Discipleship

Launch Out Into The Deep

by Benjamin Burks on June 27, 2013 · 0 comments

Launch Out Into The Deep Written by: Benjamin Burks Luke 5:4, “Now when he had left speaking, he said unto Simon, Launch out into the deep, and let down your nets for a draught.” I have been musing on the theme of the conference I attended in Lancaster, California: “Launch Out Into The Deep”. Dr. […]

Carelessness In The Sanctuary

by Benjamin Burks on March 22, 2013 · 0 comments

“And Nadab and Abihu, the sons of Aaron, took either of them his censer, and put fire therein, and put incense thereon, and offered strange fire before the LORD, which he commanded them not. And there went out fire from the LORD, and devoured them, and they died before the LORD. Then Moses said unto […]

Lessons from India – Sowing & Reaping

by Benjamin Burks on January 23, 2013 · 0 comments

Ecclesiastes 11:1, “ Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days.” While in India, one of the first things I noticed was the flooded plains.  Field after field after field seemed to be under water.  From my host, I learned about the process used both in India and during […]

Wonderful Savior

by Benjamin Burks on December 19, 2012 · 4 comments

“For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder; and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah 9:6) Here we find a “Christmas verse” in the middle of the Old Testament. This […]

SAD or GLAD: Which Will You Be?

by Benjamin Burks on November 14, 2012 · 6 comments

Reading for Today: Numbers 14:1-5, Neh 9:16, Acts 7: 37-37 The wilderness was a place designed to be a testing ground for God’s people coming out of bondage.  The Journey from Raamses to the Red Sea, then onward across the desert to the Jordan River was days of design by the Master Planner.  It is […]

Recognizing God’s Presence… After Living in Corruption

by Benjamin Burks on February 15, 2012 · 1 comment

Genesis 3:1-20, “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of […]

In Christ

by Benjamin Burks on November 16, 2011 · 0 comments

What was the Precious Blood of Christ (1 Peter 1:19) for? 1. for atonement (Romans 5:11) 2. for propitiation – a just and satisfying offering in our stead (Romans 3:25) 3. for our justification from sin (Romans 5:9) 4. for the forgiveness of sins (Ephesians 1:7, Colossians 1:14, Hebrews 9:7) 5. for the remission of […]

The Struggle

by Benjamin Burks on October 12, 2011 · 0 comments

2 Corinthians 13:5, “Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith; prove your own selves. Know ye not your ownselves, how that Jesus Christ is in you, except ye be reprobates?” The moment a person is saved, the precious Holy Spirit of God comes in to dwell. He will never leave nor forsake the believer. […]

Tough and Tender

by Benjamin Burks on October 5, 2011 · 0 comments

Luke 22:35-39, “And he said unto them, When I sent you without purse, and scrip, and shoes, lacked ye any thing? And they said, Nothing. (36) Then said he unto them, But now, he that hath a purse, let him take it, and likewise his scrip: and he that hath no sword, let him sell […]

Need or Greed?

by Benjamin Burks on April 6, 2011 · 6 comments

Exodus 20:17, “Thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s house, thou shalt not covet thy neighbour’s wife, nor his manservant, nor his maidservant, nor his ox, nor his ass, nor any thing that is thy neighbour’s.” Recently, a very kind man gave me the funds for an iPad. I was personally content with what I had […]