Category Archives: Faith

God Only Needs One Stone

by William J. Stewart Goliath, the Philistine giant, challenged Israel to produce a champion to fight him one on one. The loser’s people would serve the victor’s nation (1 Samuel 17:8-10). Israel did not send out a man, rather they … Continue reading

Posted in Faith | Comments Off on God Only Needs One Stone

Peaks & Valleys of Faith

by William J. Stewart Peaks and valleys in life is a common thing. Whether we are talking about our relationships, career, health, finances, emotional well being, or faith, there will be high and low moments. A survey of what we know … Continue reading

Posted in Commitment, Discipleship, Faith | Comments Off on Peaks & Valleys of Faith

Today

by William J. Stewart Did you make some new year’s resolutions for 2017? Perhaps you’d like to improve your health, or your financial position, or a relationship, or some other thing. I hope as you take stock of where your … Continue reading

Posted in Commitment, Discipleship, Faith, Fellowship | Comments Off on Today

Keeping the Christ in Christianity

by William J. Stewart A common maxim postulated by some this time of year is the need to keep the Christ in Christmas. Such vehemently affirm Jesus was born on December 25; and He is the reason for the season. … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Commitment, Faith, Integrity, Jesus, Obedience, Salvation, Worship | Comments Off on Keeping the Christ in Christianity

Right and Wrong / Truth and Error

by William J. Stewart A friend on Facebook posted this image a few days ago. It is a common thought in today’s “everyone is OK” world. Sure, everyone is coming from varying backgrounds, we all have different baggage that we … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, False Doctrines, Integrity, Truth | Comments Off on Right and Wrong / Truth and Error

What Shall We Do?

by William J. Stewart Behold, I send My messenger, and he will prepare the way before Me. … he will turn the hearts of the fathers to the children, and the hearts of the children to their fathers… (Malachi 3:1; 4:6) Approximately 400 years before … Continue reading

Posted in Conversion, Discipleship, Faith, Integrity, Obedience | Comments Off on What Shall We Do?

Fear And Serve God

Apathy or Piety | Lessons from Malachi | William J. Stewart Recently I read a short clip about a robbery at a local church. No value was set on what had been stolen, but the suspects were identified and the … Continue reading

Posted in Commitment, Faith, Integrity, Malachi | Tagged | Comments Off on Fear And Serve God

Going Through The Motions

Apathy or Piety | Lessons From Malachi | William J. Stewart As you read through Malachi 1, it is not difficult to see that the people in Malachi’s day were simply going through the motions when it came to their service … Continue reading

Posted in Commitment, Faith, Malachi | Tagged | Comments Off on Going Through The Motions

Why Matters

What do I mean by “why matters”? Simply this, the reason or purpose behind doing something (the why) is as important as the doing itself. We understand this in the secular world. Would it be OK if your spouse married … Continue reading

Posted in Baptism, Faith, Obedience, Truth, Worship | Comments Off on Why Matters

The Heavenly Places

William J. Stewart | Texts To Pause & Ponder On The more we study the Bible, we will begin to notice words or phrases that are peculiar to a certain writer or book. For instance, the word “know” (Gr. gnosis) appears … Continue reading

Posted in Church, Discipleship, Faith, Fellowship, Salvation | Comments Off on The Heavenly Places