The Danger of Complaining

by Sheri Langton I have committed many scripture verses to memory. Philippians 2:14 isn’t one of them. “Do everything without complaining or arguing” conveniently slipped from sight whenever I read Philippians. Yet recently an evangelist parked on it during a church revival meeting. I squirmed. Oh, come on. Can’t Christians express their opinions? The evangelist … Continue reading The Danger of Complaining

Who Knows The Heart of Man

Overcoming The Times

Jeremiah 17:9-10
9 The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?
10 I the Lord search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.

The heart refers to the mind, the source of thinking, feeling, and action.

Romans 12:2
And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.

Conformed means “to form” or “mold.”

World is the normal word for “age” or “era”.

Instead of being molded by the values of this world, we, as believers, should be transformed, that is, changed by the renewing of our mind.

Spiritual transformation starts in the mind and heart. A mind dedicated to the world and its concerns will…

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Did God Really Say?

Chaplain + Entrepreneur = Chaplapreneur

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There she stood in the garden.  She was beautiful, intelligent and confident.  There was no need for a crusade for her rights.  There was no need for a protest.  She had no use for greed, she was the richest women to ever walk the earth.  Everything in the garden has been entrusted to her and Adam.  The enemy knew that faith and unhindered fellowship with God can’t be defeated.  The Serpent is described as crafty and witty.  The truth is he has to be.  He dwells in darkness.  Deceitful spirits especially The Father of Lies have no place in the light.  It would be too easy to see clearly and expose him for what he is, a fraud.

The Serpent decides, “I must use what God said some how or call into question His Word.  The man and the woman were given everything in the garden.”  The fact is they can eat from any…

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The Anatomy of Contemporary Idolatry

By: Dr. Steven C. Riser Introduction In an age of education, empirical research and intelligent investigation, why would we need to consider the subject of contemporary idolatry? Some might be tempted to ask, “Haven’t we evolved beyond that?” In this “age of enlightenment” it wouldn’t be an overstatement to assert that: Idolatry is the greatest … Continue reading The Anatomy of Contemporary Idolatry