Field Notes

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The Father of Believers and the Focus of Faith

Simplicity Series #32 The Father of Believers and the Focus of Faith “Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus … Abraham believed God, and it was accounted to him for righteousness … For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ [...]

What of Those Who Have Never Heard?

Simplicity Series #31 The Gospel for the Nations What of Those Who Have Never Heard? “I am a debtor both to Greeks and to barbarians, both to wise and to unwise, so as much as is in me, I am ready to preach the gospel to you who are in [...]

The Glorious Message of the Gospel

Simplicity Series #30 The Glorious Message of the Gospel “Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated to the gospel of God, which He promised before through His prophets in the Holy Scriptures, concerning His Son Jesus Christ our Lord, who was born of the seed [...]

Faithful Living in Perilous Times

Faithful Living in Perilous Times “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; [...]

The Victorious Homecoming of the Saints

The Victorious Homecoming of the Saints Hebrews 12:22–24 “But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God … to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant …” In Memoriam This post is dedicated to veteran missionary Jim Parlier who received his promotion into eternity [...]

Building for Eternity

  Simplicity Series #26 Building for Eternity “If anyone’s work which he has built on it [the “foundation,” v. 11] endures, he will receive a reward.” 1Co 3:14 Review from Simplicity Series #25 We each choose to be either a wise or a foolish builder, Mat 7:24-27. The only true, [...]

Building the House of the Soul

  Building the House of the Soul “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock.” Mat 7:24 I recently taught this class in a jungle village in Papua New Guinea. The pastors present [...]

Six Principles of Spiritual Power

  Six Principles of Spiritual Power “Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baca, They make it a spring; the rain also covers it with pools. They go from strength to strength; each one appears [...]

You Shall Call His Name Immanuel

  You Shall Call His Name Immanuel “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel, which is translated, ‘God with us.’” Mat 1:23 An Ancient Sign to Israel (Isa 7:10–17; Isa 8:10; Isa 9:6–7) In the days of Isaiah, in [...]