One of the most shocking moments in the ministry of Jesus Christ was the moment He turned to Peter, who had just made a wonderful confession of faith, and said to him, “Get thee behind me, Satan: thou art an offence unto me: for thou savourest not the things that be of God, but those… Continue reading What Happens When Christians Do the Work of the Devil?
AN EXPOSITION OF SECOND SAMUEL 20:1-8, 15-22 The Rebellion of Sheba 967 BC 1 AND there happened to be there a man of Belial, whose name was Sheba, the son of Bichri, a Benjamite: and he blew a trumpet, and said, We have no part in David, neither have we inheritance in the son… Continue reading Sheba’s Uplifted Hand
AN EXPOSITION OF 2 SAMUEL 19:1-8 “To everything there is a season,and a time to every purpose under the heaven:A time to weep.”—Eccl. 3:1, 4 1 AND it was told Joab, Behold, the king weepeth and mourneth for Absalom. The reference to Joab is a reference to one of David’s top military leaders. He was… Continue reading A Time to Mourn
Jesus was an Effective Leader Pastors, and other Christians, who wish to be effective in leadership would do well to study the life of Christ to discover what makes a person able to lead others. An effective leader must have a vision. “Where there is no vision, the people perish” (Prov. 29:18). Jesus had a… Continue reading Characteristics of a Charismatic and Effective Leader
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
AN EXPOSITION ON 2 SAMUEL 15:1-6 “And it came to pass after this, that Absalom prepared him chariots and horses, and fifty men to run before him. 2 And Absalom rose up early, and stood beside the way of the gate: and it was so, that when any man that had a controversy came to… Continue reading A Young Man Named Absalom
A Daughter’s Concern about Women Pastors As the world deliberately encroaches on the Church by insisting on political correctness, and cultural change of its own making, conservative Christians are perplexed as to what should be done. Wanting to be loving and longsuffering, yet faithful to the clear teaching of Holy Scripture, sensitive souls are in… Continue reading A Daughter’s Concern