Phil Lapp

Arise, And Do Not Be Afraid

There are times in our life when we hear the voice of God speaking a Word to our hearts that commands obedience. Sometimes, this brings a fear into our hearts that can paralyze us. In Matthew 17:5-8 We read of the first time that Peter, James and John had audibly heard the voice of God,…

Who Do You Say That I Am?

In Matthew 16:15-20 we read that Jesus asked His disciples, “Who do you say that I am?” Peter answered and said, “That art the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Jesus responds to Peter saying, “Upon this rock I will build My church.” I believe Jesus was saying that He will build His church…

Vain Worship

Jesus spoke strongly to the scribes and Pharisees about hypocrisy in the lives. This warning applies to all who profess the name of Jesus. We can easily judge others for their hypocrisy, but the Lord is searching our hearts to see whether we are serving Him from our hearts or only giving Him lip service….

Faith For The Crumbs

In Matthew 14:34-36 Jesus came to the land of Gennesaret. After hearing that He had come, many people came from the surrounding district, bringing their sick to be healed by Him. They begged Jesus to allow them to touch the ” fring of His garment”, and all who touched were cured. I see a principle…