James, the half-brother of Jesus had to remind his readers that they shouldn't blame God whenever they were tempted: Let no one say when he is tempted, "I am being tempted by God"; for God cannot be tempted by evil, and He Himself does not tempt anyone."(James 1:13) It's a good reminder for us too. … Continue reading Trials & Temptation
Everyone loves Hebrews 11. It is the great "Hall of Faith" where the heroes of the faith are catalogued. It is a comforting list, because we are reminded of the some of the exploits of the men and women of old, and how they persevered through trials, keeping their faith rooted in the hope … Continue reading Our Supreme Inspirer
The city of Sardis was a wealthy city, being the place where gold and silver coins were first printed. The church at Sardis had made a name for herself, but in fact was a dead church. Join us on today's episode as we discuss some of the background to this city and the church that … Continue reading The Church at Sardis – Part 1 Rev. 3:1-6
In this 3rd and final episode of our discussion of the Church at Thyatira, Pastor Kevin and I talk about what is meant by 'the deep things of Satan (Rev. 2:24), the punishment that Jezebel received, the faithful remnant of Thyatira, and oh so much more! The Long and the Short Episode 34-The Church … Continue reading The Church at Thyatira — part 3
I recently had the opportunity to teach our Sunday night and Wednesday night Bible studies. We took at look at the little book of Obadiah. We broke it up into 2 studies. Below is the link for both. Obadiah is an often neglected minor prophet that has some serious warnings for the end of days. … Continue reading Obadiah – Doom to Edom!