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5 Great Things: (#4) The Great Name
“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
Posted in Christian Influence, Endurance, Holy Spirit, Miracles, Suffering, Textual study, Word Study Tagged 1 Corinthians 10:31, 1 Corinthians 6:20, 1 John 2:23, 1 Peter 2:19-20, 1 Peter 2:19-21, 1 Peter 2:20, 1 Peter 2:23, 1 Peter 3:14, 1 Peter 3:17-18, 1 Peter 4, 1 Peter 4:11, 1 Peter 4:12-16, 1 Peter 4:13, 1 Peter 4:14-16, 1 Peter 4:15, 1 Peter 4:16, 1 Peter 4:19, 1 Peter 4:4, 1630, 1776, 1944, 2 Corithians 4:16-18, 2 John 9, 2 Timothy 1:12, 2 Timothy 2:11-12, 2 Timothy 3:12, 5 great things, Acts 14:22, Acts 1:8, Acts 5, Acts 5:41-42, americanyawp, arbella, blasphemy, blessed, book God's prophetic spirit, Christ suffered, Christ suffering, christian, christian living, commendable, commit soul to a faithful creator, courage, d-day, do not think it strange, dreams of a city on a hill, dwight d eisenhower, esv, exceeding joy, eyesoftexas.uttexas.edu, fiery trials, founder.archives.gov, Galatians 6:9, george washington, glad, glorify Christ, glorify God, glory awaits, he is able to keep what i have committed, Hebrews 12:1-2, Hebrews 4:13, Holy Spirit, i know who I have believed, if anyone suffers as a Christian, insult, Isaiah 59:21, Isaiah 61:1, Job 34:21, John 13:20, John 15:23, John 5:234, john winthrop, jonathan jenkins, joy, let none suffer as a murderer thief evildoer or busybody, Luke 1:35, Luke 2:25, Luke 4:18, Mark 9:37, Matthew 5:10-12, Matthew 5:14-16, miracles, nasb, not ashamed, ourdocuments.gov, paul, persecution, peter and john, Philippians 1:20-21, Philippians 2:9-11, Proverbs 15:2, reproach, reproached for name of Christ, responsibility, revile, robert e lee, Romans 8:18, speaking against Christ is speaking against God, Spirit of glory and God, Spirit upon you, strange, suffer for following Christ, suffer for wrong doings, the eyes of God, the eyes of texas are upon you, the eyes of the south are upon you, the eyes of the world are upon you, the great name, university of texas, ut, washington college, william prather, xenos Leave a comment
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
Posted in Example, Jesus, life, Meaning and Purpose, Priorities, Textual study Tagged 1 Corinthians 10:31, 1 Corinthians 6:20, 2 Corinthians 4:16-18, 51 ad, 61 or 62 ad, Acts 16, appeal for unity, can-do attitude, Christ is..., Christ prominent, Christ strenthens me, concern for others, count all things loss for Christ, death not loss for Christian, Ephesians 6:10-17, example, for me to live is Christ, glorify God, I can do all things, jim hill, John 15:13, letter of commendation, macedonia, magnify Christ, Matthew 20:26-28, pattern of life, paul, philippi, Philippians 1:20-21, Philippians 2:4, Philippians 2:5, Philippians 2:5-8, Philippians 3:14, Philippians 3:2-6, Philippians 3:8-9, Philippians 4:10-13, Philippians 4:13, power of life, press toward the mark, prize of life, purpose of book of philippians, purpose of life, r. h. cornelius, rubbish, second missionary journey, silas, song Oh I want to see Him, stay focused, stay positive, support letter, the Christian life is not impossible, the example of Christ, the mind of Christ, third missionary journey, to die is gain Leave a comment
Why Be Thankful?
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
Posted in God, Godhead, holiday, Jesus, Thanksgiving Tagged 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18, 1 Timothy 4:4-5, 10 reasons I'm thankful for thankfulness, 2 Corinthians 9:15, a sense of entitlement, ahab, argument for deity of Jesus, christy wright, Colossians 1:16, Colossians 3:12-15, daveramsey.com, Dennis Prager, entiltlement, God created us, God is good, God sustains us, golden rule, health, It is good for us, James 1:17, job, jonah, Luke 17:15-16, mental wellness, naboth's vineyard, patience, paul, peace, physical health, prageru.com, Psalm 100, Psalm 68:19, relax, Romans 11:36, Romans 16:3-4, spiritual well being, thankful to God, thankful to others, the key to unhappiness, wellness, why be thankful, why some are not thankful 1 Comment
Sunk Cost and Counting Cost
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
Do We Have Absolute Truth?
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
Posted in Bible Study, christian growth, Doctrine, God`s word, Plan of salvation, truth Tagged 1 Timothy 2:4, 2 Timothy 3:15, agnosticism, can we understand the Bible, children can learm, common people heard him gladly, desire and effort, desire wrong things, Deuteronomy 6:6-7, ezra, God desires all be saved, ignorant, IQ, Jesus, Mark 12:37, Mark 16:15, mensa, moses, must one be a scholar, one heart journal, paul, peter, the gospel is for all, truth, unstable, vincent's word study, why some do not understand, wrest to own destruction Leave a comment
Thoughts on Anthony Bourdain
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
Posted in friends, Meaning and Purpose, suicide, Wealth Tagged 1 kings 21:4, 1 thessalonians 5:14, 2 timothy 6:6-8, a cooks tour, ahab, anthony bourdain, bill buford, cnn, contentment, don lemon, eccelesiastes 5:10, ecclesiastes 1:2, fame, happiness, hebrews 10:24, hebrews 3:13, in the news, John 16:33, june 8 2018, kaysersberg france, kitchen confidential, le chambard, no reservation, parts unknown, paul, philippians 4:11, riches, Solomon, suicide, the layover, the mind of a chef, the nasty bits, the taste, travel Leave a comment
Suggestions for Bible Students (Part 1)
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
Posted in Bible Study, hermeneutics, Stats Tagged alexander campbell, attitude, D.R. Dungan, earl west, expect, expect to understand, ezra, Guy N. Woods, hermeneutics, how to study the Bible, how to study the new testament effectively, importance of knowing the Bible, john grisham, paul, read, roy deaver, stats on Bible reading, student of Bible, the search for the ancient order, tom clancy, will Leave a comment
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
Posted in emotions, heaven, Mental Health, Parables, psalms, Suffering, worship Tagged 1 thessalonians 2:19-20, 2 corinthians 1:14, 2 john 4, 3 john 3-4, David, david's joy, guy woods, heaven, hebrews 12:2, henry van dyke, james 1:2-3, Jesus, Jesus' joy, john, john's joy, joy, joy in trials, matthew 13:44-46, matthew 5:11-12, parables on joy, paul, paul's joy, philippians 4:10 and 17, Psalm 40, psalm 9, psalm 95, rejoicing, rubel shelly, song joyful joyful we adore thee, the hidden treasure, the pearl of great price, worship Leave a comment