Tag: gospel

People of Courage Arise!

People of Courage Arise!

It was a daunting task from the beginning. It seemed destined for failure. When God called Ezekiel to prophesy to his fellow Israelites in exile, even He warned that it would be difficult and likely unsuccessful. God said, “The people…

On Serving God

On Serving God

The Bible enjoins us to serve God. “Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord;” (Rom 12:11). The Thessalonians, we are told, “turned to God from idols, to serve a living and true God.” But if I serve…

Our Motivation

Our Motivation

What motivates us? Is it our conviction or our convenience? Is our heart like the Lord, “I do all things always that please the Father?” Is our heart more self- oriented to what is convenient and easier? In the New…

Removing Ancient Landmarks

Removing Ancient Landmarks

Proverbs 22:28 – “Do not remove the ancient landmark which your fathers have set.” In this passage God’s people are expressly forbidden to remove the ancient landmarks which their fathers had set many years earlier. We are reminded by the…

Speak, Lord

Speak, Lord

Reality doesn’t jive with the notion that God really doesn’t care what we do. He does indeed. He wants us to do His will (Hebrews 10:36); to do what He deems “good” (Micah 6:8).  For that reason, it is only…