faith, knowledge, affection, and kindles them …

…it’s a beautiful thing!

The heavens are telling of the glory of God;And their expanse is declaring the work of His hands.Psalm 19:1 We all come from a different place.There might be different colors to your face.But we’re all part of this human race,It’s a beautiful thing!It’s a beautiful thing! When we look up we see the stars and …

All Heaven Breaks Loose

Steve Lawson breaks down Revelation 5 for us! “Jesus Christ has all authority in heaven and earth. He has authority to send the Holy Spirit. He has authority to convert His enemies, He has authority to open spiritually blind eyes. He has authority to to overcome circumstances and He has authority to answer prayer.” ~Steve …

We Have A Living Hope

There is so much in these verses that I will not be able to touch on them all. My desire is to show you why we love Him so, and why we have a living hope! Peter writes this epistle in really the first major outbreak of persecution from a very mentally disturb Emperor Nero. …

Public Prayer

It happened that while Jesus was praying in a certain place, after He had finished, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray just as John also taught his disciples.” Luke 11:1 I love reading Jesus’ prayers in the gospels. There are so many! When I say public prayer, I’m not …

Work Out Your Salvation!

What does it mean to work out your salvation? What it doesn’t mean is to gain your salvation! Let’s take a closer look… Paul writes… So then, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed, not as in my presence only, but now much more in my absence, work out your salvation with fear and …

What is Self-Control?

I left off yesterday with Paul’s words in 1 Corinthians 9:23-27, where he tells us to exercise self-control in all things so that we can win the race. Instead of lacking self-control by being with bad company, maybe we should let them see and hear that we are truly Christians. Paul compares exercising self-control to …