Posts by Wayne Brewer

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I WILL SET A PLUMBLINE

by Wayne Brewer

                There were many times throughout the Old Testament when the people of God failed to live up to what God desired and their failure often related to their outright turning from God to idols. That had been the case specifically with Israel, the Northern Kingdom, when Amos the prophet and herdsman from Tekoa in […]

    AND AS YOU GO, PREACH

    by Wayne Brewer

                  Not long after Jesus began his preaching ministry (Matthew 4:17) he selected his twelve apostles to assist him in carrying on the work. The word apostle literally means “one sent” and so these godly men would be sent out with the primary purpose of preaching and teaching. “Now the names of the twelve apostles […]

      A BAG WITH HOLES

      by Wayne Brewer

                    Most everyone at some time in their life has had a bag of some kind that has had a hole in it. You began to place something into the bag and before too long you noticed that it was leaking or falling out of the bag because the bag has a hole in it. […]

        TIME INVESTED IN CHILDREN

        by Wayne Brewer

          There was a time during the ministry of Jesus when the disciples thought that he was too busy to be bothered with the children. “Then there were brought unto him little children, that he should put his hands on them and pray, and the disciples rebuked them” (Matthew 19:13). Evidently there were some parents that […]

          IN THE HEARING OF ALL THE PEOPLE

          by Wayne Brewer

                        During the earthly ministry of Jesus the authors often made a clear distinction between the disciples of Christ, the religious leaders of the day, and the people in general that had an interest in knowing about Jesus. There are several examples of this, but one can be found as Luke recorded: “Then, in the […]

            TURNED, SERVED, AND WAITED

            by Wayne Brewer

                          The apostle Paul was very thankful for the Lord’s church in Thessalonica because when Paul first arrived in the city it was a very difficult work to preach the gospel there. Some of the Jews responded to the gospel, “And some of them were persuaded…joined Paul and Silas…” (Acts 17:4), but the majority outright […]

              KEEP THE UNITY

              by Wayne Brewer

                            “With all lowliness and gentleness, with longsuffering, bearing with one another in love, endeavoring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace” (Ephesians 4:2-3). Most brethren desire to keep the unity of the Spirit in the church, but many times are not ready to do what is required individually and […]

                ONE WHO FEARED GOD AND SHUNNED EVIL

                by Wayne Brewer

                              “There was a man in the land of Uz, whose name was Job, and that man was blameless and upright, and one who feared God and shunned evil” (Job 1:1). The author of the book of Job begins by describing the character and actions of the one that came to suffer so greatly because […]

                  A WONDERFUL SAVIOR

                  by Wayne Brewer

                                “A wonderful Savior is Jesus my Lord, he taketh my burden away…” Many Christians have sung the words of that song for decades with great feeling and meaning in their hearts. Jesus truly is a wonderful Savior, in fact, he is the only Savior. Let us consider some of the blessings found in having […]

                    HOW DAVID RESPONDED TO THE LORD

                    by Wayne Brewer

                                  As one reads the book of Psalms it can be observed how David responded to the Lord. The Lord lived in the heart of David as did David in the heart of God and so it was natural for the Psalmist to express himself by responding to God. An observation of what David did […]