Jesus First

By glenn coon We all know that Jesus should be our #1 doctrine. But, HOW do we practice this? For the apostles, their first message was Jesus. The person of Jesus was their rallying cry. It was the doctrine of Jesus that brought the new members into the church. They were baptized into JESUS. If [...]

The Difference Between Praise and Worship

By Jim Barringer When the weather is nice, when the sky is so blue that even a color-blind guy like me can see how beautiful it is, I like to go walking on the campus at Southwestern Seminary. During today’s walk, for whatever reason, I was pondering my personal philosophy of worship, the answer I [...]

My Mansion

By Marijo Phelps Ah, my Father it is difficult to wait For the house we are building to be finished But so much more for those I love To come to Your gate And ask Jesus to be their Lord. Sometimes the desert Would turn to windswept years Were it not For the indestructible sterling [...]

It’s Now or Never, Yet the Father Waits

By Stanley Hasegawa All of life takes place in the present. We can’t live in the past. We can’t live in the future. What is true of life in general is also true of obedience in particular. We can only obey God or not obey God right now, in this present time and circumstance. We [...]

God is Light!

God is light in which there is no darkness at all, God is Goodness, God is Love! A carnal mind is enmity (hatred) against God! A carnal mind dares not to believe beyond what it can see, touch, and whatsoever is physically in the natural. Believing the things that be of God, goes against the [...]

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