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Posts by Dan Jenkins

Motivation of False Teachers

It is not true that all who claim to be working for the Lord are godly. Because the Holy Spirit guided the apostles and prophets, we have the totality of the very spiritual truth in the Bible (John 16:13; 2 Tim. 3:16-17). It is the measuring rod to be used to identify false teachers. The Bible warns against the presence of false…

Worshiping Before the Lord

“Oh come, let us sing to the Lord! Let us shout joyfully…Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving…For the Lord is the great God…Oh come, let us worship and bow down; Let us kneel before the Lord our Maker” (Psa. 95:1-6). These words describe the heart of the man whose heart was like the heart of God. David fully understood worship…

Having An Immovable Faith

As Paul comes to the end his first letter to the saints in Corinth he admonishes them, “Therefore, my beloved brethren, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that your labor is not in vain in the Lord” (15:58). The first word in this verse calls attention to all that had just been said. He had devoted…

A Land of Cloudless Days?

I have no problem with the poetic nature of the song about a “land of cloudless day” as it contrasts the dark “clouds” of trouble that seemingly surround us on this ball of clay. However, there is another aspect of the clouds emphasized in the Bible and how they are so often associated with the presence of God and His glory. Take…

He Gave Me a New Song

The songs that we sing are often a mirror of our hearts. This is clearly seen in the songs sung before the early Christians became saints and those songs which they sang afterwards. This is so vividly seen when we look at the contrast of the “before” and “after” songs of the Christian faith. This is what Paul does in Ephesians chapter…

When He Left the Earth…

Most in Christendom believe that Jesus was the Son of God who came in human form to do the will of His Father. They believe that He arose from the dead and shortly afterwards ascended into heaven. What is often overlooked is what impact He had while on this earth, and what His plan was after He ascended. Even a casual reader…