Tuesday, March 17, 2020

By Steve Hobbs
New Life has suspended public gatherings through next week at least, and more information will follow as the situation develops.
When the church in Jerusalem came under persecution beginning with the death of Stephen, most believers fled that persecution (Acts 8:1-4) and wherever they went continued to preach the word. I suppose a case could have been made by the apostles who remained in the city that a true man or woman of faith would never run in the face of danger, but no one seems to have arrived at that conclusion.
We use the phrase “leap of faith” sometimes. It’s a reference to the second temptation

Thursday, March 5, 2020


We preachers have been known to embellish the Word just a bit, adding a pinch of fiction, a dash of tradition, and maybe even a little exaggeration in our bid to make Sunday's serving of the Manna a little more appealing to the ear, and, just maybe, more appetizing to the spiritual palate. I'd like to share a few examples:

1/ Saul/Paul was breathing out threatening and slaughter

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

(A Christmas Study)

Ancient Nortonian Proverb #256: The Son of God was born the Son of Man so that any son of man might become a son of God.

Ancient Nortonian Proverbs II #5: Just a couple of questions: Where would you be if Jesus had not been born; and, where should you be because He was?

Isa 9:6-7
6 For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
7 Of the increase of his government