Spread It Before The Lord

“And Hezekiah received the letter of the hand of the messengers, and read it: and Hezekiah went up into the house of the Lord, and spread it before the Lord.” (2 Kings 19:14) When facing the blasphemous threat of the king of Assyria, Hezekiah shows us the proper pattern of prayer to spread our troubles before the…

Framing Our Minds For Worship

Worshiping God is sacred. At we assemble with the church, we gather together in attempt to present our bodies a living sacrifice to a Holy God. We come before Him to worship for His goodness to us in our lives. But we also desire to feel His presence, petition Him in corporate prayer, and learn…

Our Eyes Are Upon Thee

“O our God, wilt thou not judge them? for we have no might against this great company that cometh against us; neither know we what to do: but our eyes are upon thee.” (2 Chron. 20:12) When facing perilous circumstances and a strong approaching enemy, Jehoshaphat sets a great example for seeking God and how…

Greek Lesson: “And You Hath He Quickened” in Ephesians 2:1

As you notice, the clause “hath he quickened” in Ephesians 2:1 is italicized in the King James Version, meaning it was supplied by the translators for the sake of translating the complete thought contained in the Greek Textus Receptus, from which the KJV was translated. Modern English translations forego including this clause and occasionally it…

Why Did God Save Us?

Why did God save us? This is one of the greatest questions ever asked! In this short video Ben Winslett answers that question from Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.

Proverbs Topical Verse Summary

There is tremendous value for God’s people in studying the wisdom of the book of the Proverbs. However, a large portion of the book is very sporadic with short proverbs jumping from one topic to another very quickly, many times changing from one verse to the next. I have attempted to summarize the book of…

Is The Sinner’s Prayer Biblical?

It is commonly accepted and taught in Christianity today that one must choose to believe in Jesus Christ to be saved to heaven. As the confirmation of this belief to secure eternal life, they are called upon to pray the “Sinner’s Prayer” and invite Jesus into their heart and accept Christ as their Personal Savior….

Captain of the Distressed, Indebted, and Discontented

“And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him; and he became a captain over them: and there were with him about four hundred men.” (1 Sam. 22:2) Where do we go when we are in distress, discontented, and feeling…

God of Heaven & Earth

God of Heaven “5) And the heavens shall praise thy wonders, O Lord: thy faithfulness also in the congregation of the saints. 11) The heavens are thine, the earth also is thine: as for the world and the fulness thereof, thou hast founded them.” (Psalm 89:5,11) God’s glory and handiwork is declared and preached in the heavens and…