INTRODUCTION: Jesus says, “…whoever believes in me will do the works I have been doing, and they will do even greater things than these”. Now that sounds like an enormous task. Jesus did so many things. John even wrote, “… If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world […]
THE HOLY SPIRIT HAS VARIOUS NAMES. The Spirit of Truth, the Counselor, the Gift, the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, and the Holy Ghost are all descriptive names of the third person in the Holy Trinity. THE HOLY SPIRIT IS A PERSON. It is more accurate to say HE when speaking of the Holy Spirit, than […]
On April 30th the news story broke regarding a Pentagon proposal to court martial anyone caught proselytizing. After talking to a few of my friends online about the potential of the proselytizing ban in the military, I thought it would be appropriate to clarify a few things such as: 1. What is proselytizing? 2. Who […]
I am sitting at my computer in the quiet moment before I go to bed for the night. Just a few short hours ago my house was a blur of hectic activity. My daughter, her husband and kids were all here. They came for a short visit. While they were handling business during the day, […]
Jesus says, “I am the vine and you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him he will bear much fruit. Apart from me you can do nothing!” Why would God do this? Why would he want us to bear his fruit?
BECAUSE GOD SAID TO GO TO CHURCH! ” Let us not give up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but let us encourage one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.”
HELL WILL NOT OVERCOME THE CHURCH…HER STRENGTH IS IN HER BUILDER. “…and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.” Matthew 16:18 It is in the Church that we find identity.
JESUS IS THE BUILDER OF THE CHURCH. 18 “And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church…”
THE NAMES OF THOSE WHO MAKE UP THE CHURCH ARE WRITTEN IN HEAVEN! 22 “But you have come to Mount Zion, to the heavenly Jerusalem, the city of the living God.
THE CHURCH IS THE BODY THAT SUPPORTS THE HEAD. 22 “And God placed all things under his feet and appointed him to be head over everything for the church, 23 which is his body, the fullness of him who fills everything in every way.” Ephesians 1:22-23 As the Church…we support the will of Jesus and […]