What does freedom mean in America? Here’s an except from the book “The Insanity Of God”, by Nik Ripkin, from a Chinese Christian, a part of the underground persecuted church…today. “You see how we are all meeting here in secret. We have told you how our house churches move from farm to farm, house to … More The Miracle Of Freedom In The USA
“When Jesus heard these things, he marveled at [the centurion], and turning to the crowd that followed him, said, “I tell you, not even in Israel have I found such faith.” Luke 7:9 (Equivalent: Matthew 8:10) Jesus marvels at his faith. In Luke, we read about a centurion who sent word to Jesus so that He might heal … More How Does Jesus Marvels At Your Belief?
“All this I have told you so that you will not fall away.” John 16:1 “Changed” by Rascal Flatts was on the radio yesterday and for the first time, the lyrics pierced my heart. As I listened, I thought about all the Christians before me, around me, and after me and how many fall away. It can … More Changed For Good?
“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.” Ephesians 5:1-2 We are to be imitators of God as children are. Why did he not say ‘be imitators as adults?’ As we age further into adulthood, … More Monkey See, Monkey Do
“Whoever watches the wind will not plant; whoever looks at the clouds will not reap.” Ecclesiastes 11:4 Sometimes it is nice to just stop and think… think about all that could be or all that should be. It’s easy to get caught in the thoughts of what might be and be paralyzed in the process of … More Daydreamer or Doer?
“The Lord said to Moses, “How long will these people treat me with contempt? How long will they refuse to believe in me, in spite of all the signs I have performed among them?” Numbers 14:11 “God, show us a sign so that we might believe!” Are the miracles of creation and the events documented in the Bible enough to … More Show Me A Sign
“Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, “He is my refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” Surely he will save you from the fowler’s snare and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will … More Dwelling In God’s Shelter
“Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see. ” Hebrews 11:1 With more faith comes more conviction. With more conviction comes more courage. With more courage comes the ability to stand up for Jesus without counting the cost. Christians who truly are following the Lord leave the … More Christian Certain Conviction
“What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of you says to them, “Go in peace; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about their physical … More Caring Actions
“The Lord said to Moses, “This applies to the Levites: Men twenty-five years old or more shall come to take part in the work at the tent of meeting, but at the age of fifty, they must retire from their regular service and work no longer. They may assist their brothers in performing their duties at the tent of … More Retire at 50!