Blessed Are the Hungry?

Blessed are you who are hungry now, for you shall be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you shall laugh                                                                                                             Luke 6:21 ESV Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.        Matthew 5:6 ESV Sometimes we are a little troubled by differences in theContinue reading “Blessed Are the Hungry?”

A Second Work

As we pray most earnestly night and day that we may see you face to face and supply what is lacking in your faith?                                                                                                 1 Thess. 3:10 ESV I recently read in a dictionary article on holiness the unequivocal statement that there is no such thing as a second work of grace. IContinue reading “A Second Work”

The Cross and Ukraine

Because of the joyawaiting him, he endured the cross, disregarding its shame. Now he is seated in the place of honor beside God’s throne.                                                                    Hebrews 12:2 NLT He was destined before the foundation of the world, but was revealed at the end of the ages for your sake.                                                                                                                1 Peter 1:20 NRS AllContinue reading “The Cross and Ukraine”

Deeper with Christ 3

“And I shall give them one heart, and shall put a new spirit within them. And I shall take the heart of stone out of their flesh and give them a heart of flesh                                                            (Ezekiel 11:19 ESV)  To grow deeper in Christ, we need to be re-programmed and that’s what the Holy Spirit does. WeContinue reading “Deeper with Christ 3”

Deeper in Christ 1

“For the flesh is always hostile to God. It never did obey God’s laws, and it never will. That’s why those who are under the control of the flesh can never please God.”                             Romans 8:7-8 (author’s) If we are to have a deeper life with Christ we have to claim it, it doesn’t comeContinue reading “Deeper in Christ 1”