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Do FAITHFUL and FRUITLESS Go Together?

Should churches be growing numerically, as well as spiritually? Is the absence of life the "new normal" for American congregations? Jesus cursed the fig tree that had only leaves, but no fruit. He talked about "fruit", "more fruit", and went on to say the Father is glorified when we bear "much fruit."

The Path of Victory: Part 3

You Can Be Right Without Feeling Right! If you missed "The Path of Victory: Part 1" CLICK HERE to read it now. If you missed "The Path of Victory: Part 2" CLICK HERE to read it now. Christ’s followers are alluded to as ‘soldiers’ (2 Tim. 2:3). So we should not be surprised when we find there are wars to fight. One of the great battles in the Christian life is coming to grips with the issue of our…

The Path of Victory: Part 2

You must Choose to Lose your Life Daily If you have not read "The Path of Victory: Part 1" - CLICK HERE to read it now. William Graham Scroggie said, “In some people’s lives Jesus is present; in other lives he is prominent; but still in other lives, He is preeminent. We all must allow Jesus to be preeminent in our lives.” Center stage can only be occupied by one person at a time. If Jesus is to be…

The Path of Victory: Part 1

Act on the Fact! Are you repeatedly triumphant and rarely trounced in your spiritual life? Or, are you repeatedly trounced and rarely triumphant? If you are one who has found a consistent “abundant life” to be a bit elusive, but still believe it is possible, then this series of articles may be helpful to you. To enforce the full victory of Calvary we must understand and implement the entire gospel…

Faith or Fate: Your Future Depends on It!

Awell-known Bible teacher said, “The only reason I pray is because the Bible tells me to pray.” He does not believe his prayers or actions have any bearing on the scheme of things. This man is a fatalist. Since everything is predetermined, then there is no use to pray and believe God, because what will be will be. A fatalist pastor was conducting the funeral of a known homosexual. This pastor had…

Worried Sick to Worry Free

“Worry is like a rocking chair; it will give you something to do, but it won’t get you anywhere.” “Worry is pulling tomorrow’s clouds over today’s sunshine.” “Worry is the interest paid on trouble before it comes due.” Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m worried sick over . . .?” “Worried sick” may be more than a figure of speech. Worry is a sin that can literally make you sick. Consider all the…

The Sixth Sense

Living Beyond the Natural! God has endowed mankind with five senses: seeing, hearing, touching, tasting, and smelling. With these five senses we negotiate the physical world. But the sixth sense is required to operate in the spiritual realm. This sixth sense is Faith. Faith is the only way man can relate to God. He that approaches God must believe that he is (Heb. 11:6). It is through faith that…

Demon Faith: Can it Save?

I remember hearing a well-known former Black Panther give his testimony. Standing before thousands of people he said he “looked up at the moon and saw the face of Jesus.” That was his salvation testimony! Since then I, like you, have heard scores of dubious testimonies. Norman Vincent Peale said, “Any faith is better than no faith. It’s better to be a Buddhist than nothing.” When it comes to defining…

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