Archive for March, 2014

What Does God Put Up With?

Saturday, March 29th, 2014

We are you willing to put up with? If you ask for cold water, and you get lukewarm, do you tolerate that? If you go to a restaurant and it charges more than what’s in the menu, is that OK? Is it fine if you get different food than what you ordered? If you buy […]

The Bible: How Hard?

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

The Bible has a lot of uniqueness in comparison to all other literature, but I want to focus on one. The Bible is perspicuous, that is, it is plain, clear, understandable to even a child (2 Tim 3:15). On the other hand, scripture is impossible to understand, because its truth is not understood by the […]

Behind the Scene of Religious Freedom

Saturday, March 15th, 2014

A major conversation in the national news in the last several weeks, that relates to us, is about the subject of religious liberty. Former governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee, is quoted as saying in a speech the week before last: “”When the government begins to say ‘it’s okay if you have faith but you can […]

Singing, a Manifestation of Spirit-Filling

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

Ephesians 5:18 commands the believer, “Be filled with the Spirit.” A result of obedience to that command will be Spirit filling, which will then result in singing. The first result of Spirit filling is singing. Singing is that big a deal. When Isaiah went to heaven through a vision, as if he were actually there, […]

Sixty Seconds

Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Sixty seconds is sixty seconds. But that’s not the whole story. You can make your sixty seconds worth more. It’s still sixty seconds, but it can inflate, just explode into something immeasurable, something eternal. Seriously. It’s what the Bible says. You are redeeming your time, sort of cashing it in. You are investing it. You […]