We continue our “Series in Genesis“ BEFORE READING GENESIS 5, I RECOMMEND READING JOHN GILL’S INTRODUCTION TO GENESIS GENESIS 5 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: This chapter is the only authentic history extant of the first age of the world from the creation to the flood, containing (according to the verity of the Hebrew text) 1656 … More Devotional Thought for Today – 01/11/2023
ROMANS 7 Chapter CONTEXT from MHCC: We may observe in this chapter, I. Our freedom from the law further urged as an argument to press upon us sanctification (v. 1-6). II. The excellency and usefulness of the law asserted and proved from the apostle’s own experience, notwithstanding (v. 7-14). III. A description of the conflict … More Devotional Thought for Today – 11/29/2022
1 Corinthians 15:8 CONTEXT: Matthew Henry comments on this chapter as follows: In this chapter, the apostle treats that great article of Christianity—the resurrection of the dead. I. He establishes the certainty of our Saviour’s resurrection (v. 1-11). II. He, from this truth, sets himself to refute those who said, There is no resurrection of … More Sunday Sermon Series – 05/08/2022
1 Corinthians 1 Paul writes from Ephesus to the church at Corinth, one he had spent the better part of 18 months establishing. In v.1-9, Paul does his usual greeting and then gives thanks to the church there in Corinth. In v.10-13, Paul points out the strife (divisions among the church) in Corinth. They have … More Devotional Thought for Today – 02/13/2021
This is one of the most misused and abused “false doctrines” based on Romans 8:28, in modern evangelical circles. (See Other Resources Below) May 1, 2020, 9:23 AM Question: “What does it mean that all things work together for good (Romans 8:28)?” Answer: When a Christian utters the phrase all things work together for good, he or she … More QOTW – All things work together for good?
I have never heard of nor could I find the reference for the remembrance date commemorating New Testament women. That being said this story and that of roles of women in the New Testament is worth remembering. Commemoration of New Testament Women The woman walking up the Roman Road hugged a secret. Hidden beneath her … More Today in Church History
CONTEXT: Paul is confined in a Roman prison while writing this letter to the church at Philippi. He begins chapter 4 with greetings to his fellow co-laborers in the work of the ministry. then he sets forth the prelude to our main text: 4 Rejoice in the Lord always [delight, take pleasure in Him]; again I … More Saturday’s Military Devotional
This may seem like a strange verse to begin a look at biblical contentment but I think it captures the essence of what it is not. So first let us look at what it should be. Contentment is usually considered being “in a state of happiness and satisfaction.¹” Interestingly in a “2017 Harris Poll Survey … More Biblical Contentment
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