Category church

Ministry Article – Our Greatest need in this hour

One thing that many of us seem to have forgotten along the way in our Christian walk is that we are striving toward perfection. The urgency in this matter, I believe, is one of the greatest needs the Church has in this last hour before the coming of Christ. The words of Christ are surely […]

The Church: A Blessing to this World

So many things take place that we sometimes do not understand them at their precise moment and many of times we are left to wonder what God is doing. But in due time we come to find out exactly what God had in mind all along, and then the pieces of the puzzle begin to […]

Giving and Getting

Commercialism has long been an important part of the Christmas scene, and billions of dollars are made by people unacquainted with the Christ who came to earth to inaugurate the plan of salvation. Others will reap the benefits of gift-giving in the name of the holy child, Jesus, while ignoring the benefits of the gospel […]

Sanctification

“Wherefore Jesus also, that he might sanctify the people with his own blood, suffered without the gate” (Heb. 13:12). Just what is the meaning of “sanctification”? What does it mean that Jesus “suffered without the gate” that He might sanctify the people with His own blood? The Greek word for sanctification— hagiadzoo—means to “take the […]

Does the Bible mean what it says?

CHILDREN OF GOD should fear their Maker; not with a dreadful fear, but with an awesome and reverent fear. Such a fear can come about only through a love and respect for His Word, both the written Word and the Word made flesh (Christ). Surely the Christian will fear the Word more than would an infidel; […]

The Simplicity of Christmas

As I was reading some Christmas articles by Hal Borland, author of Sundial of the Seasons, I was struck by the following statement: “Not the least of the wonders we commemorate this week was the simplicity surrounding the Birth itself.” How very true! And if we hold strictly to the commemoration of those events, our […]

Preaching with an IPad

It has been over 5 years since I have printed a sermon on my home printer. In my home office sits my mighty printer, which has not been used in over 5 years to print a sermon, devotional or message. I sometimes ask myself, why even have a printer, other than the fact that I […]