Two Keys For Growing the Kingdom
A Unified Body of Believers As we have noted in previous blog postings, the Father and the Son are so completely unified that Jesus can say to Philip, “He who has seen me has seen the Father,”1 and to the Jews, “I and the Father are one.”2 It is that level of oneness to which Jesus…Read More
He’s Coming! Keep Your Wick Trimmed and Your Lamp Lit
This coming Sunday (August 11, 2019), I have the privilege of bringing the word of God to the family of faith at Victory Christian Fellowship in Lynden, Washington. We will be talking about the nobleman who went away to receive a kingdom and then returned (Luke 19:12-27). With so many unknowns in the world, so…Read More
A Remedy for Soul Fatigue
Are you tired? I have said, on occasion, that I’m convinced we should arrive at the gates of heaven completely worn out. What I am getting at is that we labor in the kingdom and it is hard work – exhausting at times. Though we tire, there is a good feeling to laboring in the…Read More
What is a King?
Hosanna! Blessed is He who comes in the name of the Lord! While I’m really put off by his gutter humor, Eddie Murphy is a seriously gifted actor, and I particularly enjoyed his work with Arsenio Hall in the 1988 movie, Coming to America. One of the humor tensions of the movie revolves around the…Read More