Tag Archives: The Church

Qualifications for ministry

Our educational system may qualify us for a lot of things in this world but it cannot qualify us for ministry under the New Covenant. Only God can qualify us for this ministry, for it works through His empowering presence. … Continue reading

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Glorious change is here to stay!

I watched this video clip from Justin Paul Abraham last week and was greatly encouraged by his prophetic insights. One thing the Covid-19 pandemic has changed forever is our “normal.” And this is not a bad thing. God will often … Continue reading

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Why Coronavirus cannot affect the Church

The Church that Jesus is building is totally and forever immune to Covid-19—or any other pandemic or set of circumstances that would ever force societal isolation. Am I saying Christians are immune to the virus? No, I talking about something … Continue reading

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You are a new heavenly species!

I shared last time what Paul called “the glorious news I preach all over the world,” and described how different this is than what is typically preached today. One would have to admit our “gospel” is drastically watered down compared … Continue reading

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WE are the fullness of Christ on the earth

When people tell me they love Jesus but don’t need the church it immediately tells me two things. One, they don’t trust people and, two, they don’t understand what it means to be in Christ. Actually, you can’t even be … Continue reading

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A vision for the Church – Part Two

We looked at the scriptural foundation for the Church in part one.  We learned that the Church Jesus is building is God’s answer to His own question, “Who will build a house for Me?” We are His dwelling place where … Continue reading

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A vision for the Church – Part One

What do we mean by “Church”? What is the Church? Do we “go to church” or are we the Church…or both? In this two-part series, I would like to lay out the vision of the Church from Scripture and show … Continue reading

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Thoughts about the family of God

I would like us to ponder the concept of the family of God for a moment. First, if God’s throne is in heaven and the earth is His footstool, where is His house? (Acts 7:48-50) Right, YOU are God’s house (Heb.3:6), His … Continue reading

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