Month: November 2018

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 ...

Humble Confidence

The great king of Assyria sent his messengers Tartan, Rabsaris, and Rabshakeh along with a great host against Jerusalem.  Eliakim, Shebna, and Joah came out to hear their message.  Rabshakeh presented his intimidating question, “What confidence is this wherein thou trustest?”  Hezekiah’s options, make pledges to the king of Assyria as their servants or place ...

Leading the Quiet and Peaceable Life Pt. 4

Godliness transcends partisanship and the politics of higher offices no matter their form within any nation.  The bearers of godliness have always transcended the winds of politics.  Yet, the crass conversation of politics has infiltrated the speech and attitude of those in Christ toward the very ones that God has commended His love to.  At ...