What it Means to Work Behind the Scenes

Let’s see how many of the following questions you can answer or at least attempt to answer. Ready? Who found the Dead Sea Scrolls? Who refreshed the apostle Paul in that Roman dungeon as he wrote his last letter to Timothy? Who were the parents of the prophet Daniel? Surely parents who raised such an outstanding young man must have had names! How are you doing so far? OK let’s try a couple more… Who was the wife of Charles Haddon Spurgeon? Who was Martin Luther‘s teacher of theology and inspiration of his New Testament translation? Do you give?  All right I will tell you who they are. they were a bunch of nobodies. That’s right. They were nobodies who worked behind the scenes and ultimately contributed huge chunks of church history; thus the not so noticed not being mistaken for the unnecessary. Although you and I may not know … Read more

The Purpose of the Titus 2:3 Woman

“The aged women likewise, that they be in behavior as becometh holiness, not false accusers, not given to much wine, teachers of good things; That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love their husbands, to live their children, To be discreet, chaste, keepers at home, good, obedient to their own husbands, that the Word if God be not blasphemed.”  – Titus 2:3-5 The Purpose is given in scripture; God’s Word instructs the older generation to teach the younger generation the principles in God’s Word and to impart the wisdom they have attained in their years. This generation has weathered storms not yet seen by younger generations. The Lord has given them victory through the storm. Faith building testimonies and stories of victory are of utmost importance to be passed to the next generation. These victories testify of God’s faithfulness and miracle-working power.  The plan of God … Read more