Are you struggling and seemingly losing your battle with the world, flesh, and devil? Are you suffering under the weight of guilt and shame? It does not have to be this way. God has a better plan for you. Jesus came to give you abundant life. (John 10:10) The abundant life begins with believing the […]
She was diagnosed with herpes. Doctors told her there was no cure. She asked Jesus to heal her. And she started to take communion, daily, for her healing. Each day, she ate the bread and drank the grape juice, confessing “by His stripes we are healed.” She did so for months. Then she returned to […]
Jesus did not come to make bad men good. He came to make dead men live. Christianity is not religion. It is not self-improvement. It is not about a person doing his best to be holy. Christianity is Life. It is God’s Life, imparted to you, working powerfully in you, flowing miraculously through you.
The Bible says the fool has said in his heart there is no God. Indeed, such a person is a fool. But I believe there is an even greater fool. It is the one who believes in God, but proceeds to live his life as if God does not exist. The greatest fool in my […]
As a child, they told me, “Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can never hurt you.” That was the biggest lie ever told me! Words are the most powerful forces available to human beings, and they can actually cause things to live or die. I did not say that–God did! A man’s […]
From the way people talk and many Christians act, you would think Jesus came to found a cemetery and make us as much like dead people as possible. Ask a typical person who a Christian is and don’t be surprised if he tells you a Christian is someone who does not smoke, drink, cuss or […]
You may be familiar with the Parable of Talents Jesus told in Matthew 25. But just in case you are not, here is a quick summary. A very wealthy man goes on a very long journey and leaves three of his servants in charge of his wealth. He gives them
“Am I not Goliath, the Philistine, and are you not the servants of Saul? I defy the armies of Israel this day. Give me a man so we can fight each other.” When Saul and the children of Israel heard these words they were “very upset and very afraid.” And they had good reasons to […]