Winning the Battle

 The flesh always wants to be first. Occasionally we are like terrible-tempered Lucy in the Peanuts comic strip. Lucy comes into the room where here little brother, Linus, is watching TV. He says to her, "I was here first, so I get to watch what I want to watch." Without a word, Lucy marches to the TV and flips the channel ...
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Discovering Your Identity - Part 2

Discovering Your Identity - Part 2 Matthew 1:11 11 Then a voice came from heaven, "You are My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased."I am God's son, I belong to His family, and He is my Dad.Rom 8:15 For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, "Abba, Father."Eph 1:3-5...
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Discovering Your Identity - Part 1

 A Deeper Walk With Jesus: A True IdentityIn October 2007, Abraham Abdallah, a 32-year-old former dishwasher, pleaded guilty in a New York court to masterminding the biggest identity theft attempted so far. He was attempting to fraudulently gain over $US 80 million. He had 800 fake credit cards as well as 20,000 credit card blanks in his posse...
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The Heart of the Father

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 The Heart of the FatherDo you ever wonder how Father God processes the backslidden nature of humanity? Do you think His heart is grieved as He sees how far we have moved from His direct requirement to live morally with Him and each other.We see His commandments broken daily by church leaders, church goers, politicians, and people as we go abo...
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A Place I Like To Hang Out

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 A Place I Like to Hang Out...Do you remember riding around in a car at night as a teenager looking for friends to hang out with. We called it "cruising". I have to admit, I was looking for trouble and usually found it. There is a place I like to hang out now that has been provided by Jesus; it is at the corner of MERCY and GRACE. MERCY is def...
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