Posts Categorized: Franks Blog

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 »

Faith Love and Obedience

James 2:5 “Be rich in faith.” Why does God want us to be “rich in faith?” From what Jesus said, faith that is as small as a mustard seed can move mountains. So often we want to be rich in gold, silver, money or any other material thing, but we know that these things do… Read more »

Obedience and Faith

Luke 17:1 “Jesus said to his disciples: “Things that cause people to stumble are bound to come, but woe to anyone through whom they come.”   In these verses of Luke 17:1-19 an important lesson I believe is coming out about faith and obedience that we need to see and grasp. In the first four… Read more »

Do We Believe?

The children of Israel were always tempting God to act according to their unbelief. God wanted to show Himself strong and that He was able to do all things showing that nothing was impossible with the one who believed.   A question in my mind, is: do you and I believe?   We know that… Read more »

Are We the Good or Bad Yeast?

Luke 13:20-21 “Again he asked, “What shall I compare the kingdom of God to? It is like yeast that a woman took and mixed into a large amount of flour until it worked all through the dough.”   What is the kingdom of God like? Here it is described as a yeast that works itself… Read more »

Does Prayer Really Work?

DOES PRAYER REALLY WORK?   Luke 11:1 “One day Jesus was praying in a certain place. When he finished, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Lord, teach us to pray, just as John taught his disciples.’”   Jesus is teaching us how to be effective in prayer.   First, we are to come with… Read more »

Colored Glasses

Luke 6:1-5 “One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grain fields, and his disciples began to pick some heads of grain, rub them in their hands and eat the kernels. Some of the Pharisees asked, ‘Why are you doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?’ Jesus answered them, ‘Have you never read what David did… Read more »

The Spin Stops Here

The Spin Stops Here   Luke 7:22 “So he replied to the messengers, “Go back and report to John what you have seen and heard: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, and the good news is proclaimed to the poor.”  … Read more »