6 Steps to Spiritual Power and Victory

6 Steps to Spiritual Power and Victory

How long will you falter between two opinions? If the LORD is God, follow Him (victory) [1 Kings 18:21, parenthesis added]. Elijah’s Mount Carmel experience still thrills me today as I envision him calling fire down from heaven in response to his divine anointing. His...
God Sees What Goes on in the Dark

God Sees What Goes on in the Dark

Then He said to me, “Son of man, have you seen what the elders of the house of Israel do in the dark, every man in the room of his idols? For they say, ‘The Lord does not see us…’” (Ezekiel 8:12) God knows what goes on in the dark. This can be an alarming or...
The Bumpy Road of Apology

The Bumpy Road of Apology

Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. (Luke 6:37) While driving to church one Sunday morning, several signs warned of road improvements up ahead. That specific roadway was heavily...
Dirty Laundry

Dirty Laundry

But he who looks into the perfect law of liberty and continues in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but a doer of the work, this one will be blessed in what he does. (James 1:25, NKJV) I was washing my teenage son’s dirty laundry. Any parent knows this can be an...
Are You Repentant or Just Plain Sorry?

Are You Repentant or Just Plain Sorry?

For godly grief produces a repentance that leads to salvation without regret, whereas worldly grief produces death. (II Corinthians 7:10, ESV) There is a world of difference between sorrow and repentance. When I was young and fought with my siblings, our mom used to...