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
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
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
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 14:1-21 1 At that time Herod the tetrarch heard of the fame of Jesus, 2 And said unto his servants, This is John the Baptist; he is risen from the dead; and therefore, mighty works do shew forth themselves in him [supernatural events]. What makes the words of Herod Antipas, son … Continue reading Bold Preaching
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW14:22-33 Be of Good Cheer 22 And straightway Jesus constrained his disciples to get into a ship, and to go before him unto the other side, while he sent the multitudes away. Immediately after the food was served, and the people were satisfied, Jesus compelled His disciples to get into a boat … Continue reading Can You Walk on Water?
“’Twas grace that taught my heart to fear,And grace my fears relieved;How precious did that grace appearThe hour I first believed!” John Newton The fear of the Lord acts as a motive for service. “And he [Elijah] took a yoke of oxen, and hewed them in pieces, and sent them throughout all the coasts of … Continue reading Doctrine of the Fear of the Lord
“Then Jonah prayed unto the Lord his God out of the fish's belly, 2 And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the Lord, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, and thou heardest my voice. 3 For thou hadst cast me into the deep, in the midst … Continue reading Salvation is of the Lord