Love Is Strong as Death
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Love Is Strong as Death

“Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave” (Song of Solomon 8:6). This is how Jesus wants us to feel about him. The Christian faith isn’t about “doing it right” or “believing the right way”–it’s about...

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The Testimony of Righteousness

In this vulnerable testimony, Pastor Ray shares his experience of entire sanctification. Entire sanctification is not some mystical experience: it is simply a covenant confirmed with Jesus that, “I disown my life, and I will receive from Jesus only what he chooses to give me.” As we deny ourselves the right to provide for ourselves,...

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Determined to Be a Doulos of Jesus

The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ provides for a full reclamation of the human race from sin right now. In Christ, we are restored to the holy and blameless condition of Adam and Eve in the garden. The only reason the world is still in such a miserable condition is because sinners refuse to...

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The Gates of Righteousness! (Psalm 118)

Repentance and righteousness are not God’s end for the Christian. Instead, they are stepping stones to intimacy and fellowship with Jesus. This intimacy comes at a high price: suffering, discipline, and consciously and deliberately giving up control of your life to Jesus. He will deal with the monsters in your life if you simply trust Him and...

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Hungry for Jesus? (Daniel 11)

Your trials will increase as you go deeper with Jesus. But, those who are truly hungry for Jesus will endure the tests of suffering, knowing that they purify the soul and prepare the child of God to enter heaven. The saint who thus meekly trusts Christ is an honor to Jesus. Is this work of...

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The Entrance Fee at the Gates of Righteousness

In this sermon, Pastor Ray describes and distinguishes the walks of King Asa and King Jehoshaphat. It’s so easy to become proud under the blessing of the Lord and to think that we’re somebody. The greatest task God has given us is to utterly disown ourselves and avoid the temptation to create our own holiness. God...

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What Turns the Heart of Jesus?

Using the stories of Jairus and the woman with an issue of blood for 12 years, Pastor Ray raises the question of what turns the heart of Jesus? It’s clear from the story and many other scriptures that Jesus doesn’t come until there is a desperate need for Him and that we have fully humbled...

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I Must Have Jesus (Encore)

In this broadcast, Pastor Ray recounts a story from the incredible book entitled “Remarkable Miracles” by G.C. Bevington. A dear man was healed by the power of Jesus of a number of maladies, despite the ill man’s unbelief. Stand by faith and see the power of God move in your life and allow the Holy...