Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Great “I AM”

Today I want to look at the center chapters of John’s gospel – chapters 6-15. These chapters contain seven “I am” statements from the Master Himself. The Greek words ego eimi, I am, in John are the same Greek words in the Septuagint when God said to Moses: “I AM WHO I AM.” I think by looking into these statements today, an infusion of His life and sufficiency can empower us. As you read the following, click on this link and listen to this song as you read. 1) After feeding the multitudes with physical bread, Jesus says, “I am […]

Episode 14

A quick look at 1 Peter 2:4-9. One thought in this message: God isn’t going to use your life because you are just like everyone else. The thing that makes you unique is the very thing that makes you powerful in the hands of God. When you begin to embrace your uniqueness, God will use you powerfully for His Kingdom. Mediocrity is mass-produced, but destiny is custom-designed. Stop trying to be accepted and start being exceptional!

Episode 13

Episode 13 – D3 Network Teaching #6 This teaching is the sixth teaching (Righteousness & Water Baptism) from the D3 Network. You can watch the 1st through 5th teachings of this network by watching episodes 3, 5, 7, 9, & 11 respectively. This perhaps may be the most important teaching for one to understand and experience true Biblical righteousness. You will remain a babe in Christ until you become skilled in the word of righteousness (Heb 5:12-14). We dive into the correlation between one’s position of righteousness and then everyday behavior or holiness. I strongly encourage you to get a […]

A Disciple’s Solitude

I love being with people . . I really do. . . but not all the time. If we are just real honest for a moment, people can be draining sometimes. At this point in the year, I find myself getting very excited for the fall season. One, I love football and cooler weather. Two, fall presents to me the opportunity to deer hunt, a love of mine since I was a small child. I love to get out in the woods and spend time in just solitude. Silence is so refreshing to me (therapeutic I tell my wife). Deer […]

Episode 12

This is part two of a two episode teaching on “The Delighted Soul.” You have a God that loves you so much and so desires to spend time with you that He gave His only son to clear the way for you at any time, place, and anywhere to spend time with Him. What are the 4 things that will happen to you if you make the choice to daily spend time with Him where He can bathe you in His love and you bathe Him in your worship? In the first teaching, episode 10 (you can watch by clicking […]