Omnipresent…Only Where He is Welcomed and Obeyed

Hezekiah was one of the Kings of Judah that “did what was right in the eyes of the Lord.” He removed the high places, smashed the sacred stones and cut down the Asherah poles.” He broke into pieces the bronze snake Moses handmade, for up to that time the Israelites had been burning incense toContinue reading “Omnipresent…Only Where He is Welcomed and Obeyed”

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Pentecostals in the Light

The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work. 1 John 3:8 Big doors swing on little hinges. Unbeknown to most, my denomination the Church of God, was founded upon the raw emotion and charisma of interracial congregations. Through out history revolutionary preachers such as Martin Luther King Jr. recognized thisContinue reading “Pentecostals in the Light”

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”

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”

It Gets Measured Back to You!! MATTHEW 7:2

There is a great and monstrous valley that must be crossed in the Christian faith to become an “effective evangelist”. Those of you who know me know that I like that word “effective evangelism”; I believe there is not a higher achievement. In my kind of world many goals are very tempting and alluring butContinue reading “It Gets Measured Back to You!! MATTHEW 7:2”

Play Actors and The Play Church

Matthew 13:31-32 He told them another parable: The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed, which a man took and planted in his field .Though it is the smallest of all the seeds, yet when it grows, it is the largest of garden plants and becomes a tree, so that the birds come and perch inContinue reading “Play Actors and The Play Church”