Author: Edward Anderson

  • Trusting

    Faith is essential for us as Christians.  Part of faith is believing in God and in Jesus Christ, His Son.  But part of faith is also trusting in Jesus and God the Father.  Trusting in God means to depend upon who He is and upon His promises to us. Living our lives by faith means […]

  • Prayer of Encouragement

    Paul was a prisoner in Rome because He had preached the Gospel of Jesus Christ.  Eventually he would to be killed by the Roman Emperor Nero. Some of the Christians that knew Paul were discouraged by Paul being in prison. They didn’t understand that God was using Paul in prison for the furtherance of the […]

  • Led by the Spirit

    The Holy Spirit is promised to believers who repent and are baptized.  Act 2:38-39 “Then Peter said to them, ‘Repent, and let every one of you be baptized in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins; and you shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.  For the promise is to you […]

  • Praise to God

    God wants us to praise Him.  Hebrews 13:15-16 “Therefore by Him let us continually offer the sacrifice of praise to God, that is, the fruit of our lips, giving thanks to His name. But do not forget to do good and to share, for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.”  God is well pleased […]

  • The Inspiration of Scripture

    The Bible claims to be inspired by God.  2 Timothy 3:16-17 “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.” The word “inspiration” implies that it was “God breathed”.  […]

  • Why Did Jesus Perform Miracles?

    The Bible records many miracles that Jesus performed.  A miracle is a phenomenon not explained by known laws of nature. It is a work of supernatural origin and character which cannot be produced by natural agents and means.  God created all matter and set in force the laws of nature.  Therefore, only He can allow exceptions […]

  • Why Did Jesus Come?

    The Bible tells us that God had a plan before the foundation of the world.  Speaking of Jesus in 1 Peter 1:20 “He indeed was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you.” The promise of eternal life was made before time began.  Titus 1:2 “In hope […]

  • Edification of the Body In Love

    Those of us who are parents can remember when our children were born.  When we first looked at our baby, we marveled at how wonderfully made he or she was.  We may have counted the toes and the fingers to make sure there were the right amounts.  We examined the eyes, the nose, the mouth, […]

  • Not Conformed But Transformed

    You and I must not be conformed to this world but be transformed.  Romans 12:2 “And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God.”  The word “conform” implies fitting into a pattern […]

  • Who Shall Separate Us From The Love of Christ

    The apostle Paul asked the question: “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ?” Romans 8:35-36 “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?  As it is written:  ‘For Your sake we are killed all day long; we are […]

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