How will you finish the race?

All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they only saw them and welcomed them from a distance, admitting that they were foreigners and strangers on earth. Hebrew 11:13 I love this whole chapter, the Hebrews hall of fame! Abel, Enoch, Noah, Abraham & Sarah, …Read More

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Bible teachings about slavery?

Teach slaves to be subject to their masters in everything, to try to please them, not to talk back to them, 10 and not to steal from them, but to show that they can be fully trusted, so that in every way they will make the teaching about God our Saviour attractive. Titus 2:9-10 A …Read More

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Warning Signs

Do not entertain an accusation against an elder unless it is brought by two or three witnesses. 20 But those elders who are sinning you are to reprove before everyone, so that the others may take warning. 1 Timothy 5:19-20 Paul has so much good practical advice when he writes to Timothy. He has a …Read More

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Training the next generation for wisdom

The father of a righteous child has great joy; a man who fathers a wise son rejoices in him. Proverbs 23:24 We are in a battle for the next generation. So many attacks are aimed at our children, and we must teach them & train them, we must set them up for success in these …Read More

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Proverbs

 A proverb a day keeps the fool in you away. Part 1 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. 7 Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. …Read More

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The Lord gives victory!

Now this I know: The LORD gives victory to his anointed. He answers them from his heavenly sanctuary with the victorious power of his right hand. Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God. Psalm 20:6-7 We must never underestimate the Power of God. …Read More

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The Anointed Worship Leader

  Whenever the spirit from God came on Saul, David would take up his lyre and play. Then relief would come to Saul; he would feel better, and the evil spirit would leave him. 1 Samuel 16:23 I often think of this verse when it comes to worship. I love anointed worship. A lot of …Read More

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How to be always rejoicing…

We put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited. 4 Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; 5 in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger; 6 in purity, understanding, patience and …Read More

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Be effective when doors open

But I will stay on at Ephesus until Pentecost, 9 because a great door for effective work has opened to me, and there are many who oppose me. 1 Corinthians 16:8 I love Paul’s language here, he says he’ll stay because a great door for effective work has opened to me. I’ve always tried to go …Read More

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Integrity in the Pulpit

  I’d rather die than give anyone ammunition to discredit me or impugn my motives. If I proclaim the Message, it’s not to get something out of it for myself. I’m compelled to do it, and doomed if I don’t! If this was my own idea of just another way to make a living, I’d …Read More

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