Category Archives: preparation

December 8th-We need to raise up others who can teach as well.

2 Timothy 2: 2The things which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. Paul sums up the education of disciples brilliantly. By describing … Continue reading

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November 5th-learning how to relate to people will gain for us favor in their lives, facilitating the spreading of the Gospel.

Acts 21: 11And coming to us, he took Paul’s belt and bound his own feet and hands, and said, “This is what the Holy Spirit says: ‘In this way the Jews at Jerusalem will bind the man who owns this … Continue reading

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October 21st-what we need to do is to find a Paul, and cultivate that relationship, as a Timothy.

John 12: 35So Jesus said to them, “For a little while longer the Light is among you. Walk while you have the Light, so that darkness will not overtake you; he who walks in the darkness does not know where … Continue reading

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October 8th- Sadly, there are too many today who preach a Christian “religion”, but not the whole Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Luke 11: 52 “Woe to you lawyers! For you have taken away the key of knowledge; you yourselves did not enter, and you hindered those who were entering.” Jesus has been criticizing the Pharisees, and ends it with this charge. … Continue reading

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October 6th-do we bathe every significant decision we make in prayer?

Luke 6: 12It was at this time that He went off to the mountain to pray, and He spent the whole night in prayer to God. 13And when day came, He called His disciples to Him and chose twelve of … Continue reading

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October 2nd-what would happen if we are asked to carry the cross of another?

Mark 15: 21They pressed* into service a passer-by coming from the country, Simon of Cyrene (the father of Alexander and Rufus), to bear His cross. We know we are asked to carry our own cross, but, what would happen if … Continue reading

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September 28th-Jesus shows how they are more concerned about and motivated by their lack of bread than the ministry at hand.

Mark 8: 14And they had forgotten to take bread, and did not have more than one loaf in the boat with them. 15And He was giving orders to them, saying, “Watch out! Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and … Continue reading

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