Jesus is completely in control

Jesus Christ [is] the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth.  (Revelation 1:5) The world is run by rulers of all sorts and kinds. Some are elected representatives, and others, self-appointed tyrants.  Some lead by example and others rule by force and fear.  Some act in ways that honor […]

Jesus has true power just for you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Acts 19 JESUS HAS TRUE POWER JUST FOR YOU Then some of the itinerant Jewish exorcists undertook to invoke the name of the Lord Jesus over those who had evil spirits, saying, “I adjure you by the Jesus whom Paul proclaims.”  Seven sons of a Jewish high priest named Sceva were doing this. […]

Should Women Be Allowed to Preach?

I love getting “theological” questions because it gives me a chance to dig into subjects that I don’t always have occasion to explore.  If you like that sort of thing, welcome to “Theology Thursdays!”  If not, stay tuned for tomorrow’s post. — Pastor Phillip QUESTION: My cousin was asking about 1 Timothy 2:8-12 because it makes […]

Scripture Notes: Numbers 9

“Father, settle my heart so I can hear your Spirit, and settle my pride so I can follow your servants…”

Scripture Notes: Numbers 6

“Whenever Aaron and his sons bless the people of Israel in my name, I myself will bless them.” -Numbers 6:27 In the nation of Israel, the priests were God’s authorized representatives on earth.  Yahweh gave them the authority to act “in my name”, and as such, they mediated His favor to the people. Now, the […]