Posts by Pastor Timothy

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Created in the Image of God

by Pastor Timothy

Whites and blacks. Black lives matter. Ethnic prejudice. Anger. Pain. Frustration. Protests. Do these things sound familiar? Issues of race and injustice are front and center of the national conversation at this time. Discrimination on the basis of skin color is loudly condemned. A Christian perspective echoes that condemnation. But, there is something essential that […]

Jesucristo: Profeta, Sacerdote y Rey

by Pastor Timothy

Estos tres oficios son parte del papel de Cristo como mediador entre Dios y los hombres (1 Tim. 2: 5). Hay una necesidad obvia por parte de la humanidad pecadora de estos roles de Cristo. Necesitamos la verdad porque somos necios e imprudentes (profeta); necesitamos que nuestros pecados sean quitados y que tengamos acceso a […]

Jesus Christ: Prophet, Priest and King

by Pastor Timothy

These three offices are part of Christ’s role as Mediator between God and men (1 Tim. 2:5). There is an obvious need on the part of sinful humanity for these roles of Christ. We need truth because we are foolish and unwise (prophet); we need our sins put away and access to God because of […]

Continuing Instant in Prayer

by Pastor Timothy

«Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer.» Romans 12:12 This exhortation calls us to be earnest and persevering in prayer. Where will we get the inner resources to rejoice in hope and be enduring in tribulation? From the God of our salvation! Therefore, we are obliged to present that need before Him […]

Paciente En La Tribulación

by Pastor Timothy

«Regocijándose en la esperanza; paciente en la tribulación; constante en la oración». Romanos 12:12 Estas palabras en Romanos son parte de la respuesta del creyente a todo lo que Dios ha hecho por él en Cristo. Los capítulos anteriores de Romanos hablan de la profunda pecaminosidad del hombre, la abundante gracia de Dios y la […]

Patient in Tribulation

by Pastor Timothy

«Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer.» Romans 12:12 Tribulation carries the idea of a burden, pressure, trouble, anguish. For some believers, it means heavy persecution. For others, it may mean a debilitating handicap, a stressful relationship or extremely difficult responsibilities. For all of us I would imagine, it relates in some […]

Consuelo y Estabilidad

by Pastor Timothy

«Ahora nuestro Señor Jesucristo mismo, y Dios, incluso nuestro Padre, que nos ha amado y nos ha dado el consuelo eterno y la buena esperanza por medio de la gracia, consuele sus corazones y lo establezca en toda buena palabra y trabajo» 2 Tesalonicenses 2: 16-17 La oración de Pablo por los creyentes de Tesalónica […]

Rejoicing In Hope

by Pastor Timothy

«Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer.» Romans 12:12 These words in Romans are part of the believer’s response to all that God has done for him in Christ. The earlier chapters of Romans speak of the deep sinfulness of man, the abundant grace of God and the glory of God in […]

Mejor que el Oro y que la Miel

by Pastor Timothy

“Deseables son mas que el oro, y mas que mucho oro fino: y dulces mas que miel y  que la que destila del panal.” Salmos 19:10 El contexto de este versículo revela que David enfatizaba el valor y la dulzura de la palabra de Dios. Las Escrituras son mucho más valiosas que la riqueza y las […]

Motivated by Christ’s Love

by Pastor Timothy

2 Corinthians 5:14 «For the love of Christ constraineth us…» Philippians 1:21 «For to me to live is Christ and to die is gain.»   The love of Jesus Christ in giving Himself up to die to save His people from their sins is love unbounded, far and above what we can fathom. This loving […]