The Church of Sardis: The Dead Church

Our study in the Seven Churches of Asia has revealed to us both the positive and negative ways in which Jesus perceived the spiritual state of the assemblies of Christians of ancient times.   This was often in dramatic contrast with the way the church was considered in its own eyes.  In this regard, no greaterContinue reading “The Church of Sardis: The Dead Church”

Consider Your Ways: Part 1

“Thus saith the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways.” (Haggai 1:5,7) This is what the Lord Almighty says—not less than 25 times—in the two short chapters of the book of Haggai. “Lord of hosts,” this designation for God is frequently used in the prophetic books but is most commonly found in Haggai (14 times), ZechariahContinue reading “Consider Your Ways: Part 1”

The Church of Thyatira: The Church Where Sin Was Justified

Of the messages that Jesus sent to the seven churches, the message to the church in Thyatira was the longest.  Perhaps this is because the church was flourishing in an extraordinary manner and yet there was a serious but unrecognized danger residing within which threatened the church’s very existence and testimony.   The warning that JesusContinue reading “The Church of Thyatira: The Church Where Sin Was Justified”

Reflections of 2018

The year 2018 is now behind us. Endings are always a good time for reflection. Looking back reminds one of where he has gone and what he has learned. Looking back offers hindsight and wisdom. New Year Resolutions have their place. However, looking back at promises kept and at places and people that intersected ourContinue reading “Reflections of 2018”

It’s our 1st Anniversary!

As the year is drawing to an end we are also celebrating the first anniversary of the Renew In Knowledge Ministry! On December 28th, 2017, we started this ministry with the mission to provide counsel and encouragement to transform life based on biblical insight. God enabled us to do more than we could have askedContinue reading “It’s our 1st Anniversary!”