The Spiritual Integrity of Being Christian Lies in the heart. The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, what looks good on the outside. But the Lord looks at the heart, the worship in the Spirit and in truth. The Lord stands at the … Continue reading The Spiritual Integrity of Being Christian
That Sunday morning after worship service, we gathered to fellowship in Christ and shared our journeys in pursuing God’s sovereign destiny for each of our lives. Like other fellowship gatherings, it came the time to pray for one another. The instructions we followed were quite simple: Each person prays for the person on the left … Continue reading Blessed by the Gift of Prophesy
The Kingdom of God is not a matter of talk but of POWER [1 Corinthians 4:20]. This incomparable great POWER — the same power that raised Christ from the dead — is available for each and every one of us who believe [Ephesians 1:19-21]. And for those of us who believe, Jesus Himself said in … Continue reading Power Not Talk
Fasting in prayer is the least taught and modeled spiritual discipline in the Body of Christ. Why fast and pray? Here are some insights for considerations: To Breakthrough impasses of situations and strongholds To Expose hidden darkness To Deal with the deep root of doubts and unbelief To Grow faith that can move mountains To … Continue reading Why Fast and Pray?
No one ever teaches intentionally that worship is a church program. Yet the notion that “worship is a church program” is so implicitly and strongly conveyed, from the way we speak about worship, and from its model of practice that most churches share, as we live together as a faith community. What do I mean … Continue reading Worship is not a church program
Many times when we engage in God’s kingdom ministries: sharing Jesus with others, building up others in their faith in Christ, we let our own credentials and our charisma get in the way. People may be persuaded and convinced by our sound arguments, impressed by our titles and positions, our degrees, and our demonstration of … Continue reading Let Faith be Built on God’s Power alone instead of on man’s credentials!
Several years ago, I brought my colleague and her son to church. After attended that one Sunday, she decided to attend another church. Out of curiosity, I asked her why she did not come back. To my astonishment, she told me that her son started having nightmare after attending the children’s sunday school on that … Continue reading Hell is not the GOSPEL. Fear is not GOD’s LOVE.