Abe Philip is a member of the pastoral team at Woodside Bible Church in Southeastern Michigan. The following testimony was given at Men’s Breakfast on January 18th. Abe was born in India. At the age of five, his family of five arrived in the the U.S., on Thanksgiving day in 1976. His father became the pastor of a small church in downtown Detroit that offered a very modest income, but …Read the Rest
…looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:2 ESV)
You have put more joy in my heart than they have when their grain and wine abound. (Psalm 4:7 ESV)
The grain and wine of this world can be seductive. It’s easy to begin to strain toward the wrong things. The devil knows the flesh well. By wants and cares of the world, by my own evil desire, I am dragged away and enticed. But God’s grace is sufficient.
Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits. (Proverbs …Read the Rest