Monthly Archives: January 2015

Communion message for Sunday 1/2/2015 Receiving Christ.

Generally speaking, I love the Pentecostal movement. For we are a people who believe in God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. We are a people who believe in walking in the fullness of God, and … Continue reading

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Heresy = Bible verses twisted just a couple of degrees off center

Originally posted on Open Our Eyes, Lord!:
If someone desires to give a certain percentage of their net or gross income, I honor that as their right and privilege. I also believe that all Christians should give generously and cheerfully.…

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Receiving Christ.

During my morning devotional time, I jotted down the following thoughts. We say, “Lord, here I am, take me as I am.”  Christ says, “No, you take me as I AM. ” It’s not that we give more of ourselves … Continue reading

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I reached 1000 posts.

I didn’t realize till after I posted, my previous post, was my 1000th article I had written and published here. I’m both surprised and chuffed. I now have 999 more to go to reach 2000. Wait, there could be a book or … Continue reading

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What’s in an ‘S?’ An 8.8 million pound typo.

I admit up front that I am a sloppy speller. I am terrible at grammar. Neither comes easily to me. But, I am getting much better at both. It’s also a reason why I don’t work in administration – its … Continue reading

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OH! The pain! Psychological trauma!

I get rudely awakened by a big bang on the door, early this morning. I get up to see a delivery man running across the lawn, and find a box at the door. It’s addressed to my wife. I mentioned … Continue reading

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Psalm 15 – A way of life.

While reflecting on Psalm 15 this morning, I thought this psalm makes a great code to follow for life. Walk blameless Do what is right Speak the truth in love. Control the tongue – don’t take part in slander or gossip. … Continue reading

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The prosperity gospel is not the Gospel. But, the Gospel does grant us prosperous lives – but, not in the way you might think.

Nick Norelli from Rightly Dividing The Word of Truth, critiques the distortion of the truth of what is popularly known as the prosperity gospel. The other day someone said, “The gospel is prosperity.” By that they meant that the good news … Continue reading

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Old advice, which every eager preacher could learn from.

The Literature Network, posts a letter by to a young clergyman, in 1720, by Jonathon Swift. I have to admit, till tonight, I had never heard of Jonathon Swift, but, his letter, is full of interesting advice.  I take it … Continue reading

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Αuστραλια hémera

ειμι, ει, εσμεν αuστραλιαν.

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