Simplicity Series

/Simplicity Series

A series of Field Notes Gene wrote to highlight the simplicity of the christian life.

Faithful Living in Perilous Times

Faithful Living in Perilous Times “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ, for it is the power of God for salvation for everyone who believes, for the Jew first and also for the Greek. For in it the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith; [...]

The Victorious Homecoming of the Saints

The Victorious Homecoming of the Saints Hebrews 12:22–24 “But you have come to Mount Zion and to the city of the living God … to Jesus the Mediator of the new covenant …” In Memoriam This post is dedicated to veteran missionary Jim Parlier who received his promotion into eternity [...]

Building for Eternity

  Simplicity Series #26 Building for Eternity “If anyone’s work which he has built on it [the “foundation,” v. 11] endures, he will receive a reward.” 1Co 3:14 Review from Simplicity Series #25 We each choose to be either a wise or a foolish builder, Mat 7:24-27. The only true, [...]

Building the House of the Soul

  Building the House of the Soul “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock.” Mat 7:24 I recently taught this class in a jungle village in Papua New Guinea. The pastors present [...]

Six Principles of Spiritual Power

  Six Principles of Spiritual Power “Blessed is the man whose strength is in You, whose heart is set on pilgrimage. As they pass through the Valley of Baca, They make it a spring; the rain also covers it with pools. They go from strength to strength; each one appears [...]

You Shall Call His Name Immanuel

  You Shall Call His Name Immanuel “Behold, the virgin shall be with child, and bear a Son, and they shall call His name Immanuel, which is translated, ‘God with us.’” Mat 1:23 An Ancient Sign to Israel (Isa 7:10–17; Isa 8:10; Isa 9:6–7) In the days of Isaiah, in [...]

The Shepherd-King

  The Shepherd-King “Behold, the days are coming, says the LORD, that I will raise to David a Branch of righteousness; a King shall reign and prosper, and execute judgment and righteousness in the earth. In His days Judah will be saved, and Israel will dwell safely; now this is [...]

The Free Gift of God—An Insult to Man’s Pride

  The Free Gift of God—An Insult to Man’s Pride “… being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus.” Rom 3:24 The Righteousness of God The basic theme of the book of Romans can be followed along several different, but connected, lines of thought. [...]

Your Battles Belong to the Lord

  Your Battles Belong to the Lord “Then all of this assembly shall know that the LORD does not save with sword and spear; for the battle is the LORD’s, and He will give you into our hands.” 1Sa 17:47 To The Pilgrims To all who joined us on our [...]