A friend was discussing what some call "organic Church" or "simple Church." The term isn't to be found in the Bible because the Lord intended His design to never be supplemented, decimated, renovated and redesigned by man. He, of course, knew it would be. As was the case in Eden, He just never intended for HIS creation to be altered by man. "Organic Church" is, simply put.....The Church. (There is ONLY one - Ephesians 4:4.) My friend was bemoaning the fact that it’s hard to f
A flag is a piece of cloth or similar material, typically oblong or square, attachable by one edge to a pole or rope and used as the symbol or emblem of a country. Sometimes a flag is used to indicate a situation or condition. Today’s “Fun with Flags” flag is a popular one in that it has been used many, many times in the course of history. However, it is NOT usually popular in its meaning and significance. This is the “Flag of Surrender”, sometimes known as the “White Flag”.
“Now the Spirit expressly says that in latter times some will depart from the faith, giving heed to deceiving spirits and doctrines of demons…” (1 Timothy 4:1) There are many dangerous doctrines of devils out there. One of them is that no one is a bad or evil person. God disagrees. “When wisdom enters your heart, and knowledge is pleasant to your soul, discretion will preserve you; understanding will keep you, to deliver you from the way of evil, from the man who speaks perve
“Behold, I will do a new thing, now it shall spring forth…” (Isaiah 43:19) Today happens to be New Year’s Eve. On New Year’s Eve is it customary for many of us to ponder new beginnings. Why? Because the holiday has the word “new” in its name. I was sitting and thinking about that word and was led to the verse above. That passage in Isaiah 43 has to do with the Father’s excitement that when the time was right, He would send Jesus. No longer would His people be at the mercy of