Five Reasons to Come Rejoicing

Isaiah 9:3 ~ You shall multiply the nation, You shall increase their gladness; They will be glad in Your presence. As with the gladness of harvest, As men rejoice when they divide the spoil. Isaiah 25:8 ~ He will swallow up death for all time, And the Lord God will wipe tears away from all […]

The Fruit of the Spirit

Galatians 5: 16-16 We bear fruit because of the Spirit that lives within us. John in his gospel reminds us that we are the branches, Jesus is the vine and it is our connectedness to Him that allows us to bear fruit, (John 15:1-5) therefore fruit is: We show the character of God as we […]

The Truth About the Holy Spirit

Eight freedoms of living by the Spirit Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom. 2 Corinthians 3:17 The freedom to experience salvation The Spirit makes us alive in Christ Jesus. Ephesians 2:13; 1 Peter 3:18 The freedom of security with God The Holy Spirit seals […]

Our Freedoms

Our freedom in Christ Jesus is the central them of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. To be freed, then something or someone must have imprisoned us and held us captive. The verses below will give you a sense of what we have been freed from and what Christ Jesus has done for us. We were […]

Circumcision and a Circumcised heart

Throughout the letter to the Galatians, the Apostle Paul speaks against the party of the circumcised and the issue of circumcision. For us in the modern world, we ask the question why? The matter of circumcision is both simple and complex. The simplicity is that it is a sign. The sign was given as a […]

SOLOMON ON WEALTH AND MONEY

When Solomon succeeded his father Davis as king of Israel, God visited him and asked Him a simple question. The Father asked him, “Ask for whatever you want me to give you.” Or in modern English, what would you like or me to do for you? Solomon’s answer showed his character. His was simply this: […]

GOD’S RELUCTANT SERVANTS

As one reads the scriptures, one comes across several persons of faith, the Father has asked to serve Him in various capacities. In each case like today, they had many reasons for not wanting to serve. Some said they were too busy, others felt they were not worthy, still others felt they did not have […]