Elder Qualifications – Testimony to the Unsaved

And he must have a good reputation with those outside the church, so that he will not fall into reproach and the snare of the devil. 1 Timothy 3:7 The qualifications for eldership require consistency of testimony in all areas of life. This includes the elder’s relationship outside of the church. Keep in mind that [...]

By |2022-02-04T16:41:50-06:00February 9th, 2022|Blog, Elder Qualifications|Comments Off on Elder Qualifications – Testimony to the Unsaved

Facing Fear (Psalm 119:39)

Turn away my reproach which I dread, for Your ordinances are good. Psalm 119:39 The psalmist acknowledges the reproach that he is facing because of his relationship with God. He also admits that the opposition causes him some degree of fear. W.S. Plummer, speaking of the reproach that believers can face, says “It makes cowards [...]

By |2021-08-21T10:09:02-06:00August 30th, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on Facing Fear (Psalm 119:39)

Dealing with Opposition (Psalm 119:22)

Take away reproach and contempt from me, for I observe Your testimonies. Psalm 119:22 How often Christians assume that if they are faithful to the things of God and maintain biblical priorities, they will avoid the difficult circumstances in this life. It is true that Christians are greatly blessed by God in this life. But [...]

By |2021-05-07T15:44:58-06:00May 3rd, 2021|Devotions|Comments Off on Dealing with Opposition (Psalm 119:22)

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