The Guest

An Allegory A Practical Illustration of James 1* The Cast: Me/I – Jesus Christ, and to some extent his gospel messengers The Woman – the false church, man-made church, or individual lives The House – her stance, position, lifestyle, practices, mind and heart The Story Given to me by the Lord via a dream I … Continue reading The Guest

Obedient to Death

Philippians 2:1-4 ESV So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility … Continue reading Obedient to Death

The Heart of Man

“Some Pharisees and teachers of the law came to Jesus from Jerusalem and asked, ‘Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? They don’t wash their hands before they eat?’” Jesus knew their hearts, so he replied, “And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition?” Ouch! … Continue reading The Heart of Man

Believe Him

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” (Pr. 3:5-6 NIV). Sometimes in life we have questions for which we don’t have answers. Sometimes we pray and we can’t hear God speaking, i.e. he … Continue reading Believe Him

A Believer’s Prayer

Coming to faith in Jesus Christ means so much more than just Jesus forgiving us of our sins so that we can go to heaven one day. When we trust Jesus to be our Lord and Savior, we give our whole heart and devotion to him to obey him, to forsake our former lives of … Continue reading A Believer’s Prayer