The rich and the poor (James 1:9-11)

The rich and the poor (James 1:9-11)

The rich and the poor (James 1:9-11) In James’ letter to the twelve tribes in the Dispersion, he instructs them how to view trials of various kinds. They are to count it all joy because the trials are not without purpose. The testing of one’s faith produces...
Only an Earthly King (Esther 1)

Only an Earthly King (Esther 1)

Only an Earthly King (Esther 1) Now in the days of Ahasuerus, the Ahasuerus who reigned from India to Ethiopia over 127 provinces,  2 in those days when King Ahasuerus sat on his royal throne in Susa, the citadel,  3 in the third year of his reign he gave a feast for...
The Son

The Son

19 So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, the Son can do nothing of his own accord, but only what he sees the Father doing. For whatever the Father does, that the Son does likewise.20 For the Father loves the Son and shows him all that he himself is...
God’s Elect Exiles

God’s Elect Exiles

Friends, This world is not our home.  Do you ever stop and ponder that as God’s children we do not belong to this world?  In fact, through the cross of Jesus Christ this world has been crucified to us and us to the world (Gal. 6:14). That being the case, we are...