“Houdini, the great escape artist, once claimed that he could free himself from any jail cell in only a few minutes. His challenge was answered by a small-town jailor. Houdini came and was placed behind the iron bars. The steel door was slammed shut. immediately Houdini went to the task of picking the large lock. [...]
GOD IS NOT DEAD! I HAVE NEVER BELIEVED HE WAS!
What is on my mind? God is not dead! I have never believed he was. I see him in all creation Romans chapter 1 verses 18 to 20. Look at this picture and see the artistic hand of God painting the sky. Thank you Father God for this beautiful sunrise, it blessed me this [...]
BAD RELIGION – by Rubel Shelly
Bad Religion – by Rubel Shelly Mean spirited —Bad religion. I’ve seen it,tasted it, and participated in it in my early ministry. But that is not what Jesus called us to be and do. “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By [...]
FUNCTION AND FORM FULFILLED BY GRACE OR LEGALISM?
Everybody, once the terms are defined, agrees that the Lord’s Church has “functions” to express and to enjoy: worship, holiness, faith, grace, freedom, prayer, teaching, evangelizing, praising, caring for the poor, etc., etc. The problem comes with “forms”, that is, the way the functions are to be expressed or accomplished. By definition and by their [...]
JESUS MY FOCUS
The focal and pivotal point of God’s revealed Word, the Bible-from Genesis through Revelation-to Man is JESUS. Jesus – Genesis 3:15 cf Galatians 3:16 Jesus – Matthew 17:4-8 cf 1 Peter 1:16ff Jesus – Luke 24:27ff Jesus – John 12:21 Jesus – 1 Corinthians 15:1-4 Jesus – Hebrews 12:1-4 cf 1:3, 8; 3:1 Jesus – [...]