“For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God” Romans 8:14 First Peter 1:4 declares that all believers have an inheritance reserved for them in heaven, an inheritance that is incorruptible, undefiled and that does not fade away. For many, the thought is that we will not […]
May 2021 Edition
What is the Difference? “Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I would not have you to be ignorant.” So, begins the 12th chapter of Paul’s first epistle to the assembly at Corinth, introducing three chapters of timeless essential ministry for Christians everywhere. With the greatest chapter on motives in the Bible as the centerpiece (Chapter 13), […]
We live in an ungodly world that is constantly attacking the Word of God. Despite its critics God’s Word has stood the test of time and is popular today worldwide. It is important for believers to consider the role the Scriptures have in our lives. The Formation of the Scriptures: 2 Peter 1:16-21 In a […]
I was born into a Christian home in New York City on October 2, 1956, the fourth of five children. At the time my parents were fellowshipping at Grace Gospel Chapel in the Bronx. However, they soon branched off to White Plains, NY, joining with others to start a Sunday School in a garage before […]
As with most ministries, Everyday Publications began not with a business plan or marketing strategy but with a deep burden to reach believers who had a desire to grow in their faith. Gertrud Koppel, a young missionary from the Congo, had worked with a translation team to develop a new Congo Swahili Bible that was […]
The Lord’s Table and the Lord’s Supper These two phrases are often used interchangeably in assembly circles. This begs the question, are they both referring to the same thing? Do we gather on a Sunday at the Lord’s Table to observe the Lord’s Supper or is there a distinction? Context A proper interpretation of any […]
Contentment was a mindset that directed the early days of Jim and Elisabeth Elliot, quoted originally from Amy Carmichael’s poem entitled “In Acceptance Lieth Peace.” This is truly a discipline of the mind that blesses the heart and soul with peace in whatever situation is faced. Paul speaks of this in Philippians 4 and 1 […]
First Peter 3:18-20 says, “For Christ also suffered once for sins, the just for the unjust, that He might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh but made alive by the Spirit, by whom also He went and preached to the spirits in prison, who formerly were...
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Iron Sharpens Iron Conference May 27-29, 2021 Emmaus Bible College 2570 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52001 Iron Sharpens Iron is the annual conference of Emmaus Bible College and the theme this year is Letters from Christ: What the Spirit Says to the Church Today. The church has no shortage of voices offering advice and opinions. […]
Have you ever stopped to wonderWhat this life is all about?Why you’re here and where you’re goingWhen your lease of time runs out?Maybe you’ve been far too busyTrying hard to reach your goalWould you let me ask you kindlyHave you thought about your soul? You may reach...