Posts Tagged ‘Works’

“The Long Road to Nowhere”

Anthony Iovino

11-22-12

 

In America today we want God’s blessings without repentance.

Our great nation is at a crossroads. A line has been drawn in the sand.

Who are we going to serve….God or Man.? (more…)

JAMES THE BROTHER OF JESUS

Scripture references:
Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3; Acts 12:17; 15:13; 21:18;
Galatians 1:19; 2:9, 12

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Date:

a.d.   30

Name:

James [JAYMZ;   “supplanter”]

Greatest
Accomplishment:

James emerged as the   leader of the church in Jerusalem   and wrote the Book of James.

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JAMES’S ROLE IN SCRIPTURE

James the brother of Jesus emerged as the leader of the church in Jerusalem. (more…)

ARE YOU A TRUE BELIEVER?

3-3-06

 

In Matthew Chapter 6, Jesus tells us something of the utmost importance.  This statement can be used by every Christian to check and see if they are living out their Christian lives in line with biblical truths.  The statement is made in Matthew 6:33 and I believe it is a major stumbling block for many of us that call ourselves Christians.  Jesus states, “But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” (NIV).  We know from Matthew Chapters 5 through 7 that there are some of the most important and significant teachings in all the bible.  They are spoken by Jesus to throngs of people (The Sermon on the Mount).  These are the teachings of our creator and savior and should be studied, absorbed  and applied by all Christians. (more…)

Devotional Study:  “Stop Working”

AJ Iovino- 5-17-12

Titus 2:11-15

11 For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. 12 It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, 13 while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, 14 who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.

15 These, then, are the things you should teach. Encourage and rebuke with all authority. Do not let anyone despise you.

Recently while watching a famous pastor on Christian television speak about God’s Grace, a sentence he spoke sparked something in me to write this devotional.  He said the following to his interviewer: (more…)