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Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth  

In Exodus 20 and Deuteronomy 5, God’s people are commanded to have no other God than The Lord. It is part of The Ten Commandments. In the New Testament, Jesus describes the kind of worshipers God is looking to follow Him: “Yet a time is coming and now has come when the true worshipers will…

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Fulfilling All of God’s Redemptive Plans and Purposes

  God has plans for all people, Christians included. It is called knowing and doing God’s will. His will is comprised of two parts: (1) God’s General (or Universal) Will which is the same for all believers, and (2) God’s Specific Plan for each individual follower of Jesus Christ. The latte plan is unique to…

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Revelation Overcomer Post #6

Never Deny the Name of Jesus Continuing from RO Focus 5 on the Revelation Overcomer church of Philadelphia, they were true to the Word of God and they never denied the Name of Jesus. It must have been a significant challenge for the Philadelphia church to fight those who attacked them from the synagogue of…

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Revelation Overcomer Post #5

True to the Word of God   In reading Revelation 1-3 concerning the seven churches and their spiritual conditions, it seems only one church has it “all-together.” That is the church in Philadelphia (Revelation 3:7-13). It is described as having “little strength.” This is not a spiritual weakness, but rather an indication it was a small…

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Revelation Overcomer Post #3

To Be Faithful God is faithful to all of His creation. He is faithful to all of His promises. He has never gone back on any promise He has made and He never will! As followers of Jesus Christ, we are to be faithful to the Lord and His call upon our lives. Faithfulness is…

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Revelation Overcomer #2

To Be Repentant and Humble Five of the seven churches in Revelation 2 and 3 were asked by the angels of God to repent of their wayward ways. Living in repentance opens the door to being sensitive to the Holy Spirit’s communications, encouragements and admonitions. God responds in a most special and powerful way to…

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Revelation Overcomer – #1

For the next several post in our Living and Walking in Spiritual Maturity Series we are going to be focusing  on “Becoming and Staying a Revelation Overcomer until Jesus Returns.” Introduction: In Revelation 2 and 3, the prophetic word to the seven churches in Asia Minor is recorded. It describes the spiritual conditions of the seven…

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Walking and Living in Spiritual Maturity Post #7

Walking wholeheartedly in God’s Faith, Hope and Love There is something about “wholeheartedness” that touches the heart of God. In 2 Chronicles 16:9 God says, “For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him…” God does not support “lukewarmness” either. Listen to what He…

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Living and Walking in Spiritual Maturity Post #6

To Be Exceedingly Fruitful God is looking for fruit in every believer’s life. He compares Christians to fruit-bearing trees. Good trees will bear good fruit and bad trees will bear bad fruit. It is not possible for a good tree to produce bad fruit and a bad tree cannot produce good fruit. Fruits can only…

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Living and Walking in Spiritual Maturity – Post #5

To Know and Do the Will of God and to Further the Kingdom of God The disciples asked Jesus how to pray. The answer He gave was The Lord’s Prayer. It is a model for our prayers. It contains the most important things to focus on in the kingdom of God. Jesus said, “May Your…

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