Today, April 1, we start our reading of 1 Corinthians. In Chapter 1, verse 17, Paul says, “For Christ did not send me to baptize but to preach the gospel, and not with words of eloquent wisdom, lest the cross of Christ be emptied of its power.” John Piper’s sermon titled, “Christ Did Not Send … More What did Paul mean by denying he was sent to baptize?
The next two months we will be reading through the Gospel of Mark. “Why study Mark? What is here for us?” This is a question asked and then answered by Kim Riddlebarger in a sermon on Mark 1:1-8, our passage for today: First and foremost, the Gospel of Mark is vital for us to study because in … More Riddlebarger: Good News in Mark
“April showers bring”…..God’s grace in Christ! Psalm 72:6 says, “May he be like rain that falls on the mown grass, like showers that water the earth!” From The Treasury of David, Spurgeon quotes John Willison, with some spiritual lessons from RAIN: 1. As the rain is the free gift of God to the dry ground, it … More May HE be like rain, like showers
Arthur Walkington Pink was born on April 1st, 1886. Happy Birthday, A.W.! He was a pastor, evangelist and Biblical scholar, writing many books on Biblical doctrine and commentaries on the Bible. A.W. Pink concludes his Introduction to “Gleanings in Joshua” with these words: The contents of this book [Joshua] and the lessons which they are designed … More A. W. Pink: Gleanings in Joshua
April 1 1 Corinthians 1:1-17 (ESV) Greeting 1:1 Paul, called by the will of God to be an apostle of Christ Jesus, and our brother Sosthenes, 2 To the church of God that is in Corinth, to those sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints together with all those who in every place call upon the … More April 1 1 Corinthians 1:1-17
April 1 Mark 1:1-8 (ESV) John the Baptist Prepares the Way 1:1 The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God.  2 As it is written in Isaiah the prophet,  “Behold, I send my messenger before your face, who will prepare your way, 3 the voice of one crying in the wilderness: ‘Prepare  the way of … More April 1 Mark 1:1-8
April 1 Psalm 72 (ESV) Give the King Your Justice Of Solomon. 72:1 Give the king your justice, O God, and your righteousness to the royal son! 2 May he judge your people with righteousness, and your poor with justice! 3 Let the mountains bear prosperity for the people, and the hills, in righteousness! 4 May he defend the … More April 1 Psalm 72