The doctrine that Jesus paid for our sins on the cross, taking our punishment, has come under increasing attack in recent years. (Matthew Brunton/Flickr/Creative Commons) by Michael Brown Did Jesus really pay for our sins on the cross, taking our punishment for us? Did He really die as an atoning sacrifice on our behalf? In… Read More »
Overcoming Life’s Challenges by God’s Strength by Timothy Jerry livingfaithchurchwi.org (John 16:33 NLT) I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” Wherever we go in today’s world, we find that… Read More »
There must be a change of behavior in the lives of those who profess to know Christ. We are clearly living in a postmodern society, where many see truth as purely relative. In the postmodern world truth is subjective to one’s own personal tastes and preferences. In other words, truth is not seen as something… Read More »
Joshua 2:7-15 (NKJV) So the people served the Lord all the days of Joshua, and all the days of the elders who outlived Joshua, who had seen all the great works of the Lord which He had done for Israel… 10 When all that generation had been gathered to their fathers, another generation arose after them… Read More »
We can readily see that there are some basic differences between men and women when it comes to our expectations of marriage. Often times it is unfulfilled expectations, which lead to major problems in our relationships. Not only within marriage & the family, but at work, among friends within the church & even in our… Read More »
One of the key factors to the longevity of an automobile, is proper maintenance. In like manner, if we do not properly maintain our marriages, like a car, they will break down as well. “Relationships are easy to begin, but difficult to maintain.’ Ed Gungor Expectations: When people get married they nearly always approach their… Read More »
In those days there was no king in Israel; everyone did what was right in his own eyes. Judges 21:25 As I ponder this passage of Scripture it becomes exceedingly clear that this same mentality is prevalent in today’s postmodern culture.
Following Christ exacts a price that for the most part the church in the United States has refused to fully embrace. Throughout the ministry of Jesus, He clearly declared that those who would be His disciples must be willing to surrender all. With Jesus it is all or nothing at all. We have created a… Read More »
by Timothy Jerry The Initial Evidence of the Baptism in the Holy Spirit is Speaking in other tongues, as the Spirit gives the utterance. Jesus declared that one of the signs to follow believers was that they would speak in tongues. (Mark 16:17KJV) And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name…they shall… Read More »
The baptism with the Holy Spirit is primarily for equipping of the believer for service in carrying forth God’s Kingdom.