without faith it is impossible to please God

November 30, 2019
fear of the Lord

Frighteningly dangerous: the church without the Fear of the Lord

The following is from a message given recently at church. It is part one of two.   I wonder how many of you feel as though you’ve spent as much […]
February 3, 2016
Mount Zion, Mount Sinai, Hebrews 12

Christ’s Government: Mount Sinai contrasted with Mount Zion

I remember the expression on my 99 year-old grandfather’s face the first time he watched me pull a compass, a video, and then a photo album up on my iphone. […]
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 […]
August 11, 2015
covenant, contract, agreement, keys to the kingdom, Mediator of a new covenant, new testament

Christ’s Government: Jesus, the Mediator of a Better Covenant

In my last post, we examined the nature of covenant. The Hebrew word used for covenant is beriyth and means “alliance,” “constitution,” or “pledge.” It goes deeper, however, than our […]
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 […]
July 9, 2015
government of God, take the kingdom, contending for the promised land, kingdom of heaven, spiritual warfare, reigning with Christ

Preparing the Way for Christ’s Government on Earth

Did you ever meet someone who came to know Christ late in life? Did you notice how uninhibited they were in their faith and things of the Spirit? More than […]
November 11, 2014

Leaving the Shallows

“When we catch a glimpse in our spirits of the mightiness of the God we serve, and when we take His words to heart, doors suddenly open where there seemed […]
October 21, 2013

According to your faith so let it be done to you

If you had been among those who walked the earth when Jesus did, would you receive healing from him, or would he have to usher you and your unbelief right […]
September 2, 2013

Don’t “explain it away”

“Ascribe to the LORD the glory due to His name” (Psalm 29:2). You’re in a jam.  That bill is due this week and you don’t have the $213 needed to […]
May 25, 2013

Do you have what it takes to please God?

A lot is said about the fact that God loves us and there is nothing we can do to earn God’s love or make Him love us any more or […]