Responsibility (2 Peter 1:5-7)

“And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity.” (2 Peter 1:5–7, AV) In 1969, I entered Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia. I went there toContinue reading “Responsibility (2 Peter 1:5-7)”

Turning Point (Acts 25:13-27)

“But had certain questions against him of their own superstition, and of one Jesus, which was dead, whom Paul affirmed to be alive.” (Acts 25:19, AV) When I graduated high school, I went on to Drexel University to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. Frankly, I never really learned how to put my nose toContinue reading “Turning Point (Acts 25:13-27)”

The Ask (Acts 17:32-34)

“And when they heard of the resurrection of the dead, some mocked: and others said, We will hear thee again of this matter. So Paul departed from among them. Howbeit certain men clave unto him, and believed: among the which was Dionysius the Areopagite, and a woman named Damaris, and others with them.” (Acts 17:32–34,Continue reading “The Ask (Acts 17:32-34)”

Acquiring Boldness (Acts 4:23-31)

“And when they had prayed, the place was shaken where they were assembled together; and they were all filled with the Holy Ghost, and they spake the word of God with boldness.” (Acts 4:31, AV) Everyone needs boldness. Often when we think of proclaiming the truth of God’s word, we may struggle. Shall we beContinue reading “Acquiring Boldness (Acts 4:23-31)”

The Bible Answers (Acts 2:14-17)

“For these are not drunken, as ye suppose, seeing it is but the third hour of the day. But this is that which was spoken by the prophet Joel;” (Acts 2:15–16, AV) In 1983, the Lord saved me while I was reading a Bible placed by the Gideons in a Minneapolis hotel room. While IContinue reading “The Bible Answers (Acts 2:14-17)”

The Outsiders (Hebrews 13:10-14)

“Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate. Let us go forth therefore unto him without the camp, bearing his reproach. For here have we no continuing city, but we seek one to come.” (Hebrews 13:12–14, AV) “Oh, you’re one of them!” Throughout history, there haveContinue reading “The Outsiders (Hebrews 13:10-14)”

Ivory Palaces (Psalm 45:8)

“I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.” (John 17:4–5, KJV 1900) Today is Christmas Eve. When I consider Christmas, I thinkContinue reading “Ivory Palaces (Psalm 45:8)”

Give Thanks (Ephesians 5:18-20)

“And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit; Speaking to yourselves in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ;” (EphesiansContinue reading “Give Thanks (Ephesians 5:18-20)”