The “I am” Statements that Satan Fools You With

Satan’s kingdom uses “I am” statements of their own, projecting into our thought lives with phrases Like, “I am not good enough,” “I am an idiot”, “I am stupid”.   Fill in the blank “I am ________”   Sometimes they mix it up, “who would ever want Me”, “who would ever love Me”, and “I […]

The God of the Process?

“Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, 4 and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 5 and hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.” Romans 5:3-5 English Standard Version (ESV)   Our God […]

What’s Your Focus?

Author: Alan Langstaff There was a season in my life when I was into photography. Back in 1955, I was one of the first people in my circle of friends and business acquaintances that became involved in color photography. Back then, it was colored slides, long before color prints became popular and now, of course, […]

Do WE Invite Wolves into our Churches?

Here is a sobering thought. Take a moment to hold the “yes, but…” and consider this perspective? A close friend and missionary to the USA says this is the plague of the Western Church and Evangelicalism in particular: There has been such a focus on people praying prayers of Salvation where we then consider the […]

Should Biblical Churches primarily focus on reaching Men for Jesus?

Should Biblical Churches primarily focus on reaching Men for Jesus?   Statistics say: yes   A rather obscure but large and important study conducted by the Swiss government in 1994 and published in 2000 revealed some astonishing facts with regard to the generational transmission of faith and religious values. (The full title of the study […]

Slandering other more public believers

One of the most heinous things a believer in Jesus can do is publicly ridicule and condemn a fellow brother or sister in Messiah, when only knowing part of their story and only seeing part of their more public fruit. Such ridicule and condemnation actually tarnishes you, while also spreading gossip (murder with the tongue). […]

Why Messiah must be God!

All the biblical reasons why the Messiah must be God Himself – from a Hebraic perspective!! If you agree Jesus is God – PLEASE SHARE! By Eitan Bar Does the New Testament turn a mere man into God? This is what New Testament critic Rabbi Daniel Asor thinks: “The Bible rejects pagan idolatry that revolves around human-like gods, men as gods.” […]

Patterns in the Bible

Patterns in the Bible: One of my classes in Seminary was an advanced study in Hebrew, specifically, the Psalms. We compared each Psalm in order while looking at how they “talk” to each other. One psalm will start a pattern of words and phrases, the next psalm(s), will pick up those some words and phrases […]

Messiah will speak a New Torah (Instructions), not like Moses’?

I thought this might be a good conversation starter? What do you think?   The future of the Law has preoccupied the Rabbis from early times. They sometimes asked, “Torah, whatever will become of you?“61  And further, in the Talmud there is a discussion of the possible ranking of the precepts in order of importance: […]