All posts by Joshua Edwards

Joshua Edwards is an ambassador for the Lord Jesus Christ who is dedicated the to the communication of sound doctrine as set forth in the pages of God's word. He desires to have all men to be saved by believing the gospel of the grace of God, and thereafter to come unto the knowledge of the truth by establishment in the preaching of Jesus Christ according to the revelation of the mystery (Romans 16:25). He serves in the South GA area along with the saints of the Grace Fellowship Bible Church (GFBC). Additional preaching/teaching resources can be found on his personal website or on the GFBC Facebook page.

Jesus Christ, Raised from the Dead

2 Timothy 2:8 – Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David was raised from the dead according to my gospel: The resurrection of Christ is a truth that is based both upon faith and history. The historical events that led to the crucifixion of Jesus, His subsequent entombment and bodily resurrection the third ...

Saul of Tarsus

When we come to Paul in the word of God, we are well into the narrative of God’s work with man in time, for it is not until the seventh chapter of the book of Acts that we encounter this individual that, at the time, was known as Saul (Acts 7:58).  From the record of ...

Angry Bishops

Titus 1:7 – For a bishop must be blameless, as the steward of God; not selfwilled, not soon angry, not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy lucre… One of the qualifications for a bishop is the trait of being “not soon angry” (Tit. 1:7). This trait is given the same weight and importance ...

Mob Mentality

Exodus 23:2-3 – Thou shalt not follow a multitude to do evil; neither shalt thou speak in a cause to decline after many to wrest judgment:  Neither shalt thou countenance a poor man in his cause. Have you ever heard of “mob mentality”?  It describes the peculiar affinity of human beings to get caught up ...

God Forbid

Romans 3:4 – God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That thou mightest be justified in thy sayings, and mightest overcome when thou art judged. The expression “God forbid” appears fourteen times in Paul’s epistles.  Of those fourteen times, ten of them are found in Romans ...

Four Gospels

Visit your local Christian bookstore sometime and I am sure you will find several versions of men’s attempts to “harmonize” the four gospel accounts of the earthly ministry of the Lord Jesus Christ. Many men have gone through great efforts to try to piece together a continuous narrative of the life of the Lord. While ...

Mankind’s Only Hope

Eph. 2:4-5 – But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) One thing that is clear in God’s word is that mankind’s only hope is the grace of God.  Strip ...

Moderation

Philippians 4:5 – Let your moderation be known unto all men… Moderation is a trait by which the son/daughter of God should be known.  Venturing into the extreme is a tendency of our flesh and it can occur on either side of the truth both in a good thing and in a bad thing.   ...

God’s Friends and God’s Enemies

Rom. 5:8, 10 – But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us…when we were enemies… The gospel of the grace of God declared to us wrath worthy Gentiles is a marvel beyond our natural comprehension. Scarcely for a righteous man will one die: yet peradventure ...

Not Ashamed of the Gospel

Romans 1:16a – For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ… In this verse, Paul is describing the nature of his readiness “to preach the gospel” (Rom. 1:15). As he says, this readiness involved “as much as in me is” and testifies to the fact that there was something working in Paul that produced the readiness (Rom. 1:11-12). My ...