PEACE FOR A FRACTURED WORLD; Romans Part 71

Paul advances the cause of Christ’s kingdom to a broken divided world by being optimistic, a biblical optimism based on the ancient promises. Christ is the only answer for our world and our nations, let us give ourselves to his cause! Paul, The Apostle to the Gentiles (a) Paul’s People Romans 15:8-12 Now I say thatContinue reading “PEACE FOR A FRACTURED WORLD; Romans Part 71”

THE TRUE SPIRIT OF UNITY – Psalm 133

I heard Donald Trump quote this Psalm during his Inaugural Address. While I appreciated him bringing Scripture into his speech I couldn’t help but wonder, “Is this really an appropriate use of The Word?” A Song of degrees of David. Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! Continue reading “THE TRUE SPIRIT OF UNITY – Psalm 133”

THE SELFLESS SPIRIT; Romans Part 70

Where Churches are divided for any reason other than doctrinal the root cause tends to be pride which is selfishness.  Such a spirit needs to be crucified and repented of. God’s People Divided (c) The Selfless Spirit Romans 15:1-7 We then that are strong ought to bear the infirmities of the weak, and not toContinue reading “THE SELFLESS SPIRIT; Romans Part 70”

HEALING THE WOUND OF DIVISION; Romans Part 68

The Christian Army has a dreadful tendency to turn its guns on its own soldiers and then bury the wounded. In Romans 14 Paul deals with this issue and how to heal the self inflicted wounds of division.

THE DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL – Psalm 6

Ever feel alone, unloved, betrayed, lonely, frightened?  Ever suffer in the body and soul?  Ever sorrow and grieve?  In this Psalm, through prayer, the subconscious knowledge that God was real and present, suddenly took root and brought David to a sense of peace in the midst of pain. Psalm 6  O Lord, rebuke me notContinue reading “THE DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL – Psalm 6”