How do we have a good day? How can one day be a good day and another day being not so good, and even sometimes bad? Paul gives us a formula to have a good day. If we apply these principles to each day; we will have a good day. Having a good day is hard work. It takes a lot of effort, but it is worth the work and effort. Here are the principles: First is our attitude is important. Philippians 4:4-7 states, “Rejoice in the Lord always: and again I say, Rejoice. Let...Continue reading
Month: July 2022
Causes of Salvation
The word “causes” is defined as – to bring about, to bring into existence. When we think about salvation we need to know the “causes” of this blessing. As with any topic we must go to the Bible to find the answer. God of course is the original cause of salvation. God created the heavens and the earth (Gen. 1:1). When you read about the creation you find God did it in an orderly manner. Think about it, if man had been created on day one, what would he have stood on, what would he...
Paul makes this statement as he is concluding the book of 2 Corinthians he states, “Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mine, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you” (2 Corinthians 13:11). We do not know when the last time will be when we will meet together. It may have already happen! It maybe sometime in the future; we need to be ready to say “finally.” Yet, as we think of the end of our meeting together, we must also think of...
What Am I Worth to the Church?
There is the tendency during the last few years; it seems, to build up the church numerically, without giving much consideration to the genuiness of conversions. This practice has resulted in many unconverted people being deceived into thinking that they are really Christians. To be a Christian means more than merely having one’s name on a church register. Almost every congregation is carrying a certain amount of “dead weight” in the persons of inactive church members. Consider carefully Matthew 3:10; “And now also the axe is laid unto the root of the trees: therefore every...Continue reading