God Our Father, NOT The Godfather

Luke 11:2 And he said unto them, When ye pray, say, Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name… The Name of God that Jesus came to reveal was that of Father. Israel knew God as Elohim, Jehovah, Almighty God, and other names, but to know Him as Father was a...

An Exhortation To Young Men And Fathers

Tomorrow is a day that our nation has set aside to honor fathers, and to do so is indeed biblical and an important aspect of the Christian life (Exodus 20:12; Ephesians 6:2). But need I say that our nation is in the midst of a gender siege? The biblical definitions of...

Truth – The Foundation Of Perspective

The surest way to discover a counterfeit is to put it alongside the original. In the arena of life it is necessary that we go back to the original pattern and move out from that blueprint, using the original (I’ll call it truth) as the foundation of perspective. What...

Position Versus Condition

Every disciple of Jesus Christ that I know of wrestles at times with his or her position in Christ while struggling with their current condition. Every believer is a member of the body of Christ. We enter into that position the moment we trust in Jesus as our Savior....

Kindness

Did you ever meet a person with a lot of Bible knowledge and yet an edge in their character as rough as sandpaper? I have. I’m sure that I’ve even been that person more often than I would like to admit. Is it possible to become such a stickler for truth that one can...

Communion Deliberation

After Adam and Eve “fell” in the Garden of Eden, spiritual death occurred. To cover their nakedness they sewed fig leaves together. This was man’s first attempt to cover his sinful condition by the works of his own hands. The loving Lord God, however, replaced those...