Don’t Drop Out of Church And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more as ye see the day approaching. — Hebrews 10:24,25 When I was growing … More Don’t Drop Out of Church
Hoodwinked in the Last Days! …Take heed that no man deceive you. — Matthew 24:4 For those who have a listening ear to the Spirit of God, it is clear that we have entered into the very last part of the last days. As a result, recent decades have brought us face to face … More Hoodwinked in the Last Days!
Hate But this thou hast, that thou hatest the deeds of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate. Revelation 2:6 So hast thou also them that hold to the doctrine of the Nicolaitans, which thing I hate. Revelation 2:15 I personally think the word “hate” should rarely be used. But in Revelation 2:6 and 15, … More Hate
Convicted! And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin…. — John 16:8 Do you remember the first time you were convicted that you were a sinner? The first time I really knew I was a sinner is etched in my mind forever. For me, it was when a guest evangelist … More Convicted!
Guts and Gumption! Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. — Matthew 5:15 In yesterday’s Sparkling Gem, we looked at different ways to shine our light into the darkness and positively influence the world … More Guts and Gumption!
Slow-Moving Judgment And his feet like unto fine brass [bronze]… — Revelation 1:15 In our TV room, we have a large coffee table that sits in the middle of the room. It is covered with large coffee-table-sized books, and right on top of them is a rather large-sized bronze statue of a Russian bear, … More Slow-Moving Judgment
You’ve Got What It Takes! Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. — Matthew 5:15 Once while in Israel, I took a break from the speaking schedule at a conference we were conducting to … More You’ve Got What It Takes!
Jesus Endured the Cross Rick Renner Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God. — Hebrews 12:2 Right now believers on every continent of the … More Jesus Endured the Cross
It’s Time for You To Rise and Shine Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hid. — Matthew 5:14 Just a three-mile walk from the town of Nazareth is an ancient city called Sepphoris — a city so elegant in ancient times that it … More It’s Time for You To Rise and Shine
The Smallest Verse in the Bible Jesus wept. — John 11:35 When I was a teenager, we played games in our youth group that helped us memorize Bible verses. Often our Sunday school teacher or youth leader would ask us Bible questions to see how well we really knew God’s Word. A question often … More The Smallest Verse in the Bible