The Pastor’s Desk

WE WERE GENTLE AMONG YOU

1Th 2:5-8  “For neither at any time used we flattering words, as ye know, nor a cloke of covetousness; God is witness: Nor of men sought we glory, neither of you, nor yet of others, when we might have been burdensome, as the apostles of Christ. But we were gentle among you, even as a … Continue reading WE WERE GENTLE AMONG YOU

WE WERE BOLD IN OUR GOD

1Th 2:1-4  “For yourselves, brethren, know our entrance in unto you, that it was not in vain: But even after that we had suffered before, and were shamefully entreated, as ye know, at Philippi, we were bold in our God to speak unto you the gospel of God with much contention. For our exhortation was not of … Continue reading WE WERE BOLD IN OUR GOD

FROM YOU SOUNDED OUT THE WORD OF THE LORD

1Th 1:8-10  “For from you sounded out the word of the Lord not only in Macedonia and Achaia, but also in every place your faith to God-ward is spread abroad; so that we need not to speak any thing. For they themselves shew of us what manner of entering in we had unto you, and how … Continue reading FROM YOU SOUNDED OUT THE WORD OF THE LORD

OUR GOSPEL CAME NOT IN WORD ONLY

1Th 1:5-7  “For our gospel came not unto you in word only, but also in power, and in the Holy Ghost, and in much assurance; as ye know what manner of men we were among you for your sake. And ye became followers of us, and of the Lord, having received the word in much affliction, … Continue reading OUR GOSPEL CAME NOT IN WORD ONLY

KNOWING YOUR ELECTION OF GOD

1Th 1:1-4  “Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ. We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers; Remembering … Continue reading KNOWING YOUR ELECTION OF GOD

LET HIM THAT GLORIETH GLORY IN THIS, THAT HE UNDERSTANDS AND KNOWS GOD

Jer 9:23-24  “Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, … Continue reading LET HIM THAT GLORIETH GLORY IN THIS, THAT HE UNDERSTANDS AND KNOWS GOD

BREAK UP YOUR FALLOW GROUND

Jer 4:3-4  “For thus saith the LORD to the men of Judah and Jerusalem, Break up your fallow ground, and sow not among thorns. Circumcise yourselves to the LORD, and take away the foreskins of your heart, ye men of Judah and inhabitants of Jerusalem: lest my fury come forth like fire, and burn that none … Continue reading BREAK UP YOUR FALLOW GROUND

MAINTAIN GOOD WORKS

Tit 3:12-15  “When I shall send Artemas unto thee, or Tychicus, be diligent to come unto me to Nicopolis: for I have determined there to winter. Bring Zenas the lawyer and Apollos on their journey diligently, that nothing be wanting unto them. And let ours also learn to maintain good works for necessary uses, that they be … Continue reading MAINTAIN GOOD WORKS

THIS IS A FAITHFUL SAYING

Tit 3:8-11  “This is a faithful saying, and these things I will that thou affirm constantly, that they which have believed in God might be careful to maintain good works. These things are good and profitable unto men. But avoid foolish questions, and genealogies, and contentions, and strivings about the law; for they are unprofitable and … Continue reading THIS IS A FAITHFUL SAYING

NOT BY OUR WORKS BUT ACCORDING TO HIS MERCY

Tit 3:4-7 “But after that the kindness and love of God our Saviour toward man appeared, Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour; … Continue reading NOT BY OUR WORKS BUT ACCORDING TO HIS MERCY