2 Timothy 2:15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth Memorize this verse. Recite it to yourself often. Study it, know it, make it part of you and everything that you do. This is the heart and soul of a sermon:… Continue reading Thoughts On Developing A Sermon
Matthew 7:15 Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Two escaped convicts have dodged a huge manhunt – by disguising themselves as SHEEP. The pair dressed in full sheepskin fleeces, complete with heads, to lie low among farm flocks. Robbers Maximiliano Pereyra, 25, and Ariel… Continue reading Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing
I asked God to take away my habit. God said, “No. It is not for me to take away, but for you to give up. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole. God said, “No. His spirit is whole, his body is only temporary.” I asked God to grant me patience. God said,… Continue reading God Said ‘No’
The chimp Y chromosome has now been fully sequenced, and the results are astounding. A study in Nature reveals that the chimp Y chromosome is radically different than the human Y chromosome. The chimp’s Y chromosome has only two-thirds the number of distinct genes/gene families, and 47% of the protein coding regions compared to… Continue reading Chimp and Human Y Chromosomes Proven Different
1.) Pray always 2.) Be patient 3.) Love the Word 4.) Keep a journal of ideas 5.) Remember that God is sovereign 6.) Listen to your wife 7.) Nothing happens overnight 8.) Be a giver 9.) You are a servant … never a master 10.) Take notes on everything, keep every note you take 11.)… Continue reading Nuggets of Wisdom for Preachers
Vision is about what could be and should be, but life is about right this minute. As important as we believe it is for people in our organizations to embrace our pictures of the future, their lives are consumed with the present.
Poem for Parents of Special Needs Children “A meeting was held quite far from earth. It was time again for another birth. Said the angels to the Lord above — This special child will need much love. Her progress may be slow, accomplishment she may not show. And she’ll require extra care from folks she… Continue reading Heaven’s Very Special Child
If you know Him, you will love Him. If you love Him, you will trust Him. If you trust Him, you will obey Him. If you obey Him, He will bless you.
Psalm 23 The Lord is my shepherd (Jehovah-Raha) ; I shall not want (Jehovah-Jireh). He maketh me to lie down in green pastures (Jehovah-Shalom): he leadeth me beside the still waters (Jehovah-Raha). He restoreth my soul (Jehovah-Rapha): he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake (Jehovah-Tsidkenu). Yea, though I walk through… Continue reading The Seven Redemptive Names of God in Psalm 23
You can preach for two reasons: because you have to or because you have to. The first “have to” is because you are on the schedule. The second “have to” is because you have fire shut up in your bones, you have a word from the Lord, you have something conceived by the Holy Spirit… Continue reading Fire In My Bones