CHRISTIANS ARE NOT OF THIS WORLD
In John 17:15-16 Jesus prayed for his disciples, and us, as he left the world and left us with the Greatest command and the Great Commission. He emphasized in his prayer to the Father that, “I do not pray that You should take them out of the world, but that you should keep them from the evil one. They are not of the world, just as I am not of the world.” When we become Christians, our allegiance is no longer to the world, and we then have to train ourselves (by studying God’s word) how to think and act as God would think and act. We cannot act like the world any longer.Read more...
OUT OF THE MOUTH OF A DONKEY
Balaam really wanted to go with the princes of Moab, for he saw the dollar signs in front of him. He was one of those preachers that would sell himself out for the bigger reward, and he would do whatever was necessary to gain that reward. His descendants are among us today, harking the gospel message with a twist of “prosperity;” that if we say the right things, and pay them enough money, we will be blessed beyond our wildest dreams.