Biloxi, MS, c.1974. My wife and I were brand new Christians, just beginning to learn of the faithfulness of God. Early in his own ministerial career, Jerry Savelle had come to speak in Biloxi and Gulfport, Mississippi. At a morning service, he previewed the approaching evening event, announcing that he would be preaching from Matthew 10, […]
Luke 24:1 “Now upon the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre, bringing the spices which they had prepared…” The Plan Even before his body was laid to rest, they had planned and prepared to do this. (Luke 23:55-56) After all, it was a religious tradition. Isn’t it […]
With my E-Sword App open to Acts chapter eight, I come upon the familiar story of the Ethiopian Eunuch. Suddenly, the most obvious part of the passage strikes me as odd. He was reading Isaiah chapter 53. Right now, I’m reading about his reading. But I have a Smartphone; he most certainly did not! He […]
“Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.” (Luke 5:4) Jesus has always instructed his followers to “Launch out into the deep.” Like Simon Peter, men and women of faith continue to respond with obedience to the Lord’s Word. “And […]
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#trashtalk 1 Samuel 17:46-48 Go after your giant declaring God’s Word of his inevitable defeat!
Dear young Christian, just one anecdote from forty years of walking with God: One day I went to work when the cupboard was especially bare. At the end of the day we were told that there was no money for payroll that week! The thirty-mile commute from Troy, NY never seemed so long. As I […]
“Therefore hath he mercy on whom he will have mercy, and whom he will he hardeneth.” (Rom.9:18) God sent Moses back to Egypt to lead his people out of captivity, just as he had promised Abraham, over four hundred years before. He gave Moses this instruction: “…see that thou do all those wonders before Pharaoh, […]