Then answered one of the servants, and said, Behold, I have seen a son of Jesse the Bethlehemite, that is cunning in playing, and a mighty valiant man, and a man of war, and prudent in matters, and a comely person, and the LORD is with him.1 Samuel 16:17-18 So this guy, was, well, let’s … Continue reading What are we suppose to be?
They say even a broken clock is right twice a day. And every once and a while an unreliable source can get it right. In this case it is Ahab king of Israel. He was an evil man. The only thing worse than him was his wife. Now she was a piece of work. Having … Continue reading That’s Pretty Big Talk
It is primarily a UK holiday. There are several countries or cities throughout the world who celebrate it who have, historically, been connected with the UK, such as Australia, Hong Kong, Canada, New Zealand, and a few others. To put it simply, Boxing Day is Christmas Day for servants. Boxing Day was created for the … Continue reading What is Boxing Day?
From Master Class: Instruction in the Mastery of Wisdom - Lesson Two Proverbs 2:1–51 My son, if thou wilt receive my words, and hide my commandments with thee; 2 so that thou incline thine ear unto wisdom, and apply thine heart to understanding; 3 yea, if thou criest after knowledge, and liftest up thy voice … Continue reading The Combination
From Master Class: Instruction in the Mastery of Wisdom — Lesson One The Fear of the Lord is the theological key to the book of Proverbs, authored by Solomon. It is the foundation (1:7; 9:10). The treasure of God’s wisdom will forever be locked away from those without the key. What does “The fear of … Continue reading The Fear of the Lord
When you build a house you will be wanting to paint it and decorate it. That is part of the building process. But is that what makes a house into a beautiful home? In the same way we want more than just to build God’s house, we want it to be beautiful. We want his … Continue reading You Have to be Sent
It was Winston Churchill who said, It is no use saying that we are doing our best. We must succeed in doing that which is necessary. Of all the "Have to's" involved in building God's House; the most inescapable is that, we have to succeed. But what does success look like when it comes to … Continue reading You Have to Succeed
What is our mission in life? We exist to glorify God How do we do that? Live a holy lifeSave the lostMake disciplesPlant churches This is our mission. The mission is all there is. Don’t let anyone or anything steal from you the clarity of why you are here.
There are professing Christians who have a secret life. They have quietly constructed their private world. They sneak away and enjoy their choice sin. The rest of the time they play the part of a true believer. You have others who to this are a mirror. They believe, but it is a secret. They pretend … Continue reading Pretending