The Power of Jesus’ Name

Every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord. Philippians 2:11 Recommended Reading Philippians 2:5-11 In his 1875 book on the history of hymns, Edwin Long tells of a missionary in India named Reverend E. P. Scott who determined to reach a dangerous tribe with the Gospel. His friends sought to dissuade him, saying, “WeContinue reading “The Power of Jesus’ Name”

Are You Ready?

“In the last days” scoffers will say that Jesus is never coming back, but Peter refutes their argument by explaining God’s mastery over time.     The “last days” is the time between Christ’s first and second comings; thus, we-like Peter-live in the last days. We must do the work to which God has calledContinue reading “Are You Ready?”

Mountain Movers

Many have wondered about Jesus’ statement that if we have faith and don’t doubt, we can move mountains. Jesus, of course, was not suggesting that his followers use prayer as “magic” and perform capricious “mountain-moving” acts. Instead, he was making a strong point about the disciples’ (and our) lack of faith. Matthew 21:21 Then JesusContinue reading “Mountain Movers”