Category Archives: Book of Revelation

Don’t Let China Keep You Away From Crazy Bible Stuff!

I just read that China has forbidden the sale of Bibles online. Why would a huge country like China be afraid of a book? Well, China isn’t alone. I have a Bible cover that has these words on it: “This … Continue reading

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When Christ-followers meet as Christ’s council

It’s good to learn more about Jesus. It’s better to listen to and obey Him as members of His council. Jesus-followers are invited to meet as His city council and to participate in conducting city business for His kingdom as … Continue reading

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Lecture-ship or discipleship?

Church has replaced discipleship with lecture-ship. But no discipleship equals no New Testament Christianity! Jesus came to give you direct access to God. You don’t need a human go-between to lecture you once a week. Jesus said to make disciples. … Continue reading

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Laodicea or ekklesia?

Do 21st Century Christians have amnesia? Have we forgotten that Jesus calls Christ-followers to be His ekklesia, not the church of Laodicea? Christ wants us to look to Him alone as our panacea! The church has amnesia and has forgotten … Continue reading

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Let The Holy Spirit Make A Big Bang In Church!

The Bible says: “Hear what the Spirit says to the churches.” –Yet, very few churches allow time for people to hear the Spirit and share what they hear with the rest of the congregation. With my head I control and … Continue reading

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Dancing With God (The Holy Spirit 3-Step)

Dancing With God (The Holy Spirit Three-Step) I am reading through the Book of Acts for the fifth time in two months and asking God to show me why the early church had so much more passion and power than … Continue reading

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