For By Grace Are Ye Saved…

This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Praise for the Work of the Trinity in the Gospel of Grace. These verses are an outburst of descriptive eloquence that even the ample resources of the Greek language seem too meagre to adequately express. The grandeur and variety of Read More …

Testimony of the Evangelists

by Simon Greenleaf (1783-1853) Originally at Reformation Ink, this essay is in the public domain and may be freely copied and distributed. Greenleaf, one of the principle founders of the Harvard Law School, originally set out to disprove the biblical testimony concerning Read More …

Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life -That’s Blessing!

And by blessing, I don’t mean material blessings. There is an awful lot, in fact, too much talk today about material blessings. Too many mega-churches today are built around the incorrect doctrine that we should expect material blessings from God. Read More …

Ephesians 1:8-10

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Ephesians

  Eph 1:8 Wherein he hath abounded toward us in all wisdom and prudence; Eph 1:9 Having made known unto us the mystery of his will, according to his good pleasure which he hath purposed in himself: Eph 1:10 That Read More …

My cup runneth over – That’s Abundance!

This entry is part 15 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

ALL NEEDFUL SUPPLIES THROUGH CHRIST Php 4:19 My God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. In this passage, Paul who has been generously helped by the Philippian church, assures them that God Read More …

Eph. 1:7 Grace and Atonement

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Now we come to the work of the Son in our re­demption. Whom the Father blessed and chose and accepted, the Son redeemed. So we have from verses 7 to 12 of chapter one the work of the Son in 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 …

Eph 1:3-6 Chosen, Predestined and Accepted

This entry is part 3 of 10 in the series Ephesians

Eph 1:3,4  Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who hath blessed us with all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ: According as he hath chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, Read More …

Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies – That’s Hope!

This entry is part 13 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

God is a hospitable host; he furnishes or spreads the table on a high mountain, and the enemy looks on with rage and impotence from the deep valley. God is the cup or portion of his people, and each can Read More …

Thy rod and Thy staff they comfort me – That’s Discipline

This entry is part 12 of 17 in the series 23rd Psalm

God’s discipline of his children. Heb 12:5-10 Continually in the New Testament, when we get into circumstances of doubt and pain, we are brought back to the rich truth and comfort to be found in the fatherhood of God. Here, Read More …

Why I Disagree with Joel Osteen

A discussion on Face Book concerning Joel Osteen gave me pause to think and to do some research. What I found is that Osteen, because of his preaching style cannot say as Paul did in Acts 20:26, 27; “Wherefore I 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 …