Tag Archives: faith

“What is more, I consider everything a loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whose sake I have lost all things. I consider them garbage, that I may gain Christ.” Philippians 3:8  To know God is to love God. To love God is to fear God. To fear God is […]

“He reveals deep and hidden things; He knows what lies in darkness, and light dwells with Him.” Daniel 2:22  Who? Why? What? Where? It doesn’t matter whether someone believes in God or not. It doesn’t matter whether he is an Easterner or a Westerner. Conservatives and liberals, capitalists and socialists all share something in common. Philosophers […]

“’God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of His Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.” 1 Corinthians 1:9 “But you promised!” How many times as parents have we heard those words? And let’s face it…kids’ memories tend to be much sharper than ours when it comes to what we say. They can be […]

“In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.” Romans 6:11 David Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) was a Welsh Protestant minister, preacher, and medical doctor. For almost 30 years, he was the minister of Westminster Chapel in London. He said the following about Romans 6:11: “We are told to realize, […]

“For we know that our old self was crucified with Him so that the body ruled by sin might be done away with, that we should no longer be slaves to sin – because anyone who has died has been set free from sin.” Romans 6:6-7   “A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience […]

“Surely You have granted him unending blessings and made him glad with the joy of Your presence.” Psalm 21:6 There are days when joy is strewn along life’s path, shining in the sun. In times like these it is easy to be content. All seems right and feelings of happiness flood our souls. Truthfully, these seasons […]

“For we live by faith, not by sight.” 2 Corinthians 5:7 There is a famous Irish hymn entitled, “Be Thou My Vision.” One of the most moving worship experiences I have ever had was watching as Christian singer/songwriter Ginny Owens, who has been blind since she was a toddler, offered these words up to her Heavenly […]

“…Keeping a clear conscience, so that those who speak maliciously against your good behavior in Christ may be ashamed of their slander. For it is better, if it is God’s will, to suffer for doing good than for doing evil.” 1 Peter 3:16-17 One of China’s greatest evangelists for the Gospel was a man named, […]