Category: The Word of God

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 ...

A Charge for the New Year

The time for edification of Christian’s has never been more important than now. The season we are entering demands all the more, a strong, resolute faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, as well as, a profitable faith for all men to see. Now is not the time to cower and evade the call of our ...

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 ...

Israel’s Spiritual Things Are Yours

“It hath pleased them verily; and their debtors they are. For if the Gentiles have been made partakers of their spiritual things, their duty is also to minister unto them in carnal things.”~ Romans 15:27~ Rightly dividing the word of truth is a precise skill done by the workman that studies God’s Word. Cutting straight ...

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 ...

A Diet of God’s Ambassadors

Water, milk, bread, butter, barley, beans, lentils, honey, honeycomb, apples, meat, fish. EAT UP!

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 ...

Zeal Without Knowledge

Romans 10:2 – For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. Romans 9-11 sets forth the inspired explanation of the great dispensational change that has occurred in God’s dealings with man in view of Israel being set aside.  The subject matter of these chapters is the ...