No Rewards

And which of you, having a servant plowing or tending sheep, will say to him when he has come in from the field, ‘Come at once and sit down to eat’?  But will he not rather say to him, ‘Prepare something for my supper, and gird yourself and serve me till I have eaten and … More No Rewards

Paul’s Testimony

Galatians 1:13-17 In his letter to the Galatians, Paul shares how he became a Christian. It wasn’t something he ever dreamed would happen. He was a staunch believer in Judaism and its traditions. He was filled with a jealous zeal to protect his religion and was determined to stamp out any other religion he believed … More Paul’s Testimony

Spiritual Adultery

James 4:4 Friends usually do things together and have similar interests.  Being friends with the world means adopting the ways of the world–accepting or condoning the things of the world.  James refers to those who are friends with the world as adulterers and adulteresses. Adultery is straying outside of your marriage.  When the Israelites turned … More Spiritual Adultery

Appearances

Mark 11:12-14 My Father is glorified by this, that you bear much fruit; so you will be My disciples – John 15:8 I am sure a lot of us know Christians who go to church every week, know their Bibles inside out and say “Amen” and “Hallelujah” or “Praise the Lord” a lot during the … More Appearances

Mark 14:12-31

The disciples learned a few things at the Lord’s Supper: Jesus was going to be betrayed by one of them His blood would be shed for many They would desert Him in fulfillment of Zechariah’s prophecy Peter would deny Him three times It must have been hard and seemed impossible that one of them would … More Mark 14:12-31

The First Disciples

Read John 1:35-42 John the Baptist, when he was with his two disciples, acknowledged Jesus as the Lamb of God–thereby, revealing the Messiah to his disciples.  Immediately, the two disciples followed Jesus.  They heard what John had said and heeded his words.  How many of us have heard about Jesus and know of what He … More The First Disciples

Two Sabbaths?

By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and keep His commandments.  For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome – 1 John 5:2, 3. Last Sabbath I read this definition in my Bible’s dictionary: Sabbath  A holy … More Two Sabbaths?