Quote of Note #82: The Word of God

"The Word of God is the seed out of which the divine nature springs up in the human soul." R. A. Torrey, Power-Filled Living: How to Receive God's Best for Your Life.  New Kensington, PA: Whitaker House, 1998, page 17.

Quote of Note #73: Word AND Spirit

"The secret of effective Christian living is know the power of the Spirit through the Word.  The secret of effective Christian service is using the Word in the power of the Spirit.  Some believers magnify the Spirit but neglect the Word.  This will not do because fanaticism and groundless enthusiasm are the result.  Others seek … Continue reading Quote of Note #73: Word AND Spirit

Bible Note #13 — 1 Peter 1:23-25

"For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.  For, 'All men are like grass, and all their glory is like the flowers of the field; the grass withers and flowers fall, but the word of the Lord stands forever.' (Isaiah 40:6-8)" 1 … Continue reading Bible Note #13 — 1 Peter 1:23-25

Pastor Notes #10

Our Sacramental Bible The Bible is a very obliging book in at least one particular respect, and that is that the Bible explains in fairly straightforward terms what it is.  That fact hasn’t caused scholars and others to refrain from arguing about the matter.  That argument has been going on for centuries, off and on.  … Continue reading Pastor Notes #10