ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL SERIES THIS WEEK (October 15th) The Book of Proverbs provides one of the best reads in the universe on how to "read people". The Scriptures teach that we should obtain DISCRETION! We are looking at the two types of "wise"
THE WORLD WOULD BE MUCH BETTER OFF IF... ...we could learn to stay in our lane! When I drive from one place to another, I need to give my overwhelming attention to the lane I'm in! What is the automobile doing in front of me? Is it braking? Is it accelerating? Is it sliding? Is it stopped? If I don't know what is happening right in front of me, then I am likely to be in an accident pretty soon. True, we need to be aware of the traffic in other lanes, the signs and people on the … [Read more...]
Day 1 at the Revival! Yesterday (Sunday 10/30), we had a great opening day to the Revival Meetings! Evangelist Darrell Murphy challenged us to make sure we are in the ship as referenced from Matthew 14 when Christ constrained His disciples to get in the ship and launch out onto the Sea of Galilee. Brother Murphy's outline asked us to make sure that we don't allow #1 the Crowd to hinder us. Or #2 the Clouds (as they gathered before that stormy night). And finally, not to back away from the … [Read more...]
WHAT MUST YOU UNDERSTAND FROM GOD'S WORD? YOU ARE A SINNER! Romans 3:23 For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God. Jeremiah 17:9 The heart [of mankind] is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it? - When you watch the news and hear of the terrible things people do to each other, it is the desperately wicked thoughts and intents of the selfish heart that drive people to such behaviors! YOU DESERVE A PUNISHMENT FOR SINNING AGAINST THE … [Read more...]
What the Holy Land trip did for my Ministry... Wow! Did the Lord use my trip to Israel to work in my heart in ways I had not expected! I naturally thought that I would go, see a site, weep and pray and sing and fall madly in love with everything Israel. NOT EXACTLY! Don't get me wrong, the Lord gave me a tremendous heart for souls in Jerusalem. I thought on the way things may have played out in Bible times, particularly in the stories of David, Abraham, and the Lord Jesus Christ. But God … [Read more...]
I have always been told that familiar exhortation, "You have got to go to Israel. It will change the way you preach and the way you see the Scriptures." While I never doubted the value of such a trip. I definitely believe it and will pass this exhortation along to more of God's saints! THE VALLEY OF ELAH - WHERE GIANTS COME TUMBLING DOWN! WHAT DO YOU THINK IT'S LIKE? 1 Samuel 17 tells us the famous story about the then-shepherd boy David's victorious battle with the Philistine champion, … [Read more...]