Posts Categorized: Franks Blog

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 »

Students of God’s Word

Jeremiah 4:22 “For My people are foolish, they have not known Me. They are silly children, and they have no understanding. They are wise to do evil, but to do good they have no knowledge.”   In chapter 4 the prophet Hosea brings out a charge that God has against His people. He says: “there… Read more »

Rest in a Weary World

When we think of Adam’s sin what comes to mind? Is it that he ate of the tree of good and evil that the Lord forbid them both not to eat from? Or is it that he asserted his own will instead of God’s will? I think it is the latter.   We read in… Read more »

Are We Awake?

Luke 19:44 “They will dash you to the ground, you and the children within your walls. They will not leave one stone on another, because you did not recognize the time of God’s coming to you.”   “Because you did not recognize the time of God’s coming to you.” To me this is a warning…. Read more »