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Category Archives: life
Great persecution was coming on the early church. Peter wrote, “Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange think happened to you” (1 Peter 4:12). It is not always … Continue reading
Make no mistake about it. One’s faith will be tested, and tested again, in this life. James writes of “the testing of your faith” (James 1:3). These tests are common to man (1 Corinthians 10:13). We should not be surprised … Continue reading
Paul, Silas, and Timothy evangelized Philippi, Macedonia in about 51 A.D., while on Paul’s second great missionary journey. Among the converts were Lydia and her household, and a Philippian jailer and his household (Acts 16). This began a long relationship … Continue reading
John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Puritan preacher in England. He is best known for writing The Pilgrim’s Progress (From This World to That Which is Come), in 1678. The book sold perhaps 100,000 copies in its first 15 years (Bunyan, … Continue reading
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) accomplished many things as a young man and in middle age. He was a Professor of Physics by age 24, and a Professor of Chemistry by age 26. He was the Dean of Science at the University … Continue reading
God said to Cain, “What have you done? The voice of your brother’s blood cries out to Me from the ground” (Genesis 4:10). The literal language is “bloods” (plural), not “blood (singular). What is the significance? (1) Does it refer … Continue reading