The apostle James wrote, “Submit yourselves to God.” Pastor Ray unfolds what this practically does and doesn't look like.
Month: March 2019
When a person recognizes, “It's my sin that nailed Jesus to the cross,” it inspires a desire to stop sinning and be holy.
Friendship with Jesus includes friendship with the poor.
An outline of the Holiness Movement in the United States and Europe illuminates the true meaning of “holiness,” which is to be like Jesus.
While many of us learn as children that, “Everything is not about you,” it can be difficult to think this way about our relationship with God.
Pastor Ray continues the book of the Colossians with a focus on the Scripture, “Christ in you, the hope of glory.”
In the book of Colossians, we learn that Christ gives the believer peace through His blood. This is a key component to being brought into the kingdom of Jesus.
“Knowledge puffs up, build loves builds up,” wrote the apostle Paul concerning meat sacrificed to idols. This principle still applies to our Christian relationships today.
The risen Lord rebuked a false prophetess, Jezebel, for leading astray his church in Thyatira. Today, Jezebel-like lies cripple Christians in the American church. For example, some hucksters use “seed planting” theology to exploit the poor. Pastor Ray identifies 8 such lies and urges for a return to the love of Jesus.
Peter denies Jesus just at the moment when Jesus needs him the most. But Jesus turns Peter's shame into honor.