Category Archives: Faith

Exceedingly Abundantly Above…

William J. Stewart | Texts To Pause & Ponder On One of the things that stands out for me in the book of Ephesians is how emphatic the apostle Paul is. In each chapter, there are statements where he employs adverbs … Continue reading

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Do not be overly righteous…

William J. Stewart | Texts to pause & ponder on All of God’s word is awesome to read and meditate upon, but every so often we come across a text that makes us go wow! Today we begin a series … Continue reading

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Let all the earth keep silence

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? …the LORD is in His holy temple. Let all the earth keep silence before Him. (Habakkuk 2:20) These words have been set to a beautiful tune and appear as song # 28 in … Continue reading

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…beyond what you are able…

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? We want to be diligent students of the entire Bible, and yet there are segments of it that stick with us more than others, and that’s ok. For example: you may … Continue reading

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I Can Do All Things…

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? I’m not a big basketball fan, but I will tune in from time to time to the NBA Finals. This past week, the Golden State Warriors won the championship, led by … Continue reading

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All Things Work Together For Good

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? In 3 John 1:2, we read: …I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. This simple greeting from John to Gaius … Continue reading

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Saved By Grace Through Faith

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? Every serious Bible student understands that grace and faith are essential components in any discussion about salvation. The Bible is emphatic, using the word grace 128 times in the New Testament … Continue reading

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The Promise of the Spirit

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? As we have stressed, it is important when we read the Bible to set things into their context. Here are a few guidelines to help us set a verse in … Continue reading

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Two Or Three Gathered Together

William J. Stewart | Is That Really What It Means? You’re going on vacation, but there is no faithful congregation of God’s people meeting anywhere near your destination of choice. You believe it is important to meet with Christians each … Continue reading

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The “My Jesus” Mentality

William J. Stewart | Do You Really Know Jesus? According to The World Factbook1, one third of the world’s population (2.4 billion people) identify themselves as Christian. This includes everyone from those who are Christian in name only to those … Continue reading

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