Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Faithful God (Part 1)

The Faithful God (Part 1) “They did eat of the fruit of the land of Canaan that year.” (Joshua 5:12) We have each traveled a long and laborious pathway during these past few years as the World and the Church have both undergone unprecedented challenge and change. It seems that everything that can be shaken is being shaken, and ultimately… (more…)

The Pavilion of Praise

  The Pavilion of Praise   “Sing joyfully to the LORD, you righteous; it is fitting for the upright to praise him. Praise the LORD with the harp; make music to him on the ten-stringed lyre. Sing to him a new song; play skillfully, and shout for joy.” ( Psa_33:1-3) The Pavilion of Praise was draped with a beautiful royal-blue… (more…)

Living in the Overlap of Two Worlds

Living in the Overlap of Two Worlds “Thy Kingdom come; Thy will be done on earth, as it is in heaven.” (Luk_11:2) “So, Moses, are you saying that we will never sin again?” a guy from the group asked. “No,” Moses kindly answered, “I am saying that Jesus will never sin. And He is now living in you, and will… (more…)

The Law of the Lord is Perfect

The Law of the Lord is Perfect “The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple” (Psa_19:7). “The Law of the Lord is perfect,” Moses began, “but it was put into the hands of imperfect men — beginning with me.” He paused for a moment of personal reflection,… (more…)

The Shout of Grace!

The Shout of Grace! “The glory of the latter house shall be greater than that of the former.” (Hag_2:9). Apollos had captured our imaginations as he described the Rubble of Zerubbabel in great eloquence. And he stirred our hearts with faith and hope when he then made application of his message to our lives. “In the old days great stories… (more…)

The Good News of God’s Empowering Presence

The Good News of God’s Empowering Presence “How beautiful on the mountains are the feet of those who bring good news, who proclaim peace, who bring good tidings, who proclaim salvation, who say to Zion, ‘Your God reigns!’” (Isa_52:7) Thank you, Paul. And thank you all for you enthusiastic applause. We always open with Brother James, because if you can… (more…)

Entering Into This Place Called Grace

Entering Into This Place Called Grace “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto you.” (Mat_6:33) “Surely we should be getting close to the place called Grace,” someone said. “I mean, we’ve been traveling for sometime now and you told us at the start that it really wasn’t very far.”… (more…)

Peter’s Parting Words

Peter’s Parting Words “Grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever” (2Pe_3:18). “It has been a delight to walk along with you,” Peter said, “but I really must be going. You see, there are many other groups from all around the world traveling to this Place… (more…)

“Look Who I’ve Become”

“Look Who I’ve Become” “And Jesus, walking by the Sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea; for they were fishermen. Then He said to them, ‘Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.’” (Mat_4:18-19). A rush of excitement shot through our tour group when we discovered… (more…)

The Purpose of God

The Purpose of God “All things work together for good to them who love God, to them who are the called according to His purpose.” (Romans 8:28). What exactly is God’s purpose? Paul tells us plainly in the following verse. God’s purpose is that we “be conformed to the image of His Son” (ch.8:29), and to that end all things… (more…)