Tag Archive: endurance

A Journey Thru Acts 44: Earnest Prayer (12:5)

Acts 12:5: So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him. Importance of intense prayer, long term, exhausting prayer, made from scratch prayer on the slow… Continue reading

A Journey Thru Acts 28: Persecution In Purpose & Purpose In Persecution 2

We will continue what we started in the previous post: Acts 7:54-61—8:8 8 On that day a great persecution broke out against the church in Jerusalem, and all except the apostles were scattered throughout… Continue reading

Biblical Foundations 22: God’s Character 10; Why Is Grace Amazing? 1

As we continue looking at the foundations of this local church, and specifically the cornerstone of knowing God as He has revealed Himself in the Bible, my thoughts this past week went back… Continue reading

“God Wrote A Book…”

“For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us,  so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope“ (Romans 15:4… Continue reading

Even If…

“If we are thrown into the blazing furnace,  the God we serve is able to deliver us from it,  and he will deliver us from your majesty’s hand.    But even if He does… Continue reading

Characteristics Of A Maturing Christian (Colossians 1:9-14)

Colossians 1:9-14 NIV 9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his… Continue reading

Haunting Verses of the Bible VIII: Suffering

“I will show him how much he must suffer for My Name” (Acts 9:16). Wow. That’s haunting. Please Keep In Mind 1. Paul wasn’t going to suffer as punishment from God but as… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately XIV…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading

I Can Do All WHAT? Through Christ Who Gives Me Strength…

“I can do all things through Him who strengthens me” (Philippians 4:13 ESV). “I can do all this through Him who gives me strength” (NIV). Many people quote the Bible verse above–and with… Continue reading

What God Has Been Teaching Me Lately II…

Greetings My Friends~ As a humble pilgrim following Jesus through the rainforests and deserts of this earthly life, I would like to humbly share some of what God has been bubbling up in… Continue reading