When in the book of Revelation Christ addresses himself to the Asian churches, he follows a general order of items. This, yes, pattern is suggestive, that Christ works by a pattern, and lays down a pattern of work, worship and behavior for his people. (See previous post.)
In his addresses, he invariably includes toward the end of each message this phrase, reminiscent of what he said while on earth: “He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches” (2:7 etc., NET). Continue reading
… our God turned the curse into a blessing.
During a public reading of Scripture, Israel discovered how God had acted to protect his people as they approached the promised land.
What the pagans plotted for their downfall, God transformed into a blessing. Continue reading
The latest “God with Us” meditation, translated from the Portuguese, for your encouragement to do God’s will.
Prayer isn’t the answer to everything. For three days Saul prayed and fasted, but when the gospel was preached to him, Ananias told him to quit praying and get up to obey the Lord.
This post shows some good balance on the question of studying and using Greek and using the English Bible. Continue reading
Richard Mansel has become a good friend. He’s a faithful writer, an organized editor and an indispensible coworker in Forthright. Continue reading
This is a Significant Thought, to claim to be a nobody to get out of doing God’s will. Continue reading
Five stanzas today, fired by a short devotional. Continue reading
I just noticed it this afternoon, after years of reading the conclusion to the Sermon on the Mount. Continue reading
I couldn’t boil this down to the 140-character limit needed to put it in my quote twitter. So I’ll share it with you. Continue reading
Below are a few links by brethren on the topic of legalism. I was doing some research and found these, thought they might be useful to you. Continue reading