Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

Personal Walk

Knowing Christ

HOSEA 6:3 – Let us know; let us press on to know the LORD; His going out is sure as the dawn; He will come to us as the showers, as the spring rains that water the earth. THEME OF THE DAY. KNOWING CHRIST. If I were to survey ten real Christians, I would not get a single “No, I’m all set”…

The Lukewarm Heart

REVELATION 3:14-17 – “And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God’s creation. “ ‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out…

The Ease Of Compromise

HOSEA 12:6 – So you, by the help of your God, return, hold fast to love and justice, and wait continually for your God. THEME OF THE DAY. THE EASE OF COMPROMISE. The Christian life is to be a persevering life. It is not for the faint of heart. It will require the greatest of efforts on our part, not some of…

The Soldier’s Life

2 TIMOTHY 2:3-4 – Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him. THEME OF THE DAY. THE SOLDIER’S LIFE. America’s greatest theologian and philosopher, Jonathan Edwards, rightly summarized the whole of the Christian life with these words, “God has appointed this whole…

The Burdened Christian

PSALM 119:136 -My eyes shed streams of tears, because people do not keep your law. THEME OF THE DAY. THE BURDENED CHRISTIAN. Every human being has burdens. Every human being carries burdens. A burden is defined as something heavy upon a person. It could be literal like something too heavy to carry. It could be emotional that weighs a person down in…

Not Perfectly, But Sincerely

EPHESIANS 6:24 – Grace be with all them that love our Lord Jesus Christ in sincerity. Amen. THEME OF THE DAY. NOT PERFECTLY, BUT SINCERELY. The 19th century pastor/theologian and Bishop J. C. Ryle wrote, “Of all the things that will surprise us in the resurrection morning, this, I believe, will surprise us most: that we did not love Christ more before…