Acts 15:36-41 I read this and thought of how the church can become divided over issues. It was commendable that Paul wanted to go back and visit other believers in every city where he and Barnabas had preached the Word. I guess he wanted to see how they were doing. He had planted the church … More Division Over John Mark
“Only the wise can give good advice; fools cannot do so” – Proverbs 15:7 At some point in our lives we seek advice from others. Sometimes we get good advice and sometimes we get bad. Some people mean well while others don’t. It is up to us to decide which advice to follow. After King … More Advice
Acts 23:12-22 The Jews conspired to kill Paul and his nephew got wind of this. He didn’t waste any time. He went to the barracks and told Paul. Paul called one of the centurions to him and said, “Take this young man to the commander, for he has something to tell him.” So he took him … More Foiling a Murder Plot
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
Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus, who, being in the form of God, did not consider it robbery to be equal with God, but made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a bondservant, and coming in the likeness of men. And being found in appearance as a … More The Humility of Jesus
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?
“Why was this fragrant oil wasted? – Mark 14:4 Before the Passover, Jesus and His disciples were at the home of Simon, the leper. As they sat around the table, a woman whom John later identified as Mary, Lazarus’s sister, came with an alabaster jar filled with expensive oil. As the others watched, she broke … More The Anointing at Bethany