Category Archives: Community in Christ

SEEKING INTIMACY WITH GOD: HOW LOVING GOD MORE OPENS OUR EARS TO HEAR HIS VOICE. THE HOT SEAT, OCTOBER 5, 2021.

How do we intensify our relationship with God? How do we love Him more? What do we do to have God speak to us – consciously – and sometimes audibly?

 

In this week’s episode of the Hot Seat, I interview friend Denny Bryan, an Iowan who has a spectacular testimony of living in close communion with Jesus Christ, through the presence of the Holy Spirit. I have come to know Denny since May, 2021 (less than six months now). He has been married almost the same length of time as myself (he and Marcy have been together for 47 … Read More

DOES THE CHURCH REPLACE ISRAEL? SHOULD CHRISTIANS BE ZIONISTS? A NEW EPISODE OF THE HOT SEAT

And the second question vitally related to this, “Are the Ten Northern Tribes of Israel Still ‘Lost’?” The program for March 11 addresses this topic and the relationship between the Church and Israel.  Is it going to be dry?  I assure you it is more than lively, given the high energy of Douglas Krieger, the interviewee I put on The Hot Seat for 110 minutes!  Not to mention the fact that many evangelicals have grown to challenge those who call themselves “Christian Zionists.”  So, should Christians be Zionists?  Is the nation of Israel a sign of the last days? All
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THE ULTIMATE MOTIVATION IN THESE DARK DAYS: OUR INHERITANCE IN CHRIST… BUT WHAT IS IT?

WE ARE DESTINED TO SHARE GOD’S GLORY AS EXHIBITED IN CHRIST

Jesus, the only begotten Son of God, is the ‘‘brightness of His (God’s) glory.’’ No one else now or in eternity will alter that truth. But God has a plan for this earth and His Church that transcends what we see and hear and touch, and it includes His glory. God wants us to comprehend His plan for the Church –  all of us – because this is the ultimate motivation to ‘‘fight the good fight of faith.’’ Jesus, as the “heir” of all things, has shared His inheritance Read More

THREE DOUGS TALKING… ABOUT DANIEL AND WWIII

Within the last week or so, not only did I attend the Prophecy in the News (PITN) Prophecy Summit.  I also spent some time with Douglas Stauffer and Douglas Hamp.

PITN posted a 28 minute TV show that I did with “Bible Doug” Dr. Doug Stauffer from a few weeks back.   Here is the link to that show.  CLICK HERE.  We discussed the book of Daniel with particular emphasis on Daniel 9:24-27… the meaning of the “Prince that is to come” and the seven promises Daniel asserts about the meaning of the coming Prince. I believe that there are twoRead More

CONFESSING OUR SINS ONE TO THE OTHER — A KEY TO KOINONIA IN THE CHURCH

CONFESSING OUR SINS ONE TO THE OTHER:
A KEY TO KOINONIA IN THE CHURCH

I was very moved by this devotional examination of James 5:16 by the famous martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who was hanged by Adolf Hitler when it was discovered he had plotted against him.  Thanks to Lori Riggs for bringing this to my attention.

These words amplify the concept of “solemn assemblies” that the righteous are to hold in the “last days” as asserted by the prophet Joel … but it really provides illumination on one of the core elements of the true church and the righteous remnant … Read More