Bristol, Virginia

Month: November 2020

Simplicity of Christ


In the second chapter of Colossians the Apostle Paul gives a firm warning to the church there. “Beware lest anyone cheat you through philosophy and empty deceit, according to the tradition of men, according to the basic principles… Read More

A True Knowing – Part 3

A True knowing part 3

Subtitle: Retaining God in Our Knowledge “And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, (epignōsis) God gave them over to a debased mind, to do those things which are not fitting.” (Romans 1:28)… Read More

A True knowing – Part 2

True Knowing part 2

Subtitle: Growing in the Knowledge of God In part one of this series we talked about what true knowledge of God is and what it is not. We learned that this knowledge goes far beyond intellectual head knowledge…. Read More

A True Knowing – Part 1

A True Knowing

In this series we are going to look at the highest type of knowledge one can have. In the New Testament in is called epignōsis. It mrecognition, i.e. (precise and correct knowledge, acknowledgement.” It comes from the root… Read More

Come Up and See As I See


Subtitle: Subtitle: Lessons from the Prophet Habakkuk – Part 1 The prophet Habakkuk lived in a very difficult time. Sin and corruption were rampant in Israel. The prophet starts off with asking the Lord a question: “O Lord,… Read More

Hope – Accessing Its Treasure

treasure chest

By Roderick Breem The book of Colossians opens up with Paul stating his thankfulness for the believers at Colosse. One of the big reasons he gave thanks for them was because he saw a treasure that was stored… Read More