Category Archives: The Godly Life

Seeking The Lesser Kings Of The World

“O Lord our God, other lords besides You have ruled over us, but Your name alone we bring to remembrance.” [Isa 26:13] When the prophet, Samuel, was old, the people of Israel asked him to appoint over them a king. He warned them against this but he consulted God and God told him to listen […]

Trials and Hardships are Love From God

How often do we look at trials and hardships as something we have to get through so we can get back to our normal lives? The Apostle Paul explained to the church in Rome why suffering is normal and we should look at it as an outpouring of God’s love upon us. Writing to the […]

A Sidenote on the Crucifixion of Christ

In the nineteenth chapter of the Gospel of John, Pilate asked the Jews whether he should crucify their king. The Jewish leaders, who, in chapter eight (Joh 8:33), denied their enslavement to Rome, now proclaimed, “We have no king but Caesar!” [v15]. In the account of Matthew, Pilate washed his hands of this innocent man’s […]

Examine Ourselves – Are We In the Faith

In the Gospel of John, Jesus described Himself as the true vine. “I am the true vine and my Father is the vinedresser.” [Joh 15:1 ESV]. Professing Christians are the branches in the vine. I say “professing Christian” because not all who profess Christ are saved and, in verse six, Jesus said some of these […]

Not Only To King James Only Friends

Paul warns in the fourteenth chapter of Romans, not to strive in disputable matters. His purpose herein is not to discourage honest debate. On the contrary, God has given each of us a different spirit; that is, we have the same Spirit, in the Holy Spirit, but each of us has a unique and individual […]