The Power of God

The Power of God Power is defined as strength, might, force, and the ability to influence in order to bring about a certain affect or change.  God told Moses in the book of Exodus concerning Pharaoh, “And in very deed for this cause have I raised thee up, for to shew in thee my power; and…

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More Than Peanuts!

More Than Peanuts! Each week the men of the Next Step Men’s Home sell boiled peanuts at the intersection of Mercer University Blvd. and Log Cabin Drive in Macon, GA.  Without our peanut sales each week, we simply would not be able to provide the services, help, and hope to men and their families.  Boiled peanut sales keep the…

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But God

But God But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us.  Ephesians 2:4 In Ephesians 2:1-3 we learned that we were a failing, rebellious, child of the devil who were energized by our wicked actions and devices that we put on display for all to see. We were by…

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Don’t Cross That Line

Don’t Cross That Line Whosoever transgresseth, and abideth not in the doctrine of Christ, hath not God. He that abideth in the doctrine of Christ, he hath both the Father and the Son.  2 John 1:9 Confusion!  In 2 John 1:7-11 John is addressing confusion over who Christ really is.  One of the greatest struggles…

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Examine Your Faith

Examine Your Faith Paul and Titus labored together for the Gospel in Crete but eventually Paul left to continue Gospel work in other places.  Titus continued the tough work in Crete.  Crete was a difficult place to minister, so Paul was confident that Titus was up for the task at hand and therefore leaves him…

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Proclaim the Gospel

Proclaim the Gospel Paul knew his mission.  He knew what God called him to do. Preach the Gospel!  God also calls you and I to preach the Gospel to a lost and dying world.  Without us, the Gospel does not go forward.  It does not reach our neighbors, our co-workers, or foreign lands.  Each of…

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Formula for Faithfulness

A Formula for Faithfulness At the end of 2 Timothy chapter 1, Paul provided Timothy with a great example of faithfulness in a man named Onesiphorus.  Timothy had a tough job ahead of him in pastoring the church at Ephesus and Paul provided continual and much needed encouragement to stay the course.  Timothy needed to…

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