Archive for October 2015

People of Promise 92 Build Up

We are told that as brothers and sisters in Christ we are to exhort, edify, and comfort each other: And we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s servant in [spreading] the good news (the Gospel) of Christ, to strengthen and establish and to exhort and comfort and encourage you in your faith (1Thes. 3:2). Exhort [...]

People of Promise 91 No Harm or Evil

Or are you [so blind as to] trifle with and presume upon and despise and underestimate the wealth of His kindness and forbearance and long-suffering patience? Are you unmindful or actually ignorant [of the fact] that God’s kindness is intended to lead you to repent (to change your mind and inner man to accept God’s [...]

People of Promise 89 For Good

There are times when a quick read of a Bible verse or passage, without taking time to logically and analytically reflect on its meaning, can give us a very wrong impression of our loving, caring, gentle, compassionate, and very much concerned-for-our-well-being Father. One of those verses is Romans 8:28: We are assured and know that [...]

People of Promise 88 Hold Fast

One of the hardest things to do is to notfling away your fearless confidence, for it carries a great and glorious compensation of reward. For you have need of steadfast patience and endurance, so that you may perform and fully accomplish the will of God, and thus receive and carry away [and enjoy to the [...]