Feet. That’s what Jesus started with when He set His Church in motion. We tend to view Acts 2 as the Bible chapter that describes the birth of the Church. The Holy Spirit did come, then and there, as a mighty rushing wind to those gathered together in prayer, filling them with Himself. There was […]
We will never exhaust the multi-faceted and boundless resources that God has made available to us in Christ. Busyness and preoccupation with the things of this world can blind us and rob our awareness of this endless supply; but let us receive GRACE to be still, draw near to the Throne of Grace, and be refreshed by what we hear Him speak to our hearts, reminding us of all that is available to us through Him.
“Those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.” “The Lord of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.” These sentences speak of the Lord and His care for us. The first one comes from 2 Kings 6. There we read of Elisha […]
In 1 Corinthians 15:10. Paul proclaims: “I am what I am by the grace of God. “There is nothing that will bend a man’s will like the recognition of divine love which is blessedness to come in contact with, and to obey.” “You may try to sway him by motives of advantage and self-interest, and […]
Luke 8 provides accounts of two remarkable occurrences in the public ministry of Jesus. Both involve great deliverances and, to me, reveal the accessibility of the Savior to any and all who sought Him. In the midst of His teaching ministry throughout the towns of Galilee, Jesus decided to expand the scope of His work, […]
The room was full of people and of prayer. Jesus had flown away. Through the clouds, He went. A number of them watched it happen. They were mesmerized by it all. At last, two angels arrived to get them moving again. These disciples left the Mount of Olives, the Lord’s takeoff point, and gathered in […]