MY BROTHER OR ME?

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Questionable Things

Lesson 3 Romans 14:1-23 BACKGROUND In the local church at Rome, there was a small group, probably Gentiles, who had come to the conclusion that there was something religiously wrong with eating meat and drinking wine. Apparently they had moved Read More …

TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Questionable Things

Lesson 2 TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT? 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 BACKGROUND Corinth was a wicked city filled with idolatry because of pagan temple worship. Polytheism was so rampant that the streets and public squares of Corinth were lined with Read More …

BASIC PRINCIPLES

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Questionable Things

This past week, while doing some research, I ran across a lesson series called “Questionable Things” by Dr. Jack Arnold. The series takes an in-depth look at those actions, when taken by a Christian, may be questionable as to whether Read More …

Happy Holidays!

Dear Readers, I wonder how many of you, when first seeing the title at the top of this post, said to yourself, Oh no! Even the evangelist is saying “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas”! Well, I read something the other Read More …

Spiritual Blessings

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: Eph. 1:3 The more I study Ephesians, the more I love this book.  Today, I want Read More …

Thou annointest my head with oil – That’s Consecration!

This entry is part 14 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

Before we delve into the message, we need to fully understand the meaning of the word ‘CONSECRATION’ and what it means in our lives. The term is used 13 times in in three books of the bible. Eleven times in Read More …

I Shall Fear No Evil – That’s Protection

This entry is part 10 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

THE SAINT’S HERITAGE Isa 54:17. No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment, thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord; and their righteousness Read More …

For His Name’s Sake – That’s Purpose

This entry is part 8 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

The Compelling Purpose of God He . . . said to them, ’Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem . Luke 18:31 “Jerusalem, in the life of our Lord, represents the place where He reached the culmination of His Father’s Read More …

He leadeth me in the paths of righteousness – That’s Guidance!

This entry is part 7 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

“Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth, is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, [that] shall he speak: and he will shew you things to come.” Read More …

He restoreth my soul – That’s Healing!

This entry is part 6 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

(1) Restoration may mean bringing back that which has gone astray. We think at once of the parable of the Lost Sheep recorded in the Gospel of Luke. Yonder is a shepherd with a flock of an hundred sheep feeding Read More …

He leadeth me beside the still waters – That’s Refreshment!

This entry is part 5 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

G. A. Smith renders it thus: “By waters of rest He refresheth me.” This last verb, he says, is difficult to render in English; the original meaning was evidently to guide the flock to drink, from which it came to Read More …

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures – That’s Rest!

This entry is part 4 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

He maketh me to lie down in green pastures —- That’s Rest! How awesome is our God, who not only has green pastures to lead me into, which shows his ability, but he leads me into them, which shows his Read More …

I shall not want – That’s Supply!

This entry is part 3 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

The Lord is My Shepherd I shall not want —– That’s Supply! The true source of supply in spiritual need.  Phil. 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.  Like Read More …

The Lord is my Shepherd – That’s Relationship!

This entry is part 2 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

 A Psalm of David. The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of Read More …