God is patient. Really. Patient. If we continue reading the narrative of Gideon we find he goes to great lengths of inquiry before doing what God asks; testing Him very nearly the entire way. At this point in history Israel was being repeatedly attacked by an alliance of armies from ...

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Archippus and Timothy were both admonished by Paul to fulfill the ministry they received. Paul uses two, different Greek words when addressing Archippus and Timothy. Both are similar in meaning (hence their translation to English as fulfill). But there is some implication that Archippus was close to finishing his ministry ...

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It’s admirable the twelve disciples chose to stay with Jesus when so many others decided to abandon Him. This passage illustrates something important: the people who turned away were disciples. These were not individuals who simply wanted to hear Jesus speak or be healed of some ailment. They were ...

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This passage is often referred to as the Great Commission and is commonly cited as the principal mission of the church. Notice what Jesus is saying: Make disciples; Baptize; and Teach. Jesus did not tell His disciples to make all nations stop smoking, over-eating, committing adultery, or any other numerous ...

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John 3:16 is probably one of the most famous verses in the Bible. But John 3:17 is even more telling—verse 17 lays out God’s endgame. God didn’t send Jesus into the world in the sense that Jesus arrived on the planet Earth. God sent Jesus ...

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About Me

Dave is an aspiring author and speaker. He is a licensed minister with the Canadian Fellowship of Churches and Ministers and has served in a ministry ...

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