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
“So, he [Elijah], arose and went to Zarephath. And when he came to the gate of the city, behold, the widow woman was there gathering of sticks: and he called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a little water in a vessel, that I may drink. 11 And as she was going … Continue reading Glory and Grace
“Get thee hence, and turn thee eastward, and hide thyself by the brook Cherith, that is before Jordan. 4 And it shall be, that thou shalt drink of the brook; and I have commanded the ravens to feed thee there. 5 So he went and did according unto the word of the Lord: for he … Continue reading Faith on Trial
At least 63 times in the Authorized Version of the Bible, the phrase “fear not” is used. From Genesis to Revelation the exhortation is given not to be afraid. Sin has made people afraid. When Adam heard the voice of God calling to him after his transgression, he said “I was afraid…and I hid myself” … Continue reading Let the Government Know This: Christ, Not Caesar, Is Head of the Church
On March 11, 2020 a California mega-church canceled its “faith healing” hospital visits, citing the coronavirus. While the practicality of this decision is understandable, and perhaps can be called prudent, it does appear to a watching world to be ironic. The decision of the local Church also provides an opportunity for the congregation to seriously … Continue reading Will the Son of Man Find Faith?
18 And the Lord God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him. 21 And the Lord God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; … Continue reading How to Have a Happier Home
Mark 1:35-39 “And in the morning, rising up a great while before day, he went out, and departed into a solitary place, and there prayed. 36 And Simon and they that were with him followed after him. 37 And when they had found him, they said unto him, All men seek for thee. 38 And … Continue reading A Passion for Prayer