The Gifts of the Spirit
Friday, March 13th, 2015 4:01pm

One of the most talked about, and one of the most maligned, is the gifts of the Spirit, the gifts given to each new believer when they are saved.  The gifting varies between people and callings, and it grows or changes over time.  IE, some gifts are given for a time and a place, used brief ... View More

Are You A David Or A Solomon?
Friday, February 20th, 2015 3:07pm

A great man of God and a great prophet, no passed, one taught a lesson in which he compared the two main trees in the Garden of Eden.  One tree was the tree of knowledge.  From it would come eternal life.  The other was the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.  That tree broug ... View More

How To Fix Our Broken World
Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 8:57pm

One of the biggest problems I've been seeing of late, and it drives me nuts, is to see people saying this leader or that leader or some other leader will fix all our problems and we need to unseat Obama, or Castro or Putin or whoever and we'll solve all of our world's problems.  Or ... View More

The Lesson of Poverty
Monday, February 9th, 2015 12:57pm

Now, I'll say up front that I know some of you don't believe in prophetical dreams, and even fewer believe in "teaching" dreams, where God uses dreams to teach you a lesson while you sleep, the latter of which I love, as I learn some very interesting things about myself that I othe ... View More

The Cornerstone of Joy
Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 1:38pm

The JOY principle, a long standing acronym that describes the methods for living the Christian life in the simplest terms possible, namely Jesus First, Others Second and Yourself Last, has seen considerable use in the Christian world and with myself as well.  But what does it mean to follow the ... View More

The Jealousy of the Jews
Thursday, January 29th, 2015 9:05am

Acts 17:5 (KJV) - "But the Jews which believed not, moved with envy, took unto them certain lewd fellows of the baser sort, and gathered a company, and set all the city on an uproar, and assaulted the house of Jason, and sought to bring them out to the people." I was reading in the book ... View More

Standing in Iconium
Monday, January 26th, 2015 9:42am

Acts 14:1-3 (KJV) - "And it came to pass in Iconium, that they (Paul and Barnabas) went both together into the synagogue of the Jews, and so spake, that a great multitude both of the Jews and also of the Greeks believed.  But the unbelieving Jews stirred up the Gentiles, and made their min ... View More

Peter and the Number Seven
Saturday, January 24th, 2015 12:54pm

For all of you who like to find cool and interesting little tidbits hidden discretely in the pages of scripture, here's one for you to chew on that many of you probably haven't seen before.  In the book of Acts we see Peter, in Chapter 10, come to Cornelius the centurion, per God's ... View More

Bibilical Typology - Noah, Lot and the Last Days
Friday, January 23rd, 2015 8:42am

Here's an interesting tidbit for all of you to chew on for today.  For those of you who understand typology in the bible, I'm sure you're aware that certain people, places and events act as "types" or representatives of either future events, people, or places.  For ex ... View More

Understanding Desire vs Coveting
Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 10:25am

Some have asked me over the years, "What is the difference between simply desiring (ie, wanting) something vs coveting it?"  That's a very good question, and is in response to the 10th commandment as listed in the bible which says, in summary, "Do Not Covet".  But w ... View More

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