Lies that Kill, Steal and Destroy

liesLies are destructive, we all know that. We’ve all been deceived by smooth talking snake oil salesmen that have sold us a bill of goods, some of which may have been brothers or sisters in the Lord. Overt lies are rampant but in this article I want to talk about lies perpetrated through mental deceptions that we are all susceptible to, but don’t have to succumb to. Continue reading

Walking in the Anointing of the Spirit of God

walkingWalking in the anointing of the Spirit of God is whats necessary in these last days to win the lost. The anointing of God is an empowerment to do things that we cannot do in our own strength. As I speak about the anointing of God empowering us to do things we cannot do in our own strength, I’m not necessarily talking about the working of miracles or huge events taking place in our lives. I’m speaking of walking in an anointing for strength and power in our daily lives. Continue reading

Fighting the Good Fight of Faith is a Character Building Process

fighting the good fightFighting the good fight of faith is what the Christian is called upon to do. The fight is called the “good fight” because at the end of the battle we win.

However when you think about it, fighting the good fight can be applied to any battle we face in life if we’re committed and convicted enough to carry on fighting until the end. Continue reading

Financial Prosperity: An Alien Gospel…..Really?

God is Good…..

 

Those who are financially prosperous don’t play by the rules….they write the rule book…

Financial prosperity within the church has been a major stumbling block for some Christians for quite some time. Now, before I get started here I’m going to ask that you bear with me. I’ve blogged here at FaithsMessenger.Com for over 2 years now and I’ve never gotten on a soapbox for any cause or position. I’m about to ruin that perfect record. Continue reading

Empowered to do the Will of God in your Life

empoweredEmpowered people are anointed to do amazing things with very little effort. That fact alone can be very dangerous without the Spirit of God guiding the empowered person.

Each and every one of us has been empowered by God to serve in a certain capacity within the Body of Christ. Within that empowered vocation, position or assignment, we will find peace. Fulfillment and joy can be found when we find our purpose in life. Continue reading

Intimacy Beyond Measure – God’s Quest for Renewed Fellowship

intimacyIntimacy is something that the core being of man craves just as food is craved by the human body. The thirst for intimacy has caused many of us to make decisions that we will regret for the rest of our lives. Intimacy with man, as desired as it may be, will never compare to intimacy with our heavenly Father.

A Cool Sip of Intimacy

Last Saturday was the 4th of July. Since we live on the parade route, participating in the festivities is a given. Each year preparations for this 2 hour event begin a full week in advance. There are easy-ups to be gathered, tables and chairs to be cleaned, food to be purchased and prepared and invitations to be sent out. Continue reading

Greater works than these shall YOU do

greater worksGreater works. That’s the dream every father has for his children. To excel beyond what they were able to do. That’s the dream I have for my children.

The Pride of a Father

This truth was illustrated just last week as the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015 NBA Championship title. Both Dell Curry and Mychal Thompson are former NBA players. Both of their sons are current standout members of the Golden State Warriors. Continue reading

Our Heavenly Father is Proud of His Children

heavenly fatherOur Heavenly Father beams with joy when He sees the growth that has taken place in our lives. What stands out in our mind sometimes as we struggle to find our way through life is failure and defeat, but regardless of our struggles, our heavenly Father is proud of us. Continue reading

Aging with Grace: We Serve a Timeless God

agingAging is something that every living being must face. Although there are a myriad of products and diets on the market today to slow the effects of the aging process, we will continue to journey closer to the grave each day.

My parents used to say “youth is wasted on the young”. At the time, I had no idea what that phrase meant. But the older I get the clearer that statement becomes to me. Continue reading