Posts Categorized: Franks Blog

Our Feet

Ephesians 6:15 “…and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace.”   Have we ever thought about the important role our feet play in everyday life? Our feet touch the ground whenever we are standing, walking or running and they are an extension of your legs, which help move… Read more »

Righteousness

Ephesians 6:14 “….put on the breastplate of righteousness.”   Another important piece of our armor is the breastplate because it protects the vital organs of the body. Often the Old Testament writers would use the names of different organs to express feelings, affection, etc. This is the reason why the breastplate of righteousness is so… Read more »

You Shall Know the Truth

YOU SHALL KNOW THE TRUTH   John 8:32 “You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.”   Ephesians 6:14 “Stand therefore, having girded your waist with truth.”   When it comes to the armor of God the first thing that we put on is the “belt of truth,” because the armor… Read more »

Take and Keep Your Stand

Ephesians 6:11-15 “Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this age, against spiritual hosts of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore… Read more »

Our Future is as Bright as the Promises of God

Numbers 23:19 “God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should change his mind. Does he speak and then not act? Does he promise and not fulfill?”   Do we believe the word that is mentioned above? We find that God is asking some important questions and… Read more »

ARE WE EXERCISING?

Hebrews 12:1 “Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.”   My wife and I go to the gym to exercise because… Read more »

BLESSED HOPE

Psalms 31:24 “Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart, All you who hope in the Lord.”   In this spiritual warfare God is calling us to be ‘strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.’ I have been asking the question: What does this mean and how can we… Read more »

FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH

Knowing that the battle is the Lord’s does not mean that we do not fight, because we do have our part in the battle. We have not been called to passivity, but to be fully engaged in this battle between God and Satan. We know that in this battle we are to be “strong in… Read more »

DISCIPLINE

Proverbs 12:1 “Whoever loves instruction loves knowledge, but he who hates correction is stupid.”   To me one of the best definitions of discipline is: doing what we know we should do whether we feel like it or not. Martyn Lloyd Jones said: ‘Discipline is an absolute essential in the Army; it is one of… Read more »

God’s Battle

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.” Ephesians 6:10   What does it mean to be strong in the Lord and the power of His might? This was the question I was asking myself the other day when I was reading this passage of Scripture. So often… Read more »