two kingdoms

August 18, 2018
lawlessness, ox bow incident, antichrist, man of lawlessness, man of perdition

“Worse than a murderer”: lawlessness, mob rule, and the rise of Antichrist

The most frightening words in scripture come at the Final Judgment. Most heart-stopping of all is that those to whom Christ addresses these terrible words are those who thought they […]
September 5, 2017
Intercession, pray for the nation, interceding for the nation, pray for America

Three Things You Hear When You’re Burdened to Pray for the Nation

If you’re passionate about the direction of the nation, and if you hunger and thirst for righteousness in your land, perhaps at some point you’ve been chided for your zeal. […]
June 10, 2017
hate in the church, love in the church, Romans 12:19, Psalm 106:35, Deuteronomy 18

Is There Not Enough Hate in the Church?

A young man stood up in our church to share a word he’d heard from the Lord during the time of prayer before the service. “There are many people in […]
March 5, 2016
the kingdom of heaven, the kingdom of God, Romans 14:17, Isaiah 32:17, the Father's heart

Christ’s Government: Establishing His Kingdom on Earth

God’s supreme objective is the establishment of His kingdom on earth. Jesus told His disciples to pray this way: “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth as it […]
February 20, 2016
spiritual warfare, islamization, islam and the west, Bruce Bawer, 2 Thess 2:6

Christ’s Government on Earth: Physical or Spiritual War?

Gay author and activist Bruce Bawer left the US to escape what he described as the influence of conservatism and Christianity. Moving to Europe to live with his lover, he […]
October 4, 2015
royal priesthood, Melchizedek, kings and priests, 1 Peter 2:9

Christ’s Government on Earth – The Royal Priesthood

In understanding our identity and authority in Christ, we are able to bring His righteous and life-giving government to earth.  Previously, we highlighted what it means to be in covenant […]
September 20, 2015
names of God, nature of God,

Christ’s Government on Earth – What’s in a Name?

In my last post, we highlighted a scriptural pattern in which God changed a person’s name when He came into covenant with him or her. Examples of this were Abram […]
July 20, 2015
covenant, agreement, pledge, Holy Spirit sealed, Spirit as a pledge, covenanted people, a better covenant

Christ’s Government On Earth: The Wonder of Covenant

“I wish Christians in the West understood their position better – who they are in Christ,” a brother from India responded when I asked him what was the greatest difference […]
June 27, 2015
gay marriage, same sex marriage, Supreme Court ruling, church and state, where is God in America, Psalm 78, Psalm 78:9, hitting the target, spiritual warfare, church in America, harvest, end time, prophecy, tribulation

“They were equipped…but turned back in the day of battle”

It was a tough week for all Americans who love liberty and love God’s laws on which the nation’s Constitution was founded. The Supreme Court of the United States handed […]
January 4, 2014

Spiritual Warfare – what is it and why study it?

Why do certain cities and nations and even families seem susceptible to specific problems that never go away, generation after generation, despite implementing the resources of the education system and […]
August 4, 2013

They did not love their lives unto death

When my cousin joined the army some years ago, he was given certain provision, including physical needs being met, a salary, and benefits. He was also given training, both basic […]
July 10, 2013

Legislating (im)morality – why good law matters

“Human nature doesn’t change,” my 96 year-old grandfather said once when I asked him if people weren’t just a whole lot nicer when he was young.  I realize now that […]