“Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme: 29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation” (Mark 3:28-29). If blaspheming the Holy Spirit is an unforgivable sin, if blaspheming… Continue reading What is the Sin that Can Never be Forgiven?
“Howbeit this kind goeth not out but by prayer and fasting.” –Matthew 17:21 There are many descriptions and names given to the internal conflict in the soul of the Christian that longs to be free from repetitive behavior that brings sorrow and shame to self and others. The Puritans referred to the internal conflict in… Continue reading For Those Seeking Victory Over Sin, Do This
Learning to Pray “And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples” (Luke 11:1). It is a worthwhile study to examine the prayers of the Bible in order to… Continue reading Lord, Teach Me to Pray
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 8:23-27 23 And when he was entered into a ship, his disciples followed him. Where ever Jesus went, His disciples followed. By being with Jesus so often, the disciples saw Him as true humanity. Jesus needed sleep. Jesus needed to rest. He could be so exhausted that not even… Continue reading The Miracle of the Calming of the Sea
Dear Disciple, It has come to my attention that many of you are upset that folks are taking My name out of the season. Maybe you have forgotten that I was not actually born during this time of the year and that it was some of your predecessors who decided to celebrate My birthday on… Continue reading A Christmas Letter from God
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 6:25-34 25 Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? The Lord does not want His people… Continue reading The Futility of Worry
There are specific reasons why some prayers are not answered. Some prayers are not answered because they are not offered. “Ye lust, and have not: ye kill, and desire to have, and cannot obtain: ye fight and war, yet ye have not, because ye ask not” (James 4:2). Henry Ford had a friend in the… Continue reading Why Some Prayers are Unanswered