Made for Higher Worlds

Made for Higher Worlds Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth. —Colossians 3:2 God has revealed Himself many times and in many ways to assure men and women made in His image that there is another and a better world than this vale of tears we refer to as home……

A Genuine Encounter with God

A Genuine Encounter with God And the angel of the LORD appeared unto him in aflame of fire out of the midst of a bush: and he looked, and, behold, the bush burned with fire, and the bush was not consumed. —Exodus 3:2 Is it not true that for most of us who call ourselves…

Something beyond Song

I call to remembrance my song in the night: I commune with mine own heart: and my spirit made diligent search.—Psalm 77:6Both the Bible and the testimony of a thousand saints show that there is experience beyond song. There are delights which the heart may enjoy in the awesome presence of God which cannot find…

Astonished Wonder

Astonished Wonder And they knew that it was he which sat for alms at the Beautiful gate of the temple: and they were filled with wonder and amazement at that which had happened unto him. —Acts 3:10 We find much of spiritual astonishment and wonder in the book of Acts. You will always find these…

A Consistent State of Mind

A Consistent State of Mind I will bless the LORD at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth. —Psalm 34:1 Worship must always come from an inward attitude. It embodies a number of factors, including the mental, spiritual and emotional. You may not at times worship with the same degree of wonder…

Worshipers out of Rebels

Worshipers out of Rebels For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light. —Ephesians 5:8 Something wonderful and miraculous and life-changing takes place within the human soul when Jesus Christ is invited in to take His rightful place. That is exactly what God anticipated when He…

Religious Entertainment

Religious Entertainment Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. —Colossians 3:16 Religious entertainment has so corrupted the Church of Christ that millions don’t know that it’s a heresy…. They…

Evil in Our Nature

Evil in Our Nature Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean: wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow. —Psalm 51:7 Why should we delude ourselves about pleasing God in worship? If I live like a worldly and carnal tramp all day and then find myself in a time of crisis at…

The Inner Sanctum

The Inner Sanctum Behold I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. —Revelation 3:20 One of the most liberating declarations in the New Testament is this: The true worshippers shall worship…

A King on a Throne

A King on a Throne I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye seen thee. Wherefore I abhor myself, and repent in dust and ashes. —Job 42:5-6 Yet so subtle is self that scarcely anyone is conscious of its presence. Because man is born a rebel, he is…