Oct 9, 2013 - Hearing From God    4 Comments

WITHOUT FAITH YOU CAN’T RECEIVE GOD’S PROMISES

In my recent posts, I’ve been sharing about “standing on the promises of God” because He is the solid rock on which we should all stand. This got me thinking … How do I know this is true? Why do I believe this? The spirit spoke to me and said it’s by faith.

SO WHERE DOES FAITH COME?
The Word of God tells us in Romans 10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God. Notice that sight, touch, smell and taste aren’t mentioned … just imagehearing. I often dialog with my wife about my post as I am working on it throughout the week. When I shared with her this insight about “hearing” being the only sense mentioned she said, “Well, you better look that word up in the Greek to make sure you know the full meaning of how that word is being used.” So I did. And guess what it said? Hearing in the Greek means … HEARING! Read more »

Oct 2, 2013 - Hearing From God    8 Comments

JESUS IS A PROMISE KEEPER

In Jesus’s time it was a well known fact that for any building to stand against the test of time it depended heavily upon the laying of the foundation. The cornerstone was a key part of the foundation and the proper laying of it played an intricate role for the builders. The cornerstone had to be laid level and square because every stone imagethere after would be laid upon it. Any mistake in the laying of the foundation would only get worse. It’s known as a compounding defect. Once the house is built, it is never simple or easy fix to correct problems that arise as a result of a faulty foundation. Perhaps this is why Jesus uses this analogy …

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Sep 24, 2013 - Hearing From God    8 Comments

STANDING ON GOD’S WORD

You’ve often heard it said that Christians should always “stand on the Word of God.” But, exactly what does that mean to you? Most often I find myself in the position of “easier said then done.” I would like to share a recent experience that lead up to this topic of “standing on the Word of God.” How it came about was most unusual, as it quite often is. It started with my Maytag washer going on the fritz. For whatever reason, our washer decided not to empty during the spin cycle. Being the man that I am I waited two days before I called a repairman. I guess I thought if I waited it would fix itself. Now I realize that I was only procrastinating. When I finally called the repairman, I was told he would come on Monday between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm. Don’t you love these types of appointments? Now I’m trapped in the house and locked into someone else’s schedule. Little did I know that it was actually God’s schedule that I was on and He had an appointment for me.

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