Excuse me as I wax blissfully about one of my loves... Oh the joy of studying the bible! There is nothing like having a pile of commentaries and dictionaries stacked up on my desk just to go over a passage! The pure joy of plumbing the depths of New Testament Greek just to understand one … Continue reading Cutting It Straight
Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution. 2 Timothy 3:12 One of the most pervasive untruths spread by many so-called 'new gospels' seem to give the impression that once you've given your heart to Jesus, He makes everything alright, all your problems go away and there will be nothing but … Continue reading I Didn’t Sign Up For This…Or Did I?
If you're familiar with this once popular refrain, then you know that the final word there is, 'shout!' Unfortunately church for some has become a place do this only. Of course there is nothing wrong with shouting to the Lord, or lifting up your voice in praise and honor to Him, of blessing His name for all He … Continue reading You Know It Makes Me Wanna…!
Have you ever been to a revival? Careful how you answer. Most people generally associate revivals with a meeting of some kind. The scheduled gathering of a group of high profile speakers, a few dynamic choirs, a large amount of people (if it has been marketed properly), several powerful worship leaders and an 'anointed' word, is usually what … Continue reading A Revival of Repentance
I've never actually wanted to be rich. I mean I've just never had the itch to have a whole lot of money. A decent roof over my head, and having my basic needs met seems to have always been enough for me. Now don't get me wrong. I've had plenty. I've been at that place where … Continue reading Planes, Thangs, Autmobiles and Other Sins of The Rich and Righteous
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!
After hearing it over the radio, I needed to see it for myself. The host of this Christian program said I could go online and check it out. He spoke of one Todd Bentley, an 'evangelist' (I use the term very loosely), down in Florida who said that the Holy Spirit had instructed him to thrust his … Continue reading The Madness of the King’s Children
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