Sowing and Reaping – God Sees

God sees everything is probably one of the most amazing verses in the Bible. I would venture to say that most of humanity doesn’t know that and the ones that do, rarely think about it. Yet, the Bible says, “The eyes of the LORD are in every place, beholding the evil and the good” (Proverbs 15:3). “Both the evil and the good,” I can’t even imagine how God must feel as He beholds all the evil in the world, all of it, instantly as it’s happening, in real-time. Just to say, it breaks His heart, which I am sure It does, misses the depth of what’s happening. God since the creation of the world has put forth and established certain rules that govern all of nature including the crown of creation, humanity. There is no escaping it, there is no way to get around it. There is the law of cause and effect. For every cause, there is an effect. It is the rule of nature and the only one in the universe that can change it is God, or one in whom God empowers. More about that later. For now, let’s concentrate on the cause and effect, especially as to how it’s related to all of humanity, without exception. Continue reading Sowing and Reaping – God Sees

How to Confront an Evil World

Oh Lord, please show us how to confront a world with so much hate and open hostility towards one another. Please show us how to confront an increasingly anti-Christian world, even before the revealing of the dreaded Antichrist. The voice of Christianity, once larger than life, in this world and specifically in America, is almost nonexistent. It’s almost nonexistent in the public square by creating tremendous restrictions from openly proclaiming God’s truth in every area of society including social media, although lawlessness has full reign with almost no restrictions. The positive voice of Christianity on the news media is replaced with constant negative reporting, and the voice of hate and lawlessness is constantly aired. The encouraging voice of Christianity in public education is replaced with giving voice to other religions and promoting every perverted lifestyle; the sad result is unimaginable lawlessness in the face of our precious children. So, how do we confront this evil world? Legislating morality doesn’t work, boycotting doesn’t work, rioting in the streets doesn’t work, and even voting in the other political party doesn’t work. Only one thing will. We must learn how to share the simple Gospel and start acting like Christians by following Christ in His path to victory. Continue reading How to Confront an Evil World

We Are Forward-Looking People

There is something uniquely different about God’s children. We rarely look back either to reminisce or painfully evaluate past failures. We are a forward-looking people, a true anomaly in the modern world. This is something fallen humanity would love to experience all the time. However, if they are honest, they spend a great deal of their time looking back. They look back not only to evaluate past failures or reminisce but to do something far more damaging. Their obsession of always looking back, further than current events, enters into a deep chasm of captivity. Clearly, this abyss of one’s personal journey is not the same thing as the concrete historical events etched into the annuals of a nation’s heritage. It is, on the other hand, a collection of beliefs about oneself that they have adopted over time, which they believe can never change. It is a collection of past events that they believe have had an incurable effect on their physical or psychological wellbeing. As we shall see, these people tend to get trapped in the past causing them unending turmoil, which adversely affects their lives. Continue reading We Are Forward-Looking People

The Unshakable Kingdom

We live in a day where we see a new kingdom being built. All the great minds and the most learned professors have come together to build a new kingdom, the kingdom of man. To them and the rest of the world, the Kingdom of God is old, it’s outdated, and needs to be replaced with new ideas. They say we have come of age and no longer need the commandments of religion to show us how to live. They say we have the greatest professors of psychiatry and volumes of every psychological disorder known to man. They say everything is at our fingertips to build the greatest empire known to man. So confident they are, that they are willing to embrace everyone’s thoughts and actions as valid expressions of a new world order. They will happily recognize all world religions as equal as long each are willing to embrace the new kingdom. They graciously accept every race equally as long as they follow the rules enacted by the kingdom of man. They throw down the walls and accept every foreigner enthusiastically giving them citizenship and a seat at the table. In the new kingdom of man, every expression of morality is openly accepted. So, laws and statutes are being changed at the speed of light to usher in the new kingdom and discard the old. Continue reading The Unshakable Kingdom

Living with Your Holy Resident

“Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?”  (I Corinthians 3:16)

As believers in Christ, we all know this truth. We are the temple of God’s Holy Spirit. Unfortunately, for most, it hasn’t sunk in. It’s something they believe but have not acted upon. I can remember dating my wife and inviting her to my home for a visit, but things changed when she moved in and it became permanent. All of a sudden, we were doing things together all the time, which meant my behavior was front and center. Now, plans were made together and agreed upon in advance. Even trips to the grocery store took on a whole new dynamic, realizing that there was more than one kind of milk. It didn’t take long to realize that we had our own way of doing things. We also had different likes and dislikes. Although this joyously turned my whole world upside down, it was well worth the journey. In time we truly became one, and she will always tell you that she is my better half. Today, I would like to speak to you about another full-time resident. This one too must be invited in, to take up residence in your heart for the rest of your life. Continue reading Living with Your Holy Resident

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