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East, West, and the True God

There Is One God The God of the whole earth, the God of the Bible, is not the God only of the West. As a matter of fact, people in the West have not usually had a true picture of God because they have not read and obeyed the Bible. And the God of the…

Combine God’s Word with Faith

Today’s Scripture is Hebrews 3:6-19, 4:12. ‘But Christ is faithful as a son over God’s house. We are his house if we continue to come boldly to God. We must also hold on to the hope we take pride in. 7 The Holy Spirit says, “Listen to his voice today. 8 If you hear it, don’t…

Be Wise About the Worship of God

The scripture for today is Colossians 3:15-16. 15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. 16 Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and…

Be Wise About the Will of God

The scripture for today is Ephesians 5:8-20. 8 For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light 9 (for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth) 10 and find out what pleases the Lord. 11 Have nothing to do with the…

The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?” They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.” “But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?” Simon Peter…

Developing Faithfulness

“Everyone talks about how loyal and faithful they are but just try to find someone who really is.” (Proverbs 20:6, GN) It is rare to find faithful people. People who can be counted on, people who are consistent, people who are dependable. There is very little commitment today in our society. We’re in a generation…

The Glory of His Suffering and Death

Mark 8:31 “He then began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law and that he must be killed and after three days rise again.” This was Jesus’ first announcement of his own death. Then another time after…

The Glory of His Return

Acts 1:1-11 (NLT) “In my first book I told you, Theophilus, about everything Jesus began to do and teach until the day he was taken up to heaven after giving his chosen apostles further instructions through the Holy Spirit. During the forty days after his crucifixion, he appeared to the apostles from time to time,…

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The Foundation for No-Fear Living

Ephesians 3:12 ‘In Christ we can come before God with freedom and without fear. We can do this through faith in Christ.’ What were the first words the angels said after Jesus rose from the dead? “Don’t be afraid!” What were the first words Jesus said after He rose from the dead? “Don’t be afraid!”…

Evangelism Bearing Fruit

Matthew 28:19-20 ‘Then Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded…