Archive for March 11, 2012
We began our study marveling at the faith of Abraham. We observed him choose trust … choose to believe God and to take Him at His word. We watched Abraham obey God. The faith of Abraham teaches us the place of obedience in our lives. It is necessary for the one who longs to walk with God. We read of Jesus stating this principle in John 14. He says, “Whoever has my commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves me. He who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love him More >
The holidays have wound their way down. I hope your season had beautiful moments of laughter and joy. And I hope that you are ready to dig deep into the wells of scripture and get a portrait of our Lord, Jesus. That is our goal in this study. Jesus said in John 14:9 – “Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father.” I believe that He is telling us that if we see Him, as He really was, we are looking straight into the face of God.
There is a longing in every human heart to know God. It’s More >
Beware of light thoughts of sin. At the time of conversion, the conscience is so tender, that we are afraid of the slightest sin. Young converts have a holy timidity, a godly fear lest they should offend against God. But alas! very soon the fine bloom upon these first ripe fruits is removed by the rough handling of the surrounding world: the sensitive plant of young piety turns into a willow in after life, too pliant, too easily yielding. It is sadly true, that even a Christian may grow by degrees so callous, that the sin which once startled him More >