Weekly Blog

Not as I wilt – but as Thou wilt

by Phil Lapp These famous words of Jesus are quoted famously and preached fervently by many. I have said them many times in prayer, yet the obedience to them as Jesus obeyed is often incomplete in our lives. This incompletion of the surrender of my will to the will of my Father hinders the finished…

“Christ Cologne”

by Santosh Poonen “God thinks of us as a perfume that brings Christ to everyone” (II Corinthians 2:15 TLB).

Words of Jesus

by Phil Lapp Instructions from the first recorded words of Jesus, in the gospel of Matthew… 3:15 Allow it to be so now; for thus it becometh us to fulfill all righteousness. When we allow the Lord’s workings to be, in our lives; we fulfill all righteousness. It is when we resist and complain that…

Accused, Excused, or Justified

by Phil Lapp Romans 2:14 For when the Gentiles, which have not the law, do by nature the things contained in the law, these, having not the law, are a law unto themselves: (15) Which shew the work of the law written in their hearts, their conscience also bearing witness, and their thoughts the mean…

Come, Let us Build

by Phil Lapp The Lord Jesus has been teaching us, as a church, the importance of building the body of Christ, the Church. We have been studying Nehemiah, and the work of building the walls of Jerusalem. Many spiritual applications have been taught and learned from Nehemiah’s life. But the one the Lord has been…

Take Heed, Therefore, How Ye Hear

by Phil Lapp Luke 8:11-18 In Luke’s account of the parable of the sower, the Lord Jesus gives us special instructions on “how to hear.” As you study this passage, you will notice Jesus tells us we are judged according to how we hear. See verse 18. There are four methods of hearing in this…

Crying out for Wisdom!

by Phil Lapp James 1: 2-8 (2) My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into diverse temptations; (3) knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. (4) But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. (5) If any of you lack wisdom, let…

A Note of Encouragement

by Phil Lapp Matthew 5:14     “ Ye are the Light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ; How are we the light of the world? How are we a city that is set on an hill? 16 “ Let your light so…