December 24, 2014
“…His name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace” (Isaiah 9:6).
December 21, 2014
Jesus came to fulfill the Law and the Prophets, to offer the Kingdom and himself, and to seek and save the lost.
December 7, 2014
Luke never lets us lose sight of his real purpose—to show that the risen Christ kept the gospel message going farther and farther out. Paul was in Rome because his mission was to be a witness to Jews, Gentiles, and Kings… “to the end of the earth” (1:8).
November 30, 2014
God wants us to glorify him (publicly and privately) for his grace and goodness. Giving thanks can be part of a powerful testimony to Jesus Christ.
November 23, 2014
We must communicate God’s Word clearly and challenge souls courageously.
November 16, 2014
Nothing would make Paul keep the message of Christ to himself. Our faith should be open and presented to the lost.
November 9, 2014
Paul was appointed to be a “servant and witness” (v. 16). As disciples, we have no higher calling or greater privilege than to be servant-witnesses for Jesus Christ.
November 2, 2014
The Jews were up to their same plots, the officials were up to their same tricks, Paul was committed to the same gospel, and Christ is still advancing his Word through his servants.
October 26, 2014
While Paul exposes their charges as false, he shows that his love for God is true. What Paul did “confess” to is what we should all be “guilty” of.
October 19, 2014
Communion aids us in our perseverance. It keeps our testimony vibrant and our eyes fixed on the Founder and Perfecter of our faith. It connects us to all who looked faithfully for his return!