28 Feb

Providence #1 Sovereign Over All Things

In him we were also chosen, having been predestined according to the plan of him who works out everything in conformity with the purpose of his will, in order that we, who were the first to hope in Christ, might be for the praise of his glory. Eph 1:11-13 “We receive comfort and joy and strength from the knowledge...

30 Jan

Magnifying Christ in Life and Death

George Mueller was known for his faith. He was used by God to house over 10,000 orphans over his life span. Although he was able to care for thousands of precious orphans, helping them was not his primary goal. His purpose in ministering to those children was to magnify the glory of Jesus Christ. He did this primarily by depending upon Christ to supply their needs through prayer alone. He determined that he would ask for money from no man....

29 Jan

Is the Gospel Powerful- Enough?

“The gospel is like a caged lion. It does not need to be defended, it just needs to be let out of its cage.” Charles Spurgeon A few months ago I attended a lecture given by a professor of missions at a local seminary. His focus of ministry was directed toward the Muslims of the world. I learned much about Islam and its tenets from this scholar. His lecture addressed the difficulties Christians face in witnessing to such a devoted and...