Be Clean

   Here is my attempt at being poetic: Faith is the faucet that turns on the shower of God’s grace. Ok, so I’m not Shakespeare! But think about it. In a normal shower, the water is already in the pipes, it just needs to be released. This is the way it is with God’s love, […] Continue reading →

Sin Boldly?

   “BE A SINNER, and sin boldly…” This may be a shocking statement, but what makes it more shocking is who it came from. It would appear to be straight from the devil himself! But wait- this advice actually came from none other than the great reformer, Martin Luther. Martin Luther was the famous monk […] Continue reading →

Romans 7 Is Not the Norm

 Many believers have sacrificed victory for a substandard Christian walk. They have been taught that they are under a fatal necessity to sin, but not to worry, because even the apostle Paul struggled with sin! Then their lives are continually haunted with the struggle recorded in Romans chapter 7. Paul wrote in Romans 7 that […] Continue reading →

Confusion about Grace

   KILLED ANY BUGS recently? And did you do it with a pure heart? It may not seem like a big deal to you, but back in the fourth century, a Catholic saint known as Macarius of Alexandria was troubled because he had swatted a gnat that stung him. It was not that he believed […] Continue reading →

Now and Later

   Jesus has been raised from the dead, and set “far above all principality and power, and might, and dominion, and every name that is named, not only in this world, but also in that which is to come” (Ephesians 1:21). Do you see it this way? I can imagine that if any of us […] Continue reading →

Sorcery in the Real World

   I’ve never seen a Harry Potter film, but I know that many people are fascinated with the occult. In my rock ‘n’ roll days, I listened to some musicians who were into the occult, but something always kept me from following their ways. I’m thankful, because I know that all it takes is a […] Continue reading →

Happy New Year- Again!

   Once again, it’s Chinese New Year- this year is the Year of the Dragon! But we will live our year for Jesus. Stores are shutting down and fireworks are going up. These pictures are from one section of a street near us. These special fireworks tables are set up everywhere, though. You can buy […] Continue reading →