One day we will all have to give an account before God for what we have done in this life, whether good or bad (Matthew 25:31; Romans 2:5; II Corinthians 5:10; Revelation 20:12). Human beings have free will and a moral conscience. Free will means we have responsibility; moral conscience [...]
When we truly understand both the greatness of our spiritual identity and calling, and at the same time our own weakness and failings, it can make us feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. The Apostle Paul (Saul) felt the same way; he referred to himself on four different levels from highest to [...]
The historical theology of many streams of the Church for the most part was in unity on their understanding of the Church as a third race (dating from as early as the second century), a new people of God and neither Jew nor Gentile. The Church was understood to be [...]
The whole Bible contains historical facts and events; yet at the same time it is divine Word that provides a pattern for how we are to live in our own time. The Bible was written in the past, but contains pre-destined secrets from God that are only being revealed today [...]
The emergence of the underground church of China over the last 30 years has dramatically changed the composition and make-up of the international ecclesia: their large numbers, experience with persecution, faith in supernatural intervention, oriental history, emphasis on house churches, and the "back to Jerusalem" vision. Because of their "family-ancestor" [...]
The Scriptures show that we are all to be submitted to authority. We submit to authority, and we are given authority (Luke 7:8). This submission starts on the most personal and immediate level to Yeshua (Jesus) as Lord, and continues on to a global or worldwide alignment for the entire [...]
Ariel, Tal, Jeremiah and I just returned from our 12 day trip through East Asia. Here are some highlights:China - During our five days in China we had the opportunity to speak to hundreds of leaders in the underground church. In one of our meetings with an apostolic leader and [...]
For 35 years our ministries have taught the Gospel of the Kingdom in a way that connects us to the newer “Seven Mountain/Pillar Teaching”. This teaching is now becoming popular in both charismatic and evangelical streams.
The Scriptures lead us to believe that we are moving toward something greater than is usually connoted by the word restoration. We are moving toward FULLNESS.
What’s wrong in Corinth? What sin caused the sharing of the Lord’s Supper, intended to heal and give life, to result in such sickness, even death? Was it the sexual sin discussed in chapter 5? Or some other sin of that magnitude?