An evident phenomena within religious bodies in recent decades is that of a releasing of long-held common beliefs. Understandably, some issues are effected by time and culture, but for the most part, there is a cause for great concern regarding the willingness of some to so easily move away from an identity that has defined… Continue reading Generational Passing of Principles
From some notes I had… someone may find it useful for teaching or preaching… Jehovah – The Lord – Exodus 6:2-3 Jehovah-Adon Kal Ha’arets- The Lord of Earth – Joshua 3:13 Jehovah-Bara – The Lord Creator – Isaiah 40:28 Jehovah-Chatsahi – The Lord my Strength – Psalm 27:1 Jehovah-Chereb – The Lord the Sword –… Continue reading Compound Names of Jehovah
The rewards of godly leadership are so great and the responsibilities of the leader so heavy that no one can afford to take the matter lightly.
To realize The value of a sister/brother Ask someone Who doesn’t have one. To realize The value of ten years: Ask a newly Divorced couple. To realize The value of four years: Ask a graduate. To realize The value of one year: Ask a student who Has failed a final exam. To realize The value… Continue reading The Value of Time
Faith puts no limits on God, and God puts no limits on faith.
Acts 2:7 And they were all amazed and marvelled, saying one to another, Behold, are not all these which speak Galilaeans? Acts 2:13 Others mocking said, These men are full of new wine. Some men marvelled, others mocked. Marvelled: something that causes wonder, admiration, or astonishment; a wonderful thing. Mocked: To attack or treat with… Continue reading A Mocker or a Marveler?
There are many “one another” commands found in the New Testament. In the study guide for Gospel in Life: Grace Changes Everything, Tim Keller offers a helpful breakdown of categories in affirming one another, sharing with one another, and serving one another. These form, he says, “nine ‘community-building practices’—specific behaviors that build Christian community.” For… Continue reading Love One Another: Affirm, Share, Serve
Nothing happens when a desensitized preacher, preaches a desensitized sermon, to an already desensitized world.
A friend mentioned recently about a thought he’d heard on the radio concerning investors and consumers. The point made by the radio commentator was, if someone purchased a top of the line Mac computer several years ago, and another person invested that same amount of money into Apple stock at the same time, the computer… Continue reading Investing In The Kingdom
Life’s tough – It’s even tougher if you’re stupid.