BlogTeaching Every Man In All Wisdom, So That We May Present Every Man Mature In Christ
It is generally believed and often said today that “A prayerless Christian is a powerless Christian.” This statement presupposes that prayer is the source of the believer’s spiritual power or authority and that the believer’s power or authority is proportional to his prayer life.
As a result of this wrong but long-held belief, many believers today determine or measure their spiritual power or authority by the duration, volume, fervency, or frequency of their prayers. What a mistaken belief! The Scripture teaches that prayer makes tremendous power available, dynamic in its working. However, the Scripture teaches that God’s tremendous power is available within the believers by the indwelling presence of the Holy Spirit…read more
While it is true that the Bible is the best-seller and most widely read book of all time, yet the Bible is said to be the “most misunderstood book” of all time. Why? Simply because the Bible is not a mere book that takes only a measure of intellectual effort to understand!
Even though you possess the brightest mind in the world, yet if the Holy Spirit does not open or enlighten your mind, the Bible will remain closed to you, and you won’t understand, receive, and believe its truths. It is not that the Bible is a difficult book to understand, but the problem is that many readers of the Bible approach the Bible with wrong mindsets and attitudes. The Bible interprets itself and provides essential keys to understanding it…read more
Jacob came out of the womb as a supplanter or usurper. He went out of the womb holding firmly unto the heel of his brother, Esau. From birth, Jacob had his eyes on the birthright of his brother. Although he wrestled for it in the womb and could not get it, yet he would not give up.
Eventually, Jacob wrestled the firstborn’s blessing out of Esau’s hand, for Esau despised his birthright and sold it to satisfy the craving of his flesh. But afterward, “when he wanted to inherit the blessing, he was rejected, for he found no place for repentance, though he sought it diligently with tears.” (Heb. 12:17 NKJV).
Esau lost a generational blessing for a fleeting pleasure! What a great lesson for us today!read more