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.

A Good Minister of Jesus Christ

1 Timothy 4:6 – If thou put the brethren in remembrance of these things, thou shalt be a good minister of Jesus Christ, nourished up in the words of faith and of good doctrine, whereunto thou hast attained. The minister of Jesus Christ is only as “good” as the “whereunto [he] has attained” when it ...

The Blessing of God?

Jer. 44:14-18 – Then all the men which knew that their wives had burned incense unto other gods, and all the women that stood by, a great multitude, even all the people that dwelt in the land of Egypt, in Pathros, answered Jeremiah, saying, As for the word that thou hast spoken unto us in ...

A New Commandment

John 13:34 – A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. In John 13, we get a glimpse of the Lord with his disciples in the upper room at the last supper just hours before His arrest and expedited crucifixion. As the ...

In Every Thing Give Thanks

1 Thess. 5:18 – In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. The life of a son/daughter of God should be a life of thanksgiving.  Frequently on the pages of scripture we are exhorted to give thanks to the Father and to continue therein without ceasing ...

Caring for His Wounds

Isa. 53:5 – But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities… In Isa. 53, the prophet is outlaying the means by which the redemption of Jehovah’s nation would be accomplished.  Per the terms of the law contract, the nation’s transgressions had yielded the bitter fruit of covenantal chastening, and their ...

The Gospel: A Revealer, Discriminator & Savior

Romans 1:16-19 – For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall ...

Many Offences Unto Justification

Romans 5:16 – And not as it was by one that sinned, so is the gift:  for the judgment was by one to condemnation, but the free gift is of many offences unto justification. In Romans 5, Paul the apostle delineates the security of the “hope” that we have in Christ.  Having expounded the fundamentals ...

Purposed, But Let Hitherto

Romans 1:13 – Now I would not have you ignorant, brethren, that oftentimes I purposed to come unto you, (but was let hitherto,) that I might have some fruit among you also, even as among other Gentiles. Romans is the foundation of “the faith” (Rom. 1:5). As Paul declares in Rom. 1:11, the doctrinal design of the epistle is “to ...

Godly Edifying

1 Timothy 1:3-4 – As I besought thee to abide still at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge some that they teach no other doctrine, Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do. The business of the pastor-teacher ...

What Kind of Fool Are You?

Prov. 17:25 – A foolish son is a grief to his father, and bitterness to her that bare him. 1 Cor. 4:10 – We are fools for Christ’s sake, but ye are wise in Christ; we are weak, but ye are strong; ye are honourable, but we are despised. In I Corinthians 1-4, the Apostle ...