I've heard people say that when they pray, and ask God for something, they pray specifically. Not a thing wrong with that. 1 John 5:15 says: And if we know that He hears us, whatever we ask, we know that we have the petitions that we have asked of him. It says whatever we ask right? … Continue reading Careful What You Pray For-You Might Just Get It!
For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned to fables. (2 Timothy 4:3-4) A smile. A scripture. A shout. Your best life is now! A … Continue reading Don’t Tickle My Ears-Tell Me The Truth!
Lest Satan should get an advantage of us: for we are not ignorant of his devices. 2 Corinthians 2:11 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will. 2 Timothy 2:26 As Christians, we have a common enemy. Scripture tells us plainly … Continue reading The Devil’s Joy or Things Church Folk Do That Make the Devil Smile
What did he say? My mind blinked. Then it paused just before it began to race with a flood of emotions. How should I react to this? Should I be angry? Embarrassed? Offended? I sat there nonplussed as my brain struggled to make sense of what my now burning ears had just heard. I mean the venue was safe enough or … Continue reading Profanity in the Pews
For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. Romans 1:16 For Christ did not send me to baptize, but to preach the gospel: not with wisdom of words, lest the cross … Continue reading The Real Gospel
Allow me to set the stage. Several years back I was standing outside of a church after the service. The weather was cold, raw and damp. The preacher that day was compelling and dynamic. As people continued to file out, adjusting their coats and jackets to the inclement weather, out comes the preacher of the day, dressed … Continue reading Leaving The Word Behind