Monthly Archives: December 2019

The Word Was God

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” – John 1:1 There is no clearer statement affirming Jesus’s deity.

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And Such Were Some of You

“And such were some of you. But you were washed, but you were sanctified, but you were justified in the name of the Lord Jesus and by the Spirit of our God.” 1 Cor. 6:11 A lovely, humbling reminder of … Continue reading

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Jesus was not a Refugee

“When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt” – Matt. 2:14 At this time every year, the claim that Jesus was a refugee makes its rounds. The claim is not historically … Continue reading

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Each One the Other’s Well-Being

“Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being.” – 1 Cor. 10:24 In all we do, we aim at the glory of God, at pleasing and honoring Him. One way is by seeking the moral, physical, … Continue reading

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No One Dare Question Him Anymore

“And no one was able to answer Him a word, nor from that day on did anyone dare question Him anymore.” – Matt. 22:46 No one was a match for this simple carpenter. That had to burn them up. We … Continue reading

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Be Zealous and Repent

“As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten. Therefore be zealous and repent.” – Rev. 3:19 The context here is a people lulled to inactivity because of overconfidence in self-reliance. Like an earthly father would discipline his child out … Continue reading

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Pray the Word of the Lord May Run Swiftly

“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified, just as it is with you,” – 2 Thes. 3:1 Pray boldly and with patience that the word of God may speed ahead … Continue reading

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Be Ye Thankful

“And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.” – Col. 3:15 Be ye thankful. Three little words; so simple yet so profound. Spurgeon says … Continue reading

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Bringing In of a Better Hope

There is the bringing in of a better hope, through which we draw near to God. – Heb. 7:19 The better hope is the Child born this day; the Savior incarnate, Jesus Christ, the King of Kings.

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Where Is the Wise?

“Where is the wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the disputer of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?” – 1 Cor. 1:20 Paul knew something about the egotism of Man. He was born and groomed among the wisdom of … Continue reading

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