Weekly Blog

What was from the Beginning

by Phil Lapp What was from the beginning, what we have heard, what we have seen with our eyes, what we have beheld and our hands handled, concerning the Word of Life- 1 John 1:1 This is what John proclaimed. It was not a dream or a vision or a feeling he had. It was…

You Shall Worship the Lord Your God

by Phil Lapp “You shall worship the Lord your God; and Him only you shall serve.” Matt. 4:10 There is a place of worship in our inner man. This place has been created as the “Most Holy Place” of our soul. Here is where we have been corrupted by sin, namely, selfishness and pride. I…

How to Relate to our Hearts

by Phil Lapp Throughout the Word of God, the Lord speaks to our hearts. It is out of the heart the springs of life flow…Proverbs 4:23 tells us. This world also talks to us about our hearts. The one common phrase spoken to our generation, when in a time of decision, is; “Follow your heart.”…

Behold My Servant

by Phil Lapp “Behold, My Servant whom I have chosen, My Beloved in whom My soul is well pleased;” Matthew 12:18 To “Behold the Lamb of God” is to change one’s perspective. In John 1:4 it is written, “In Him was life, and the life was the light of men.” It is with intent that…

Reformation or Revolution

by Phil Lapp To reform our lives in obedience to the written Word of God is relatively easy. Reformation can be done through human wisdom, strength, and our own will. We get to decide how much and what we want to change, about us, and the areas we want to keep. Those areas which are…

Remember The Former Things Of Old

by Phil Lapp Isaiah 46:9 “Remember the former things of old, For I am God, and there is none like me. “ We can read and study the history of the world events through the history books written by men who, although they knew God, they did not glorify Him as God, nor like to…

He is a Jew who is One Inwardly

by Phil Lapp He is a Jew who is one inwardly, and circumcision is that of the heart, in the Spirit, and not in the letter; whose praise is not from men but from God. ( Romans 2:29 ) In Joshua 5 the Lord tells Joshua to circumcise Israel. These were the men who had…

He Who Covers a Transgression Seeks Love

by Phil Lapp He who covers a transgression seeks love, But he who repeats a matter separates the best of friends. Proverbs 17:9 When we “Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God;” there we begin to see how great His love really is…

When Man Looks Up to Meet the Gaze of God Looking Down

by Phil Lapp Psalm 33:13-15 The Lord looks from heaven; He sees all the sons of men. From the place of His habitation He looks on all the inhabitants of the earth; He fashions their hearts individually; He considers all their works. (18-19) Behold, the eye of the Lord is on those who fear Him,…

The Just Shall Live By Faith

  by Phil Lapp When a person chooses to live by faith, it strips him or her from the pride of accomplishment. Faith is the antidote to Pride, in every area of our life that we trust God with all of our heart. See Habakkuk 2:4 “Behold the proud, His soul is not upright in…