I Thought the Gospel Incited Persecution

Often, churches today share the Gospel to a community where they become popular. In fact, they become a friend of the community. Perhaps this is good. Perhaps this is the apt and effective end result. You even see pastors working comfortably with and for politicians, serving as their "spiritual adviser," whatever that means. It seems … Continue reading I Thought the Gospel Incited Persecution

When You Find Yourself Aligned with Pharisees

Pharisees were highly educated and prominently positioned religious leaders in the time of Jesus, but he saw them as nothing but "blind guides" and hypocrites, experts on minor things but faulty with majors things (straining out a gnat but swallowing a camel). Jesus told his disciples that Pharisees were better left and ignored. But what if … Continue reading When You Find Yourself Aligned with Pharisees

Kingdom Classified Ad: Experienced Servants Wanted

One time, I was meditating John 3, particularly Nicodemus' meet with Jesus one night. Being the first time that the term "born again" was used in the history of the universe, naturally, Nicodemus knew nothing about it. So he asked Jesus how anyone could be born again. But Jesus didn't answer it. He just stressed … Continue reading Kingdom Classified Ad: Experienced Servants Wanted

Why Sons are Exempt

It's a Kingdom secret---God made a lot of laws in the Old Testament and commands in the New Testament---but true sons and daughters are exempt from them. They are free from all strictures and yet imbued with a high standard of  discipline. I know how this can raise some eyebrows, but it's true. Consider this---God declares … Continue reading Why Sons are Exempt

Two Kinds of Worships: Acts Church and Modern Church Worships

How did the Acts church worship God? Do church worship services today look anything like it? Are there any similarities or would the Acts apostles wonder what "church worship services" today are if they see them? The Acts church was solely dependent on the leading of the Holy Spirit. Not churches today. They are helpless without … Continue reading Two Kinds of Worships: Acts Church and Modern Church Worships