Responding to Trials: Death Working Life in Us

TREASURE IN THE EARTHEN VESSELS: THE POWER OF GOD IN US Overview: In 2 Corinthians 4-6, Paul develops the theme of how to experience the manifest presence of God in a greater way. He gives insight into how our response to God in pressure can  result in two great blessings. First, is an increase of [...]

Foundational Principles for Understanding Heaven on Earth

THE CENTERPIECE OF GOD’S PURPOSE: BRING HEAVEN AND EARTH TOGETHER 9 Having made known to us the mystery (hidden plan) of His will…10 that He might gather together in one ALL things in Christ, both which are in heaven and which are on earth. (Eph. 1:9-10) The centerpiece of God’s eternal purpose is for Jesus [...]

Cultivating the Oil of Intimacy with Jesus (Mt. 25:1-13)

THE CONTEXT OF THE PARABLE OF THE WISE AND FOOLISH VIRGINS (MT. 25:1-13) Jesus connected preparation for the end times to intimacy with God. In Matthew 24-25, Jesus taught on the end times (Mt. 24:3-44) then applied his teaching in three parables to those He called to leadership (Mt. 24:45-25:30) before describing His final judgment [...]

Loving God with All Our Strength (Mt. 6:1-23)

LOVING GOD WITH ALL OUR HEART REQUIRES LOVING HIM WITH OUR STRENGTH God created us to love Him in four spheres of our life, which includes our heart (affections), soul (personality), mind (thoughts) and strength (resources) because He loves us this way. 30 You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with [...]

Premortal Warrior

By Diana Isham The turmoil that I felt within my heart was excruciating! I watched helpless — yet fervently prayed as you struggled and nearly gave in to the demons who sought earnestly to overtake and destroy your life! What could I do? How could I help? What could I say that would help you [...]

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