Peace if possible. Truth at all costs. ~ Martin Luther

God Is Looking Forward to the End Too!

The Bible ends with the Apostle John exclaiming “Even so, come, Lord Jesus!” (Revelation 22:20). In a sin-soaked world full of trials and persecution, John was excitedly anxious for the Lord’s return. He was looking for the day. John speaks for all Christians. The Apostle Paul talked about us as a people who “love (long […]

“The Spirit-Filled Church” by Terry Virgo [Book Review]

The ancient Greeks devised a very unique instrument known as an “Ayolian Harp”. It is still handcrafted in very small numbers today. Its uniqueness is that it’s a stringed instrument that is not designed to be played by human hands. It’s placed in a window in the same way that someone might position a wind-chime. […]

7 Reasons Why Christian Denominations Are The Genius of God

You’ll often hear Christians lamenting the fact that there are so many different denominations and fellowships. One of the points that is usually made early in those conversations is how grievous all this must be to the Lord. I’m not so sure.  There you go, I said it. It’s become such conventional wisdom to decry […]

The Power of a Myriad Stories

What is God up to with His Church? Where is all this headed? What are our lives about, and why hasn’t God wrapped up history already? Why hasn’t Jesus come back and taken the Church home by now? In Ephesians chapter 3, Paul tells us what is the ultimate purpose of the Church. If I […]

A Great Mystery

This morning’s Message Outline: 4/19/09 – First Assembly of God “A Great Mystery”Ephesians 5:22-33 Christian marriage is not an end in itself. Marriage is God’s living illustration of His relationship with His people – Christ’s relationship to His bride, the Church. 1. Jesus is the Founder and Head of the Church (v23-24) 2. Jesus is […]