The Forgotten Gospel (part 1)

INTRODUCTION Do you know God’s strategic plan? I believe it has a title and structure according to scripture. The title is the ‘Gospel of the Kingdom’ expressed by Jesus (Matthew 24:14), the disciples (Matthew 4:23; Matthew 9:25) and Paul (Acts 20:25). Furthermore, Jesus mentioned the Kingdom over 120 times and the Kingdom of God over… Continue reading The Forgotten Gospel (part 1)

The Glory of God (Day 3 of 4)

Recap yesterday... FOURTH LENS: REDEMPTION  The glory and qualities of first love Matthew 22:37 - Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ There is a great treasure waiting for us; to know the Father and the Son Jesus Christ (John 17:3). It… Continue reading The Glory of God (Day 3 of 4)

The Righteous Shall Live by Faith (part 4)

Lesson 5 The blessings of the testing of faith are for the present and the future. Some Key Scriptures: BLESSINGS FOR THE PRESENT:   “My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience.” - James 1:2-3 “we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces… Continue reading The Righteous Shall Live by Faith (part 4)

The Righteous Shall Live by Faith (part 3)

If the righteous live by faith, suggesting an intimate relationship with God, then what does this relationship look like? I have spent most of my life living in and learning about human-to-human relationships. I have been a son, a brother, a husband, a father, a grandfather, a member of a team, a leader of a… Continue reading The Righteous Shall Live by Faith (part 3)

Studying the Bible (part 4): A model continued

STEP 3 CONTINUED (see part 2 here for the steps) Find Christian scholars and authors that you can trust and who use scriptural analysis (they list the scriptural evidence to support their claims) when they discuss any issue (not just human opinion). The Christian scholars I rely on are: Mike Bickle                                   IHOPKC.orgDerek Prince                                 derekprince.com.auJohn… Continue reading Studying the Bible (part 4): A model continued

Studying the Bible (part 3): A model continued

“This book is the most valuable thing that this world affords. Here is Wisdom; this is royal Law.; these are the lively Oracles of God. God’s sacred Word…. that inestimable treasure that excels the riches of the earth”                      -  Preface: English Standard version of the Bible Exhortations to study the Bible: Meditate daily                                            Psalm 1Study earnestly                                          2… Continue reading Studying the Bible (part 3): A model continued