Bringing Up the Man of God

Over a little more than a year ago I was invited to attend a ceremony.  This ceremony was being hosted by parents for their son.  This wasn’t a graduation, he was younger than graduation age, but of a sort was.  They asked if I could attend and speak.  Due to scheduling conflicts, I was unable ...

God’s All Grace for Your All-Sufficiency

“And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work:” ~ 2 Corinthians 9:8 ~ Sufficiency necessitates purpose, goal, objective.  Sufficiency is means to an end.  The sufficiency spoken of in 2 Corinthians is provided by God’s abundant, all ...

Patient Soul Possession Pt. 3

The little flock during the future time of Jacob’s trouble will need “patience” to endure such times.  The description of those times is a major doctrine throughout the testimony of scripture.  Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, and Daniel prophesied about these future times.  Daniel made prayers and supplications to God to know more about the timing of ...

Patient Soul Possession Pt. 2

Christ’s exhortations to “…endure unto the end, and the same shall be saved” (Matt. 24:13) or, “In your patience possess ye your souls.” (Luk. 21:19) are not exhortations that are dealing with eternal salvation from the debt and penalty of one’s sins.  Whether it be in Matthew or Luke the context is not spiritual salvation ...

Patient Soul Possession Pt. 1

Jesus had thoroughly prepared His disciples for the prophesied persecutions they were going to face. From the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5-7) to the Sermon on the Mount of Olives (Matt. 24) He taught and warned them. This is echoed by Peter in 1 Peter 4:12-14, “Beloved, think it not strange concerning the fiery ...