Fruitful or Fruitless?


2 Peter 1 How is your life going today my friend? Are you experiencing fruit both in your own life and in the life of others? If you feel you are lagging, take heart and listen to Simon Peter who was witness of our Lord’s transfiguration on the mountain. It helps to listen to the […]

True Contentment


1 Timothy 6 We live in a materialistic society. We are bombarded with ads for this and that supposedly because we need it to be contented. But, if you read history and the biographies of rich men, you will find that they were not contented. Rockefeller when asked what would make him contented, he answered, […]

Multi-generational relationships


1 Timothy 5 As in the time of Timothy, so today we have multi generational groups which require wisdom and patience. Paul’s wisdom to Timothy is to be wise in word and deed to those who are older, yet sometimes can be challenging to the young. Proverbs reminds us that gray heads, as my granddaughter […]

Discipleship


Acts18 Always as I read this chapter, I am touched by the gift that Apollos brought to others. Dr. Luke writes: When he arrived, he assisted greatly those who had believed by grace.  [Acts 18:27] Did he have a Bible study? Did he pray with them? What did Apollos do that assisted these believers? Further, what […]

The Work has just begun…


In Acts 28, we find that God may have allowed the loss of the cargo, but He preserved the precious souls just as Paul had said to those accompanying him: “Do not be afraid, Paul! God has graciously granted you the safety of all who are sailing with you.” On the island of Malta, Paul […]