Tag: Jesus

Mar 29

Despised, Pierced and Bruised


Jesus was despised, pierced and bruised for our iniquities – our sins. Yet many teach that we can add to that in order to get right or stay right with God. That’s not correct. If we could get right with God we would not need a savior, To teach that we can somehow do this …

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Mar 08

Three Steps to Real Peace

Three Steps to Real Peace Many Christians are riddled with fear and anxiety. Jesus has made a way for us to have real peace. Listen to this episode of Fueled by Grace to learn three steps to real peace.  

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Dec 14

Seeing God in the Darkness

On Sunday December 13, 2015, my wife Tammy, our daughter Jenny and I had the opportunity to share with the dear saints at Wilmington First Assembly about our journey this past year. “Seeing God in the Darkness” of a diagnosis that brings fear and so many questions is a sampling of our thoughts about the …

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Jun 12

God is Satisfied

The plan of God is so simple, yet so beyond our humanity to fully comprehend. It is multi-layered, the peeling away of layers granting us an un derstanding of an additional glorious part of His plan.  Paul refers to it as the “mystery of Christ.”  God is constantly willing to reveal to us another level …

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Dec 26

“Dipped In Blood”

“I saw heaven standing open and there before me was a white horse, whose rider is called Faithful and True.  With justice he judges and wages war.  His eyes are like blazing fire, and on his head are many crowns.  He has a name written on him that no one knows but he himself.  He is …

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Dec 23

Get Out of the Boat

A while back, during the worship service in our church, the Holy Spirit spoke to me about the time the disciples saw Jesus walking on the water.  I was reminded that there were 12 disciples.  Why didn’t the other 11 venture out onto the water with Peter?  I thought of 3 possible reasons: Fear. Perhaps they …

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Jan 17

The Fire of the Holy Spirit – a Divinely-Inspired Thought

The following is a divinely-inspired thought that came to me as I was driving to one of my son’s soccer games last Fall.  I recorded it into my phone as I drove and have transcribed it here.  I hope it encourages you. “The fire of the Holy Spirit consumes the flesh.  The sacrifices in the …

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Dec 13

“Yeah, but…”

Have you ever heard, “I believe in God’s grace, but…” Or, “Yes we are new creations, but…”  It’s like taking the most magnificent part of the Gospel and saying “Yeah, but.” There is no “but” in the Gospel.  Minimizing the truth is a safe way to keep from teaching it. Chances are it’s not something …

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Jun 28

“Get Them Calves Outta Here”

I remember as if it were yesterday. Sitting across from a pastor friend I had served for years, and still respected and loved deeply.  We were in Selma, NC eating Chinese food for dinner. I had just recently heard the truth of the finished work of Christ, and was excitedly sharing with him the cool …

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Feb 08

What Do You Do If You Think God is Ashamed of You?

My son, Andy, has a blog at www.tumblr.com It’s really good. You can check it out at http://www.tumblr.com/blog/shekinahgloryfall I was walking through the living room a few nights ago and noticed he was looking at a question someone had posted.  It read, “What Do You Do If You Think God is Ashamed of You?” Immediately …

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