ARCHIVE OF August - 2013

25AUG 2013

Pray Without Ceasing

The phrase, “Short and sweet” may apply to the shortest verse in the Bible which says that, “Jesus wept,” John 11:35. How sweet is it to read where the untouchable One was touched? It may also apply to another of the shortest which says, “Pray without ceasing,” 1 Thessalonians 5:17. This is simple instruction. It……..[Read More]

18AUG 2013

The Joy of the Lord

  If I ever lose my joy in the Lord I’m done for. Ultimately, since my joy is rooted in a life to come that’s been attained for me in Christ (1 Peter 1:4) I cannot actually lose it at all; all I can do is lose a proper perspective on it. In this life……..[Read More]

11AUG 2013

The Broad and the Particular Application

  Romans 8:31 reads, “What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who is against us?” The immediate context of the statement is in regard to the salvation of the believer. Because God has eternally predetermined to save an individual (see vv. 29-30) if a person is now living in Christ and walking worthy of……..[Read More]