Returning To A Call For Revival

                “And when He was come into the house, His disciples asked Him privately, “Why could we not cast him out?”  And He said to them, “This kind can come forth by nothing but by prayer and fasting.””                                                                                                                                                                                 Mark 9:28-29                 A number of years ago a friend gave me a copy of Martyn… Continue reading Returning To A Call For Revival

Pointing The Way Forward

                “With great power the apostles continued to testify to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and much grace was upon them all.”                                                                                                                                                                 Acts 4:33                 As Luke describes the New Testament Church for us he presents us with a series of significant events which move it forward in witness to the world interspersed… Continue reading Pointing The Way Forward

A Call To Prayer And Praise

“Lord, You have been our dwelling place throughout all generations.”                                                                                                                                                                 Psalm 90:1                 “For the Lord is good and His love endures forever; His faithfulness continues through all generations.”                                                                                                                                                                 Psalm 100:5                 In meditation on the 100th Psalm I came across an interesting set of thoughts contained in the notes in the NIV… Continue reading A Call To Prayer And Praise

My Soul Is Overwhelmed

                “My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death,” He said to them.  “Stay here and keep watch.”                                                                                                                                                                 Mark 14:34                 Mark’s Gospel is really a masterful exposition of the Gospel account.  With great brevity the sacred author describes the events surrounding the Passion of our Lord with incredible detail, leading… Continue reading My Soul Is Overwhelmed

But As For Me

                “But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savoir; my God will hear me.”                                                                                                                                                                 Micah 7:7                 The Scriptures have a lot to teach us about what it really means to live in fellowship with God.  The authors of Scripture enjoyed a rich relationship with… Continue reading But As For Me

A Call To Serve

                “And we will give our attention to prayer and the ministry of the word.”                                                                                                                                                                 Acts 6:4                 Over the past few weeks, in conversations with others, in my reading, in message preparation, and in my own personal Bible Study the Lord has impressed on my heart the call to servant hood.  In Mark… Continue reading A Call To Serve