Attributes of God

Here are but a few of the many characteristics of God: God is eternal.  He has no beginning.  He has end.  He was, is, and will ever be. (Exodus 3:14, Psalms 90:2, Isaiah 40:28) God is transcendent.  He exists outside of time and space.  He is matchless, peerless, unrivaled, unparalleled, unequaled.  Who has ever given…

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Spiritual Poverty and Future Perfection

Contrary to what the Joel Osteen’s of the world preach, the Christian faith is not about prosperity in this life, but about poverty. Jesus said so: “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven” (Mt. 5:3).  And in saying this he was merely echoing the Old Testament.  David wrote, “The Lord is…

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Titles of God

We give glory to God when we recognize and declare who He is, when we exalt Him in our hearts and to the world.   We glorify Him by delighting and rejoicing in Him.  Central to our ability to give glory to God is to know who He is.  We don’t have to wonder or try…

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What is Your Heart’s Desire?

Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.  Psalms 37:4 What does it mean to delight ourselves in the Lord? To “delight ourselves in the Lord” means to admire Him above all else.  It means to be overwhelmed by His greatness, His character, His love and His kindness. …

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Faith

It is not enough to believe in God, even Satan and his minions believe in God.  It is not even enough to believe that Jesus is the Son of God, even Satan and his demons believe that Jesus is God, and we know that Satan and his followers will not spend eternity with God, they…

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10 Things You Should Know About the Promises of God

That which He has promised cannot be thwarted.  Who can stay His hand?  Who can frustrate His purposes?  Who is His equal? “For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven
and do not return there but water the earth, 
making it bring forth and sprout, 
giving seed to the sower and bread to…

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True Religion

What true religion is not:  It is not observing a list of rules or rituals. “When you come to appear before me, 
who has required of you
this trampling of my courts?  Bring no more vain offerings;
incense is an abomination to me.
New moon and Sabbath and the calling of convocations — I cannot endure iniquity and…

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The Lawman and the Extortionist

The Lawman A rich man had an encounter with the living God and chose his wealth and possessions over eternity with God.  It is not his possessions that kept him from entering the kingdom of God, it was his love for his possessions. His hope was in himself, in his ability to earn his way…

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