Theology

Lay Down Your Burden

We need reminding that some (or much) of what we have thought comes from worries, lies from the enemy, fears, wounds and hurts, injustice, rumors, jealousy, revenge, etc.  We are very weak and in our natural fallen state; we are… Read More ›

One Man Praying

An impromptu prayer time was announced at church and I heard about it; as an intercessor I was interested to join with other intercessors.  Also, I was curious about how many would show up, and how it would proceed.  There was… Read More ›

Honor Everyone

I Peter 2:17 instructs us to “honor everyone”.  This includes honoring with our submission to the king and governors (our governmental leaders) – verse 13-14; our masters (employers) – verse 18; wifes to husbands – Ephesians 5:22; the church to Christ… Read More ›

Release of the Spirit

Some day the Holy Spirit will reclaim a prominent place in His church.  Currently the church is focused on teaching alone.  Teaching is promoted while operation of other gifts of the Spirit are quenched and stifled; worldly thinking and natural… Read More ›

Blessed Are the Meek

One of the most important traits that a Christian can possess is meekness or humbleness.  Mathew 5:5 states that “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth.”  Titus 3:2 – “to speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers,… Read More ›

Noble-Ness

Noble is used in the Bible several times, yet the single reference I remember first is of the Berean Jews.  “Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great… Read More ›

Lying Tongues

Lately we have seen much dishonesty documented by many of our country’s leaders and even by members of the news media.  This dishonesty is not unique in our history for our establishment leaders but it never ceases to be disturbing to… Read More ›

Wonders of Marriage

“Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator made them male and female,’ and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become… Read More ›

In the Small Things

Does God care about the small things that we deal with in this life.  By small, I don’t mean insignificant or material necessities of living; He promises to give us food and clothing, things we need.  No, I’m referring to… Read More ›

Be of Good Cheer

  In reading the Bonhoeffer biography by Eric Metaxas, I was struck by how Bonhoeffer maintained his joy and basic Christian goodness even in the midst of persecution while in prison.  Like Joseph in the Bible, even the prison authorities were drawn… Read More ›

The Prodigal Son

In this parable, (Luke 15: 11-32) the younger son asked for his share of the estate.  He took his share, left, and squandered all he had received; ultimately he found himself starving in a foreign land during a severe famine…. Read More ›

Fruit Bearing

The parable of the sower, (Matt. 13: 18-23), includes an alarming and critical category of failed seeds; the first is taken by the enemy from the path; the second has no root and quickly falls away when rocks of trouble… Read More ›

Accusations

Have you ever heard accusations in your mind?  Are they immediately after some interaction with someone or as a consequence of your own thoughts or actions?  Are they out of the blue almost random accusations pointing out your weakness, things… Read More ›

Myths on Earth

When we enter into the afterlife we will be  free of many lies, conjecture, assumption, misunderstanding, and deception that we held while on earth.  For many, the most obvious will be the existence in which we enter, but this will be… Read More ›