Tag Archives: Endurance

The Beatitudes: Those Who Are Persecuted

“Blessed are those who persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.  Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake.  Rejoice and be exceedingly … Continue reading

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The Soldier, The Athlete, and The Farmer

Paul used three earthly professions to illustrate the way a Christian should live.  Let’s notice – 1.  The Good Soldier “You therefore must endure hardship as a good soldier of Jesus Christ” (2 Timothy 2:3). Christians are frequently described in … Continue reading

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Onward Christian Soldier

In the tenth chapter of Matthew, Jesus sent the twelve out on a mission that is commonly called the limited commission.  He told them that for their preaching they would be: hated (v. 22), verbally abused (v. 25), rejected and … Continue reading

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I Have A Dream

The Church of My Dream (author unknown)                It is a church with a warm heart, an open mind and an adventurous spirit.                           It is a church that cares, that heals hurt lives and helps old people. It is … Continue reading

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Why?

An elderly couple returning from visiting family are killed in a car crash. A young family is killed when a tornado rips through their house. A young mother is swept away by a tsunami. A young father is killed in … Continue reading

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Keeping Unity

The church is composed of those of different geographical origins, cultures, ethnicities, educational achievements, occupations, and even hobbies.  How can true lasting unity be maintained? I would suggest that it is possible for true Biblical unity to be maintained, if … Continue reading

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“The Just Shall Live by Faith”

“Living by faith, in Jesus above, Trusting, confiding in His great love; From all harm safe in His sheltering arms, I’m living by faith and feel no alarm.”  (Song: Living By Faith,  James Wells). The Bible says, “the just (righteous ASV/NASB) … Continue reading

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