The holy Law (Romans 7:12-14)

“Did that which is good, then, bring death to me? By no means! It was sin, producing death in me through what is good, in order that sin might be shown to be sin, and through the commandment might become sinful beyond measure.” (Romans 7:13, ESV) Years ago, I sat on a jury in aContinue reading “The holy Law (Romans 7:12-14)”

The Health Vs. Growth Continuum

I thought that each week, I would present a snippet of what will be included in the book I am working on, “Hurdling Barriers” that looks at overcoming the barriers to church health and growth. This excerpt is from the introduction. . . . from what I have observed, churches often lose their way becauseContinue reading “The Health Vs. Growth Continuum”

Not a Secret but a Mystery Revealed

“(Which he had promised afore by his prophets in the holy scriptures,) Concerning his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, which was made of the seed of David according to the flesh; And declared to be the Son of God with power, according to the spirit of holiness, by the resurrection from the dead:” (Romans 1:2–4,Continue reading “Not a Secret but a Mystery Revealed”

A Glorious Opportunity

“Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,” (Romans 1:1, KJV 1900) When I was young, we did not have video games or much media. Primarily, when we got off from school we engaged in some type of sandlot game. Sometimes baseball or football. Two guysContinue reading “A Glorious Opportunity”