Jesus, The Son Of God

Imagine sitting in the congregation in Thyatira and hearing the pastor say, “I have a letter from the risen Lord Jesus, the Son of God.” I would fully expect that each person in that room would be sitting on the proverbial “edge of their seats”! These are the words of...

Consider Your Ways

Now therefore thus saith the Lord of hosts; Consider your ways. Haggai 1.5,7 The word for you and me today is simple. Consider your ways. Literally, “set your heart upon your ways,” that is, take to heart, in the sense of thinking seriously about what we are doing....

Reading and agreeing or Believing and doing?

James 1.21-25 Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls. But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. For if any be a hearer of the...

Obedience is better than brilliance

Mic 6.8 He hath shewed thee, O man, what [is] good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God?I want to share with you precious saints an observation that I have made as a pastor over the last 30...

Obedience and God's Defense

Exodus 23:22 But if thou shalt indeed obey his voice, and do all that I speak; then I will be an enemy unto thine enemies, and an adversary unto thine adversaries. As we walk in obedience to God’s revelation of truth, we have the promise that He will be an enemy...