Category Archives: encouragement

Evangelism; July 4, 2022


Hebrews 10:23 Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. Reading this chapter I’m always tempted to dwell on verse 31, because that, in the mouth of Jonathan Edwards, was used to spark … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Intercession; July 3, 2022


Hebrews 7:24-25 Because Jesus lives forever, he has a permanent priesthood. Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them. Hebrews presents the legal basis for our … Continue reading

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A Firm Hope; July 2, 2022


Hebrews 6:19 We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain. There are two distinct metaphors in this verse, and many people don’t have a reference for either … Continue reading

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Focus on Jesus; July 1, 2022


Hebrews 3:1 Therefore, holy brothers, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, the apostle and high priest whom we confess. The writer of Hebrews was certainly Christ-centered. 12:2 is the more famous verse to say what … Continue reading

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Paul’s Ministry; June 30, 2022


Titus 3:3-7 At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. But when the kindness and love of God … Continue reading

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God’s Grace; June 29, 2022


Titus 2:11-13 For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we … Continue reading

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Standards of Morality; June 28, 2022


Titus 1:15 To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted. Well, Paul, why don’t you tell us what you … Continue reading

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A Faithful Workman; June 27, 2022


2 Timothy 2:15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. This verse is often quoted to young ministers, seeking … Continue reading

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The Spirit of God; June 26, 2022


2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline. This morning I’m speaking once again on receiving God’s Holy Spirit, and here He has arranged that … Continue reading

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The Object of our Hope; June 25, 2022


1 Timothy 6:17 Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything … Continue reading

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