Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour

By David Maby | February 4, 2017

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has…

Fulfill His purpose

The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me;

By David Maby | February 4, 2017

Though I walk in the midst of trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the wrath of my enemies, and your right hand delivers me. The LORD will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O LORD, endures forever. Do not forsake the work of your hands. – Psalm 138:7-8…

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God

By David Maby | January 31, 2017

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you. – 1 Peter 5:6-7 These six things the Lord hates, Yes, seven are an abomination to Him: A proud look, A lying tongue, Hands that…

Shepherd the flock of God that is among you.

By David Maby | January 31, 2017

1 So I exhort the elders among you, as a fellow elder and a witness of the sufferings of Christ, as well as a partaker in the glory that is going to be revealed: 2 shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have…

Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

By David Maby | January 31, 2017

6 In this you rejoice, though now for a little while, if necessary, you have been grieved by various trials, 7 so that the tested genuineness of your faith-more precious than gold that perishes though it is tested by fire-may be found to result in praise and glory and honor at the revelation of Jesus…

The Precious Blood of Christ.

By David Maby | September 21, 2016

17 And if you call on him as Father who judges impartially according to each one’s deeds, conduct yourselves with fear throughout the time of your exile, 18 knowing that you were ransomed from the futile ways inherited from your forefathers, not with perishable things such as silver or gold, 19 but with the precious…

The Good News given by the Holy Spirit.

By David Maby | September 21, 2016

10 Concerning this salvation, the prophets who prophesied about the grace that was to be yours searched and inquired carefully, 11 inquiring what person or time the Spirit of Christ in them was indicating when he predicted the sufferings of Christ and the subsequent glories. 12 It was revealed to them that they were serving…

Gems not Hidden

By David Maby | September 21, 2016

1 Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who are elect exiles of the Dispersion in Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia, and Bithynia, 2 according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, in the sanctification of the Spirit, for obedience to Jesus Christ and for sprinkling with his blood: May grace and peace be multiplied…

grace of our Lord

It’s all about grace.

By David Maby | August 31, 2016

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. – Romans 5:2 For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, – Ephesians 2:8 “And…