Tag Archives: spiritual children

Pastors; February 13, 2022


1 Thessalonians 2:11-12 For you know that we dealt with each of you as a father deals with his own children, encouraging, comforting and urging you to live lives worthy of God, who calls you into his kingdom and glory. … Continue reading

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Pastoral Ministry; October 23, 2021


1 Thessalonians 3:8-9 For now we really live, since you are standing firm in the Lord. How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of … Continue reading

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Distance Ministry; October 21, 2021


Colossians 1:9 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you and asking God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all spiritual wisdom and understanding. Colossians stands out … Continue reading

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Legacy; September 11, 2020


3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth. We speak of a person’s legacy, and as we get older we are concerned as to what our own will be. … Continue reading

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Fathering; December 5, 2019


Hosea 11:3 “It was I who taught Ephraim to walk, taking them by the arms; but they did not realize it was I who healed them.” Hosea really shows us the heart of God, and that heart hasn’t changed. This … Continue reading

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Union with Christ; March 26, 2019


Romans 7:4 So, my brothers, you also died to the law through the body of Christ, that you might belong to another, to him who was raised from the dead, in order that we might bear fruit to God. By … Continue reading

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Children and Fruit; January 21, 2019


Matthew 3:8-10 “Produce fruit in keeping with repentance. And do not think you can say to yourselves, ‘We have Abraham as our father.’ I tell you that out of these stones God can raise up children for Abraham. The ax … Continue reading

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Generational Transmission; January 4, 2018


Psalms 145:4 One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts. Moses wrote repeatedly about the necessity of transmitting knowledge of God from one generation to another, and here David is touching on the … Continue reading

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Transmitting Faith; November 8, 2017


Psalm 78:7 Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands. This Psalm says it’s “a maskil of Asaph,” and nobody is positive what that means, but my impression is … Continue reading

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June 23, 2016


Psalm 38:21-22 O Lord, do not forsake me; be not far from me, O my God. Come quickly to help me, O Lord my Savior. The most striking thing about David to me is that God was everything to him. … Continue reading

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