Timeless truths about masks. Only my wife can spot when I am wearing a “mask.” It may be that my heart is deeply troubled but I have a smile on my face. Or I am really irritated about something but I look calm. Some “masks” are normal and healthy. Let’s face it, you don’t want … Continue reading Toss the mask!
Timeless truths about how to worship. Romans 12:1 teaches us that one of the primary ways you worship God is through your body. How? Present your body as a sacrifice to God! From the time you were born, your body has screamed to have its needs met. Throughout your life, both natural and maybe unnatural … Continue reading Body Building
Timeless truths about worship. There is a popular and very skewed view of worship today. Naturally when we think of worship, we think of church. ‘What time does worship start?’ is a question we assume is about our church services. And 99% of the time we are right. That demonstrates the profound mistaken emphasis on … Continue reading When does worship start?
Timeless truths about beliefs. What you believe is more important than what you do! Why? Because what you do is based on what you believe. God has determined that what you believe sets your eternal destiny. Only you decide what you will believe. Paul writes a tremendous theological discourse in the first eleven chapters of … Continue reading I can’t believe it!
Timeless truths about Christ’s return. Perhaps one of the most compelling prophetic passages is Romans 11 verses 25 to 27. We are living in the times of the “Gentiles.” That means that right now, the “church age” includes the Gentiles. But when the “fullness of the Gentiles has come in” meaning that the church will … Continue reading The Rapture
Timeless truths about predestination. Often Romans 9-11 are used as a basis for predestination and in particular Calvinism, named after John Calvin (one of the leaders of the Protestant Reformation.) However, in the heart of these chapters we read, “Whoever believes…Whoever will call on the name of the Lord will be saved.” In the context … Continue reading Predestination?
Timeless truths about salvation. In the middle of the three chapters (9-11) Paul addressed God’s sovereignty, he presents the clearest presentation of HOW someone is saved. He presents YOUR part of salvation. You must “confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord.” Confession is agreeing with God. It is not simply speaking words. It is not … Continue reading Crystal Clear