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“So they departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer shame for His name. And daily in the temple and in every house, they did not cease teaching and preaching Jesus as the … 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
There are those who are unthankful to God or man. This is true for a variety of reasons. (1) Some are so focused on what they do not have, that they fail to appreciate and be grateful for what they … Continue reading
There were many food trucks options at the Texas Book Festival. However, I wanted empanadas. Therefore, Melinda and I, and our son Jasper waited in what appeared to be the longest food truck line. As we neared the half-way point … Continue reading
We do not know all things. In the physical realm, not all has been discovered (Proverbs 25:2 cf. Job 38 – 42). In the spiritual realm, not all has been revealed. We do not know when the Lord will return … Continue reading
What was it that made me like Anthony Bourdain? It was not his religious beliefs. He was not religious to my knowledge. It was not his politics. We were politically, I think, very far apart. It was not his profanity. … Continue reading
Each one of us should be a student, a careful student, of God’s word. Numerous passages emphasize this point (e.g. Psalm 1:1-3; 119:104; Hosea 4:6; Matthew 7:21-23; 22:29; John 12:48; Acts 17:11; 1 Thessalonians 5:21; 2 Timothy 2:15; 3:15-17; Hebrews … Continue reading
Emotions have a place in the lives of the godly. Let’s consider some things which should bring us joy. 1. David worshipped with joy. He wrote, “I will praise You, O LORD with my whole heart; I will tell of … Continue reading