46 who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it. - Matthew 13:46 In one of the most unique corporate take-overs ever, Stanley Tam legally transferred 51 percent of the shares of his company to God. He started United States Plastic Corporation with thirty-seven dollars … Continue reading How much do you love Jesus?
Is smoking cigarettes a sin and if so why is it so hard for me to quit? Smoking is an addiction (as proven by your inability to quit). As you also know, it is a habit that is harmful to the body God has given you and in which His spirit dwells. "For ye are … Continue reading Is Smoking a Sin?
"Perfect in Christ Jesus."—Colossians 1:28 Do you not feel in your own soul that perfection is not in you? Does not every day teach you that? Every tear which trickles from your eye, weeps "imperfection"; every harsh word which proceeds from your lip, mutters "imperfection." You have too frequently had a view of your own … Continue reading “Perfect in Christ Jesus.”
"The Christian life isn't difficult — it is impossible. If we don't know that, we will try to do things ourselves. Faith is not necessary when we think we can do it ourselves. Faith comes along when we realize that we cannot do it on our own." - Joseph Garlingen
“For, behold, he is praying.” - Acts 9:11 GOD has many methods of quenching persecution. He will not suffer His church to be injured by its enemies, or overwhelmed by its foes. And He is not short of means for turning aside the way of the wicked, or of turning it upside down. In two … Continue reading Paul’s First Prayer
“O Lord God Almighty, the God of Israel, rouse yourself to punish all the nations ”. - Psalm 59:5 NIV Edmund Burke remarked, “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing”. Many social evils have only been overcome when some godly soul took up the cudgels and … Continue reading Rouse Yourself!
“And you will not come unto Me, that you might have life.” - John 5:40 THIS is one of the great guns of the Arminians, mounted upon the top of their walls and often discharged with terrible noise against the poor Christians called Calvinists. I intend to spike the gun this morning, or, rather, to … Continue reading Free Will – A Slave
"To love God is the greatest of virtues; to be loved by God is the greatest of blessings."—Portuguese Proverb
9 For in Him dwells all the fullness of the Godhead bodily; - Colossians 2:9 In his book Outlive Your Life, author Max Lucado says the Greek word for "blessed," makarios, was the name of an island off Greece. It was known as "the blessed island" because it was self-contained. The residents didn't need to leave … Continue reading The island of blessing