Knowing the Limits of Your Authority

In Luke 10, Jesus sent out seventy men to tell the people about the Gospel, the good news. He sent them out in twos, gave them special instructions before going, and told them that the harvest is great, but the laborers are few. He said that He was sending them out as lambs among wolvesContinue reading “Knowing the Limits of Your Authority”

Anointed and Walking in Authority

Several decades ago, deep in the Ozarks, my great-grandfather taught school and preached the Word. He was a circuit rider. Much of his education came from a series of books called The Biblical Educator. It is such a blessing for me to now have these books in my possession. At the turn of the century,Continue reading “Anointed and Walking in Authority”

Prosperity is the Solution to Lack

Your problem is not your problem. Your problem is not having a solution to your problem. The solution to your problem will render your problem powerless. Looking at your problem, complaining about your problem, and worrying about your problem does not solve your problem. Worry does not remove your problem, but in reality causes itContinue reading “Prosperity is the Solution to Lack”

When You Find Yourself in Times of Trouble

Several years ago, the Beatles wrote a song that talks about what to do when we find ourselves in times of trouble – just let it be. This may be a good philosophy in the world, but for the Christian, it can be the kiss of death. As Christians, if we ignore problems and putContinue reading “When You Find Yourself in Times of Trouble”

There Are Two Plans for Your Life

There are two plans for your life. God has a plan for you, which is abundant life, and Satan has a plan, which includes defeat. These two plans are diametrically opposed to each other. Notice the contrast in John 10:10 where Jesus said, “The thief does not come except to steal, and to kill, andContinue reading “There Are Two Plans for Your Life”

You Have the Authority to Implement His Commands

I have good news for you. As a Christian, you have nothing to fear. As a Christian, you have nothing to worry about. As a Christian, you never have to wonder if you can overcome a problem. As a Christian, you never have to worry about defeat. Why? Because Jesus has already conquered anything thatContinue reading “You Have the Authority to Implement His Commands”

Respect for the House of God

I come from a denominational background. As a child, I attended church with my parents every Wednesday and Sunday – morning and night. My parents made sure I participated in all the church functions, both spiritually and socially. I was in the church bell choir and sang with various musical quartets. As a child, attendingContinue reading “Respect for the House of God”