Conviction

Please Others And Not Yourself - Romans 15:1 – 15:2 (commentary)

In this chapter Paul is dealing with what may have been a temporary and local problem in the Roman Church. However the same type of problem continues to confront the church today and is always demanding a solution. We are not to be people pleasers, but we are to set aside self-pl …

God’s Truth Brings Conviction to Agippa’s Heart - Acts 26:24 – 26:32 (commentary)

This passage starts out with Festus rudely interrupting Paul’s testimony by telling him he is insane; that his education has gone to his head and scrambled his brains (v. 24). Apparently this charge came as a result of Paul’s declaration that Jesus Christ had risen from the dead. …

Wise Leaders Always Seek Advice - Proverbs 15:23 – 15:27 (commentary)

Wise leadership always seeks advice but many of us hate to admit that we need to be taught. Have you ever thought about the “why of many counselors?” God seems to do his best work through a group of men rather than by a “lone wolf” (v. 22). Seldom does the &qu …