Miracles and Casting out Demons? Not Impressed.

On that day many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and expel demons in your name, and perform many miracles in your name?’ And then I will say to them plainly, ‘I never knew you. Depart from me, you who practice lawlessness!’ Matthew 7:22–23 (LEB) How can this be?Continue reading “Miracles and Casting out Demons? Not Impressed.”

Friends Don’t Let Friends Ignore Scripture

 Come to me, all of you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke on you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to carry and my burden is light.” MatthewContinue reading “Friends Don’t Let Friends Ignore Scripture”

Who is Going to Mow Your Lawn When You’re Gone?

Grass withers; the flower withers, but the word of our God will stand forever. Isaiah 40:8 (LEB) If I were a song writer I would write a country song with the title of this blog post. When I was younger I was obsessed with mowing the lawn. It could be that one of my firstContinue reading “Who is Going to Mow Your Lawn When You’re Gone?”

Walk in the Spirit: Keep the Commandments Like Paul

But I say, live by the Spirit, and you will never carry out the desire of the flesh. Galatians 5:16 (LEB) The apostle Paul does a great job of condensing the commandments of God found in the first five books of the Bible for those who are not familiar with them. Paul uses terms suchContinue reading “Walk in the Spirit: Keep the Commandments Like Paul”

The Feast of Weeks; Pentecost

And when the day of Pentecost had come, they were all together in the same place. Acts 2:1 (LEB) The Feast of Weeks, Shavuot, or in Greek, Pentecost, is traditionally the feast day that celebrates the marriage covenant between Yahuah and His people at Mount Horeb. It is also the feast that believers gathering onContinue reading “The Feast of Weeks; Pentecost”