What Does Belief Look Like?

He that believeth on the Son hath everlasting life: and he that believeth not the Son shall not see life; but the wrath of God abideth on him.John 3:36 If you were in a room with about fifty fellow believers and a man entered the room waving an automatic weapon around, what would your reaction … Continue reading What Does Belief Look Like?

Which Came First, Mercy or Fear?

And his mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation. – Luke 1:50 Fear does not cause God to have mercy.  Fear of the Lord is the evidence of the hand of mercy upon a person. When Jonah ran from his duty to preach to Ninevah, he boarded a ship to get away. The … Continue reading Which Came First, Mercy or Fear?

The Blessing of Belief

And blessed is she that believed: for there shall be a performance of those things which were told her from the Lord. Luke 1:45 One of the definitions of blessed is happiness or joy. But what is true joy? Is it laughing at a funny movie or cheering at a baseball game? Is it being the … Continue reading The Blessing of Belief

The Cause of Mercy

Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. 1st Timothy 1:16 In this verse, Paul tells us that there was a cause for the mercy he received. Was it something he … Continue reading The Cause of Mercy