Faith

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Are We Walking in Faith?

Paul exhorts the Corinthian Christians to, “Examine yourselves as to whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Do you not know yourselves that Jesus Christ is in you?“ II Corinthians 13:5 If Jesus Christ is in us, we have access to His grace in which we stand. (Romans 5:2) Are you in a troubling, […]

Genuine Faith

I am awed at the power of God to instill in us an affection for God and a hunger and thirst after righteousness. (Mt. 5:6) I remember how God put into me, at the point of my salvation at 29 years old, an understanding that my old fleshly desires and love of this world was […]

The Quenching of Grace

In reflecting on the failure of many believers floundering recklessly in their faith, I am not surprised at their plight because they have shipwrecked while sailing through reefs, rocks, and routes that the Lord has warned them of in Scripture. Grace has been quenched in their lives because they have left the fountain from where it […]

The Pressures of Life

I have observed in counseling that many are not good at handling the pressures of life. As the apostle Paul writes to the church of Corinth; “We are hard pressed on every side…” II Cor. 4:8. The pressures of life have erupted in various ways. Pressures from personal relationships are a concern to all of […]

The Name of Jesus

As I talk with students at Bethel, I am confronted with the secular teachings of other drug and substance abuse facilities that many of them have been through. These facilities may have a religious aspect to them which will mention God in one form or another. They may even have a requirement of repentance for […]