• Practical Partnership in the Kingdom

    For our future success, we must realize that we can’t do anything about our past, but we can do something about our future. Paul said: I have planted, Apollos watered; but God gave the increase. …For we are labourers together with God: ye are God’s husbandry…. —I Corinthians 3:4-9 Husbandry

  • God’s Righteous Judgment

    The Righteous Judgment of God! Nothing causes more emotional pain, mental anguish and instability than the expectation of retribution and impending punishment, especially when it comes to the wrath and judgment of God! Many people believe they have committed some unforgivable sin, invoking God’s anger and impending judgment! Since, therefore,

  • God’s Restoring Grace

    Every person has a divinely implanted destiny and purpose, and we can never really be fully satisfied unless we live out that destiny and purpose through Christ. Ecclesiastes says, He has made everything beautiful in its time. He also has planted eternity in men’s hearts and minds [a divinely implanted

  • Jesus Changes Everything: And We are Safe and Sound

    The validity of the New Testament Gospel message is based upon the crucifixion of Christ, signifying the finished work of the cross. When it comes to interpreting Scripture, we need to have a Christ- centered view. Jesus, and what He accomplished on the cross, CHANGED EVERYTHING! The New Covenant –

  • The Deception of Self Righteousness

    One of the biggest deceptions in the world, especially in the Church, is that of performance-religion and self- righteousness. There’s a huge emphasis on maintaining the moral standards of the so-called “Judeo-Christian-value system.” We hear: “I’m a good Christian.” “I belong to a church.” “I go to a home group.”

  • Discovering True Love

    John is known as the apostle of love. Let’s look at some well-known verses in one of his letters. Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and everyone that loveth is born of God and knoweth God. He that loveth not, knoweth not God…. —1 John

  • Trust God, and Take a Risk with Jesus

    One big thing we can all learn is that God is a risk taker. We are going to have to trust the Lord, and that means being willing to take a risk and move out of our comfort zones. There’s always a temptation to play it safe and just maintain

  • the tender mercies of God

    The Tender Mercies of God

    As believers, our theology (study and view of God) and our doctrines (principles) must be consistent with our heartfelt beliefs. You will guard him and keep him in perfect and constant PEACE (Shalom) whose mind [both its inclination and its character] is stayed on You, because he commits himself to

  • Born Free

    Anytime that we discuss freedom as it relates to believers in the kingdom of God, we must realize that freedom means different things to different people! In Acts 22, an incident in the life of Paul powerfully illustrates the New Testament truth regarding Christian freedom in the kingdom of God!