Weekly Blog

Without Faith it is Impossible to Please Him

by Olu Talabi (based on RLCF Bible Study on October 14, 2015) But without faith it is impossible to please Him: for he that cometh to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of them that diligently seek Him (Hebrews 11:6). As with all things, everything we have is a…

The Anointing from the Holy One

by Phil Lapp 1 John 2:20 “But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you know all things.” To receive the anointing of the Holy Spirit in my life is very important. It is this anointing that teaches me the truth of Jesus Christ. Jesus said of Him; “ But when He, the…

The Many Antichrists Of Our Age

by Phil Lapp 1 John 2:18 “Children, it is the last hour; and just as you heard that antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have appeared; from this we know that it is the last hour.” Jesus is not anti anything. He is. Revelation 1:8 “ I am the Alpha and the Omega,” says…

The World is Passing Away

by Phil Lapp “The World is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God lives forever.” 1 John 2:17 “Since all these things are to be destroyed in this way, what sort of people ought you to be in holy conduct and godliness, looking for and hastening the…

The Love of the Father

by Phil Lapp 1 John 2:15-17 “Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.” Many times this verse is preached and quoted as a warning to NOT love the world. So Christians focus on how not to love…

Three Stages of Growth in Christ

by Phil Lapp Little Children: “I write to you, little children, because your sins have been forgiven you for His name’s sake.” Jesus said; “ Truly I say to you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it at all.” Mark 10:15 There is a simple faith in…

The One Who Loves His Brother….

by Phil Lapp 1 John 2:10 “The one who loves his brother abides in the Light and there is no cause for stumbling in him.” The one reason so many Christians are stumbling and falling into the sin of gossip, jealousy, slander, backbiting, evil speaking, and pride is because of the darkness they choose to…

The Walk of Eternal Life

by Phil Lapp “ The one who says he abides in Him ought himself to walk in the same manner as He walked.” 1 John 2:6 Down through the ages of the Church, Christians have been seeking to live out this truth. In our generation there is a strong delusion of this truth. Many who…

But whoever keeps His Word…

by Phil Lapp 1 John 2:5 “But whoever keeps His word, in him the love of God has truly been perfected. By this we know that we are in Him: Jesus said in John 14:23 “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to…

By This We Know…

by Phil Lapp 1 John 2:3 “ By this we know that we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.” John 15:12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.” In our Christian world today many speak of their love for God…