faith

Recovery Language

by Benjamin Burks on March 20, 2013 · 0 comments

Ephesians 2:1-6, “And you hath he quickened, who were dead in trespasses and sins; 2 Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience: 3 Among whom also we all had […]

How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord, Is laid for your faith in His excellent Word! What more can He say than to you He hath said, To you, who for refuge to Jesus have fled? I thought about that little phrase, What more can He say than to you He hath said, […]

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, […]

A Force in You

by Benjamin Burks on December 22, 2011 · 0 comments

Luke 1:30-38, “And the angel said unto her, Fear not, Mary: for thou hast found favour with God. And, behold, thou shalt conceive in thy womb, and bring forth a son, and shalt call his name JESUS. He shall be great, and shall be called the Son of the Highest: and the Lord God shall […]

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 […]

Climb On In

by Benjamin Burks on November 16, 2011 · 0 comments

You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. It’s one of the oldest preacher stories around. But it still provides a powerful illustration of the personal nature of faith… One day long ago, a world-renowned tightrope walker came to Niagara Falls and stretched his rope across the thunderous currents from the United States to Canada. Right […]

Faith

by Benjamin Burks on November 2, 2011 · 0 comments

2Peter 1:1-5, “Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: (2) Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, (3) According as his divine […]

(2 Peter 1:-3) Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: (2) Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, (3) According as his […]

I have been waiting for some time to get to one of the main passages on covetousness. I Timothy 6:6-12 would be a great read for all those who have been following along in these blogs. “The love of money is the root of all evil…” This statement is well known from these passages, but […]

Prayer is Just as Big as God Is

by Benjamin Burks on February 23, 2011 · 3 comments

Lamentations 3:41-42, “Let us lift up our heart with our hands unto God in the heavens. We have transgressed and have rebelled: thou hast not pardoned.” For nearly ten years, I have been working with people who are addicted. I love every opportunity I get to teach and encourage them publically and privately. One of […]