Tag Archives: opposition

Ministry; February 4, 2019


Luke 4:14-15 Jesus returned to Galilee in the power of the Spirit, and news about him spread through the whole countryside. He taught in their synagogues, and everyone praised him. This immediately followed two important events of Jesus’ ministry: His … Continue reading

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Opposition; January 24, 2019


Matthew 11:1 After Jesus had finished instructing his twelve disciples, he went on from there to teach and preach in the towns of Galilee. I think the NIV translators did their readers a real disservice here by saying, “in the … Continue reading

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Positive Goals; November 28, 2018


1 Timothy 6:11 But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. The section ahead of this that talks about greed is very famous, but Paul very rightly changes gears in … Continue reading

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Evangelism; November 16, 2018


Colossians 4:5-6 Be wise in the way you act towards outsiders; make the most of every opportunity. Let your conversation be always full of grace, seasoned with salt, so that you may know how to answer everyone. Paul didn’t say … Continue reading

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Discipleship; August 24, 2018


Acts 13:52 And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. This completes the account of Paul and Barnabas’ first major stop on the mainland after leaving Cyprus. John Mark had left them once they hit the … Continue reading

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Focus; August 17, 2018


Acts 5:42 Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.[ In Acts 2:42-47 we have a description of what the believers did, … Continue reading

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Children of Light; July 5, 2018


John 3:20 “Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed.” I was reading a couple of articles just yesterday about the active hatred of Christianity in … Continue reading

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