Category: Pastor Jim

I Thessalonians 4:7

For God did not call us to uncleanness, but in holiness.  Thinness, hollow-eyed gauntness, sandals, long robes, stone cells, no jokes, frequent cold baths, fasting, getting up at 4 a.m., clean fingernails, stained glass, self-humiliation and religious sounding chants… these are the images of many when they think of holiness. Things reserved for the realm […]

When God Wants to Drill a Man

You are good, and do good. Psalm 119:68 ——– But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. We are hard pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but […]

I Thessalonians 2:13

… when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of men, but as it is in truth the word of God, which also effectively works in you who believe.  Concerning Himself, Jesus quotes from Psalm 40:7 in Hebrews 10:7— “Behold I have come—In the […]