Emmanuel…God With You!

Emmanuel… To me, it’s a musical-sounding word that evokes many memories around Christmas time each year.  Emmanuel is a word used often during the Christmas season—in sermons and in music.  It’s a popular name for churches, too; my wife and I attended Emmanuel Church for a few years.  In some areas of the world, parentsContinue reading “Emmanuel…God With You!”

Joy-Full Living

Some people just never seem to have any authentic joy in their lives.  Oh, they might experience happiness, but joy and happiness aren’t the same.  Happiness (or unhappiness) depends on happenings. Joy comes from God Who eternally lives within us. Some people just seem to fret all the time about the negative, “dark” aspects ofContinue reading “Joy-Full Living”

The Killer God

Almost daily I pray, Spirit, lead me into truth without borders.  What does that mean?  For years, I have been praying that God will lead me into his truth about the matter of atrocities in the Bible—not human attempts at truth to explain away the atrocities, cover them up, or deny they happened.  I wantContinue reading “The Killer God”

Eternity In My Heart

The Bible teaches that God has “placed eternity” in the heart of every human being!  That sounds like a nice religious sentiment—even sort of poetic, but what does it really mean?  A good place to begin in answering that question is to define some words and terms:  God, eternity, heart, etc. Here we go…  OfContinue reading “Eternity In My Heart”

Bible Study Principles

When I first became a follower in Jesus, I wish I had learned these Bible study principles! Here’s the most important point I want you to know when it comes to the Bible.  Learn the differences between translation, interpretation, and understanding—all of which are imperfect human endeavors dealing with a perfect Bible (in its originalContinue reading “Bible Study Principles”

Revelation Unveiled

Worship His Majesty! What I will share with you for the next few minutes may be new to you.  That’s okay.  Holy Spirit began to share these thoughts with me only 7 weeks ago (June 2020) and I still have much to learn.  Please understand that I am not trying to push these thoughts onContinue reading “Revelation Unveiled”

Hope In God’s Promises

[NOTE: This teaching supplements and “piggybacks” on my friend Gerry Beauchemin’s groundbreaking book Hope For All. I strongly urge you to obtain a copy of Gerry’s startling book at hopeforallfellowship.com or amazon.com] Most of us humans—being self-centered and self-absorbed for the most part—often break our promises—even if we’re well-intended in attempting to keep our promises. Continue reading “Hope In God’s Promises”

Hope In God’s Nature

[NOTE: This teaching supplements and “piggybacks” on my friend Gerry Beauchemin’s groundbreaking book Hope For All. I strongly urge you to obtain a copy of Gerry’s startling book at hopeforallfellowship.com or amazon.com] My dear friend, Gerry Beauchemin, has written two very popular, widely-read books:  Hope Beyond Hell and Hope For All.  I have read andContinue reading “Hope In God’s Nature”

Hope In Our Father

[NOTE: This teaching supplements and “piggybacks” on my friend Gerry Beauchemin’s groundbreaking book Hope For All. I strongly urge you to obtain a copy of Gerry’s startling book at hopeforallfellowship.com or amazon.com] As of this writing I’ve known Gerry Beauchemin, author of two popular books, Hope Beyond Hell and Hope For All, for about aContinue reading “Hope In Our Father”

Hope In Death

[NOTE: This teaching supplements and “piggybacks” on a portion of my friend Gerry Beachemin’s groundbreaking book, Hope For All.” I strongly urge you to obtain a copy of Gerry’s startling book at hopeforallfellowship.com or amazon.com] In his popular book, Hope For All, Gerry Beauchemin does a comprehensive job of covering the biblical subject of death—especiallyContinue reading “Hope In Death”