Basics – How I Study The Bible…A Good Bible

This past week, I was thinking about my personal study habits and how much trial and error I have gone through to get a good Bible study system that I like. It seems that there are several programs out there that claim they are the best but no system really fit what I wanted for … Read moreBasics – How I Study The Bible…A Good Bible

Bless The Lord, O My Soul! #Devotional #Psalm 103

This morning I woke up very early. It was un expected and unplanned (on my part) but as I was waking and preparing the Lord reminded me of His presence and I could not help but respond. Read Psalm 103 below and listen to the lyrics of the song that was in my head.   … Read moreBless The Lord, O My Soul! #Devotional #Psalm 103

Expositional Preaching @9MarksOnline @MarkDever

Expositional preaching is preaching in service to the Word. It presumes a belief in the authority of Scripture—that the Bible is actually God’s Word; but it is something much more than that. A commit ment to expositional preaching is a commitment to hear God’s Word—not just to affirm that it is God’s Word but to actually submit yourself to it.

– Mark Dever, 9 Marks of a Healthy Church

Wise Advice For Christians & The Church

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Paul gives some wise advice to the church in Ephesus from his experiences in ministry as he is saying his last goodbye before heading to Jerusalem that all believers can profit from. Read the Scripture below and see how you are imitating Paul’s example in ministry to the Ephesians. Paul Speaks to the Ephesian Elders Now from Miletus he sent … Read moreWise Advice For Christians & The Church

How connected to God are you as a Christian?

In my devotional this morning I was inspired by the content that Oswald Chambers put forth. He addresses an issue that is not discussed as much as it should be in the Christian world today. Chambers addressed the topic of how to get more connected with God. I paraphrased a few of my thoughts while reading … Read moreHow connected to God are you as a Christian?

How are you sharing the Gospel with those who need to receive it?

2 John 1:7-13 ESV (Bold Added) [7] For many deceivers have gone out into the world, those who do not confess the coming of Jesus Christ in the flesh. Such a one is the deceiver and the antichrist. [8] Watch yourselves, so that you may not lose what we have worked for, but may win … Read moreHow are you sharing the Gospel with those who need to receive it?

Where in your life do you complicate an obedient response to God?

We are all faced with making hard decisions in life. And sometimes, it is not the easiest thing to discern what the best route to take is. Well, as I was reading a devotional this morning (connecting the testaments) this jumped out at me & I thought I would share. 1 John 5:6-12 ESV 6 … Read moreWhere in your life do you complicate an obedient response to God?

Book Review : The Gospel & Personal Evangelism @9MarksOnline

  Why don’t we evangelize? What is the gospel? Who should evangelize? What is evangelism? Why should we evangelize? Mark Dever’s book, The Gospel And Personal Evangelism, seeks to answer all of these basic questions about evangelism for the common Christian. In today’s Christian culture, evangelism has fallen by the wayside in terms of priority … Read moreBook Review : The Gospel & Personal Evangelism @9MarksOnline

Regeneration; a Word study

I was recently in a Bible study where the question below came up and I found that there is some confusion on the subject. So I decided to do a little research and found myself immersed in good stuff that I thought I would share. “What is regeneration?” With regeneration being a common theme in … Read moreRegeneration; a Word study

Book Review : How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart

Do you read the Bible sometimes and wonder what you were supposed to get out of it? Do you know the differences between all the different Bible translations? Do you know how the books of the Bible are different from one another and how to read them?   If you answered “no” to any of … Read moreBook Review : How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon D. Fee and Douglas Stuart