Teaching outline for Ephesians 3:1-13, United To God's Plan.Read More
King Joash knew who to go to when the situation was dire. Elisha the prophet, though on his deathbed, was his only hope...
400 Words / 2 MinutesRead More
Some lives are worth further inspection, especially the lives of the saints in God’s Word...
7 Minutes / 1400 WordsRead More
Teaching outline for Ephesians 2:11-22.Read More
In Israel's heyday, to call someone 'dog' was an insult, not a stage name in the rap game. Some say the name ‘Caleb’ meant ‘dog.’ Well, not anymore. The Caleb of Israel changed all that.
7 Minutes / 1300 WordsRead More
Nehemiah was used mightily by God. His heart ached for the disrepair in Jerusalem, but he was miles away, the servant of a foreign king. But he prayed hard for the restoration of Jerusalem...
600 Words / 3 MinutesRead More
Teaching notes for Ephesians 2:1-10.Read More
Do you want to know God? Get amongst His people.Read More
We don’t wrestle against flesh and blood. Our war is unseen and invisible. But an invisible war is not a fictional war. The battle is truer than the most flesh and blood war we’ve seen broadcast on CNN.Read More
“Better is.” What a phrase. It strikes me as final, bold. There is no waffling, no room for error. It firmly states the fact. There is a better life — the author declares — and this is it. Black and white, clear.
4 Minutes / 800 WordsRead More
The Rock is a teacher; He is the LORD. He trains, builds up, and teaches. In the Psalm, He taught David's hands and fingers how to war and battle. Over time, the repetition and patience paid off.Read More
Teaching outline for Ephesians 1:15-23.Read More
The agony of the moment was of the severest variety. I was in such torment. I’d been tormented by demons before, but this torment was different. It was the torment of love and devotion. He had meant so much to me, so much to many others. The lepers and paralytics and blind all came to him. The demon possessed too.Read More
I have often heard that the second or third generation after a revival is destined to fail. The Bible doesn’t mandate that, but, at least in Judges, this was the case.Read More
Teaching notes for Ephesians 1:1-14 — United For Unity #1: United To BlessingsRead More
It sounded incredible at first. Saul led Israel into battle and thought of an ingenious way to rally the troops. A vow! No food until nightfall! No food until the foe is defeated! So hardcore, so devoted, so incredible.
Incredible, until the battle got going, that is...
2 Minutes / 400 WordsRead More
In starting a short series on the Holy Spirit and His gifts, the deity of the Spirit is a good starting point. There are many things to consider about the Spirit, but His identity is foundational. Debated less often than the deity of Christ, the deity of the Spirit is important to the Christian faith. We believe in the triunity of God, so the divinity of the Spirit is a must doctrine for us. Here, I’d like to provide some Biblical evidence for the deity of the Spirit.Read More
My friend Andy Deane, current director of Calvary Chapel Bible College, came to Christ in New York during the events of 9-11. Last year he compiled an edifying video retelling the story.
Teaching notes for Psalm 134.Read More
Dreams. Ugh. I’m sick of them. Why did I have them? It has been years since they came. I know, or at least I knew, they were different from normal dreams...
2 Minutes / 500 WordsRead More