Posts from May 2016

Posts from May 2016

It’s Not a Salvation Issue

There are 2 essential spiritual disciplines that every Christ-follower needs to practice on a consistent basis: Bible intake & prayer. One of the things that’s important when we are reading the Bible each day is that we make sure that we get the CONTEXT of the verses. Here’s a statement about that from a good article I found (I encourage you to read the whole article,…

This Means War!

When I was the youth minister at First Baptist Church in Brookhaven during the early & mid-90’s, we had a DNow weekend which had as its theme, “This Means War!” During that weekend, we helped our students understand some of the facets of this thing called spiritual warfare. Now that I’m a senior pastor, I’ve discovered that this thing called spiritual warfare just…

Detestable Things

Our “Read-Pray-Obey” (RPO) passage for today is Proverbs 6:16-19. In these verses, there are 7 things that are “detestable” (things that are an abomination; things that are deserving of intense dislike) to the Lord listed in this passage: …haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that make haste to run to…