Weekly Blog

Then I Looked…

by Phil Lapp “Then I looked, and behold…” (Ezekiel 1:4) Ezekiel saw some of the most Amazing revelations of God that any man on earth ever saw with their own eyes. Out of these visions, He always received a message from God to give to His people. However, the first revelation he received was of…

Except You Are Converted

by Phil Lapp There are many illustrations used today to describe conversion, and the effect it has in a person’s life. In Matthew 18:3-5 Jesus used a very difficult one. One that changes the person on the inside from being a man or woman to becoming like a child. This is not only difficult, but…

And You Are Complete In Him

by Phil Lapp How complete is your Christian life? Has Christianity brought you into Christ Jesus in such a way as to complete you? I have often wondered at Christians? Why do they seem so restless? As if they are searching for something… something to satisfy their inner man… something to add to their life…

For My Sake

by Phil Lapp Jesus spoke of the blessing that is hidden in doing things for “His sake”. Beginning in Mathew 5:10, “Blessed are you when they revile you and persecute you, and say all kinds of “evil against you falsely, “For my sake”. Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in heaven,…

The Blessed Life

by Phil Lapp In Matthew 5 Jesus begins to tells us of the most blessed life that any can live in this world. It is quite different than any other life that can be lived or even imagined by the earthly human mind. This blessedness is not comprehended by the human mind nor can it…

We Have Seen Strange Things Today

by Phil Lapp When the power of God is present to heal us, it leaves many with these words of wonder and amazement. In Luke 5 Jesus, coming out of a time of prayer and alone time with His Father, was teaching the people. The Pharisees and doctors of the law sat listening. And the…

From Prodigal Son to Older Son

by Santosh Poonen The sinners were coming near [Jesus] to listen to Him. And both the Pharisees and the scribes began to grumble, saying, “This man receives sinners.” [Jesus] told them this parable, saying… “A certain man had two sons…” (Luke 15:1-3,11-32). This may be one of Jesus’ most famous parables. Notice first of all,…

How Well Do You Know Deuteronomy?

by Santosh Poonen Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil… And the tempter came but Jesus said, “It is written… It is also written… It is written…” (Matthew 4:1-11). Do you have a hard time reading the Bible? The Old Testament can be especially tedious, can’t…

Arise, Let Us Go Hence

by Phil Lapp But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do. Arise, let us go hence (John 14:31). There are those places in our life with Jesus, that are very special and close. These are the times of intimate fellowship with…