A Walk in the Weeds

“He put another parable before them, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field, but while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared... Continue Reading →

New Wine in Old Wineskins

"Now John's disciples and the Pharisees were fasting. And people came and said to him, "Why do John's disciples and the disciples of the Pharisees fast, but your disciples do not fast?" And Jesus said to them, "Can the wedding guests fast while the bridegroom is with them? As long as they have the bridegroom... Continue Reading →

Unconvinced? Trust the Word

“He said to him, 'If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead’” ‭‭(Luke‬ ‭16:31‬ ‭ESV‬‬). The rich man, in torment from the flames of hell, cried out to Abraham asking that the poor man, Lazarus, be sent back to his father’s house... Continue Reading →

Testify

“But I do not account my life of any value nor as precious to myself, if only I may finish my course and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God” (Acts 20:24 ESV). I imagine that I will be outing myself as a... Continue Reading →

Promises

“Since we have these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from every defilement of body and spirit, bringing holiness to completion in the fear of God” (‭‭2 Corinthians‬ ‭7:1‬ ‭ESV). Christmas time is upon us once again. Homes across the city are decked out with lights, nativity scenes, inflatable Santas, and beautiful Christmas trees. If... Continue Reading →

Firm

“…if you are not firm in faith, you will not be firm at all” (‭‭Isaiah‬ ‭7:9‬ ‭ESV).‬‬ The world has tried to sell us a bill of goods. It wants us to believe that the most important thing is self esteem. It wants us to think that we need embrace who we are, whether or... Continue Reading →

Who Is Building Your House?

“Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain. Unless the Lord watches over the city, the watchman stays awake in vain” (‭Psalms‬ ‭127:1‬ ‭ESV‬‬). Yesterday's post was, admittedly, harsh. It was the truth, but it was not easy to hear. God desires for all of us to live holy lives,... Continue Reading →

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