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A Hearing Heart

“Why do you reason because you have no bread?  Do you not yet perceive nor understand?  Is your heart still hardened?”      ~  Mark 8:17                            If Jesus’ disciples could let their hearts get hardened then I believe that His disciples can…

Faith Additives

“And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith….”        ~  2 Peter 1:5                    Did you know that your faith needs some additives?  Just like sometimes people put additives in their fuel so their vehicle will run better, we need to put some additives in our faith so our faith will run better. In 2…

Running Your Race….

“Declaring the end from the beginning, and from ancient time the things that are not yet done, saying, My counsel shall stand, and I will do all My pleasure.”        ~  Isaiah 46:10                  One interesting thing about God is that He declares the end from the beginning, but He doesn’t do the end from the beginning. …

Faithfulness

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a bad tooth and a foot out of joint.                  ~  Proverbs 25:19          Are you a faithful person?  One others can count on to keep your word and fulfill your commitments?  If not, you’re like a bad tooth and a foot out of joint.  Kind of…

Perfected by the WORD !

“And He gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers; For the perfecting of the saints, for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the Body of Christ.”     ~   Ephesians 4:11-12   ~          I’ve said before that I like listening to preaching.  I’m a preacher, but when I’m…

The True Grace Of God

By Silvanus, our faithful brother as I consider him, I have written to you briefly, exhorting and testifying that this is the true grace of God in which you stand.     ~   I Peter 5:12  ~     Peter talked about the true grace of God.  That must mean there can be false grace; grace teaching that doesn’t…

Be filled….

Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness: for they shall be filled.   ~  Matthew 5:6 There is no reason that the believer should ever feel empty inside, or should ever be depressed.  We have a wonderful promise from Jesus that if we’ll hunger and thirst for righteousness we will be filled.  Sometimes…