Paul’s Gospel

 “According to my gospel” Romans 2:16 It may be startling to hear this at first, but Paul’s Gospel message was a different message from the Gospel preached by Jesus. Jesus associated the Gospel with the Kingdom of God, and His message and teaching revolved around this (see Matt.4:23, 9:35, 24:14; Mark 1:14-15). Paul associated the […] Continue reading →

Whose Voice Are You Listening To?

 There are many voices shouting at us all the time. No, I’m not talking about hearing specific voices as in a state of paranoia. I’m saying that many aspects of life speak to us and color our way of thinking. The voice of the culture tries to tell us how to live. The voices of […] Continue reading →

Fried Hornets, Firm Faith

    Fried Hornets. It takes some adjusting to their appearance, but close your eyes and try one. They have a nice crunch and aren’t really that bad! Nonetheless, I could only eat a few, thinking about what they were. Had these on a recent trip to some far-from-home parts of China. Saw and encouraged some […] Continue reading →

Add to Your Faith…

   And beside this, giving all diligence, add to your faith virtue; and to virtue knowledge; And to knowledge temperance; and to temperance patience; and to patience godliness; And to godliness brotherly kindness; and to brotherly kindness charity (2Peter 1:5-7). What does it mean to add all of these to our faith? Like links in […] Continue reading →

Why the Economy’s the Way it is

 According to the book, Whatever Happened to Justice? by Richard Maybury, the economy is in a mess because of a legal system that has gone wild. Economies naturally flourish when Common Law is embraced. Common Law is summed up in two points: 1. Do all you have agreed to do, and 2. Do not encroach […] Continue reading →

Boldness in the Trial

 Faith is not always a leisurely walk by still waters. The world is more like the valley of the shadow of death! This requires a boldness that is not often acted upon. Boldness is often thought of in terms of speaking confidently, as the disciples were enabled to do by the Holy Spirit in Acts […] Continue reading →

Newness in Prayer

 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly (Matthew 6:6). What we do in secret speaks a lot about our true spirituality. The heart of the Christian faith […] Continue reading →