From Hopeless to Glorious

Jesus was dead and all those who loved Him and had followed Him on earth were now devastated. Their hope for redemption was dead; their desire for freedom of Roman occupation was dead; their future was dead. Those who loved Him and followed Him now were left to wander in their own grief and sorrow. […]

Multiplied Blessings

When the Apostle Peter greets the Church in both 1 Peter and 2 Peter he prays for “multiplied blessings.”: 1 Peter 1:2 “Grace to you and peace be multiplied.” 2 Peter 1:2 “Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord,” Personally I really like this idea […]

Be Careful What You Say

“But the prophet who presumes to speak a word in My name, which I have not commanded him to speak, or who speaks in the name of other gods, that prophet shall die.” Deuteronomy 18:20 It is a serious thing to presume to speak on God’s behalf. It is something that needs to be considered by every […]

Firm Foundation for our Faith

Does your faith stand on a firm foundation or on myths, legends and “old wives tales”? You need to know that if you believe the Bible is true and that it can be depended upon in every situation, you are standing on the most solid foundation available. When Peter declared: 16 …”we did not follow cunningly devised fables when […]

Progress?

This isn’t original with me, but I felt it certainly fit for us as a people and as a nation . . . Paradox of our Times We have taller buildings, but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints; We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy it less. We have bigger […]

Great Old Hymns

Martin Luther (c.1529) wrote praise and worship songs that were extremely rich in doctrine. One of my favorites is “A Mighty Fortress is Our God”.Does anyone else get moved by this stuff? “A mighty fortress is our God, a bulwark never failing; Our helper He, amid the flood of mortal ills prevailing: For still our […]

2014

2014 is well underway. My prayer for all of you is that this year will be the beginning of a new wave of the Spirit in your life. Allow the Lord to become more and more real in your life by faithfully and consistently seeking His face. Not with the attitude of “I just need […]