THE RACE SET BEFORE US

Hebrews 12:1-3 – “Therefore, since we have so great a cloud of witnesses surrounding us, let us also lay aside every encumbrance and the sin which so easily entangles us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the author...

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I MUST KNOW SOMETHING I DO NOT KNOW

Does this statement express something you feel deep down in your heart? I believe at some point every child of God has this thought and experiences the feelings that go with it. In his classic book “They Found the Secret”, V. Raymond Edman shares what God is up to in your...

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THE DAY GOD CAME INTO ME

A few years ago, I was preaching revival messages at Lyon Baptist Church in Mississippi. This is near my hometown of Clarksdale, Mississippi. The Music Director for the revival services was Rev. Ray Simpson who had been my youth choir director many years ago. One night he brought me a...

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spiritual-multiplication

SPIRITUAL MULTIPLICATION

Spiritual addition is and always will be very important. Primarily, this is what we have strived for and have accomplished, great things in this model of ministry. We have seen and still see, spiritual addition in the local church through evangelism programs and larger city-wide crusade evangelism emphasis and special...

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MINISTRY IN NICARAGUA

I recently traveled to Nicaragua with Dr. Giles Damron, and a mission’s team from our church at Lakeland First Baptist. This was primarily a medical missions endeavor. Many stood in long lines to receive dental and medical help, and many heard a clear presentation of the gospel and were given...

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THE BELIEVERS TRUE AND ETERNAL IDENTITY

The Bible clearly teaches that all of mankind came from the first man Adam, and his sin nature and distorted self-image were handed down to him. Adam is the federal head of the human race. Romans 5:12 – “Therefore, just as through one man sin entered into the world, and...

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BEING A BLESSING TO OTHERS

God has designed you and me to be relational people. Our success, fulfillment, and happiness depends partly on our ability to relate to other people. You see, the wisdom of God from His Holy Word leads to right thinking. This leads to right actions, right feelings, and right relationships. One...

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Helping Others Grow Spiritually

SPIRITUAL GROWTH

A major theme at the beginning of a new year for born again Christians is spiritual growth. Basically, the thought goes something like this, “How do I get going again, spiritually?” Or this feeling, “I must know something I don’t know.” In other words, something is not right and this...

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ONE MOMENT IN TIME

The Bible says: “Jesus made no reputation of Himself.” “When He was reviled He did not revile in return.” “I only do those things I see my Father do in heaven.” “I only say those things I hear my Father say.” “I came to seek and save those who are...

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