Suffering

ONE PLEA – Glorify God With Your Life

We have all been guilty of offering habitual prayers, or even casual prayers. You know, the kind of thoughtless prayers like “Lord bless all the missionaries today.” I will never forget the night Carman was born. It was 9:30 in the evening on April 8, 2002 when Lori said that she thought it was time.…

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Our Source of Power for Salvation and Godliness

Life is tough. How can God expect us to live like He asks us to live? Too many of us have a testimony of frustration over our own inability to live life the way God asks. Peter instructs us that God does in fact expect us to live righteously in this world.  (Therefore, beloved, be…

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Mud & Miracles

I hate Zesco – power cuts. It is evening, the sun has set and you have plans for the evening. Suddenly you hear that dreaded sound: “thunk!” Everything goes dark.  What is your immediate response?  You run for the light – a candle, a torch, or switch on an inverter.  Around our house when Zesco cuts…

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Recovering From Grief

The human capacity for grief is at times overwhelming! Time and again this year I have been face to face with people who are suffering deep grief.  In the past ten months I am aware of at least 10 ladies who husbands have passed away. Others have suffered the loss a son or daughter or parent.  Many…

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Whose Sons & Daughters Are You?

The Setting (37) Jesus’ public ministry was marked by increasing levels of conflict and opposition from the religious leaders of his day, the Pharisees. It was ultimately this conflict which God used to bring to pass his plan eternal plan for Christ—that he would suffer a violent death as the penalty for sin and become…

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Overcoming Discouragement

Have you ever felt discouraged, perhaps to the point of bordering on depression?  It may surprise you to know that you are not alone.  At one time or another we all face this problem.   William Ward graphically described discouragement when he wrote:  “Discouragement is dissatisfaction with the past, distaste for the present, and distrust…

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Becoming A Disciple

I read this helpful reminder that sets the context for our study today: The Founder of Christianity is Jesus Christ. The Goal of Christianity: change men and women through regeneration. The Method of Christianity: Internal salvation through faith in Jesus Christ – and that is the main point of what we have seen thus far…

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