Genesis 40-41; Mark 3; Job 3 Mark 3:11-1211 And whenever the unclean spirits saw him, they fell down before him and cried out, “You are the Son of God.” 12 And he strictly ordered them not to make him known. Have you ever wondered why Jesus commands the demons to be silent when they are […]

May 1, 2024

Silencing Demons: Why Jesus Muted the Truth in Mark 3

Micah 4-5; Philemon; Ecclesiastes 10 Recently, my son Judah shared something intriguing with me. He was watching a YouTube video that delved into the book of Philemon, a book I hadn’t deeply considered before. The YouTuber spent 22 minutes exploring the story of Onesimus, and how Paul’s advocacy on his behalf mirrors how Christ advocates […]

April 19, 2024

Beyond Redemption: Unlocking the Transformative Power of Forgiveness in Philemon

Before diving into our reading, let’s reflect on the book of Hebrews. Its authorship remains anonymous, diving straight into the supremacy of Jesus without distraction. My hunch? It could have been penned by a woman, perhaps Priscilla. This thought isn’t rooted in solid evidence, merely personal speculation, but it intrigues me. The idea of a […]

April 10, 2024

Unlocking Eternal Promises: Embracing Our Inheritance Through Christ

Devotional Guest Post:  Debra Wynn  Feb 29:  2 Kings 17-18, 1 Corinthians 6, Psalm 148 Idolatry has consequences.   In a nutshell, 2 Kings 17-18 highlights the fall and exile of a nation — in this case Israel — because of sin and idolatry.  Unbelief is sin and trusting, fearing, worshiping any other thing or person […]

February 29, 2024

Breaking Chains: Confronting Idolatry for Spiritual Liberation

2 Kings 15-16; 1 Corinthians 5; Psalm 147 Sometimes the Word speaks plainly enough for itself:  1 Corinthians 5 1 It is actually reported that there is sexual immorality among you, and of a kind that is not tolerated even among pagans, for a man has his father’s wife. 2 And you are arrogant! Ought […]

February 28, 2024

Radical Purity: The Shocking Call of 1 Corinthians 5 to Expel Immorality

Leviticus 22-23; Acts 2; Psalm 126 Do you remember how lost you were when God found you? Do you remember how dark it was when His light broke into your pain? Somehow, after years of living in the light, we forget. We forget where we were. We forget that we didn’t bring one good thing […]

February 4, 2024

From Darkness to Light: The Unforgettable Journey of Faith Transformation

Exodus 32; Leviticus 1; Matthew 19; Psalm 115 We’re living in an era that demands first-hand revelation! Indeed, there’s never been a time when first-hand revelation wasn’t essential. We receive grace and faith from the Lord – these are His gifts to us. As a pastor raising two wonderful kids, I can assert with certainty […]

January 22, 2024

Embracing First-Hand Revelation: Insights from Moses and Aaron’s Journey”

Exodus 14-15; Matthew 10; Psalm 106 Deliverance is dangerous business! Coming out of slavery, being chased down by your angry captors, is not for the faint of heart. Of course, you already know that! I know you remember those days when you were finally and suddenly liberated from some addiction that had nearly destroyed your […]

January 11, 2024

The Perilous Path to Freedom