Dynamic Love Relationship with Christ

He Touched Me!

by Benjamin Burks on April 3, 2013 · 6 comments

1 Samuel 10:26, “Saul also went home to Gibeah; and there went with him a band of men, whose hearts God had touched.” What a great phrase that is at the end of our verse, “whose hearts God had touched.” How we all need to be touched by God in our hearts! There are some, […]

“IN Christ” You Are Faithful

by Benjamin Burks on March 6, 2013 · 4 comments

“Paul, an apostle of Jesus Christ by the will of God, to the saints which are at Ephesus, and to the faithful in Christ Jesus” .(Ephesians 1:1) When I was growing up, our youth department had reversible jerseys. This meant that everyone received the same “jersey”, but half of the group would turn their jersey […]

Lessons from India

by Benjamin Burks on January 10, 2013 · 2 comments

Dr. Kingsbury and I had a wonderful trip to the country of India.  Our hosts, Dr. Chatla and Dr. Matthew Henry are wonderful servants of the Lord.  We covered much ground in India as we were in 11 different churches in 6 days.   The cities visited were Mumbai, Vigaywada, Kakinada, Rajahmundry, and Hyderabad. Every assembly […]

Jesus Came Into the World to Save Sinners Just Like Me!

by Benjamin Burks on December 26, 2012 · 0 comments

“This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief” (1 Timothy 1:15.) In all of my studies, I believe this is one of the most instructive verses on the wonderful salvation that is available to all.  It is called […]

Acting a Part or Participating in a Role

by Benjamin Burks on November 28, 2012 · 6 comments

“Every man’s work shall be made manifest; for the day shall declare it, because it shall be revealed by fire; and the fire shall test every man’s work of what sort it is” (1 Corinthians 3:13.) I once heard a man speaking in the context of service for the Lord in theatrical terms.  I fully […]

Remember the Name of the LORD our God

by Benjamin Burks on November 21, 2012 · 0 comments

Psalm 20:1-9, “To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David. The LORD hear thee in the day of trouble; the name of the God of Jacob defend thee; (2) Send thee help from the sanctuary, and strengthen thee out of Zion; (3) Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah. (4) Grant thee […]

Divine Providence

by Benjamin Burks on January 18, 2012 · 0 comments

“I being in the way, the LORD led me to the house of my master’s brethren” (Genesis 24:27). In this chapter of Genesis, we discover how Abraham (through his servant) obtained a bride (Rebekah) for his son Isaac. Isaac learned the valuable lessons of followship. The servant learned a valuable lesson of faith, as well, […]

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 […]

This House Has Wall to Wall Love

by Benjamin Burks on May 18, 2011 · 0 comments

Act 20:32-38, “And now, brethren, I commend you to God, and to the word of his grace, which is able to build you up, and to give you an inheritance among all them which are sanctified. I have coveted no man’s silver, or gold, or apparel. Yea, ye yourselves know, that these hands have ministered […]

Hide or Seek

by Benjamin Burks on February 3, 2011 · 0 comments

God looked down from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any that did understand, that did seek God. Psalm 53:2 Are you one that seeks after the Lord? The Bible tells us there is none that seeketh after Him. The natural inclination is for us not to seek him, particularly […]