The attitude of the heart that makes us progress

Jer 31:33-34  “This is the covenant I will make with the people of Israel after that time,” declares the Lord. “I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people.34 No longer will they teach their neighbor, or say to one another, ‘Know the Lord,’ because they will all know … Continue reading The attitude of the heart that makes us progress

Dealing with Spiritual strongholds

2 Cor 10:4 The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. What are strongholds, and where are they, and why are they important? Strongholds are patterns of thinking which have become deeply held sub-conscious beliefs.   These beliefs in turn provide a safe “place” for influences in our lives that are … Continue reading Dealing with Spiritual strongholds

Good News

Phil 2:4 Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others. Did Jesus says the words, “Go into the highways and byways and preach the Gospel”?  No, he didn’t, because he didn’t speak English. Did Jesus command us to go and “share our faith”? Jesus never did it, the apostles never led with it, and it was … Continue reading Good News

The heart – an important devotional for the Western mind

Proverbs 4:23: Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it. Definitions: In Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible, which is a listing of primary words contained in the King James version of the Bible, the brain is not mentioned once, whereas the heart is cited 826 times. “The heart.  Sometimes means our reasoning or understanding. Sometimes our affections and emotions. … Continue reading The heart – an important devotional for the Western mind

Righteousness

The doctrine of righteousness – this is a journey of discovery. Doubtless there will be more on this subject, as I continue to discover more and more about this subject. The writer of Hebrews seems to tie an understanding of the doctrine of righteousness to spiritual maturity (Heb 5:13). Unfortunately, modern Christians seem to understand only about imputed righteousness. A quick comparison between 1 Thess … Continue reading Righteousness