The Pastor’s Desk

YET FOR LOVE’S SAKE

Phm 1:8-9  “Wherefore, though I might be much bold in Christ to enjoin thee that which is convenient, Yet for love's sake I rather beseech thee, being such an one as Paul the aged, and now also a prisoner of Jesus Christ.” In this statement, Paul points to the authority he has as an apostle to … Continue reading YET FOR LOVE’S SAKE

HEARING OF THY LOVE AND FAITH

Phm 1:4-7  “I thank my God, making mention of thee always in my prayers, Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou hast toward the Lord Jesus, and toward all saints; That the communication of thy faith may become effectual by the acknowledging of every good thing which is in you in Christ Jesus. For we have great … Continue reading HEARING OF THY LOVE AND FAITH

TO THE CHURCH IN THY HOUSE

Phm 1:1-3  “Paul, a prisoner of Jesus Christ, and Timothy our brother, unto Philemon our dearly beloved, and fellowlabourer, and to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellowsoldier, and to the church in thy house: Grace to you, and peace, from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.” Many scholars believe that this letter was written … Continue reading TO THE CHURCH IN THY HOUSE

I BEAR IN MY BODY THE MARKS OF JESUS

Gal 6:17-18  “From henceforth let no man trouble me: for I bear in my body the marks of the Lord Jesus. Brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit. Amen.” Paul has stated his desire for the churches and his confidence in Christ with passion and purpose. He has denounced those that … Continue reading I BEAR IN MY BODY THE MARKS OF JESUS

GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST

Gal 6:14-16  “But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but a new creature. And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be … Continue reading GLORY ONLY IN THE CROSS OF JESUS CHRIST

LEST THEY SHOULD SUFFER PERSECUTION

Gal 6:11-13  “Ye see how large a letter I have written unto you with mine own hand. As many as desire to make a fair shew in the flesh, they constrain you to be circumcised; only lest they should suffer persecution for the cross of Christ. For neither they themselves who are circumcised keep the law; but … Continue reading LEST THEY SHOULD SUFFER PERSECUTION

NOT WEARY IN WELL DOING

Gal 6:9-10  “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith.” In the later portion of verse eight, Paul has given us the … Continue reading NOT WEARY IN WELL DOING

GOD IS NOT MOCKED

Gal 6:7-8  “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting.” In the third verse of this chapter, we are told … Continue reading GOD IS NOT MOCKED

LET EVERY MAN PROVE HIS OWN WORK

Gal 6:4-6  “But let every man prove his own work, and then shall he have rejoicing in himself alone, and not in another. For every man shall bear his own burden. Let him that is taught in the word communicate unto him that teacheth in all good things.” In the first verses of this chapter, Paul tells … Continue reading LET EVERY MAN PROVE HIS OWN WORK

RESTORATION IN THE SPIRIT OF MEEKNESS

Gal 6:1-3  “Brethren, if a man be overtaken in a fault, ye which are spiritual, restore such an one in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted. Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ. For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he … Continue reading RESTORATION IN THE SPIRIT OF MEEKNESS