Never Lose Heart

Therefore, since we have this ministry, as we received mercy, we do not lose heart, (2 Corinthian 4:1 NASB) Paul knew that anyone who preaches or embraces the Gospel would experience resistance. Therefore, Paul urges them to never lose heart. Paul was speaking primarily to the gentiles or Greeks. Remember that the Greeks thought preaching […]

Money: Servant or Master

Don’t love money; be satisfied with what you have. For God has said, “I will never fail you. I will never abandon you.” (Hebrews 13:5 NLT) The love of money is not determined by your amount but by your attitude toward what you have. John D. Rockefeller, at the peak of his wealth, was worth […]

Salvation: Finished and Unfinished

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 own salvation with fear and trembling; (Philippians 2:12 NASB) Have you ever wondered why Jesus said on the Cross, “it is finished” (John 19:30 NASB), yet Paul said in […]

Is America Under Judgment?

We couldn’t go into the streets without danger to our lives. Our end was near; our days were numbered. We were doomed! (Lamentations 4:18 NLT) Much is transpiring in the United States of America today. Many have blamed our decline on failed political policies, which may be partly true, but could there be a deeper and […]

External Religion

“Behold, the days are coming,” declares the Lord, “that I will punish all who are circumcised and yet uncircumcised— (Jeremiah 9:25 NLT) The Lord’s greatest condemnation is for people who have an outward façade of religion but lack an inward heart transformation. I made a profession of faith, as you were supposed to do as […]