Precious Promises

The “exceeding great and precious promises” of God to his children include every provision necessary for the believer to partake of the divine nature of Jesus Christ. The Father is the source of all power, the Son is the expression of the Father, and our earthen vessels are used to...

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He Will Love Thee

Fear so often becomes the means of obstructing the communication of truth (2). How often we have been reluctant to speak on behalf of truth, even though it has become “as a burning fire shut up” in our souls (3). The Apostle Paul charged young Timothy to preach the Word...

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Heart Service

Today, many believers draw near and honor God with their lips, but their hearts are far from Him (2). They have an outward show and profession of service to God, but fail to be motivated by an inward principle of love and faith. The Apostle Paul describes them as disobedient...

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The Roaring Lion

In II Samuel 23:20, Benaiah slew a lion in the midst of a pit “in time of snow.” He did not allow adverse circumstances to stop him: rather, he boldly went forward and performed his task. How many times are we faced with a situation that makes us want to...

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The Father of Faith

God cannot deny Himself, but remains faithful “If we believe not, yet he abideth faithful: he cannot deny himself” (II Timothy 2:13). Did Abraham’s unbelief make the Word of God of none effect? “God forbid: yea, let God be true, but every man a liar; as it is written, That...

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Do Not Be Hasty

“A faithful man shall abound with blessings: but he that maketh haste to be rich shall not be innocent” (Proverbs 28:20). Many times Christians base decisions on their immediate needs. Rather than go to God to seek out His will, they settle for the easy way out, forfeiting the perfect...

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True Fellowship

“And when James, Cephas, and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given unto me, they gave to me and Barnabas the right hands of fellowship; that we should go unto the heathen, and they unto the circumcision” (Galatians 2:9). The word for “fellowship” in the...

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Know Your Conviction

All throughout the Bible, there are countless examples of Christians who have accepted Jesus as their personal savior, but do not have specific convictions about what they believe and how they are to interact in their daily lives. II Timothy 2:15 states, “Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a...

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