Posts from February 2017

Posts from February 2017

Renewing the Mind – The Key

Every Christian wants to grow spiritually. Every Christian wants to conquer sin and develop true godliness in life experience. If a person claims to be a Christian, but has no interest in defeating sin and growing in righteousness, then there is serious question about whether or not this person is truly saved. But the question is this: how can a Christian fight against…

Discerning the Devil

I am haunted by the story of the satanic deception of Peter in Matthew 16:21-23. Jesus has plainly stated that he must suffer and die before rising again from the dead. Peter was struck dumbfounded by the idea of the Messiah suffering and dying. This was totally incongruous to him; therefore, Peter brashly asserted that Jesus was wrong (verse 22). Jesus promptly and…

Hints for True Conversions

Observations of God’s Work in True Conversions “When they hear the word, immediately receive it with joy…(but) they have no firm root…(they) are only temporary…others…are the ones who have heard the word, but the worries of the world, and the deceitfulness of riches, and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it…