“For I Know Whom I Have Believed”

One of the most beautiful hymns sung in many churches on Sunday’s is David Whittle’s I Know Whom I Have Believed. Whittle’s first verse reads, “I know not why God’ wondrous grace to me He hath made known, nor why, unworthy, Christ in love redeemed me for His own.” It then leads into the chorus, which basically quotes what Paul wrote to Timothy above. Each succeeding verse expresses Whittle’s admitted lack of knowledge or understanding about various facets of God’s plan to save us or how He works in our lives, but each time he brings us back to the chorus and agrees with Paul in saying, “But I know Whom I have believed…”… Read More “For I Know Whom I Have Believed”

“You Keep Using That Word. I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means…”

“You…you…LEGALIST!!” I remember the first time I was called a legalist. It was not a compliment. In fact, it was the response given after I had shown what the Bible commands on a particular subject. The exact words were, “I think it’s sad that you’re such a legalist.” Since then, there have been many times… Read More “You Keep Using That Word. I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means…”

Whoever Hears My Word And Believes Him Who Sent Me Has Eternal Life…

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. John 5:24 – Scripture of the Day (January 21, 2014) To pass “from death to life.”  To not “come into judgment,” which means… Read More Whoever Hears My Word And Believes Him Who Sent Me Has Eternal Life…