Have Faith In God

“Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. This exhortation from the lips of Jesus is found in Mark 11:22. Don’t speed read the passage – read it again prayerfully, slowly. This is God the Son speaking, not only to Peter, but to you and me. No matter what crisis...

January 26, 2017

The Corinthians misunderstood what their relationship to their church leaders should be. By saying that they belonged to a particular leader, they were actually trying to enhance their own status. Paul wanted them to understand that he and all other church leaders...

Filled!

We find in a study of the Book of Acts the outpouring of God the Holy Spirit upon Cornelius and his household, who were Gentiles. They became, as the Jewish disciples of Jesus had become on Pentecost, heavenly-equipped for holy living! Jesus foretold of this filling...

January 25, 2017

Sometimes God’s own people are the greatest hindrance to building up the Body of Christ. What is going on in the hearts of those people to cause this kind of behavior? What was the sin behind the many blatant sins of the Corinthian church? What deeper need was not...

Follow Me

Isn’t it interesting how we can turn aside from the simplest commands into confusion? For example, the singular call of Jesus to His disciples is to ‘Follow Me’. Those words are a call from Jesus to come near to Him, and, in doing so, to learn from Him. In other...