“But not that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the fruit you get leads to sanctification and its end, eternal life.” (Romans 6:22 ESV) I had a dream where I was at a park which had a fig tree in the center. People who passed through that park... Continue Reading →
“Elijah said to him, ‘Elisha, please stay here, for the LORD has sent me to Jericho.’ But he said, ‘As the LORD lives, and as you yourself live, I will not leave you.’ So they came to Jericho.” (2 Kings 2:4, ESV) When we choose to leave Gilgal, the place of salvation in order to grow... Continue Reading →
So many people live their entire lives in Gilgal, they find salvation and deliverance, but never move on to deeper things in God.
"In your struggle against sin you have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood" (Hebrews 12:4, ESV). If there is one verse in the Bible that haunts me, one verse that can keep me awake at night, Hebrews 12:4 is that verse. Whether walking in my legalist phase, living in the “freedom of... Continue Reading →
“And so, from the day we heard, we have not ceased to pray for you, asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of his will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and... Continue Reading →
“Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being, and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart” (Psalms 51:6, ESV). I’ve always heard that integrity is being the same person on the outside that one is on the inside. The problem that I have with that definition, however, is that one can be a... Continue Reading →
”The discerning sets his face toward wisdom, but the eyes of a fool are on the ends of the earth” (Proverbs 17:24, ESV). The world promises…well…the world! We are told that if we are fast enough, strong enough, smart enough, we can have anything we want. And if we aren’t fast enough, strong enough or... Continue Reading →