Tag Archives: Paul

The Fruit of Righteousness – James 3:18

And the fruit of righteousness is sown in peace of them that make peace. – James 3:18 Certain plants require certain soil.  For example, tomatoes thrive in loose, well-draining, slightly acidic soil. Furthermore, to enjoy an abundant crop of these red fruit, the gardener might need to add supplements and fertilizer as well as irrigation […]

Strengthened With All Might – Colossians 1:11-12

Strengthened with all might, according to his glorious power, unto all patience and longsuffering with joyfulness; Giving thanks unto the Father, which hath made us meet to be partakers of the inheritance of the saints in light – Colossians 1:11-12 Do you feel strong? Well, if you believe in Christ and trust Him, you have […]

That Thy Faith Fail Not – Luke 22:32

But I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. – Luke The Bible tells us that all men have sinned (Romans 3:23). We all fail God. Sin is not extraordinary. It is commonplace. What’s extraordinary is Jesus Christ. The magnitude of His sacrifice staggers the […]

Fight the Good Fight – 1 Timothy 6:16

Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. – 1 Timothy 6:12 With the first full week of January coming to a close, I hope you can look back on those few days and honestly make a good […]

Grace and Peace – Philippians 1:2

Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. – Philippians 1:2 If you read the opening remarks of the Apostle Paul in many of his Epistles, he often uses the terms grace and peace in his salutation to the churches.  Few things are more dear to those […]

Are we deceived? – 1 John 1:8

If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. – 1 John 1:8 It is an unpopular topic: sin. Even the mention of sin today sounds old fashioned. Haven’t we risen above such notions? God forbid that we ever lose sight of true holiness and look […]

More Noble – Acts 17:11

Statue of Saint Paul in Modern Day Veria (Berea) by Berthold Werner These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so. – Acts 17:11 In this year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Twenty, I […]

The Child Grew – Luke 2:40

And the child grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom: and the grace of God was upon him. – Luke 2:40 Christ the Lord is both God and Man. This combination has baffled sages for generations, and it still does so today. How can God be a man and a man be God? […]

JESUS – Matthew 1:21

And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. – Matthew 1:21 Have you ever looked up the meaning of your name? Many of us have inherited names from parents or other ancestors. Whether your name comes from your father or […]

Teach Me Thy Way, O Lord – Psalm 86:11

Teach me thy way, O Lord; I will walk in thy truth: unite my heart to fear thy name. – Psalm 86:11 I have noticed that prayers are often filled with what we want from God. Please do this and please do that. Help this person and such things. We should do better. No proper […]