Introduction How many truly satisfied people do you know? It may well be one of the most elusive qualities in the world! Philippians 4:11 - "learned" to be content; Ecclesiastes 5:10 - "He that loves money will not be satisfied; he that loves wealth - it is vanity.' Illustration of a little boy who had [...]
It has well been said, "What health is to the heart, holiness is to the soul" (John Flavel). Of all the attributes of God, holiness is arguably the most comprehensive and significant. No other attribute of God is emphasized more frequently or solemnly; for that matter, no other quality is three-peated (cf. Isaiah 6:3; Revelation [...]
If to have seen Jesus was to have seen the Father, the clearest, radiant and beautiful picture of what the Father is really like (John 14:8-9), then to see the church should be to see a clear and precious picture of what Christ is truly like. After all, the church is His body (Eph. 1:21-23); [...]
The first time I met him he said, "Why don't you sit down and tell that man (my future father-in-law, who also was sitting in the room) exactly what your intentions are concerning his daughter?" Then he left the room! Johnny Ramsey was one part Jeremiah, one part John the Baptizer and one part machine [...]
Studying the prayers of Paul is a life transforming experience! Philippians 1:9-11, while brief, packs a great punch as Paul prays for the church at Philippi. It should be noted 1:9-11 is one long, complex sentence. The apostle continually prays (present tense) for them; he loves them as they are especially dear to his heart. [...]
Since no one has unlimited funds to invest in books, what are one or two excellent books to have on each book or section of the New Testament?
The exalted Christ is worthy of our trust. He will see us through and give us a heavenly and eternal home.
10 Commentaries That Will Benefit Your Study
It is vitally important that qualified men of God lead the people of God to greater growth, spiritual health and Christlikeness - all to the glory of God (1 Corinthians 10:31). Without any doubt, people will be in heaven due to the love, leadership and lives of faithful elders. It has been my blessing and [...]
Here are eight practical questions to ask any would be elder (or for current elders to ask themselves too).