Daily Devos

(April 19th) On re-baptism

Naturally the subject of baptism will come up in religious talk. It’s a ceremony performed in many religious circles with varying degrees of significance placed on it. Sometimes the subject of “re-baptism” comes up, in which a person who was previously baptized for one reason, studies the Bible and […]

(April 17th) Into what church were you baptized?

For many religious people, being baptized is a very solemn and personal thing. Some parents baptize their babies soon after birth. Others baptize toddlers as part of their church’s custom. Others receive baptism as a sacrament in order to be added to a congregation where they’ve attended their whole […]

(April 16th) Think before you speak

The other day I made what I thought was an innocent comment on facebook, in response to another preacher’s post about something that doesn’t even matter. The point is I made a comment with no malice or hostility in mind, but it was taken the wrong way and a […]

(April 13th) Hey Matthew, whatcha preaching on Sunday?

I dunno…

Somethin.

(April 12th) a father-figure preacher

As ye know how we exhorted and comforted and charged every one of you, as a father doth his children,

 1 Thessalonians 2:11
Paul compares his relationship to those he preaches to as that of a father-figure. He lists three ways he watched over his brethren. These are things that […]

(April 10th) No attack back

 

When viciousness and adorableness collide

(pretty much me in a fight. I’ll let you decide which one I am)

With good reason, God calls on His people not to fight back. Doing so is such a worldly response. It lacks the meekness and peace-loving nature that Christ maintained and misses out on the opportunity to […]