James 1:25

James 1:25, “But whoso looketh into the perfect law of liberty, and continueth therein, he being not a forgetful hearer, but a doer of the work, this man shall be blessed in his deed.”  Who looketh in Greek is parakupto which means to lean over in order to peer into or to stoop down or […]

Revelation 3:1-6 Sardis

Revelation 3:1-6 The Church of Sardis The fifth church that Jesus Christ addresses is the church of Sardis. This city was a pretty important one, at one time the capital of Lydia. This city was known for their fruit, jewelry, textile industries and incredible wealth making it one of the most prominent cities in the […]

James 1:22-24

        James 1:22-24, “But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the word, and not a doer, he is like unto a man beholding his natural face in a glass:  For he beholdeth himself, and goeth his way, and straightway […]

1 Samuel 2:8

1 Samuel 2:8,  “He raiseth up the poor out of the dust, and lifteth up the beggar from the dunghill, to set them among princes, and to make them inherit the throne of glory: for the pillars of the earth are the LORD’S, and he hath set the world upon them.”  Hannah Continues her song.  […]

The Choice Is Ours- Poem

  Grace blooms like a flower growing  in the midst of a patch of grass, on a rocky cliff.   Beneath a rock filled shore with winds blowing and waves pounding, yet the rocks remain strong and stiff.   Grace blooms in seeming impossible places bringing beauty to the cold and gray.   Jesus is […]

Clement of Rome

      Clement appears as an important figure in the early church.  He was a bishop of Rome but where in the line of successors to Peter is up to debate.  He has been put immediately after Peter and sometimes 3rd after Peter.  Eusebius and Irenaeus have him as 3rd after Peter.  Tertulian has him immediately […]

James 1:21

James 1:21, “Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted Word, which is able to save your souls.”  Wherefore in Greek is dio which means because or therefore.  This conjunction means that our current verse is connected to the previous one.  So, because the wrath of man works […]

1 Samuel 2 Verses 6 and 7

      1 Samuel 2:6-7, “The LORD killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.  The LORD maketh poor, and maketh rich: he bringeth low, and lifteth up.”       1 Samuel 2:6, “The LORD killeth, and maketh alive: he bringeth down to the grave, and bringeth up.”  Hannah continues her son.  […]

Revelation 2:18-29 Thyatira

Thyatira (modern-day Turkey) was a city known for its trade guild and dye industry. It was a key defensive city during the battles between Alexander the Great’s successors. Not much would change when the Romans took over. Throughout its history it has been a place reinforced with soldiers for battle. There is not much that […]

It’s Easy to Kill a Christian In The Middle East: A Biography

The following report comes from a country in the Middle East where Christians are persecuted often. Things are about to get worse for these folks. This letter has been written to the Truth Won anonymously as we line the facts up with what we have learned of Muslim persecution and laws against Christians throughout the […]