Say His Name

Within the Bible, God is known by nearly 300 different titles! Is this surprising to you? It shouldn’t be. Considering how magnificent, Holy, and righteous our God is, it would make sense that humanity is not capable of singling out a title. Or that God simply offers humanity one dimensional aspect of Himself within HisContinue reading “Say His Name”

1 Timothy 3:1-7 (KJV)

3:1 This is a true saying, if a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work. In introducing this “true” or “trustworthy” saying, we have to consider aspects of the office of bishop [spiritual overseer] coming into play.  The first is that a man is desiring an office of action andContinue reading “1 Timothy 3:1-7 (KJV)”

1 Timothy 2:7-15 (KJV)

2:7 Whereunto I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and verity. As Paul often does, he plays into his authority and unique position within the Body of Christ as a preacher and an apostle. These two positions shouldContinue reading “1 Timothy 2:7-15 (KJV)”

“Sitting on a Bench”

When I was much younger, I considered myself quite the poet. I still like to write poetry although God’s grace has revealed to me that it is not as good as I once thought.  Saying this, have you ever had a work of art that you were proud of as a kid? This can beContinue reading ““Sitting on a Bench””

Misinformation

Every year the Oxford Dictionary campaign’s to find the word of the year. This year the word of the year will probably be “misinformation.” We have all heard this word a lot this past year; however, it is open for debate as to whose claims of misinformation is correct. This is not anything new. InContinue reading “Misinformation”

1 Timothy 2:1-6 (KJV)

2:1-3 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God ourContinue reading “1 Timothy 2:1-6 (KJV)”

I’ll Fly Away, Oh Glory!

There is a famous hymn in which many people, Christian and secular, are familiar with. “I’ll fly away” is sung at nearly every country, bluegrass, folk, homecoming, (sometimes) rock outings, and movies. The song has an amazingly Biblical principle. Surely, we will fly away and be preserved into the Heavenly kingdom of our great GodContinue reading “I’ll Fly Away, Oh Glory!”

1 Timothy 1:16-20 (KJV)

1:16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. Paul continues his form of testimony began in verse 12 with the transition term, alla. In English, “howbeit” is a very suitableContinue reading “1 Timothy 1:16-20 (KJV)”

Remodeling

Remodeling.  It may be a joy or a drudgery. This all depends on the person and the project.  Sometimes, it may just be a matter of finances. Big projects demand big cash.  Other times, it could just be a matter of energy expenditure. Remodeling is usually a side venture to the normal strains of life. Continue reading “Remodeling”

The Battle Is Already Won!

 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord (1 Corinthians 15:58) Many ministers are familiar with the saying, “Whenever you see a ‘therefore’, you need to go back and see what is ‘thereContinue reading “The Battle Is Already Won!”