What is Freedom in the Kingdom Like?

“All good, all perfection, all happiness, are found in the infinitely good and perfect and blessed will of God. Since true freedom means the ability to desire and choose, always without error, without defection, what is really good, then freedom can only be found in perfect union and submission to the will of God. IfContinue reading “What is Freedom in the Kingdom Like?”

The Narrow Gate…Few Be That Find It

“Well I don’t know what will happen now. We’ve got some difficult days ahead. But it really doesn’t matter with me now. Because I’ve been to the mountaintop. And I don’t mind. Like anybody, I would like to live a long life. Longevity has its place. But I’m not concerned about that now. I justContinue reading “The Narrow Gate…Few Be That Find It”

Do You Want to Know Yourself? Maybe Not

Recently I’ve been reading a book called Jesus Today by Albert Nolan. A great book looking at the spirituality of Jesus in light of the signs and the times of today.  In one of the chapters he speaks of the misinterpretation of the flesh and the spirit presented in Gospel and taken out of contextContinue reading “Do You Want to Know Yourself? Maybe Not”

Walk Softly and Carry a Big Stick

John 5:44  How can you believe since you accept glory from one another but do not seek the glory that comes from the only God? This was a part of a rebuke and discourse directed to the religious leaders during the time of Christ. He spoke to them of there acts of piety and of the religious social realm inContinue reading “Walk Softly and Carry a Big Stick”

Revival? Do You Really Want It?

Oh Lord, bring revival… Lord, we need revival…. revival this and revival that. This has been the prayer and trademark of most of the conservative traditional Churches of my time. I do agree with this prayer,  this is the cry of my heart and it has not been a bad prayer for the tradtional churches.   But, now itContinue reading “Revival? Do You Really Want It?”

God or Money?

Have you ever seen the pyramids in Egypt, aren’t they beautiful. Did you know that these pyramids were built on the backs of slaves and on the principle of oppression. Europeans forced African slaves to row large ships across the Atlantic Ocean exposing them to horrendous living conditions. When they reached the shores of this land they saw aContinue reading “God or Money?”

Rejecting God’s Kingdom for My Own

A 5 year old boy was walking through the store the other day, he had a Panthers baseball hat on and had a handful of Power Rangers toys and his Mom was pushing a buggy full of many other toys too numerous to count, and it was just a spectacle to me. You see if you read myContinue reading “Rejecting God’s Kingdom for My Own”

Protestants Vs. Catholics… Round 1

Thursday was just a typical day, until I got a call from a friend of mine named Markie. As we began to discuss the Lord and all that He has been teaching us, Markie stopped and asked me if something was burdening me. At that point, I had not even recognized that I had been carrying a burden;Continue reading “Protestants Vs. Catholics… Round 1”