Framing Our Minds For Worship

Worshiping God is sacred. At we assemble with the church, we gather together in attempt to present our bodies a living sacrifice to a Holy God. We come before Him to worship for His goodness to us in our lives. But we also desire to feel His presence, petition Him in corporate prayer, and learn…

Who Is God?

Who is God? Ben Winslett gives a short answer to that infinitely complex question.

Hearing God’s Voice and Seeing His Shape

“And the Father himself, which hath sent me, hath borne witness of me. Ye have neither heard his voice at any time, nor seen his shape.” – John 5:37 Jesus was speaking to men here in John 5 that had no desire for the true things of God, even though they gave the outward pretense of…

God the Liberal Giver

“If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.” – James 1:4 The term “liberal” should not always be rendered as a bad or negative word.  On the contrary, the term is often used in a very positive light…

Daily Lesson on God’s Longsuffering Nature

Scriptural lessons are typically learned most vividly from personal experience, and with God, His teaching school is always in session.  I learned a very practical lesson on what being longsuffering means today. I work for an accounting firm, and we audit governmental entities.  Today – actually for the last two days as well – I…

The Two Functions of the Holy Spirit

By Michael Gowens It is important to distinguish between what old preachers called “the two functions of the Holy Spirit.” In relation to the Everlasting Covenant, he is the agent of regeneration and has been functioning in that role since there was an elect on the earth (Jno. 5:25a — “The hour is coming and…