Originally posted January 12, 2018, at Women of Purpose. Happy New Year, and welcome back to our study of 1 Peter! I must say, the break we took for the holidays looked at the beginning as if it would last forever, but now it seems that the time flew by. I’m so glad to resume … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 11
“Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us; for it is written, cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.” —Galatians 3:13 On this Good Friday, this day when we remember the darkest day before the dawn, I searched out what C. H. Spurgeon said about … Continue reading What Would Spurgeon Say… on Jesus Christ, The Great Substitute?
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Announcing a (slight) change to this Blog! Actually, it's not that dramatic, but for me it kinda feels like it. I feel as if I have jumped into a deeper end of the pool, when really I am slowly wading in maybe waist-deep. After a year blogging for free on WordPress … Continue reading Wading In Deeper
Since September, I have been leading a Bible study on Peter, first meeting him in the gospels, and then several months spent going through 1 Peter, and now 2 Peter. Many of us also memorized the letter of 1 Peter as we studied. As the leader of the study I am compelled to do as … Continue reading New Post at enCourage
Originally posted November 19, 2017, at Women of Purpose. Our lesson this week explores the next category of believers addressed by Peter in his continuing exhortation to beloved sojourners who are to do good and thereby bring glory to God: wives and husbands. This comes a little closer to home than when Peter addressed slaves. … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 10
Originally posted November 10, 2017, at Women of Purpose. In our lesson this week we continued to dig into Peter’s admonition to us as beloved sojourners who are to do good and bring glory to God, this time in the context of our relationships in the workplace. Well, I say, “in the workplace,” but Peter … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 9
Originally posted November 3, 2017, at Women of Purpose. Our passage this week is pivotal to the epistle of 1 Peter. Thus far, Peter has taught us about our gracious, pre-ordained salvation from God the Father; the brevity of our lives, and therefore our trials, in view of the eternality of our living hope and … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 8
Originally posted October 27, 2017, at Women of Purpose. Welcome to chapter 2 of 1 Peter! This week in lesson 7, we looked at Peter’s call to us to put off our old community-destroying patterns of mind and heart by immersing ourselves in the Word of God and our new life in the covenant community. … Continue reading Standing in the True Grace of God, Lesson 7
I recently purchased a complete set of Spurgeon's Sermons for a steal. Unlike finding a Rembrandt in a garage sale, which would yield its worth upon professional appraisal, these volumes may take me decades to mine the treasures of eternal truth found in their pages. (And of course, they are competing for my time with … Continue reading What Would Spurgeon Say… on Prayer?