Judge Not? What Did Jesus Mean?

No one likes that feeling of being judged. It feels terrible to know that someone doesn't like you based on a decision or even just based on hearsay and gossip. Just not wanting to be judged is enough to make me not want to make anyone else feel that way! But, what did Jesus actually mean by judge not, lest you be judged? Well, as with anything we hear anyone say, we need to take it within the context of what he was saying at the time, as well as with what he taught consistently throughout his ministry. We also need to read it in the context of the full counsel of the Word of God.

Suffering in Vain

Friends, there is no doubt that persecution is upon the church. But, let us examine ourselves to make sure that any persecution, rejection, ridicule or hardship we face is truly for Christ and not just because we are loud-mouthed, or rude, or obnoxious, or participating in illegal activity or incendiary rhetoric. The Apostle Peter writes …

You’re Not Helpless

You have everything you need for life and godliness. Everything. You are not helpless. If you have turned from sin and embraced Jesus Christ as your Lord and savior- you have been called by God and given everything you need to overcome. "Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and …

40 Days of Prayer and Fasting – Day 39 – Stay the Course- Finding Truth in the Middle of Chaos

Paul tells the people that the rapture or the catching away of the church will not happen until the rebellion occurs and the Man of Lawlessness is revealed. I believe we have been in the middle of a the great falling away for several years now. Left and right people are experiencing what they call "deconstruction of faith." Soon, I believe we will see the unveiling of the Man of Lawlessness. The church will see it.