Teachings

Morning Light – November 21, 2016 – Ecclesiastes 2:  Under the Sun

Morning Light – Ecclesiastes 2 Today: [Ecclesiastes 2] Under the Sun. In chapter 2 of Ecclesiastes we find Solomon purposing further to discover where true happiness and fulfillment can be found. He touches on two things that are very present in our culture: diversion and materialism. The world around us suggests that happiness can be found in diversion. This is sought after primarily through popular culture and the media, and through substance abuse at various depths. The hopelessness of the idea is the false notion that we cannot truly change anything in life so the best thing to do is … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – Ecclesiastes 2

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Morning Light – Ecclesiastes 2

Morning Light – Ecclesiastes 2 Source: http://ift.tt/2eYB78f Today: [Ecclesiastes 2] Under the Sun. In chapter 2 of Ecclesiastes we find Solomon purposing further to discover where true happiness and fulfillment can be found. He touches on two things that are very present in our culture: diversion and materialism. The world around us suggests that happiness can be found in diversion. This is sought after primarily through popular culture and the media, and through substance abuse at various depths. The hopelessness of the idea is the false notion that we cannot truly change anything in life so the best thing to … (click link or title to continue)

Demoniac or Disciple?

HAS THE SPIRIT DESCENDED? ARE YOU DRIVEN? The Difference Between a Demoniac and a Disciple: Mark 1:10-12… the Spirit like a dove DESCENDED upon him and immediately DROVE him into the wilderness. Are you driven? The immediate evidence of the Fullness of the Spirit is an IMMEDIATE, insistent, undeniable drive that possesses your life and takes you where otherwise you might not choose to go. Jesus makes no mention of tongues when He told the disciples to go and tarry for the descending of the Spirit. He did expect however that they would be IMMEDIATELY, and insistently driven into all … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light November 18, 2016 – Ecclesiastes 1:  Why Should We Even Study Ecclesiastes?

Morning Light – Ecclesiastes 1 Today: [Ecclesiastes 1] Why Should We Even Study Ecclesiastes? The book of Ecclesiastes is one of the most disparaged and least esteemed books of the bible. For most scholars and theologians the canon of scripture would not be diminished but in fact improved if this one book was absent from our bible. Pastors and teachers for generations have dismissed Ecclesiastes as an “inspired record of uninspired sayings…” Is this true? Are we only to have a passing regard for this book as we focus on more wholesome chapters containing more sublime truths? Or is there … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – November 17, 2016 – Proverbs 31:  The Proverbs 31 Woman

Morning Light – Proverbs 31 Today: [Proverbs 31] The Proverbs 31 Woman. In Proverbs 31 woman we get a look at Solomon’s mother Bathsheba who is thought to have been the originator of the wisdom of this chapter. In the book of Proverbs there are two women portrayed and in this chapter, we find the virtues of godliness outlined in clear detail. A Proverbs 31 woman is much more than the weak, dominated creature without any authority or input. A Proverbs 31 woman is a woman of strength, integrity and authority who excels in life and in her family in … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – November 16, 2016, Proverbs 30:  Are You Obligated to Honor Your Parents?

Morning Light – Proverbs 30 Today: [Proverbs 30] Are You Obligated to Honor Your Parents? In chapter 30 of Proverbs we find a concluding compilation of wisdom sayings by Solomon under the pseudonym “Agur the son of Jakeh”. Among other things Solomon warns not to add to the sayings of God or we will be found out to be liars. He also sharply warns us not to dishonor our parents. We know that the scripture teaches us to honor mother and father but are we exempted from this when our parents are in error, or in sin? Many who have … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – November 15, 2016 –  Proverbs 29:  Are You Reprovable?

Morning Light – Proverbs 29 [Pro 29:1-27 KJV] Are You Reprovable? In Proverbs 29 Solomon warns against the destruction that comes to those who cannot, or will not receive reproof. Are you reprovable? Can you point to a time in your recent personal history that you received reprove, and at great personal cost made a course correction? If the answer is no – is it because you do everything right and simply don’t need correction? One of the primary purposes of the scripture is to provide us with much needed reproof as Solomon in this chapter makes clear to us. … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light – November 14, 2016 – Proverbs 28:  Are the Alien, Reptilian CIA Agents Really After You?

Morning Light – Proverbs 28 Today: [Proverbs 28] Are the Alien, Reptilian CIA Agents Really After You? Chapter 28 of our study addresses conspiracy theories, get rich quick schemes and the need for believers to walk in honesty, repentance and confession of sin. There are many delusions that run like veins of ore through the strata of Christian culture. The enemy manipulates many believers with fantastic and delusional conspiracies, get-rich-quick schemes and such like in order to keep us from being effective elements of the kingdom of God. Is this you? Do you know someone like this? Solomon’s words in … (click link or title to continue)

Morning Light November 10, 2016 – Proverbs 26: Avoiding Boastfulness, Betrayal and Judgmentalism

Morning Light – Proverbs 26 Today: [Proverbs 27] Avoiding Boastfulness, Betrayal and Judgmentalism. In this chapter Solomon warns about forward thinking planning in our lives that does not take into consideration the uncertainty of life. Even in a good thing there will always be unexpected eventualities that defy all our attempts to control what happens next in our life. Solomon warns against this and points us in a more wholesome direction for the expenditure of our energies. Also in this chapter we find admonitions against being a fair whether friend or of placing false expectations on family members or close … (click link or title to continue)