Now that the election is over, the church needs to repent (change our minds) and unite in the knowledge of the son of God unto maturity. The only strategy we have to effectively reach the world with the Gospel is our love for one another and our unity in love toward the unbelieving. God’s strategy is unity in his body. The enemy’s strategy is division in the body. Which one “won” during the recent US
The resurrection of Jesus multi-faceted but there are two main points I want to focus on in this article. The atonement aspect of his sacrifice and God’s testimony in Jesus of his will for us. The obvious take away that we must personalize about the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus is the exchange of our sin for his righteousness, the trading of our sickness and disease for his healing, our shame for his acceptance and
Many of you use my GOOD GOD and GOOD NEWS booklets to communicate the simple message of God’s goodness and the basic message of the cross in your personal ministries, I have a new idea for a few video courses that will simplify a essential topics that you can use personally and in your ministry toward others. More on that below… I want to change the way people see God. I want people to trust
Does God discipline? If so, what’s his mood as he’s doing so? Is he angry? Does he discipline as an angry father? I have good news for you! P.S. You can browse through my last few blog posts for links to more teachings in this series, I pray these messages on God’s goodness assure your heart of His love for you.
James 1:13 instructs us to never say God tests or tempts us but Paul says God tests our hearts (1 Thessalonians 2:4). Does the Bible contradict itself? Maybe there’s something we’re missing about these concepts. In my last article (Does God Allow Tests and Trials For Hidden Purposes?) I addressed the concept of temptation and trials. Those two are always connected in terms of external difficulties. What James and Paul call temptations are often attributed to
What is a test, a trial and a temptation? We must let the revealed Word of God define such terms and put them in proper context of how we should understand the presence of those terms and experiences in our lives. We see in James 1, 1 Peter and 1 Corinthians 10 that trials/tests are the result of falling into temptations. James says to count it all joy when we fall into temptation and that