Ladies, resolve not to over-extend yourself in ministry this year

If you resolved this year to be more submissive to Jesus, more useful to the Body, and/or employ the Spirit's gifts for His glory, here is a bit of food for thought. Even if you didn't resolve those things...here you go!The New Testament teaches us that Christ is THE HEAD of the church and we …

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What is the fruit of the Spirit and how does it grow?

EPrata photoWe Christians know that a false teacher is identified by his fruits. It states in Matthew 7:16,You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? We know that a Christian will be identified by his fruit, too.But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, …

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America’s legal order begins to fray. And, police are one of the common graces God gives us

The Bible says that the inclination of man's heart is always evil all the time. (Genesis 6:5, Romans 3:12).The Bible says that God's wrath is already upon the world. (Romans 1:18, Ephesians 5:6).Jesus said that the coming Great Tribulation will be the worst time on earth that ever was and ever will be. (Matthew 24:21).So, …

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Martyn Lloyd-Jones explains the Holy Spirit’s work through Common Grace

I listened to a wonderful sermon today. I've been enjoying and savoring Martyn Lloyd-Jones' series called "The Great Biblical Doctrines." The one from today was called Creation and Common Grace. It's only 27 minutes long, because unfortunately the beginning portion has been lost. Nevertheless, you can easily understand the points this great pastor is making …

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We’ve gone from ministering and serving to releasing. Yes, words matter

Release the hounds!The phrase 'release the hounds' comes from fox hunting. Photo sourceRelease the Kraken!“Release the Kraken!” is a catchphrase and image macro series based on a memorable quote uttered by Zeus in the 1981 fantasy adventure film The Clash of the Titans as well as the 2010 3D remake. Despite the dramatic delivery of …

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Jesus’ amazing provision part 1 & 2

Robe of Righteousness, by Lars JustinenThis is a story of how Jesus and God and the Spirit worked in my life this week. I attend a Wednesday night prayer meeting/bible study. We read through a book of the bible a verse at a time. There is no curriculum except for the bible. We have a …

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