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”

Spiritual Gifts

Some people, well aware of their abilities, believe that they have the right to use their abilities as they please. Others feel that they have no special talents at all.   Peter addresses both groups in these verses. Everyone has some gifts; find yours and use them. All our abilities should be used in servingContinue reading “Spiritual Gifts”

Desire to Grow

One characteristic all children share is that they want to grow up-to be like big brother or like sister or like their parents. When we are born again, we become spiritual newborn babies. If we are healthy, we will yearn to grow. How sad it is that some people never grow up. The need forContinue reading “Desire to Grow”