Never think you’ve done enough or worked long enough to have reached a point of rest or retirement. Such thinking belies the grace of God. “Enough” is for the one who believes that merit attaches to effort. The goodness of God does not cease. The war for your soul and for the souls of others … Read More
Some profess their faith in the obscurity of night, John 3:2. Though, perhaps, excusable at first, such profession cannot be maintained over the long haul. It will either come into the light or die in the dark. The believer must fight the good fight of faith in the presence of many witnesses, I Timothy 6:12. … Read More
The writer has it right: A church relying on human wisdom, wealth or resources ceases to be the body of Christ and becomes an earthly society. Ironically the writer belonged to a denomination that had no existence in the New Testament and no basis for its doctrine in Scripture. Let us not be self-deceived. Among … Read More
In his devotional for Jan. 2, Ed Mathews reminds us of how things work in God’s kingdom: An uncommon control. Delays, setbacks, and detours are routine in the affairs of the kingdom. Yet His cause will succeed, His Church will endure, Matthew 16:18. God knows our struggles. He cares for our situation. His plan will … Read More
Can God count on you? Can your family in Christ count on you? Can the spiritually needy of the world count on you? If not on you, then on whom?