Let Us Never Forget That The Government Is On His Shoulders
Statistics can be very dangerous things or they can be a great blessing. When we choose to report only numerical results of money and people yet fail to report that fifty percent of our marriages are ending in divorce and that we are losing our young people or that a high percentage of our ministers have committed moral failure we paint a false picture and fall into the category of why God judged “Shebna”. I once asked the Lord why the end-time church could be called lukewarm, here was His answer. Any time a Church is willing to settle for inspired preaching, exciting worship, and strong tithes and offerings while it’s young people are being lost, it is a lukewarm church.Enduring God’s Faithful Timing
If we are to do anything about God’s timing of satisfactory means we must trust in the present moment, holding our hopes aloft before the throne of God while simultaneously enjoying, as much as it is possible, the intervening time. Enjoying the present moment is sometimes too much for us, but if we are aware how important it is to trust God in this way, God will give us the power to hold on patiently.The Coming Civil War: If You Fight, You Will Die
With numerous sheriffs and saying they will defend the U.S. Constitution against federal efforts to take guns and with hundreds of thousands signing petitions for their state to secede, we should expect civil war. But war is never civil, and the Bible offers good news in the face of bad…Bowls of “Mixed” Wine – Redefined!
“Who has woe? Who has sorrow? Who has strife? Who has complaints? Who has needless bruises? Who has bloodshot eyes? Those who linger over wine, who go to sample bowls of mixed wine.” Proverbs 23:29-30Perfect Faith!
I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth IN me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the Faith “OF” the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me. Galatians 2:20 KJV I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives IN me.I Once Was Blind
It is impossible to start out any other place than SEEING. The Cross (our daily experiences) is meant to takes us from the SEEN to the UNSEEN.2013: Resolution or Revelation?
The reason that New Year resolutions will NEVER work for the believer IN Christ is because the nature of a man made and man centered resolution is focused on trying to do something in our own strength, rather than trusting Christ as our only source. Where, O death, is your victory?Worth His Wage?
For the Scripture says, “Do not muzzle the ox while it is treading out the grain,” and “The worker deserves his wages.” I Timothy 5:18 Just the other day my two ministry partners and I were talking about the above passage, “the worker who is worthy of his wages.The FULLNESS of God!
The physical body of Jesus Christ was filled to the fullness with the Word, so much so He could only do what He saw His Father doing. He was and still is the fullness of God!Wake Up!
Leaders can say that when grace came, they stopped teaching tithing. However, more than just the language needs to change.Perception and Identity!
Between 1983 and 1986 I prayed a prayer which was prescribed to me by a dear friend; “Lord, bring me to the end of myself and give me a revelation of who I am IN Christ!” For us to know who we are IN Christ, God has to break through certain engrained religious barriers.5 Ways of Handling Conflict in a Praise Team or Choir
Have you ever dealt with a situation where some musicians feel they should be the ones playing instead of the other person? Or where singers feel they should be chosen to lead the praise or sing the solos to a song? Somehow it creates a tense atmosphere within the praise team or choir though no one wants to speak about it.