On the Portuguese devotional site, we began today a 52-part series on the actions of the follower of Christ. Below is the first in the series.
READ: “He who believes and is immersed shall be saved” Mark 16.16 MEG.
THINK: Whoever obeys the commandment of the Lord Jesus knows he is saved, according to his promise. Salvation is based, not on feelings, but on the reality of Christ’s offering and on the possibility of verifying if we are saved or not. See 1 John 5.13. We can be sure of our salvation when we obey what Jesus commands. Continue reading →
What a sad day when no one was found who cared enough for the people of God to keep them from being destroyed.
I looked for someone who might rebuild the wall of righteousness that guards the land. I searched for someone to stand in the gap in the wall so I wouldn’t have to destroy the land, but I found no one.
Ezekiel 22.30 NLT
The people of Israel were destroyed because no one sought to stop the idolatry and injustice in their midst. Continue reading →
When we call upon God in our affliction, preparation must first be made. Note in this version the “Then.” Something must happen first. We have to make a change before God will rescue us, but the promise still stands: Continue reading →
Yes, I actually saw this scene this morning, while I was out and about, a lady rounding the corner of the street, on the sidewalk, with her poodle ahead of her. She needed no leash. The pooch wasn’t going anywhere with any speed. He was as wide as he was long. Continue reading →
Can we thank God for our salvation, without making every effort to fulfill our calling as his chosen people and “proclaim the excellencies of him who called [us] out of darkness into his marvelous light”? 1Pt 2.9 ESV. Continue reading →
As administrator for a number of websites, I often note, thanks to the WordPress statistics, the words or phrases that people use in the search engines in order to find us. It’s actually sad to see some of the phrases and questions people ask about God, Christ, and the Bible. Continue reading →