Faith, Judgment, The Good News

TURN FROM YOUR EVIL WAYS – PART 1

PART 1 - HIDING FROM IMPENDING JUDGMENT "MOUNTAINS, FALL ON US...HILLS, COVER US" are words that have echoed in history, and the echo has not ended. BUT, WHOSE WORDS ARE THESE? ISRAEL The prophet Hosea spoke of Israel's impending judgment with these words: "The high places of Aven, the sin of Israel, shall be destroyed.… Continue reading TURN FROM YOUR EVIL WAYS – PART 1

Marriage

Husbands, Submit To Your Wives!

HIS AND HERS? We can clearly see in Scripture that wives are expected to submit to their husbands, and that husbands are to love their wives as Christ loves the Church and to lay down their lives for them. “Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord. For the husband is the… Continue reading Husbands, Submit To Your Wives!

Leadership, Real Church, The Body of Christ, Unity

Church Leadership through Consensus

God's Way Sacrificed To many, the idea of church leadership through consensus sounds like leadership is taken from God and given into the hands of men. Nevertheless, it is precisely God’s way of seeing His will done in and through the Church. Sadly, the church is full of stories of leadership abuse, which could have… Continue reading Church Leadership through Consensus

Faith, My Bible

Do you know the Truth?

We all grapple at various times in life to know what’s best and what’s true. And, then, often when we’ve found a particular truth, in say science or philosophy, we still find ourselves only in the shallow-end of fully grasping its value and potential. Have you ever wondered if there is an author to this… Continue reading Do you know the Truth?

The Good News

God says, “Good Morning!”

Grace and Peace? In your intention to get on with reading or studying God’s word, have you ever skipped on past those words at the beginning of the epistles (letters) in the Bible that read something like, “Grace and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ”? You will see that… Continue reading God says, “Good Morning!”

Real Church, Unity

Rediscovering Unity in the Body of Christ

In order to better affect the nations with the blessings of God, it is paramount that we, as the Body of Christ, rediscover, nurture and enjoy the unity that we have amongst one another. Notice, we don’t need to establish unity, we simply need to recognize the unity that God has already established amongst all… Continue reading Rediscovering Unity in the Body of Christ

Justice & Government

Do you Love President Obama?

With my teenage son being somewhat pleased with President Obama’s reelection as President, I wanted to remind him that Mr. Obama also has flaws. I thought to point out how the President had flagrantly misquoted scripture. It was something that had really irked me when once when listening to him. I went to Google to… Continue reading Do you Love President Obama?

Life in the Spirit

The Bible Code for Life – Part 2

(Go here for part 1) You know those times when your kids press your buttons and you react really badly? Well guess what, your chief problem is not that you reacted badly, but that you are living from the wrong source. If you are a Christian, then you have either moved away from walking with… Continue reading The Bible Code for Life – Part 2

Justice & Government, Morality

God’s Laws, Government’s Laws and Christianity – Part 2 of 3

Part 2 of 3 (go here for part 1) Government has laws so that the people it serves can happily co-exist. Now, imagine God became one of our citizens. What would He want government to legislate? Do we think that He thinks differently now to when He gave laws to His people Israel? Sure, the covenant… Continue reading God’s Laws, Government’s Laws and Christianity – Part 2 of 3

Leadership, Real Church

Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 3

Part 3 (Go here for part 1, part 2, part 4, part 5, part 6) We have patterns in our Christianity that follow the exact philosophies of this world. One of these is in the area of leadership. We are aware that we should not lord it over one another, but our structures have hierarchy and… Continue reading Hierarchical Leadership – The Main Hindrance in the Body of Christ Part 3