You Have Dominion Over Sin

“For sin shall not have dominion over you, for you are not under law but under grace” (Romans 6:14). Sin in the heart hardens the heart and a hardened heart will not receive the Word properly. Without the Word, there is no faith. Without faith we cannot receive God’s promises and when we cannot receiveContinue reading “You Have Dominion Over Sin”

God’s Plan and Timing for You

“Let the children of Israel keep the Passover at its appointed time. On the fourteenth day of this month, at twilight, you shall keep it at its appointed time. According to all its rites and ceremonies you shall keep it” (Numbers 9:2,3). God is a God of timing. He is exact in His plans forContinue reading “God’s Plan and Timing for You”

Do We Really Need Preachers?

What is the purpose of the ministry gifts? “And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, and some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ” (Ephesians 4:11-12). Years ago I was attending a Bible study atContinue reading “Do We Really Need Preachers?”

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”