You’re Called to Suffer Wrongfully

By: James Downing | Posted: Apr 21, 2019

1 Peter 2:13-25

KJV
Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme;
Or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evildoers, and for the praise of them that do well.
For so is the will of God, that with well doing ye may put to silence the ignorance of foolish men:
As free, and not using your liberty for a cloke of maliciousness, but as the servants of God.
Honour all…

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The Crucifixion

By: James Downing | Posted: Aug 29, 2018

Matthew 27:32-44

KJV
And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross.

And when they were come unto a place called Golgotha, that is to say, a place of a skull,
They gave him vinegar to drink mingled with gall: and when he had tasted thereof, he would not drink.

And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my…

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Our Joy in Christ

By: James Downing | Posted: Aug 08, 2018

Philippians 1

KJV
Paul and Timotheus, the servants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops and deacons:

Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ.
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,
Always in every prayer of mine for you all making request with joy,
For your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now;
Being confident of this very thing,…

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The True Effect of Meeting with God

By: James Downing | Posted: Nov 05, 2017

1 Thessalonians 1

KJV
Paul, and Silvanus, and Timotheus, unto the church of the Thessalonians which is in God the Father and in the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and the Lord Jesus Christ.

We give thanks to God always for you all, making mention of you in our prayers;

Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father;


The Armor of God

By: James Downing | Posted: Oct 29, 2017

All We Have is Christ

By: James Downing | Posted: Jan 22, 2017

1 Corinthians 1:26-31

KJV
For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called: But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty; And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are: That no flesh should glory…

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Win Your Soul

By: James Downing | Posted: Jan 27, 2016

Looking For Heaven

By: James Downing | Posted: Jan 20, 2016

2 Peter 3:10-13

KJV
But the day of the Lord will come as a thief in the night; in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise, and the elements shall melt with fervent heat, the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up. Seeing then that all these things shall be dissolved, what manner of persons ought ye to be in all holy conversation and godliness, Looking for and hasting unto the coming of the day of God, wherein the heavens being on fire shall…

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Rejoice in the Lord

By: James Downing | Posted: Sep 02, 2015

Philippians 4:4

ESV
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.

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A Disciple of Christ

By: James Downing | Posted: Aug 09, 2015

Matthew 8:18-22

ESV
Now when Jesus saw a crowd around him, he gave orders to go over to the other side. And a scribe came up and said to him, “Teacher, I will follow you wherever you go.” And Jesus said to him, “Foxes have holes, and birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.” Another of the disciples said to him, “Lord, let me first go and bury my father.” And Jesus said to him, “Follow me, and leave the dead to bury their own dead.”

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