The Coming of Light

A healthy soul is the key to spiritual advancement for the believer. Satan addresses his attack to the soul but cannot be effective unless he is given a place through the believer’s volition. The volition functions as a guardian over the other parts of his soul. Satan wants the believer...

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What Time Is It?

“To everything there is a season.” The mature believer can discern just where the plan of God is taking him. What sometimes happens to a Christian who is disoriented to specific truth is that a devastating sense of indifference comes in to paralyze his effectiveness for the Kingdom of God....

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Obedience

“Hear the word of the Lord, ye children of Israel: for the Lord hath a controversy with the inhabitants of the land, because there is no truth, nor mercy, nor knowledge of God in the land” (Hosea 4:1). God said the land was lacking three things: categorical truth, finished work...

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Treasures in Darkness

“I will give thee the treasures of darkness, and hidden riches of secret places, that thou mayest know that I, the Lord, which call thee by name, am the God of Israel” (Isaiah 45:3). A woman’s husband left her after many years of marriage. She and her children were brokenhearted....

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Transformed by Grace

There is no more prolific example of the conflict between the natural and divine dispositions than illustrated in the life of Jacob. A brief summary of his character would include craftiness, cheating and conceit. Jacob was a man of incredible weakness. Even his name denotes his personality, for it means...

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How Will They See?

When we become Christians, many things happen to us. “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation; the old has gone, the new has come!” (II Corinthians 5:17, NIV). We have a treasure inside of our bodies. He causes us to shine as lights in darkness (2)...

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Valid Faith

Our faith must be rooted and grounded in who God is. As a believer trusts in the perfect character and nature of God, he can appropriate the Scriptures in every situation and detail of life. He bases decisions on absolute authority of the Word of God, rather than on sight...

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Your Frame of Reference

A person’s frame of reference is that supporting structure upon which he bases all evaluation. The frame of reference provides a foundation for judgments and a support for decisions. It decides for you and is your standard. Your frame of reference is you. God wants believers to have as their...

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