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Miracles to Convert the World

My wife just showed me a FB post where someone quoted Kris Vallotton saying that the church must demonstrate the miraculous works of Christ. It is at least implied that this is what allows nonbelievers to experience repentance.                     Here is my response: The only miracle […]

How to be Good

Be content with God’s goodness toward you and be thankful for the abundance as it is not owed to you. 1 Timothy 6:6–8 (NASB95) 6 But godliness actually is a means of great gain when accompanied by contentment. 7 For we have brought nothing into the world, so we cannot take anything out of it […]

The Eyes of Man

The Lord and my local church honored me again with the privilege of speaking to my congregation this week. As is customary on Wednesday night in the summer, my directive was to bring an object lesson. Continuing on the theme of the eyes (The Eyes of God), I want you to delve into the significance […]

The Eyes of God

When the Bible says “God saw” or refers to “God’s eyes” what do you think that means? Is God like we are. I had an opportunity for a short devotion this Sunday at my church and decide to look into the “Eyes of God.” Notably, I posted about Habakkuk 1:13 years ago here. That is […]

Michael Sam is the Least of Your Worries

I am far more concerned that we have homosexuals as leading or influential individuals in corporations, government and schools than I am about Michael Sam and the hoopla surrounding his draft. There is a clear sense in Romans 1 that homosexual and other perversions of God’s design for sex indicate a debased mind. I have […]

Outreach Report from the Ahhhnold

The gospel was proclaimed loudly and often at the Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic in Columbus, OH on March 1, 2014. Here are some highlights: We arrived later than hoped, about 11:40am. An interesting twist occurred when another man began preaching with a megaphone just 25 feet from where I set up to preach. I spoke to […]

What Does it Mean to Pray in His Name?

3rd part of the series on prayer: Last week we discussed that we do not have to attach “In Jesus’ name” at the end of every prayer. But what does it mean to pray in the name of Jesus? We will look at the first prayer in the Bible and see what we can learn […]