60 Things You Should Know About God’s Word

60 Things You Should Know About God’s Word

The word of the living God... converts the soul (Psalm 19:7), makes the simple wise (Psalm 19:7), rejoices our hearts (Psalm 19:8), enlightens our eyes (Psalm 19:8), endures forever (Psalm 19:9), keeps our ways pure (Psalm 119:9), How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. (Psalm 119:9) [...]

The Grace Yet to Come

The Grace Yet to Come

Therefore, preparing your minds for action, and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ. (1 Peter 1:13) This is Peter's very first command to his first readers, yet it's a command for all believers in every age. Preparing our minds for [...]

Exulting in Our Blessedness

Exulting in Our Blessedness

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places... (Ephesians 1:3) Paul underscores 5 truths regarding the Christian's blessedness... I. THE SOURCE OF OUR BLESSEDNESS "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ..." II. THE SPHERE [...]

The Resurrection According to Peter

The Resurrection According to Peter

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power [...]

To the Saints in Christ Jesus

To the Saints in Christ Jesus

Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, To the saints who are in Ephesus, and are faithful in Christ Jesus: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. (Ephesians 1:1-2) Here, in the opening words of Paul's letter to the Ephesians, we're immediately confronted with... [...]