Tuesday, April 24, 2018

It won’t be easy!



Remember if you are a faithful follower of Jesus and are doing the work He has called you to such as sharing the gospel and the truths of scripture, living an obedient life to the scriptures, your life will not be easy:

2 Timothy 3:12 
12 Yes, and all who desire to live godly in Christ Jesus will suffer persecution.

Some forms of persecution will happened to you. Being made fun of, rights taken away, physical harm, and yes in some cases even death!

BUT when you go home one day to heaven, it will be worth it all!

Romans 8:18 
18 For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

Keep the faith and stand strong brothers and sisters!


Tom

Monday, April 23, 2018

One day soon…



Romans 14:11 
11 For it is written:
As I live, says the Lord,
Every knee shall bow to Me,
And every tongue shall confess to God.”

Let us never forget that one day soon Jesus will return to gather His people who have called upon His name as Lord and Savior to take them to heaven. One other thing will happen at this time as well….those who are saved will bow and those who have rejected Jesus will bow and ALL will confess Jesus is Lord! The King has come! Praise the Lord!

I pray all will call upon Him willingly now before it is too late!


Tom

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Get out!



Here is what God says we should do:

James 1:21 

21 Therefore lay aside all filthiness and overflow of wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls.

Get out all the junk (sin) in our lives and be filled with God’s Word. The Word is the only thing that tells us how to save our souls and that is through faith in Jesus alone!

So let me ask you this morning….how much of God’s Word did you get in yesterday? The day before? How much are you going to get in today? The Word is how you know what filth is and then you repent and get it out!

Let us do as God says….faithful followers will obey!

Look what Jesus said: John 14:15 “If you love Me, keep My commandments.


Tom

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Why did Jesus come to this world?

Why did Jesus come into this world?

1 Timothy 1:15

15 This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptance, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners, of whom I am chief.

The answer….to save horrible sinners like you and me! 

Have you put your faith and trust in Him as Savior and Lord? He is the ONLY way to heaven and the only way to have peace and joy in ones life!


Tom

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Life!



As a follower of Jesus this is to be our life:

Colossians 3:17 
17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him.

Everything we say or do is to bring glory to God, and then we thank Him for the opportunity to do so!

Chew on that today!


Tom

Monday, April 16, 2018

Time with God a must everyday!



Billy Graham wrote: “Through my years of experience I have learned it is far better to miss breakfast than to forgo a session with God’s Word. It’s not that Bible reading is some kind of religious fetish bringing good fortune, but that I lack decisiveness and purpose and guidance when I neglect what is more important than food that is necessary for my body.”

Do you and I put that kind of importance on spending time with God everyday? God desires a relationship with us and we must desire that relationship as well. To have a good relationship you must spend time together. Since it is God we are talking about, time every day is a MUST!

Remember these words from Jesus:

Matthew 4:4 
But He answered and said, “It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God.’”

God’s word is as important as food for us to live! If the time you spent in God’s word was to keep you alive like food does would you be alive??? Or would you have starved to death?

Time spent alone in prayer with God is also needed daily! Jesus set the example for us:

Luke 9:18 
18 And it happened, as He was alone praying, that His disciples joined Him, and He asked them, saying, “Who do the crowds say that I am?”

Many times in scripture it talks about Jesus going off to be alone…we are confident it was to spend time with God in prayer!


Do not forsake daily time with God in Bible reading and prayer! It is life for the followers of Jesus!

Tom