Archives: Teachings

Family or Famine

EPHESIANS IS THE LETTER WRITTEN BY THE APOSTLE PAUL TO A CHURCH STEEPED IN SACRIFICE, DEAD RELIGION. PAUL SPENT THREE YEARS THERE, WHICH WAS THE LONGEST TENURE OF HIS MINISTRY LIFE, SO HE REALLY DUG DEEP INTO GOD FOR THE WORD THAT CAME FORTH; IT WAS THE GARDEN OF POWER, WITH THE SEED OF TRUTH […]

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Our Best for Him

OUR GIFTS ARE ALWAYS IN RESPONSE TO HIS GIFT GIVING – BREATH, LIFE, SALVATION, TALENTS, KNOWLEDGE, ETC. HOW DOES ONE RESPOND IN KIND TO SUCH EXTRAORDINARY OFFERINGS? MONETARY VALUE WILL NOT BE THE GUIDELINE, FOR IN THE BIBLE WE SAW THE WOMAN WHO GAVE THE MITE AND JESUS PRAISED HER; THE RICH YOUNG RULER HELD […]

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God’s Garden Party

WE’VE ESTABLISHED THAT GOD PLANTED A GARDEN IN EDEN. HE PLANTED (HEBREW WORD “NATA” (NAW-TAH), MEANING PLANTED – MOSTLY TREES AND VINES, AND PLACED IS HEBREW WORD “SUM” (SOOM) – DESIGNATE, SET IN PLACE. THIS WAS A DESIGNATED LIVING ZONE, THIS GARDEN (HEBREW WORD”GAN”), MEANING ENCLOSURE, GARDEN, ORCHARD, WITH ACCUSATIVE OF TREE OR VINE – […]

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The Knife of Truth

THE KNIFE OF TRUTH – HEBREWS 10:26; II TIMOTHY 3: 1-7: A KNIFE AT THE TABLE IS PROVIDED TO HELP US CUT THROUGH FOOD – TYPICALLY MEAT, SO WE CAN TAKE SMALLER AMOUNTS AND CHEW PROPERLY. WE CANNOT EAT THE WHOLE PIECE, GENERALLY. SO, THIS KNIFE STRIKES AND PUNCTURES THE MEAT. DOES THE MEAT CRY […]

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Labor…Then Learn

THE LABOR DAY HOLIDAY HONORS THE LABOR FORCE AND AS SUCH, IS PLACED TO GENERALLY PRECEDE THE START OF THE ACADEMIC AND BUSINESS YEAR. IT IS A GREAT ILLUSTRATION OF OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE: LABOR/BIRTH FIRST, THEN SCHOOL AND LEARNING – DISCIPLESHIP. DISCIPLESHIP IS A SHIP THAT WILL LAND US SAFE IN HIS HANDS. IN MATTHEW’S […]

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The Law of First Mention

THIS PORTION COMES OUT OF LOSS. THINK OF THE LOSSES IN LIFE THAT HAVE CATAPULTED PEOPLE INTO WORTHWHILE PURPOSES: DANNY THOMAS LOSING A CHILD – ST. JUDE HOSPITAL; CHUCK COLSON IN PRISON – PRISON FELLOWSHIP, ETC. THIS PORTION IS REFERRING TO THE TIME WHEN ADAM AND EVE HAVE A SON SETH, WHO IS A REPLACEMENT […]

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Don’t Seat Yourself

IN 2009, AT A WHITE HOUSE STATE DINNER, IT WAS DISCOVERED THAT A MAN NAMED TAREQ SALAHI AND HIS WIFE WERE SEEN IN PICTURES WITH V.P. BIDEN AND OTHERS, EVEN THOUGH THEY WERE NOT ON THE OFFICIAL INVITATION LIST. THEY HAD THE HELP OF MICHELE JONES, A DEFENSE DEPARTMENT AIDE, WHO HINTED PRIOR TO THE […]

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Welcome to the Table of Seasons

WE ARE BLESSED TO LIVE IN A STATE WITH ALL FOUR SEASONS. A SEASON IS A DIVISION IN TIME – A SUBDIVISION MARKED BY CHANGES IN WEATHER, ECOLOGY, AND HOURS OF DAYLIGHT. IT RESULTS FROM THE YEARLY REVOLUTION OF THE EARTH AROUND THE SUN AND THE LIFTING OF THE EARTH’S AXIS. NOTICE ITS USE IS […]

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Welcome to the Table of Thanksgiving

WELCOME TO THE TABLE OF THANKSGIVING. OUR ANNUAL THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY IS ALMOST UPON US. WE WILL EACH CELEBRATE A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY, PERHAPS, BUT THE TRADITION OF THAT TABLE BEING TURKEY, DRESSING, POTATOES, SWEET POTATOES, DINNER ROLLS, AND SO FORTH, STILL STRONGLY PERMEATES OUR SOCIETY. THE PURPOSE OF THE FEAST IS AS A NATIONAL DAY OF […]

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Welcome to the Table of the King

WELCOME TO THE TABLE OF THE KING. IF, AS IN THE CASE OF ESTHER, THE KING PRESENTS THE SCEPTER, SO SHE CAN COME FORTH, WE SHOULD ALWAYS REMEMBER THAT WE ARE DRAWN BY THE LOVING KINDNESS OF THE KING OF KINGS, AS WE APPROACH HIS TABLE OF GRACE. MESSAGE: THE “A”MEN OF ADVENT – PART […]

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