Dangerous Resentments

…pursue that consecration and holiness without which no one will [ever] see the Lord Exercise foresight and be on the watch to look [after one another], to see that no one falls back from and fails to secure God’s grace (His unmerited favor and spiritual blessing), in order that no root of resentment (rancor, bitternessContinue reading “Dangerous Resentments”

Hunger for Fellowship With God

I will be the first to admit that I am not always hungry for God.  I am not always excited to pray and fellowship with others.  In fact, it is not normal for humans to be hungry to know God.  Unfortunately, some Christians are excited about fellowship, but not to get to know Jesus theyContinue reading “Hunger for Fellowship With God”

Major Hindrances to Our Relationship with the Father

Just wanted to say hi! Thanks for reading my blog. I have recently retired and now writing my second book “Becoming a Son in Christ”. So far all my posts have been excerpts from a new book I am currently writing. My last book is the “Kingdom is at Hand: An Exploration of Mt. Zion”.Continue reading “Major Hindrances to Our Relationship with the Father”

Receiving the Son’s Inheritance

Let us be sure that we have this clear:  Jesus is the one and only Son of the Father.  Any son-ship that we receive is through the one son Jesus the Messiah.  He is the only one worthy to be called a Son in all His righteousness.  Due to His relationship with the Father andContinue reading “Receiving the Son’s Inheritance”

The Prophetic Bride of Christ

“Thus you were decked with gold and silver; and your raiment was of fine linen, and silk, and embroidered cloth; you ate fine flour and honey and oil.  You grew exceedingly beautiful, and came to regal estate. And your renown went forth among the nations because of your beauty, for it was perfect through theContinue reading “The Prophetic Bride of Christ”

The Gift to Love Others

In Christ we are free to love others with this newfound blessing of reconciliation. You can learn all about this gift of reconciliation in II Corinthians 5:18. Now that we have been reconciled to Christ, we have been given the ministry of reconciliation to share with others. Talk about a valuable gift: the gift toContinue reading “The Gift to Love Others”

Judge Not, so That You Will Not Be Judged

Father, I repent that I have allowed my mind to judge others through a limited perspective and brought judgment on myself.  I know you have taught me in the scriptures that only God has a perfect judgment and you listen to that judgment, so all your judgments are true.  But I still judge the peopleContinue reading “Judge Not, so That You Will Not Be Judged”

What Does Faithful Mean?

Nothing could be better than to receive a letter like this from an apostle of Christ.  The only thing better would be for Jesus himself to say these words to us.  Our life’s goal should be to hear Jesus say, “Well done my good and faithful servant.” A page from an 11th century Gospel ofContinue reading “What Does Faithful Mean?”