Monthly Archives: July 2019

My Closest Friend

I have a Friend who is my best Friend. I meet with this Friend who is closer than a brother, every single morning for our time together. I wake up between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m. to be with this friend of mine for hours where we talk, laugh and cry. What makes this person… Read more »

Pastors of Yesteryears

Where are the pastors of years ago? “The black-robed regiment of the Revolutionary Period were men of God who spoke out concerning the issues of the day. This label of “black-robed” was given to pastors especially in Colonial America that were very instrumental in America winning their independence. The reason why they were called “black-robed regiment”… Read more »

Tradition vs. Miracles

In John chapter 9 is the account of Jesus when He heals a blind man on the Sabbath. The Pharisees rejected the man and Jesus because He healed on the Sabbath. The question I have, is how many traditions do we observe in the churches that hinder miracles, that shy away from the truth, that get… Read more »

Our New Bodies

I had a thought which led to a question this morning for Father God while He and I were fellowshiping on the patio. Some questions I ask Him are not for me to know the answers to, I believe because they are far too wonderful for me to know. (Job 42:3)   In fact, we… Read more »

Appeal to Emotion – Pity

John 7:24 “Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment.”   Appeal to pity, like an appeal fear is just a propaganda technique. Often we will see this in advertisements. Propaganda in its various forms can be very powerful. In one sense there is nothing wrong with propaganda if it is used rightly,… Read more »

Prayer Moves God

Prayer moves God. God acts through His people who will act in HIS response to their prayers.   The prayer of faith in God’s Word – is an act of power over our enemies of which there are a great number of enemies of our “flesh, world and devil.” So, shouldn’t we pray at all… Read more »

Appeals to Emotion-Fear

Proverbs 10:13 “Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.”   Proverbs 18:6 “A fool’s lips bring him strife, and his mouth invites a beating.”   “Appeal to fear” is a propaganda technique. “Appeal to fear” is used when someone makes you… Read more »

Hand Outs

In our Lord’s parable of the “Bags of Gold” (Matthew 25) I saw the difference between God’s Handouts and the Government’s handouts.   In this parable we learn how God entrusts us with His wealth for the Kingdom. To some He gives more than to others, but to all He gives – so they can… Read more »

Assumptions

Proverbs 15:28 “The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.”   The definition for ‘assumption’ is something taken for granted, or accepted as true without proof. How often we make assumptions without even being aware of them.  When we have an argument over something it might actually… Read more »