Chapter 11: Learning George Mueller’s Secret

https://www.desiringgod.org/messages/george-muellers-strategy-for-showing-god His father was an unbeliever and George grew up a liar and a thief, by his own testimony. His mother died when he was 14, and he records no impact that this loss had on him except that while she was dying he was roving the streets with his friends “half intoxicated.” He went on living Read More …

Gal 6:1-18 – What Matters Most

Paul has talked about Christians bearing the fruit of the Spirit. He said “If we live by the Spirit, let us walk by the Spirit” (Gal 5:25) after he has listed nine characteristics of the cluster of spiritual fruit. This is not an exhaustive list, but it summarizes what a Christian who is led by Read More …

Women at the Well Christmas Celebration, 2020

The following is a recording of the “Women at the Well” Christmas Celebration, 2020. The YouTube videos that were played during the live session have not been included in the main recording for copyright reasons, but their links are shown below along with the program. We pray that this Christmas celebration will be a blessing Read More …

Galatians 3:1-14 – The Centrality of the Cross

A question came up last week, whether the maxim “Once Saved Always Saved” is correct. In other words, if a person is saved, is it possible for them to lose their salvation? We will address this question when we look at Gal 3:3-4. Let me just say this for now. This question has a theoretical Read More …

Gal 2:11-20: We Are Justified Only By Faith

The Situation (Gal 2:11-13) Part of the life of the early church was that they participated in a communal meal called an “Agape Feast”, or “Love Feast”. Here the whole congregation came together to share a meal prepared from them pooling whatever resources they had. For some slaves, this may have been the only nice Read More …

Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Identifying Spiritual Abuse and Narcissism

The following talk was given as a Lifeline Connect zoom talk at the Deborah Rise Movement on October 31st, 2020. Following the recording is a transcript of the talk. The title of my talk is “Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing” with a sub-title of “Identifying Spiritual Abuse and Narcissism”.  Why Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing? This was Read More …

Step 20: Heaven – Going Home to God

People all over the world, whatever their religion is, want to go to heaven. They know heaven is a wonderful place! They try many ways to get to heaven by doing good deeds – giving to charity, volunteering, helping the needy, etc. They want to earn their way to heaven. They hope that their good deeds will Read More …

Step 15: Lord Jesus – On the Cross for Our Sins

“Jesus Christ” – Savior of the world!  The time has come for the Lord Jesus to fulfill His mission: “He came into the world to save sinners”, the Bible tells us. He told His disciples that He was going to die. His disciples were filled with sorrow to hear this. But He told them He Read More …