All posts by Josh Strelecki

Josh Strelecki, Pastor-Teacher of Twin Cities Grace Fellowship

A Case & Thoughts for The Gathering of The Local Church

In 2020 the church at large was faced with an extremely difficult dilemma. COVID and the recommendation of the experts pressed us into our homes. For many Christians this wasn’t so awful seeing they could attend church via livestream. In a survey completed just prior to the concerns of COVID one question asked, “Worshiping alone ...

A Father in the Faith

Grace and Peace, “Those things, which ye have both learned, and received, and heard, and seen in me, do: and the God of peace shall be with you.” {Philippians 4:9}                    It is a sheer post Cross provision to be sons and daughters of God.  Having received the Spirit of adoption we are granted to ...

Grace Upon Grace

“Provide Things Honest in the Sight of All Men.” ~ Romans 12:17 ~ Our Father instructs us not to recompense evil for evil in the preceding proposition.  Yet, now He instructs us what to “provide…in the sight of all men.”  The simple thought that we are to “provide” something other than “evil” for the “evil” ...

Recompense to No Man Evil for Evil

“Recompense to no man evil for evil.” ~ Romans 12:17 ~             We are God’s children, His sons and daughters, taught by His very Spirit and taught His spirit.  Thus, understanding the glory of our Father increases our esteem of Him, as well as, glorify His instruction to us.  As our Father is holy, peculiar, ...

Foolishness to Life Everlasting

“Let no man deceive himself.  If any man among you seemeth to be wise in this world, let him become a fool, that he may be wise.” {1 Corinthians 3:18}             Arrogance and most ignorance is rooted in pride.  Pride is natural to man and has power over us to hinder us when in comes ...

Behold, All Things Are Become New

“Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”  2 Corinthians 5:17 So often we pronounce something as “new”, yet it really isn’t. A new year is just another year with one digit difference. In fact, a new year makes us ...

Christ the Power and Wisdom of God

“Now to Him that is of power…to God only wise, be glory through Jesus Christ for ever. Amen.”{Rom 16:25-27} To conclude this extraordinary treatise the apostle Paul hearkens, one last time, to where the power and wisdom of the son and daughter of God comes from. The power and wisdom of the son and daughter ...

The God of Peace

“Now the God of peace be with you all. Amen.”{Romans 15:33} Arrangement of words declare the glory of God. Words cannot be thrown in a blender for any sense to come of them. Although God’s Word is likened to food, we are not to make word shakes and smoothies with holy writ. Childs play with ...

Can You ‘Stomach It’?

Being ‘sick to your stomach’ expresses one’s ailment, where it may be coming from, or where it may be effecting.  Bowel issues produce a sickness that isn’t some other ailment.  A headache, the cold, or the flu are just some sicknesses that can, but do not always involve the stomach.  It isn’t until one of ...

Secret, Mysteries, The Mystery

Man has a burning desire to know and to make known. To be “in the loop” and keeping people “in the loop” can lead to much ungodliness. Whispering, backbiting, and gossiping are some sins of knowledge. These abuse wanting to know and make known. Yet, desiring to know and to make known isn’t the issue. ...