The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost.
Revelation 22:17 NASB
I rarely teach out of the last book of the Bible. Revelation is such a mysterious book that it seems hard, even impossible, to me, that anyone of this world could truly comprehend what John saw or was trying to say. Continue reading “ALL WHO ARE THIRSTY”
And, I’ll be that a lot of you are tired, as well. If you’re a Believer who is feeling a little weary about following Jesus right now, here a little prescription for you. Continue reading “AN ALTERNATE VOICE”
The first three posts on this subject of the role of women in the Church have focused primarily on the Biblical basis for the discussion. In those, we’ve seen the way this issue developed in the ministry of Jesus and beyond into the early church.
Of course, our goal in this is to determine where we ought to be on the subject today, in the current cultural climate. That is certainly directed and instructed by the principles of Scripture, but it ultimately depends on how we interpret that Scripture. Continue reading “THE BIBLICAL FEMININE CRISIS (PART 4)”
I thought I’d take a quick time out from my current blog series on the Biblical Feminine Crisis to share something else, this week. It’s a short post (for a change), but a timely one.
I want to talk about politics.
(YIKES! Lock up you children and run for the hills; Pastor Joe is going to talk about politics!) Continue reading “PASTOR JOE’S ONCE EVERY FOUR YEARS POLITICAL POST”
I realize that this subject may not be interesting to everyone, and may be a little irritating to some who don’t agree with the things I’m writing. I’m continuing in this thread, however, because I believe this to be one of perhaps three or four primary areas of concern in the Church today where a “change of heart” is needed. Continue reading “THE BIBLICAL FEMININE CRISIS (PART 3)”