Worship the Lamb!

“Great and amazing are your deeds, O Lord God the Almighty! Just and true are your ways, O King of the nations. Who will not fear, O Lord, and glorify your name? For you alone are holy. All nations will come and worship you, for your righteous acts have been revealed.” (Revelation 15:3-4) We were […]

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Precious Promises From Romans 8

“Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit of life set me free from the law of sin and death.” (verses 1-2) “The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children. Now if we are children, then we […]

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What makes for a good historian?

“The historian should be fearless and incorruptible; a man of independence, loving frankness and truth; one who, as the poet says, calls a fig a fig and a spade a spade. He should yield to neither hatred nor affection, nor should be unsparing and unpitying. He should be neither shy nor deprecating, but an impartial […]

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The Secret to Being Content

On Thursday night I came home from a church board meeting and I thought to myself, Lord, you have been so good to me. Thank you Father, that I can come home to my wonderful wife – she is such a blessing to me. As a pastor, I take Friday as my Sabbath and shortly […]

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Be Strong in the Lord

I don’t often write on the theme of this blog, standing for the truth, even though it is often implied. My main goal in writing is to lift up the name of Jesus and point readers to His saving power. It is my conviction that the more compelled and astonished we are by the beauty, […]

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Is it necessary for someone to have the fruit of the Spirit in order to be a Christian?

The apostle Paul writes, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self control; against such things there is no law. And those who belong to Christ have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.” (Galatians 5:22-24) I remember learning the fruits of the Spirit as a […]

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