Paul’s Pastoral Heart

AN EXPOSITION OF ROMANS 9:1-7 The life of Paul, as presented in Scripture, suggests that he was a very emotional personality. There is pathos, there is energy to the apostle that surges through the Divine narrative, as the record of his life is revealed. The emotional intensity that characterized the man also characterized his writings. … Continue reading Paul’s Pastoral Heart

Doctrine of the Royal Priesthood of the Believer

Every person born of God is born into royalty. The believer is in Christ, who is King of kings and Lord of lords. Jesus is of the lineage of David according to the flesh; He is very God of very God according to the spirit. 1 Timothy 1:17 Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, … Continue reading Doctrine of the Royal Priesthood of the Believer

A Buried Treasure, A Pearl of Great Price, A Net, and the End of this Age

AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 13:44-58 The Great Treasure 44 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field. Having entered into a house (v. 36), Jesus gave … Continue reading A Buried Treasure, A Pearl of Great Price, A Net, and the End of this Age

Building Up the Faith

AN EXPOSITION OF 1 PETER 2:1-7 1 Wherefore laying aside all malice [depravity], and all guile [deceit], and hypocrisies, and envies, and all evil speakings, As a person takes off dirty clothing so the believer is to take off, or lay aside spiritual clothing soiled by depraved acts of making trouble for others, deceit, hypocrisy, … Continue reading Building Up the Faith