The scourging of Jesus in the movie The Passion of the Christ showed the great pains that he took upon his back as He was brutally beaten. This was all for a purpose. Isaiah 53:4,5 “Surely He has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, smitten by God, and
The bible tells us that Jesus face was greatly disfigured. It makes you wonder what was there about Jesus face that the devil despised so much? Why did Jesus’ kind, smiling, warm, loving face bring out so much hatred, anger and fury from Satan? Pilate could not bear the sight of the pure innocent
The crown of thorns was just one instrument that produced seven streams of blood that flowed from Jesus suffering and passion on the cross of Calvary. Each stream provides a different benefit for those who have trusted in the precious blood of Jesus. This article is just one part of a series of articles.
Acts 16:7 NKJV "After they had come to Mysia, they tried to go into Bithynia, but the Spirit did not permit them." Have you ever felt like God has restrained you from going somewhere or doing something or obtaining something that you wanted? If so, you are in good company because the apostle Paul
Today I have good news! You will get up again! Here is why: When you feel like giving up this is especially important! Beloved of God, as we understand the context of this scripture in the previous verse, it seems that the righteous man falls because of the plots of the wicked. But that may
This article discusses whether or not the church and individuals in it are rapture ready. You may wish to listen to this beautiful old song by Larry Norman as you read this article. I have a great concern. I wonder is the church rapture ready in America? I
When I wrote this blog, Valentines day was just around the corner. I was thinking about one of the greatest love stories found in the bible. No greater book of the bible expresses romance than the book of Ruth. She has some great marriage advice for today. Notice the following winning attitude: I will
I sometimes feel the heat in my spiritual life. It is because I need spiritual growth. Are you feeling the heat in your life? It could be that our God is the creator of that heat. As a pastor, I want to be an instrument for His work. I want God to use my