Bristol, Virginia

Becoming Kingdom-Minded

Jesus, when laying out how to pray to his disciples, first talked about praying for the kingdom. “Your kingdom come.Your will be doneOn earth as it is in heaven.” (Matthew 6:10) There are two Greek words that grab… Read More

Raised with Christ and Setting Affections Above

“If then you were raised with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is, sitting at the right hand of God. Set your mind on things above, not on things on the earth.” (Colossians 3:1,2) The… Read More


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


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

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A Tale of Two Mindsets

By Roderick Breem In 2 Peter the Apostle Peter is exhorting believers not to be discouraged that the Lord hadn’t returned yet. They had no idea it wouldn’t be in their lifetime. In Chapter 3 he starts off… Read More

Girding Up the Loins of Your Mind

Subtitle: Resting Hope on the Revelation of Jesus By Roderick Breem In 1 Peter 1:1-12 the Apostle Peter talks in length about the spiritual inheritance of his audience. This is for us as well. Familiarize yourself with those… Read More