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The Nature of fellowship – Acts 2:42-44

by Jim Jamison

While the basis of fellowship is Salvation, the nature of that fellowship is sharing. In Acts 2:42, it tells us that after the church was born, the members were continually devoting themselves to the apostle’s teaching and to fellowship. Then in verse 44 we are told that all who believed were together, not in a […]

What is the Basis of Fellowship? – 1 John 1:1-4

by Jim Jamison

What is the basis of Fellowship? In 1 John chapter 1 John begins the epistle by talking about his experience with the Word of life, who is none other than Christ whom he identified as the Word in his gospel (John 1:1). He saw the life of Christ manifested (v2) proclaimed that eternal life that […]

Fellowship, Forgiveness, and Me – Genesis 2:18

by Jim Jamison

It is easily forgotten that the fellowship of Christian brethren is a gift of grace. There is an intimate connection between God and His people. We live in a world where people isolate themselves to their own little zone. We live in a world that is consumed with selfishness and self-fulfillment that works against the […]

The Joy of the Lord – Nehemiah 8:10

by Jim Jamison

The greatest concern in living with our sinful past is not that we learn a series of Biblical principles or even take a few steps of behavioral obedience. The concern is that to fully enjoy Christ, we must have a clean heart (Psalm 51:10). God offers us the possibility of finding joy in Christ as […]

Failure: the back door to success

by Jim Jamison

Many people feel stuck in their past even when they respond properly, because they still struggle with a couple of questions. I explored the first yesterday, let me attempt to tackle the second today: 2) How should I respond when I keep remembering my failures? I must remember that what occurs in my mind is […]