“And at that time Hanani the seer came to Asa king of Judah, and said unto him, Because thou hast relied on the king of Syria, and not relied on the LORD thy God, therefore is the host of the king of Syria escaped out of thine hand. Were not the Ethiopians and the Lubims … Continue reading A Victorious Failure
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
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
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
I need to lose weight. I should go with a low fat diet — no, low carb. I really want to learn a language and a musical instrument. I must foster a significant career and read a book a week. I really want lean body mass. I need to bulk up a bit. I should … Continue reading Productivity is a Sin
Here is a list of things that require no talent whatsoever. We are often curious about our spiritual gifts, and it is healthy to be curious. The best way to discover your gifts is to jump in right where you are. What is needed? What is being asked of you in your local church? No … Continue reading No Talent Required
Our desire is to put useful tools into your hands so that you feel perfectly prepared to engage. Most of us know the gospel; but knowing the gospel and explaining the gospel are two different things. The Gospel Course is a three part course that will equip you to walk someone through the gospel in … Continue reading The Gospel Course