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. ...

Do We Keep the 10 Commandments?

Do we keep the 10 commandments? Some people will say that we are under the 10 Commandments. The truth is a Christian is not under the power of the 10 Commandments. Romans 6:14 For sin shall not have dominion over you: for ye are not under the law, but under grace. You might say this ...

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 ...

“Called Out By God” Unto The Ministry, And Women Pastors?

1Ti 3:1 This is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a bishop, he desireth a good work.1Ti 3:2 A bishop then must be blameless, the husband of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behaviour, given to hospitality, apt to teach;1Ti 3:3 Not given to wine, no striker, not greedy of filthy ...

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 ...

Searching For The Wisdom And Knowledge Of The Father

Pro 2:1  My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; Pro 2:2  So that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; Pro 2:3  Yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice for understanding; Pro 2:4  If thou seekest her as silver, and searchest for her as for hid treasures; Pro 2:5  Then shalt thou ...

New Creature

If you believe in the Cross of Christ, now what? 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 Moreover, brethren, I declare unto you the gospel which I preached unto you, which also ye have received, and wherein ye stand; 2By which also ye are saved, if ye keep in memory what I preached unto you, unless ye have believed ...

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.   ...

The “War In Heaven” And Our Heavenly Vocation

Col 1:12  Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light: Col 1:13  Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: Col 1:14  In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins: Col 1:15  Who is ...

The First & Last Trump

“…and whom he justified, them he also glorified” Romans 8:30 “…preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory” 1Timothy 3:16 The following study is taken from Chapter 1 of UP & AWAY: The Mystery, the Lord’s Day and the Predestination of the One New Man by David Winston Busch. The ...

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 ...

Does God Bless The Believer With Material Things Today?

1Co 16:1 now concerning the collection for the saints, as I have given order to the churches of Galatia, even so do ye. 1Co 16:2  Upon the first day of the week let every one of you lay by him in store, as God hath prospered him, that there be no gatherings when I come. As this world’s economic problems ...

Grace Recovery, Part 3

Grace Recovery, Part 3 If you keep struggling with life’s troubles, worry, stress, anxiety, anger, drugs, drinking…. The Bible has the answer to your problem. An unsaved man is in Adam and has a dead Spirit. Therefore the soul has no choice but to look to the body or flesh to know how to function. ...

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 ...

The Doctrine Of The “10,000 Instructors In Christ”

1Co 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. 1Co 4:11  Even unto this present hour we both hunger, and thirst, and are naked, and are buffeted, and have no certain dwellingplace; 1Co 4:12  And labour, ...

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 Write to Remember

2Pet. 1:12-15 – Wherefore I will not be negligent to put you always in remembrance of these things, though ye know them, and be established in the present truth.  Yea, I think it meet, as long as I am in this tabernacle, to stir you up by putting you in remembrance;  Knowing that shortly I ...

Knowing God As “The God Of All Comfort”

2Co 1:3  Blessed be God, even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God of all comfort; 2Co 1:4  Who comforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them which are in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God. ...

Grace Recovery

If you keep struggling with life’s troubles, worry, stress, anxiety, anger, drugs, drinking….

Led to Suffer

Romans 8:14-17 – For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.  For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.  The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we ...

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