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 [...]

Problems with the Prevailing Views of the Book of Revelation

By Greg Baker As a young pastor just getting started, I was filled with ambition for the Lord and a desire to build a strong work. Naturally, as most preachers do eventually, I turned to Revelation since I knew that most people were instinctively interested in the prophetic book. I began teaching a year long [...]

Does God accept your worship?

By Robert Randle There is doubtless unanimous agreement among believers in the Christian Church about the importance of assembling together to worship our Heavenly Father and Savior, Jesus Christ of Nazareth. The services of devotion with fervent prayers, songs of thanksgiving and praises, as well as hearing the Word of God taught to us seem [...]

The “INS” And “OUTS” Of Effective Prayer

By Dr. Chas Brothers Many are the people I see that do not know how to effectively pray. Many prayers, rather than coming from a contrite or broken heart, come from the precepts of men rather than from God with the help of the Holy Spirit. When I was a young child of about 6 [...]

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