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)”

Rainbow Faith Bracelet’s

North Carolina residents mark their calendars yearly for the opening of the North Carolina State Fair. This was the first year however that I was able to make it to this large event and share in the fun that many state fairs experience each year! These fairs are filled with oddities of food, rides, attractions,Continue reading “Rainbow Faith Bracelet’s”

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)”

To Our Viewers

To our viewers, I wanted to express my endless thanks and gratitude. Your viewership means a lot to me and seeing how some are responding to the Word of God is very exciting to me as a writer. For those viewing from the United States, y’all rock! And for those viewing internationally, y’all rock! IContinue reading “To Our Viewers”

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”

1 Timothy 1:8-15 (KJV)

1:8-10 But we know that the law is good, if a man use it lawfully; Knowing this, that the law is not made for a righteous man, but for the lawless and disobedient, for the ungodly and for sinners, for unholy and profane, for murderers of  fathers and murderers of mothers, for manslayers, For whoremongers,Continue reading “1 Timothy 1:8-15 (KJV)”

“Grace for Grace”

“And of his fulness have all we received, and grace for grace.”~ John 1:16 The phrase “grace for grace” is a relatively well known phrase that has made its way into many aspects of a Christian’s life. Music, decorative signs, and T-shirts may be seen or heard in the thralls of mainstream Christian culture.  InterestinglyContinue reading ““Grace for Grace””

1 Timothy 1:1-7 (KJV)

1:1-2 Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the commandment of God our Saviour, and Lord Jesus Christ, which is our hope; Unto Timothy, my own son in the faith: Grace, mercy, and peace, from God our Father and Jesus Christ our Lord. Paul was an apostle of Jesus Christ. An apostle (apostolos in theContinue reading “1 Timothy 1:1-7 (KJV)”