Jesus’ Offer of Salvation John 7:37-39, "In the last day, that great day of the feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, IF ANY MAN THIRST, let him come unto me, and drink. HE THAT BELIEVETH ON ME, as the scripture hath said, OUT OF HIS BELLY SHALL FLOW RIVERS OF LIVING WATER. (But this spoke… Continue reading The Promise of the Spirit
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The Good News of an Exchanged Life – Part 2
Let’s continue to look at just how good the Good News really is!!! (Go here for The Good News of an Exchanged Life – Part 1) I was Dead, but am now Alive But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in… Continue reading The Good News of an Exchanged Life – Part 2
The Good News of an Exchanged Life – Part 1
How Good is the Good News? What we grasp of the Good News when we receive Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Savior is minuscule compared to what the Good News in its fullness really is. You may have come to Jesus for any of the following: God’s offer of pardon for sin seeking… Continue reading The Good News of an Exchanged Life – Part 1
Praying to Angels
Should We be Praying to Angels? A very popular trend over quite a number of recent years has been the “New Age” philosophy, which advocates praying to angels. Just by glancing through a bookstore you might have noticed that there has been a plethora of books written on this subject. Nowadays, a lot is posted… Continue reading Praying to Angels
Equality in Marriage – 1
Why is it that there are so many messages on the subject of godly women submitting to their husbands and husbands being the spiritual head of the home? Is it because this message is so hard to swallow that we need to keep being reminded of it? I think if we had half a chance… Continue reading Equality in Marriage – 1
Does the Bible Support the Position of a Senior Pastor?
In Acts 15:19 it appears that James is the leader in the church in Jerusalem when we see that he makes the final statements after the church has debated the issue of circumcision among the Gentiles. However, when we read in the translation "my judgment" it is not to be likened to the expression of… Continue reading Does the Bible Support the Position of a Senior Pastor?
Who Calls the Shots (Decision Making) in the Body of Christ?
I really can't believe, nor see it written, that the Lord would have left His deity, become a man, suffer as much as He did and die for us only to give the running of the church into the hands of a few decision makers who could get it right or wrong. Just imagine, "Oops,… Continue reading Who Calls the Shots (Decision Making) in the Body of Christ?
Church Governance 101
Church governance = the Holy Spirit + group consensus. In Acts 15:28 we read ...it seemed good to the Holy Ghost and to us... (See also Acts15:22, 23). Here it clearly shows that neither James nor Peter was the head of the church as some would have us think, but that there was only one… Continue reading Church Governance 101