How Not To Present The Gospel

What are some of the worst ways to present the gospel? What is the biblical method?Let Jesus Come into Your Heart Imagine a young mother hearing her young son rummaging through the kitchen drawer and when she comes in, she screams because the young boy is standing there with a long knife pointed at his chest ready to plunge the knife into his heart. She grabs the knife and cries out, “What are you doing?” The young boy said, “I wanted to let Jesus into my heart.” The young boy had gone into … [Read more...]

God’s Creatures; Great And Small

What does God think of His creatures, including those who are separated from Him right now?Thy Kingdom Come When Jesus was asked by His disciples how to pray, He gave them the perfect template in what is commonly called The Lord's Prayer (Matt 6:9-13). Part of this prayer was to pray for the kingdom to come. I believe it is right to pray for His kingdom to come. Recently, I viewed something that created in me an even more urgent feeling to pray for the kingdom to come. It had to do with … [Read more...]

Is The New Apostolic Reformation Biblical?

Have you heard of the NAR or the New Apostolic Reformation? If so, here’s what you need to know about it.New Apostles? The New Apostolic Reformation claims that there is a new wave of apostles and prophets today, but what does the Bible tell us who can and who can’t be an apostle? And hasn’t the foundation already been laid 2,000 years ago. A foundation that’s build on top of the Chief Cornerstone (Jesus) and the foundation of the apostles and prophets that were laid thousands of years ago a … [Read more...]

What is Discipleship? A Bible Study

Most believers say they are Christian, when asked, but few will say, “I’m a follower” or “disciple of Jesus Christ.”Seeking Disciples God doesn’t want any more religious people (remember the Pharisees?). He wants disciples after His own heart, with the express purpose of being more like Christ. Jesus Christ said, “any one of you who does not renounce all that he has cannot be my disciple” (Luke 14:33). That’s a very radical thing to say, Jesus! What does that look like? “If anyone would come … [Read more...]

Is Praying In Jesus’ Blood Biblical?

Does praying in the name of Jesus’ blood match what Scripture says what we ought to pray?In Jesus’ Name I take a lot of prayer requests at our church and our church loves to pray for others. It doesn’t matter if they’re from our church or not, but to know how to pray is important, and we must be biblical when we pray, and to learn how to pray in the way Jesus taught His disciples. One way to learn from Jesus was when He “was praying in a certain place, and when he finished, one of his discip … [Read more...]

Jesus’ Seven I Am Statements

What were the implications of Jesus using the “I Am” statements about Himself in the New Testament?Bread from Heaven When the Jews were wandering in the wilderness due to their disobedience of not crossing over into the Promised Land, God provided for “manna,” or as it were, “manna from heaven,” so the Jews knew exactly what Jesus was talking about when He said “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst” (John 6:35). God provi … [Read more...]