Neal Pollard Tim Gean has a 5/8 wrench that belonged to his dad, who is now deceased. He and his dad overhauled several cars together. His father owned that wrench for decades. Tim had his hands on that wrench countless times through the years. Several times, Tim was in a garage with his dad and … Continue reading A Notch On A Wrench And A Stigma For The Savior
Neal Pollard Since I was a boy, "A Wonderful Savior" has been one of my favorite hymns. A multitude of reasons are cited in this beautiful song, all of which builds my adoration for the Lamb of God! Let me suggest three reasons why I think Jesus is a wonderful Savior. He has a wonderful … Continue reading A Wonderful Savior!
Neal Pollard An interesting ceremony occurs in Leviticus 8:4-11. Moses summons Aaron and his sons into the doorway of the tabernacle and consecrated them. This action consisted of four distinct things. A command (4-5)—“This is the thing which the Lord has commanded to do” A washing (6)—“Moses…washed them with water” Specific clothing (7-9)—tunic, sash, robe, … Continue reading CONSECRATING THE PRIESTS
Neal Pollard Sanctification is one of those words used in more than one sense in the New Testament. It usually means the state of having been made holy (Rom. 6:19,22; 2 Th. 2:13; 1 Pt. 1:2), but it also is used in the sense of moral purity (see especially 1 Th. 4:2ff). There is no … Continue reading BEING SANCTIFIED WITHOUT BEING SHELTERED
Neal Pollard Good deeds don’t make the nightly news. When a person serves or is nice to others, it rarely goes beyond the circle of occurrence. That’s OK, because Jesus urges us, “Be careful not to do your acts of righteousness before me, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no … Continue reading Good Deeds