Standing Firm in Christ
Up Close and Personal with the Apostle Paul Series
Galatians 1:1 (KJB) Paul, an apostle, (not of men, neither by man, but by Jesus Christ, and God the Father, who raised him from the dead;)
The point Paul makes of establishing himself in the supernatural grip of the power and presence of God who works in the forefront of his ministry is important indeed. This detail sets him apart from many other preachers, both then and ... Continue Reading →
February 4th, 2018
Problems with Authority Begin and End with God
Matthew 28:18 (KJB) And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth.
A lasting solution for any problems with authority always begins and ends with God for He is the ultimate authority over all things, both of a physical or spiritual nature.
Think about the powerful statement God introduces in many scriptures, including this verse:
“All power is given unto me in heaven and ... Continue Reading →
July 20th, 2017
A Divine “Spiritual Pecking Order”
Romans 13:1 (KJB) Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God.
This scripture verse gives no room for any man to pay heed to any other authority other than that which God has divinely established. Yes, there is such a thing as absolute authority. It is found both in this world and forever in the eternal realm.
However, there ... Continue Reading →
July 17th, 2016
Rulers are to Be For Our Benefit Not Our Detriment
For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister ... Continue Reading →
April 8th 2016
What Would You Be Willing to Give in Exchange for Your Life?
And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life. (Job 2:4 KJV)
Mankind is fickle when his physical life is at stake. He will often not stop at selling his soul, or the life of another, to try to preserve his own existence. Self-preservation is an attempt to make life more palatable and pleasurable while ... Continue Reading →
February 25th 2016
God Has Ultimate Authority Over Both Heaven and Earth.
Then Peter and the other apostles answered and said, We ought to obey God rather than men. (Acts 5:29 KJV)
Peter was often an often impulsive fellow who strived to an obedient servant of God. He and other apostles took a moment to consider, rather than reacting according to their emotions, paying attention to the Truth at work in this situation at hand.
Peter and the apostles understood there were two principals ... Continue Reading →
February 15th 2016
Divisiveness Is a Tactic of This World
And if a kingdom be divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand. (Mark 3:24 KJV)
Division in this world comes by skin color, race, financial status, and many other civil boundaries.
Division severely weakens the strength of a country, world, and home. Division causes opposition.
Spiritual cohesion wrapped snuggly in the authority of God acts as a glue. It provides “spiritual resolve” always at work supernaturally to bind relationships and situations together.
If parents are operating ... Continue Reading →
January 14th 2016
Is The “Rod of Correction” Swung in Your House?
The rod and reproof give wisdom: but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame. (Proverbs 29:15 KJV)
Children both need, and inwardly desire, authority and boundaries laid down in their lives. It is necessary children have an intimate knowledge of the authority and reproof of God, and secondly to answer to the godly authority and correction of their parents, followed last by teachers and other leaders all necessary ... Continue Reading →
Do you desire your own way; or the way of God?
And it came to pass, that when Isaac was old, and his eyes were dim, so that he could not see, he called Esau his eldest son, and said unto him, My son: and he said unto him, Behold, here am I. And he said, Behold now, I am old, I know not the day of my death: Now therefore take, I pray thee, thy weapons, thy quiver ... Continue Reading →
Are you living under the weak auspices of self-governing; or living in submission to the supernatural power and authority of God?
For they being ignorant of God’s righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God. (Romans 10:3 KJV)
The Bible tells us righteousness comes from God. Apart from Him there is not one ounce of goodness found in man. Since the entrance of sin into this world mankind is naturally ... Continue Reading →