Seeking the Gospel Truth

Seeking the Gospel Truth

By Giselle Aguiar
Are you absolutely sure that you’re going to Heaven (not Purgatory)? Learn how YOU, by God's Grace--not by doing good works--can have a guaranteed, 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven. Former Catholic and Progressive, now Born-Again Christian, Giselle Aguiar, talks plainly about the Good News--the Gospel--of Jesus Christ's true salvation. Giselle's testimony is in the 1st 3 episodes.
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6.23: What is the Kingdom of God? How do You get in?

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7.8: Did You Know that Works Don't Get You Saved?
OK, so my title could be worded more grammatically-correct, but it gets the point across of Galatians chapter  3. In this chapter, Paul clearly explains the difference between faith  vs. works and grace vs. law. It answers the question… What Makes a Person Righteous in God’s Sight? Paul writes… Keep reading in my blog... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:44
July 9, 2020
7.7: Not Guilty! Justification is by Faith in Christ Alone
We continue our walk through Paul’s letter to the Galatians. In chapter 1, Paul explained the problem in the Galatian churches — they were listening to false teachers — fake news — who told them  that they must follow the Jewish law to be saved. That you’re not just  saved by grace and faith — which is the true Gospel. The book of Galatians can be divided into 3 parts… 1 and 2 – Paul defends the Gospel of Grace 3 and 4 – The Gospel of Grace is Explained by Paul 5 and 6 – Paul shows us how to apply the Gospel of Grace in our lives Galatians Chapter 2 In Chapter 2, Paul continues his story of how he goes to Jerusalem and confronts Peter… If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:45
July 8, 2020
7.6: Pretending to be the Good News When it's Not
I have a love-hate relationship with social  media. I need to use it for my business and to help spread the Gospel of  Jesus Christ, however, it’s full of FAKE NEWS! Moreover, it’s really  hard to distinguish what’s true and what’s fake! You have to go to  resources like Snopes or Just Facts to verify if it’s true or not. Likewise it is with the Good News of Jesus Christ or the Gospel. How do you know that the church you’re attending is preaching the true Gospel? You read the Bible! You  have 27 books in the New Testament that reveal, preach, explain and  prophesy the Good News of the true salvation of Jesus Christ. [Related: Who Wrote the Gospels?]  The problem is, some churches don’t encourage you to read the Bible for  yourself. At least the Roman Catholic Church I grew up in didn’t. My  parents didn’t either. They didn’t know better. They, too, were raised  Catholic. The Apostle Paul’s Letter to the Galatians Scholars say that that letter to the “churches of Galatia” may have  been the first epistle that Paul wrote. Probably because he explains in  the first chapter where he got his knowledge of the Gospel of Christ.  Why is he an authority? He’s the “Johnny-come-lately” of the apostles.  He encountered Jesus after the resurrection. He was one of the Pharisees  who’s stood by and watched Stephen get stoned to death (Acts 7). So what was the fake gospel that the Galatians were following? Here’s the first chapter. Pay close attention…. Keep reading in my blog.... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
14:42
July 7, 2020
7.5: Sanctification: Striving to be Holy Like God is Holy
We humans can never be perfect. Only Jesus is  perfect. So, even after we repent of our sins — that is, stop sinning —  how do we stay repented? It’s not easy. Satan’s whole purpose in  existing is to tempt us and prevent us from staying repented. Satan will try distracting us so  we don’t read the Bible every day. He’ll say to us, “Oh, you’re too  tired to go to church on Sunday!” on Saturday night. And it gets way  worse. Jesus said… The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life. John 10:10 NLT The thief is Satan. Then Peter tells us… 15 But now you must be holy in everything you do, just as God who chose you is holy. 1 Peter 1:15 NLT Huh? How are we supposed to do that? Keep reading in my blog.... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Welcome to the Kingdom of God! Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory!
10:32
July 6, 2020
7.4: The Day of the Lord is Coming: Are You Ready?
We’re halfway through 2020 and the scary thing is — it’s not over yet!  We still have 6 more months to go. The presidential election is about 3  months away and the battle is just getting hot. In Arizona, we’re back  in lock-down, shutdown, and stay-at-home mode as more and more cases of  COVID-19 are diagnosed. And now I read that there’s a mutant strain of the coronavirus that will spread faster and will be more contagious. Yikes! Arizona’s rainy monsoon season was supposed to have started on June 15. According  to AZ Family News, the last time we had “measurable rainfall” at the  Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport was April 11, with .08″.  Every day we  have a wildfire or two start and our brave firefighters are working  overtime. There are 3 fires that have burned 100s of thousands of acres.  One is just northeast of Phoenix. On June 27, a plague of locusts invaded a city in India. God Warned the World way back in Old Testament Times… 13 At times I might  shut up the heavens so that no rain falls, or command grasshoppers to  devour your crops, or send plagues among you. 14 Then if my  people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and  seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, I will hear from heaven  and will forgive their sins and restore their land. 2 Chronicles 7:13-14 NLT Let’s see… drought – check… grasshoppers/locust – check… plague –  check… Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Yep, God wants our attention.  Moreover, the instructions are very plain and simple! We are to humble  ourselves, pray and SEEK HIM AND REPENT! God will forgive our sins and  heal our land! Keep reading in my blog.... there are more links, videos and pictures.... as well as 2 special videos at the bottom that you MUST WATCH!  If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
20:39
July 5, 2020
7.3: Can You Live in the World and in the Kingdom of God at the Same Time?
The short answer is — NO! Do you call yourself a Christian? Why? Is it because you… grew up attending a church with your family? were “born” in that denomination? Like I was born Catholic, to Catholic parents on a Catholic island. aren’t Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, or Hindu, so you must be Christian? attend a church every Sunday? attend a church every Christmas and Easter? grew up forced to attend a church you didn’t understand or had a bad experience, then stopped going? know that Jesus Christ is your personal savior and that He is the only way to get into Heaven? I hope you answered #7. Then you are a true Christian. All others fall into the category of the ones Jesus “never knew”.... Keep reading in my blog.... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory!
15:46
July 4, 2020
7.2: Suffering Hardship Even in the Kingdom of God
There's no doubt that our nation -- and our world -- are both going  through some tough times. Yet hardships are a part of life -- even the  lives of Christian believers. Jesus never said that once we become  born-again, saved believers that life would be smooth and wonderful. In  fact, we were warned several times in the New Testament that we would go  through trials, hardships and tribulation.... Keep reading on my blog... there's more links there and a special song picked just for you at the bottom! ... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
19:41
July 3, 2020
7.1: What Do You Absolutely Have to Do to Enter The Kingdom of God?
We’re told by Jesus in Matthew 6:33 that if we  seek FIRST the Kingdom of God, He will provide everything that we NEED.  That’s “Jehovah Jirah” — “The God who Provides”. Everything that we own,  we have it because God let us have it. But that’s a lesson on  stewardship and I’m not going there today. Besides our “daily bread” or needs, we also long for or “thirst” for a  relationship with Jesus. That’s why He died on the cross. He didn’t  suffer and die on the cross so that we could have religion! He wants a relationships with each and every one of us — personally! 3 Things Jesus Requires of Us to Enter the Kingdom of God.... Keep reading on my blog.... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria — To God Alone Be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:36
July 2, 2020
6.30: How to Discern Between the Gospel Truth and a False Teacher
With all the fake news we have to weed through on social media these days, it's hard to imagine that we also have to weed through false Christian teachers. This is tough because some of these folks have strong voices. They're very charismatic. And they have huge followings. I'm not going to tell you who to listen to and not to listen to. My purpose in this article is to show you the warnings in the Bible about false prophets or teachers. Most importantly, how to tell the difference between what's true or false. At the bottom of my blog I've embedded 3 videos. Please take the time to watch them -- and ask God and the Holy Spirit to open your mind, heart and eyes to discern the truth. Click on over to my blog to listen to other podcast episodes on the topic and to watch the 3 videos on false prophets. Guaranteed to be eye-openers!  Pray that Jesus and the Holy Spirit will guide you and show you the truth.  If you want to be able to discern the truth, you MUST have the Holy Spirit in your heart! How do you get him? By inviting Jesus to be your Lord and Savior! Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Seek the Truth! Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
16:11
July 1, 2020
6.29: Why Do You Go to Church? To Get to Know Jesus?
What is Your Reason for Going to Church? Is it… To be seen? Because your parents or spouse said so? Because you were born ________ Catholic, Presbyterian, Methodist, whatever? To feel good? To sing in the choir or play in the band? Because you’re drawn to God but you don’t know why? Because you’re searching for answers? To worship and praise God and hopefully hear a good sermon/message that speaks to you? What would Jesus say about Your Church? Would he approve of the message? Would he be impressed with your service projects? What category does your church fall under... Keep reading on my blog to get dig deeper... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” ~Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ 
 #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
12:07
June 30, 2020
6.28: Are You More Connected to the World than to the Kingdom of God?
This morning as I started my day with God, one of my devotionals gave me  the title of today's blog and podcast. Unless I'm doing a series like  the Book of Romans or the Book of Revelation,  I have a topic in mind -- the Kingdom of God -- but as for the material  of the actual article, I leave it up to the Holy Spirit and God. And  the Sermon title and topic at my church this morning, First Christian Church of Phoenix (video  is embedded below), was "Meditate on These Things". And that affirmed  my title and topic choice. It's really cool when God does that! Keep reading in my blog where there are other related podcast and a special video from my church's service that applies to this topic... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” ~Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬  
#ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:33
June 29, 2020
6.27: Racism and Prejudice are Banned from the Kingdom of God
The Kingdom of God is very colorful! Born-again, evangelical Christian  believers come in all skin tones, all ethnicities, nationalities,  tribes, social statuses, education levels, and economic levels. Look at  how the church is growing in nations around the world... Keep reading in my blog ... there are links to sources of stats and other links for deeper study.... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
18:15
June 28, 2020
6.26: How to Enter the Kingdom of God by way of the Narrow Gate
Ever since I moved to Phoenix, Arizona, 14 years  ago, I’ve enjoyed hiking the many trails in the area. Some are easy and  I can hike them at a good pace. The steeper ones are more difficult and  sometimes, very narrow. One slip on a rock and you’re tumbling down the  side of the mountain. These trails remind me of life. Sometimes we have it easy and sometimes, the way seems like it’s all uphill and treacherous. The one good thing is knowing that at any time, we can look up to Jesus. Actually, we can call on Jesus and He will walk… beside us as a friend in front of us a guide or behind us, pushing us through the rough road At times, He even carries us…. Keep reading in my blog.... there's a special song video that I picked out for you..... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” ~Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ 
 #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
10:59
June 27, 2020
6.25: Are You Longing for Truth and More of Jesus?
Then what's stopping you? Are you looking in the wrong places? Jesus told us in the Sermon on the Mount... Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness (or justice),    for they will be filled. Matthew 5:6 NIV When you're hungry, you eat. Once you're full, you're satisfied and happy. In a few hours, guess what? You're hungry again and then you eat again. That's how humans and all living creatures are made. However, what about the hunger in our souls? We all have it. Where we go to satisfy that hunger, thirst and longing is where we differ. Righteous, godly people look to the Bible -- the Word of God. Unrighteous and ungodly people look to the world -- money, wealth, lust, gluttony (thinking that eating more food will satisfy you.) But that's not really satisfying enough. We just want more and more of it and we are never satisfied. All that leads to pride, vanity, wrath (anger of not getting what you want), envy (wanting what others have) and sloth (not caring about anything - apathy.)  Oh, wow! There are the 7 Deadly Sins! Keep reading in my blog for more.... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ 
 #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
15:04
June 26, 2020
6.24: What is the Gospel? What is the Good News of Jesus?
The Gospel of Jesus Christ — what does the word “gospel” mean exactly? Click on over to my blog for more... “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ 
 Prepare ye the way of the Lord!  If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” ~Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
14:44
June 25, 2020
6.23: What is the Kingdom of God? How do You get in?
We pray for God’s kingdom to come on earth as it is in heaven. Is God's Kingdom already here? Actually, yes it is. Every time a sinner repents of ALL their sins and invites Jesus into his or her heart, that's another small piece of God's Kingdom that comes down from Heaven. Each new born-again believer immediately becomes part of the family of God. They become a child of God. The phrase “Kingdom of God” is found 254 times in the New Testament (NLT). And “Kingdom of Heaven” is found 161 times in the New Testament (NLT). The Kingdom of God is not a religion! Keep reading in my blog.... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ 
 #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share!
12:51
June 24, 2020
6.22: Truth: What Does Being Born Again To Be Saved Really Mean?
When someone asks if you’re “born again”, how do  you answer? Yes? How do you know? If you say, “Well, I’m Catholic, so I  was born again when I was baptized as a baby.” Sorry, that’s wrong.  That is a false teaching of the Roman Catholic Church. If you were  baptized as a baby, that does not mean you are saved and are going to Heaven when you die. (By the way, you’re not going to Purgatory because it doesn’t exist!) Let’s start with the Gospel Truth as Jesus tells Nicodemus, the Pharisee in John 3… Keep reading in my blog where there are links to more resources and answers... If you truly want to be born again and have the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ 
 #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
14:58
June 23, 2020
6.21: Who is the Antichrist and is the World Ripe for His Takeover?
We hear the title “Antichrist” being thrown around lately. Is it a person? If so, who is it? When is he going to  take over the world? Yesterday, I wrote about the Signs of the Times and that Jesus Christ warned us to watch for the signs of His return to snatch up His church. That snatching up is the Rapture,  when all born-again believers will disappear from earth and go directly  to Heaven. The dead in Christ will rise first, then the living. That  will also include children under 12, babies and the unborn — the  innocents. That will cause such a crisis that one man — he could be a  political leader — will rise to power and lead a one-world government.  He will have solutions to all the problems. He will come across as a  peacemaker. Very charismatic, he’ll win many of those left behind after  the Rapture to his empire. He’s actually the first Horseman of the Apocalypse! However, some wise people — probably people who thought they were Christians, but ended up being left behind, realize instantly that they  missed the boat. They were not born-again, saved Christians, but after  the Rapture,  they will finally believe, repent of their sins and have their ticket  to Heaven. Unfortunately, they’ll have to endure the 7 years of the Great Tribulation. I covered all that in my series on the Book of Revelation (which starts here). The best scripture reference for all this is in Paul’s second letter the the Thessalonians…. Continue reading in my blog.... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
13:21
June 22, 2020
6.20: Right Now! God is Revealing the Signs of the Times
God gave us Bible Prophecy as a warning to mankind to clean up our act, obey God and avoid the worse of the worst -- the consequences. Most of the Old Testament prophets were sent to warn the Hebrews that they'd better stop sinning -- and their greatest sin was idolatry. Over and over and over again, God warned them to stop worshiping the pagan gods or else. Well, there were a lot of "or elses". Two of them were the attacks of Assyria then Babylon on Israel and Judah -- they had 2 kingdoms at the time. You'd think they would have learned after the Assyrian attack, but no. So God sent the Babylonians not once, not twice, but 3 times. And the 3rd time, they totally destroyed Jerusalem and the Temple that Solomon built. You can read all about that starting in 1 Kings. The New Testament has a whole new set of warnings, yet, they quote the Old Testament prophets a lot. At the bottom of my blog I've embedded two videos -- they're long, but worth watching. One is on the coming one-world government and the other is a Prophecy Update talking about what's happening in the world today as reflected in Biblical Prophecy.... Keep reading in my blog and check out the 2 videos... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And now, just as you accepted Christ Jesus as your Lord, you must continue to follow him. Let your roots grow down into him, and let your lives be built on him. Then your faith will grow strong in the truth you were taught, and you will overflow with thankfulness.” ~Colossians‬ ‭2:6-7‬ ‭NLT‬‬ “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬  #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
14:52
June 21, 2020
6.19: My Colorful Ethnicity: Walking Both Sides of the Racism Line
Today I watched a powerful video of an event last night (June 18, 2020)  in North Phoenix. I was blown away by the heartfelt, very personal  accounts each speaker told of their experience with racism. I felt  compelled to tell my story of walking on both sides of the line.... Click on over to my blog to see the map of my surprising DNA results and to watch the moving video... “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬  #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
12:35
June 20, 2020
6.18: What is the Greatest Sin in God's Eyes?
What do you think? Could it be one of the 7 Deadly Sins?  Those are greed, envy, wrath/anger, pride, lust, sloth, gluttony, and  vanity. Yeah, those are bad and we’re all guilty of some, if not all, of  them at one point or another in our lives. Actually, the greatest sin  in God’s eyes kind of encompasses some of those. Or should I say that those 7 are the starters that lead to the big one… Continue reading in my blog... check out the pictures! “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬  #ShareTheWord Jesus Christ is coming back soon! Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
16:01
June 19, 2020
6.17: How to Have Jesus as Your Personal Savior
Jesus didn’t come to this earth, suffer torture,  then die on the cross so that we could have religion. No, Jesus wants a  personal relationship with YOU. He wants to be YOUR personal savior.  This blessing and salvation is open to everyone, but each person has to invite Jesus into their lives. Otherwise, just knowing that Jesus is the son of God doesn’t get you to Heaven, just to hell. To understand this, we need to go back to King David in the Old  Testament and his plea to God for forgiveness after he committed  adultery with Bathsheba and had her husband killed.... Keep reading in my blog where there are links to another podcast and my personal testimony....  If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
12:10
June 18, 2020
6.16: The Wonderful Promises from God in the Book of Revelation
The Book of Revelation is power-packed with a lot of mystery, promises,  prophecies, warnings, letters, and judgements, but most of all — HOPE!  It assures us that this earth, with all it’s problems, evil, greed,  injustices, and deception is not all there is! We CAN have confident hope that there is a life after death. That evil — Satan and his cronies — will perish and Jesus wins in the end! What We Learned in the Book of Revelation… Click on over to my blog for links to all the blogs and podcasts in the series... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Jesus said, “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches.” ~ ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭3:22‬ ‭NLT Are You Listening? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:34
June 17, 2020
6.15: A New Heaven and a New Earth! Our Confident Hope!
Ah, we’re at the end of the Book of Revelation and my absolute  favorite 2 Bible chapters. Why? Because this is what a Born-Again  Christian bases their confident hope on — an unshakeable hope. It’s God’s promise to us that this earth is not all there is. If we clean up our act — repent of our sins — and turn to Jesus, we will have a place in the New Heaven and the New Earth with Him. Let’s review that promise… “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. There  is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so,  would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? When everything is ready, I will come and get you, so that you will always be with me where I am.” John 14:1-3 NLT A New Heaven and a New Earth Revelation 21 and 22 have to be the best “coming attractions” ever  created! Look at who the creator is! I found a video from Alpha and  Omega Productions that attempts to portray what this New Heaven and New  Earth, and the New Jerusalem will look like. It’s at the bottom of this  article. Let’s read through the chapters first… Continue reading on my blog and check out the video from Alpha and Omega Productions that depicts what the New Heaven and the New Earth will look like.... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
20:46
June 16, 2020
6.14: Jesus Wins Victory over Satan - The Glorious Appearing
We all have a simple choice as to where we are  going to spend eternity — you know, life after death. It’s either Heaven  or Hell. One of the two — there’s no in-between — no Purgatory. Jesus  assured His Born-again believers… “Don’t let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God, and trust also in me. There  is more than enough room in my Father’s home. If this were not so,  would I have told you that I am going to prepare a place for you? When everything is ready, I will come and get you, so that you will always be with me where I am. John 14:1-3 NLT That’s what we have in the Book of Revelation chapters 19 and 20.  We’re nearing the end! The last few chapters have been rough. God’s  shown us that he will not stand for ANY sin whatsoever! Our great hope  as believers is that we know that even though Satan rules the earth  right now, he will lose the final battle with Jesus and Jesus wins in  the end and we win with Jesus. Continue reading in my blog where there's a link to a past podcast on the Wedding Feast... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
16:14
June 15, 2020
6.13: A Warning to Mankind: God’s Judgement on the World
God gives us Bible Prophecy to warn mankind that there are consequences to our sinful actions. Take the 7 Deadly Sins for example. You have… pride greed vanity gluttony sloth lust wrath envy All of these are covered in the next 3 chapters of the Book of  Revelation chapters 16, 17 and 18. Before we look at Revelation, let’s  take a look at a couple of passages in the book of the prophet Isaiah… For the Lord of Heaven’s Armies     has a day of reckoning. He will punish the proud and mighty     and bring down everything that is exalted. Human pride will be humbled,     and human arrogance will be brought down. Only the Lord will be exalted     on that day of judgment. Isiah 2:12 & 17 NLT The Big Picture These next 3 chapters of Revelation contains a lot of symbolism and you can dig deeper if you want with these two resources: YouVersion Bible app: The Prophetic Gallery Series Study ThroughTheWord.org app God’s Wrath is Poured Out in the 7 Bowl Judgements.... Continue reading on my blog .... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
18:47
June 14, 2020
6.12: God Unleashes His Judgement and there is No More Mercy
Imagine a point when God says, "That's it! I've given you enough warning! No more mercy!" It's coming. So, let's recap. We've had... The Rapture of the Born-Again, Christians The 7 Seal Judgements where large portions of the earth are destroyed by man -- including the 4 Horsemen of the Apocalypse. The 7 Trumpet Judgements where Satan takes over the world for a while. Revelation 14 and 15 -- Introduces the 7 Bowl Judgements with the last 7  plagues -- like the world hasn't had enough of plagues! However, God  gives those left behind one last chance to repent and follow Jesus! Keep reading in my blog where there are links to more resources.... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:55
June 13, 2020
6.11: Is Your Name Written in Jesus' Book of Life?
In Revelation Chapters 12 and 13, we are in the middle of the 7-year,  Great Tribulation. In 12, we have a lot of signs which are symbolic of  historical events. In 13, we meet the "unholy trinity" -- Satan, the  Antichrist and the False Prophet. Satan knows that he has only 3.5 more  years of reign on the earth so he wants to make the best of it. Let's  dig in... Continue reading on my blog.... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture and that your name is written in the Lamb’s Book of Life, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
15:18
June 12, 2020
6.10: A Look to the Future: God's Warning of the End Times
I love Bible Prophecy! Just like I love a good mystery novel, the Book  of Revelation is the best one yet because its author is God! God loves  us. He created us in His image! He does not want us to perish, but we keep sinning! We don't listen!  God is speaking to us! He is revealing what He's going to do in the  future. He's giving everyone -- living right now in the year 2020 -- a  chance to escape the coming Great Tribulation. We are told... Continue reading in my blog where there are links and pictures.... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which could happen any day now, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
15:49
June 11, 2020
6.9: Your Will be Done on Earth as it is in Heaven
The Lord’s Prayer — I memorized it as a child  and ritually rattled it off every night. Do you ever stop to think about  what we’re actually praying for? Our Father in heaven,     may your name be kept holy. May your Kingdom come soon. May your will be done on earth,     as it is in heaven. Matthew 6:9-10 NLT “Your Kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in Heaven.”  Well, that’s what is happening in the Book of Revelation chapters 8 and  9. It’s a continuing of God’s Kingdom Transfer.... Keep reading on my blog as I cover the Book of Revelation chapters 8 and 9...  If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which could happen any day now, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
17:55
June 10, 2020
6.8: How to Avoid the Great Tribulation and God's Judgement
In Revelation chapters 4 and 5 we got a sneak preview of what Heaven will be like for Jesus' born-again believers -- the true church -- after we are raptured.  What's next? In the Book of Revelation chapters 6 and 7, we see the  start of the Great Tribulation that will last 7 years. These will be the  last 7 years of the world as we know it! Once the Rapture happens, there's no stopping the Great Tribulation! Continue reading in my blog... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which could happen any day now, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
14:26
June 9, 2020
6.7: Revelation Chapters 4 and 5: What will Heaven be Like?
Do you like “coming attractions”? You know, the glimpses of the best,  most dramatic or most intriguing excerpts of a movie that’s soon to be  released. The director wants to pique your curiosity and interest in  hopes that you’ll mark your calendar for the release date and buy that  ticket. That’s what Jesus is doing in Revelation chapters 4 and 5. Well, the  whole book of Revelation is a warning to mankind to basically obey or  face the consequences. However, before we get to the judgements, Jesus  gives us a taste of what Heaven is going to be like for those who are raptured when He comes for His believers. It’s gonna be AWESOME!.... Continue reading on my blog ... click here to sing along with the worship videos.... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to amazing, glorious and awesome Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which could happen any day now, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:17
June 8, 2020
6.6:The Book that Led Me to the Truth about Salvation
The year was 1995. I was living in Miami and had just started my own  business as an Internet marketing consultant. I was a member of First  Christian Church of North Miami, a United Church of Christ (UCC). I  joined that church after a lot church shopping in 1988. I Thought Good Works was Enough I was very involved. I sang in the choir, was the chair of the  Outreach Board that funded many Christian charities, I ran the singles  ministry, and was a member of the women’s group. My thinking was that I  didn’t have much money to give, so I’d give my time. I did eventually  burn myself out, but that’s not what this post is about. Five years down the line, we were looking at the year 2000. Y2K fears  hadn’t started yet, but there was a lot of buzz about the “last days”  and “end times prophecies” in the Bible. Were they coming true? I guess  every time there’s a new century — in this case a new millennium —  different theories would arise. What would the 21st Century bring? Would  it bring all the cool sci-fi things we saw at the World Fairs and  Epcot? I, like most people, was curious. Enter Left Behind: A Novel of the Earth’s Last Days..... Keep reading in my blog....  My testimony.... Part 1: From Catholicism to Prodigal Part 2: From Prodigal to a Progressive, Halfway Christian Part 3: From a Halfway Christian to a True, Born Again Believer and Follower of Jesus Christ If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to paradise — to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which could happen any day now, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:07
June 7, 2020
6.5: Why are Numbers so Important in the Book of Revelation?
I've covered the beginning of the Book of Revelation already in the letters of Jesus to the 7 churches... Click on over to my blog for the list of the articles and podcasts on each of the letters from Jesus to the churches... Jesus said, “Anyone with ears to hear must listen to the Spirit and understand what he is saying to the churches.” ~ ‭‭Revelation‬ ‭3:22‬ ‭NLT‬‬ - this is repeated 14 times in scripture. Kind of gives the idea that God wants us to pay attention.  If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to paradise — to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which could happen any day now, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:40
June 6, 2020
6.4: What You Need to Know to Not be Left Behind when Jesus Comes
ne thing’s for sure, we are living in the end times or the last days. The Rapture could happen any day now. That’s when Jesus calls up His born-again believers to be with Him in Heaven.  That’s not the second coming. That happens after the Great Tribulation  when Jesus will come down to reign for 1000 years with no devil around. Keep reading in my blog.... more links & a video from Pastor Greg Laurie on the Rapture and the Tribulation.... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to paradise — to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which could happen any day now, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
10:36
June 5, 2020
6.3: Christians: We Need More Voices Crying in the Wilderness!
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if Christians took over  social media? Having worked in Internet marketing for over 25 years,  and the last 10 years specializing in social media marketing, I know how  easy — and quickly — something can go viral. I’ve seen it. As a child of the 60s and 70s, I remember the sit-ins protesting  against the Vietnam war. I was a little young to participate, but I  remember that it started in the colleges and universities — a place  where a lot of people congregate. Today, that’s social media..... Continue reading on my blog ... check out the Bible Verse image I created from the Bible app... and the special inspirational song embedded at the bottom... #ShareTheWord “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share!  Let me know in the comments or leave a voice message if you need help with social media sharing. 
09:19
June 4, 2020
6.2: With the Holy Spirit All Christians are One with Jesus
When the Holy Spirit visits you, your whole being responds. Some people  get chills or goose bumps, some speak in tongues — which sounds like  gibberish (to me, anyway), I cry. I’m moved. My heart swells. It could  happen when I’m praying, praising, worshiping, reading and studying the  Bible, and/or listening to Christian music.... Continue reading in my blog.... there's another podcast plus a wonderful worship video there... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
10:42
June 3, 2020
6.1: WWJD? Comparing Jesus Clearing the Temple to the Riots is Wrong
The other day -- in the middle of #Riots2020 and #GeorgeFloyedProtests -- on Twitter, "WWJD" -- "What Would Jesus Do" -- was trending. Considering that I had used that phrase a few years  ago a lot, it piqued my curiosity. Clicking on to it, I was shocked to  see people saying that Jesus would do the same thing -- destroy property  to prove a point or injustice -- because He had cleared the Temple in Jerusalem.  Stop right there! I didn't respond then, because I didn't have time to  get into a Twitter argument. Plus, it takes much more explaining than  just 280 characters.... Continue reading in my blog where I have more links and video of Jesus submitting to authority.... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
10:09
June 2, 2020
5.31: The Lawless Prevail on Pentecost but Will it Get Worse?
Tonight it seems that despite the efforts of curfews attempting to stop  the protestors and rioters,  lawlessness prevails. The picture above is  of historic, St. John’s Church in Washington DC, when rioters — or  should I say arsonists — set a fire in their basement. Thank God, that  DC firefighters extinguished it. There was some damage to the building,  but it’s repairable. There are some fake pictures of other burning churches that people are trying to pass as St. John’s. The tweets from  the DC Fire Dept. on my blog as well as a little bit on their history from  their website… Continue reading on my blog where you can view the embedded Facebook Live videos... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:49
June 1, 2020
5.30: Riots 2020 and Pentecost: What in the World is Going On?
Last night I watched a beautiful live streaming celebration of Shavout, the Jewish feast of First Fruits -- what is known to us by its Greek name -- Pentecost. At the same time, I couldn't help but keep checking Twitter for the latest on the riots in not only Minneapolis, MN, where George Floyd was killed by an overbearing police officer, but also in Atlanta, GA, New York City, Denver, CO, and even here in Phoenix. Thank God the protest here in Phoenix never escalated to a riot -- I can't say that for the others. Today,  more cities were added to the fray, including Salt Lake City! Now, isn't that the heart of Mormon territory? You couldn't tell by the group that I watched turn a police cruiser on its side then set it ablaze. To me, I can't imagine if any of those people rioting, spewing hate, damaging and destroy property, shops and buildings belonging to innocent people, can call themselves Christian. What I saw taking place -- these riots -- goes 100% against the Holy Spirit! Click on over to my blog to continue reading and for links and resources... A Pentecost Prayer for America... Merciful Father, thank you for giving us the precious gift of the  Holy Spirit! Right now, in Pentecost 2020, when our nation is literally in flames and there is so much hatred and violence, we desperately need a  spiritual revival! I pray as churches are reopening this Pentecost,  that each and every person, each and every pastor and preacher, each and  every child, woman and man who believes in the salvation and glory of  Jesus Christ, be revived and become “on-fire” for Jesus! I pray that  this revival spreads like wildfire igniting any and all halfway  Christians. Opening the eyes, minds and hearts of those attending  churches that preach a watered-down Gospel. I pray that they become  seekers of the truth. I pray Colossians 3:12-17… God, you chose us to be the holy people you love, clothe us with your  tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. Help  us to make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who  offends us. Thank you, Lord for forgiving us, so we must forgive others.  Above all, help us to clothe ourselves with love, which binds us all  together in perfect harmony. And let the peace that comes from Christ  rule in our hearts. For as members of one body we are called to live in  peace. And always be thankful. Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill our lives.  Help us to teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom the Holy  Spirit gives. As we sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God  with thankful hearts. Help us also, Lord to no matter what we do or say,  to do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through  him to God the Father. I pray this in Jesus’ mighty name, Amen! Please share this... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:08
May 31, 2020
5.29: Rely on the Holy Spirit When in Trouble: It's Better than Booze
Back in 2008, I was  in a job that I loved, until I didn’t anymore. My great boss, that I got  along with so well, left and I inherited a micromanager as a  supervisor. Everyday was stressful to say the least. I would get home  and the first thing I did was grab a beer. One day, the micromanager had  been out of the office. At home, as I was microwaving my dinner, I  realized that I didn’t have an urge to have a beer. Then I also realized  that Ms. Micromanager had not been in the office all day and it was so  peaceful. Eventually, they eliminated my position and I found myself unemployed. At that point, I could have very easily turned to booze to numb the  pain and de-stress. However, booze costs money and that was something  that I had very little of, as unemployment checks hadn’t kicked in yet.  So where do I turn? Fortunately, I was a part of a wonderful church family at First Christian Church of Phoenix. Their support and prayers helped me get through 2 years of unemployment, along with the Holy Spirit. The Holy Spirit is Better than Booze.... Continue reading in my blog where you can view a special music video selected just for you... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:37
May 30, 2020
5.28: Do You Belong to God? Are You Secure Forever in His Promise?
True believers in the Salvation of Jesus Christ are: Chosen Predestined Redeemed Sealed with the Spirit Continue reading on my blog where there are more links and a wonderful music video picked just for you!.... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
09:29
May 29, 2020
5.27: Only Jesus and the Holy Spirit can Transform a Life
Metamorphosis — a change of the form or nature of a thing or person into  a completely different one, by natural or supernatural means.  Transformation — only Jesus and the Holy Spirit can change or  reconstruct a life. We are told… Keep reading on my blog where there are special videos and other podcasts... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
08:51
May 28, 2020
5.26: The Holy Spirit in Your Heart: A Power that Never Goes Out
Growing up Catholic, I understood the Holy Ghost to be part of the Holy  Trinity and the shoulder taps when you did the sign of the cross on  yourself. Now, as a born again believer, who has the Holy Spirit living  inside of me, I realize what I was missing out on in my youth... Click on over to my blog to continue reading and for more links and a great music video... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:13
May 27, 2020
5.25: Why Care when You Have All You Need?
The same earthquakes that hit Philadelphia in 17 and 23 AD also affected  Laodicea. Laodicea was also a prosperous city. It was the banking  center of the area. They even had a well-sought-after eye balm that  cured many problems of the eyes. However, they had a water problem -- or  lack thereof. There was no water source nearby so water was piped in  from a fairly distant source. By the time it reached the city, it was  lukewarm. It also was heavy with minerals -- kind of like the water in  Phoenix. So, if it wasn't filtered, it tasted terrible -- hence, people  spit it out... Click on over to my blog to watch the video on the history of Laodicea as well as to see the famous picture of Jesus knocking on the door and a special praise video at the end. There are also a couple of special, related podcast episodes... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to paradise — to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind at the Rapture — which is coming soon, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
10:40
May 26, 2020
5.24: A Letter of Encouragement and Hope from Jesus
Philadelphia — the City of Brotherly Love — not the one in Pennsylvania —  but the one in Asia Minor, in 95 AD, that Jesus wrote to in chapter 3  of the Book of Revelation. This is the second letter, like the one to Smyrna, with no scolding or admonishment. Here’s why… Click on over to my blog for a video on the story of the church of Philadelphia and a specially selected song for these times of testing... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to paradise — to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
09:30
May 25, 2020
5.23: When You Least Expect It: Like a Thief in the Night
The city of Sardis, which is our next stop in our journey through  Revelation, has an interesting history. The video below explains it.  However, it reminded me of my first major hurricane experience in Miami  -- Hurricane Andrew in 1992. I had lived through 3 other minor  hurricanes in NY and Puerto Rico, but this one was bad. Small, compact,  but packing a 150 MPH punch. Though with hurricanes, you get a fair  amount of warning, not like with tornadoes or earthquakes, the greater  Miami area had grown complacent. They hadn't had a major storm in over  20 years. Most of the residents there have never experienced a hurricane.... Click on over to my blog to watch a video on the history of Sardis as well as a special song... If you want the assurance of salvation and a 1-way, non-stop ticket to paradise — to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
10:56
May 24, 2020
5.22: How to Make A Difficult Choice: Your Job or Faith Values?
Have you ever quit a job because your boss wanted you do something or they did something that was against your faith values and morals? I have  -- twice. Continue reading on my blog where you can watch the video on the Church in Thyatira.... Read about Jezebel... Related: So Many gods  And there's no such thing as Purgatory! If Purgatory exists, then Jesus suffered and sacrificed His life and died for nothing.  If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:31
May 23, 2020
5.21: Remain Faithful and You will get the Crown of Life
Christian Church persecution started right after Pentecost in Jerusalem.  The Jewish Pharisees and temple leaders did not like the apostles and  new converts preaching what Jesus preached. As the church grew and  spread all over the Roman empire, the Romans then persecuted the  Christians severely.  Smyrna, the Persecuted Church... Continue reading in my blog... For more information on Christian persecution around the world, visit Voice of the Martyrs. If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
08:05
May 22, 2020
5.20: Do You Love the church more than Jesus?
Ephesus is the first church to be called out in Jesus’ letters to the  7 churches in the Book of Revelation. Why Ephesus? It was the main  church in the area — what is now Turkey — and the Apostle John was the  bishop or overseer of the 7 churches and based in Ephesus. Besides  Ephesus, the 7 churches included Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis,  Philadelphia, and Laodicea. Sadly, because of the Islamic takeover of  that area in the 7th and 8th centuries, all that’s left are ruins.  Ephesus is the only one of the 7 churches that got a letter from the  Apostle Paul. The year was 95 AD, John was about 80 years old and the only living apostle.... Continue reading in my blog where you can watch some special videos... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.”~Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
08:30
May 21, 2020
5.19: What are the 7 Blessings of Jesus' Revelation?
Given all that's going on in the world today, I'm going to delve into Bible Prophecy and the Book of Revelation.  It's the last book of the Bible and here's a hint -- Jesus wins! The  whole Bible, starting with Genesis is leading us to the Book of  Revelation and Jesus' victory over Satan.... Continue reading on my blog and there are links to resources and other podcasts... Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.”~Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
12:31
May 20, 2020
5.18: What is Accountability? Who are You Accountable to?
To whom are you accountable? If you own a business, you are  accountable to your customers to provide the product or service that  they paid for in a reasonable amount of time. And if you have employees,  you are responsible for paying them the wages agreed upon when hired.  They are accountable to you to do the work you told them to do. If you are married, you are accountable to your spouse. At least you  should be. We are all accountable to the IRS if we earn income to report  it and pay what is due. A little kid is accountable to his parents. I’m  sure you remember a time when you were caught doing something wrong.  Did you blame it on someone else? Since I was an only child, I blamed it  on the dog. There are many more examples of accountability. However, the most important one is to whom are you accountable for your sins. If you lied to your spouse and they found out, you’re accountable to apologize and make up for it. You are also accountable to God.... Continue reading on my blog where there are pictures and a special music video for you... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
12:03
May 19, 2020
5.17: Is Pride Holding you Back? What You Need to Know...
Pride. It's one of the 7 Deadly Sins.  God doesn't like pride. Prideful people think they can do it all by  themselves and that they don't need God. That is a lie and they are  fooling no one but themselves. Look around the world today. All it took  was a tiny, microscopic virus to turn the world on its knees. COVID-19  is an equal opportunity virus. Even if you don't get sick, more than  likely it is affecting your life in more ways than one...... Continue reading in my blog.... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and my life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You, Jesus, for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~ Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
09:22
May 18, 2020
5:16: Truth: Jesus is the Gate. We are Saved Through Christ Alone
One of the 5 Solas that I spoke about before is Solus Christus — only through Jesus Christ alone can we be saved. Jesus confirms this in the Gospel of John chapter 10… Continue reading on my blog.... There, too, you'll find a video from my church with 2 baptisms at the end of the service. You MUST watch! If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:12
May 17, 2020
5.15: Jesus is the First & the Last: The Beginning & the End
Jesus calls himself the "alpha and omega" -- the first and the last --  in the first chapter of the Book of Revelation written by the Apostle  John. However, in John's first writing, the Gospel of John, he tells us  how Jesus is the beginning of everything.... Keep reading in my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” -Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
14:45
May 16, 2020
5.14: What are the 5 Solas? The Truth About the Salvation of Jesus
I end each of my podcasts and blog articles with "Soli Deo Gloria" which  is a Latin phrase that means to God alone be the Glory. I'm not taking  credit for my work because it comes from the Holy Spirit. There are 4  other "Solas" that tell the truth about the salvation of Jesus Christ. What are the 5 Solas? Read more in my blog.... If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:20
May 15, 2020
5.13: How to Hear the Voice of God and its Wisdom
Yesterday I wrote and spoke about how to me, baptism by immersion is a way that we show ourselves, our friends and family that we are dying to our old sinful ways and are reborn in a new life through Jesus Christ. It imitates what Jesus did by dying and then rising from the dead. Then what happens? Continue reading in my blog.... These Bible apps will make it easy for you to get into the habit of reading the Bible every day. Twice a day or more is excellent! In the morning when you get up -- eternal focus first, during your lunch break -- invite God to work with you, and then at night before bed -- best way to de-stress ever! YouVersion - Bible App Through the Word Look for them in your app store.  When you read the Bible, you get closer to God. You get to know Jesus. You trust the Holy Spirit. Don't be surprised if changes your life. Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory
09:42
May 14, 2020
5.12: Why Do I have to be Baptized Again?
When I first decided that I wanted to start going to church again after living the prodigal life, I knew I didn't want to go back to the Catholic Church. Something in my heart was telling me to go elsewhere -- to seek the truth.... Continue reading in my blog & watch the video.......  If you want to reap all the benefits of salvation including the 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:34
May 13, 2020
5.11: The Riches of God's Free Gift of Grace
One thing the Catholic Church gets wrong, is teaching that you have to  work your way into Heaven. According to them, you buy "grace points"  when you follow their rules, rituals and regulations. That is not God's  Gospel of Grace. It's like the picture above -- you can't build your way  to Heaven. You just can't. Keep reading in my blog.... If Purgatory exists, then Jesus suffered and sacrificed His life and died for nothing.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
06:42
May 12, 2020
5.10: Is Purgatory Hell? Is it Even in the Bible?
Growing up Catholic,  I was led to believe that if you didn't go to confession each week or  even go to mass on Sundays, you'd go to hell. But if you were good, and  you observed all the rules and rituals of the Catholic Church, then  you'd go to Heaven -- eventually. You first needed to spend some time in  Purgatory. How do you get out of Purgatory? You supposedly rack up  "grace points" by going to confession, mass, saying your "Our Fathers"  and "Hail Marys", and relatives can pray and even buy you out of  Purgatory with Indulgences. Continue reading on my blog.... If Purgatory exists, then Jesus suffered and sacrificed His life for nothing.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready?
12:41
May 11, 2020
5.9: Churches Should Get Back to Basic Praising and Worshiping of God
In researching the early Christian church for my novel,  my goal was to feel like I was sitting in the midst of a church  meeting. To know what it was like for a Roman girl, raised to believe  that there was a god for everything and how she can come to understand  that there is only One True God and He sent His only Son to earth to die  for us so that we can live forever in paradise with Him.... Read more in my blog.... (check out the pictures of me as a kid going to church with my mom & my first communion pic. Also, there are more links to more articles and podcast episodes.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and that you won’t be left behind, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ~Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:21
May 10, 2020
5.8: How to get the Most out of Reading the Bible
When I decided that I wanted to get closer to God after being a prodigal for many years, I dusted off my family's BIG Bible. You know that one  that sits either on the mantle or as in our house, on a book shelf so it  would look good if the priest or pastor came to visit. Nobody actually  picked it up and read it. It was a King James version -- like I really  knew the difference. It was difficult to understand, but God was  prompting me to read it. Now, this was in the late 80s -- way before the  easy Bible apps we have today. I started in the beginning... Read along with my Blog.... There are more links there... Here are 2 websites that offer bible studies and a variety of versions in different languages:   www.biblegateway.com  and my favorite: YouVersion Bible App.  As you get deeper into studying the Bible — find a Bible-based church,  join a Bible study group and get into the habit of reading a bit every  day, you’ll find a version that’s comfortable for you. Another great, FREE app is ThroughTheWord.org. They explain the Bible chapter by chapter and for newbies, they have  “journeys” which take you, in a logical progression, to get to know  Jesus personally. If you want to reap all the benefits of the Holy Spirit then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
12:24
May 9, 2020
5.7: A Closing Warning to Watch Out for False Teachers
As we conclude the Apostle Paul's amazing letter to the church of Rome, I  want to highlight his special warnings in his final instructions... I'm not going to bore you with the first few verses where Paul greets members of the church and the leadership individually. You can read it for yourself here....  Read along with my blog.... If you want to reap all the benefits of the Holy Spirit then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
06:05
May 8, 2020
5.6: Working Together for the Praise and Glory of God
In the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Roman church, he writes to a church  that’s very mixed in cultures — Jews and Gentiles. He’s been explaining  that they were now all one family — Christians — brought together by belief in the salvation of Jesus Christ. Here in chapter 15, he lays it out for us….. Read along in my blog.... If you want to reap all the benefits of the Holy Spirit then… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” “And the Good News about the Kingdom will be preached throughout the whole world, so that all nations will hear it; and then the end will come.” ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭24:14‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Are you ready? Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:12
May 7, 2020
5.5: Weak Faith and Beliefs: God's No Judgement Zone Stops Here
It's not for me to judge you or your beliefs. God will judge you in His time. That's the crux of Romans 14. Back in the first  century, the Jews tried to keep what we know today as kosher foods. The  Gentiles didn't care. They ate everything. God showed Peter in Acts 10  that all food is OK to eat... Continue reading in my blog... If you want to reap all the benefits of the Holy Spirit then… Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
10:38
May 6, 2020
5.4: Does God Really Want us to Submit to Governing Leaders?
Romans 13 hits Christians with 2 commands that may be the hardest to  swallow, let alone obey. But if we want to be good Christians and strive  to be Christlike, obey we must. Read along in my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
08:10
May 5, 2020
5.3: How to Become a Living Sacrifice to God
Today as I prepared for my blog and podcast on Romans chapter 12, in my  personal Bible study I also read Isaiah chapter 59. That just happened  to be the chapter I was on as I go through the Old Testament. It amazes  me how God's Word all fits together. From the Old Testament prophets to  the Gospel writers and then the New Testament letters, they tell us -- so clearly -- how we are to live. It's up to us to read, understand and obey. So, I start with Isaiah 59... Read along with my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:58
May 4, 2020
5.2: God's Grace is Free and Undeserved: Do You Have a Hard Heart?
When we lived in upstate New York, my mom had a rose garden on the side of the house. Mom liked to experiment with grafting. She'd take a branch from say a white rose bush and graft it into the stem of say a red one. Did we get pink roses? Or were they red with white lines? I don't remember. All I know is she had fun doing it and waiting to see the results. Also, every so often, we'd have a crazy spring and we'd get a late frost. It would burn some of the rose branches. Mom would have to prune them and when the weather got warmer, the whole bush would be more robust. Paul, the Apostle to the Gentiles, explains in Romans 11 that the Jews who don't believe are not totally shut out, but the Gentiles are grafted in, adopted into the family of God. Read along with my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:35
May 3, 2020
5.1: The Salvation of Jesus is for Everyone! Are you Right with God?
In Romans 9 we learned why many Jews don't believe that Jesus is the Messiah. In Romans 10, the Apostle Paul reiterates that salvation is for everyone! And it's up to those who are saved to preach the Good News to the whole world. Read along with my blog... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen." Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:06
May 2, 2020
4.30: Why don't most Jews Believe that Jesus is the Messiah?
Today in Romans chapter 9, the Apostle Paul answers this question. After I was born again — 14 years ago — and started studying the Bible in a different light (with the Holy Spirit as a guide), in one of my groups, we asked, “Why don’t most Jews  believe that Jesus is the Jewish Messiah?” I couldn’t get it. We talked  about it and we couldn’t figure it out. Last year, I attended the funeral of a colleague who happened to be  Reformed Jewish. After the ceremony — which included the reading of  several familiar Psalms — that question was hanging heavy in my heart. About the same time, I had my DNA test done through Ancestry.com and I found out that I have 1% Sephardic Jewish DNA! I  have the same DNA as Abraham and Jesus! Even before I was born again! I  started seeing Jews and Israelites very differently. They were my kin.  Literally. Trying to understand why the Jews didn’t recognize Jesus as  their Messiah, the Spirit finally led me to the right New Testament  scriptures that answered my question. It was an ah-ha moment for me.  Read along with my blog.... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:52
May 1, 2020
4.29: How to Know if You Have the Assurance of Salvation
Are you absolutely sure that you have your 1-way, non-stop ticket to  Heaven so when you die, you'll instantly be with Jesus? Assurance --  that's what the Apostle Paul explains in Romans chapter 8. This is one  of the most quoted Bible chapters. I'm going to go through it slowly and at the end there's a nice video over on my blog -- part of a series -- from one of the  Bible devotionals in the Bible app. Go to my blog..... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
16:22
April 30, 2020
4.28: Are You Trying to do the Right Thing the Wrong Way?
The street where we lived in Puerto Rico was a one-way street. Many a time I'd watch as a car, going in the wrong direction barely avoided a head-on collision. Did the driver not see the sign? Was the person so lost that they weren't paying attention? I'm sure it's happened to you. You attempt to live your life with all good intentions but the sinful, evil nature that is within all of us, wins in the end and you fall into temptation. Hey, remember the popular phrase, "The devil made me do it,"? Yeah. In Romans 7, Paul tells us that no matter how much we try on our own, living under the law -- trying to be a good person -- without the Grace of God, is an exercise in futility. Read along with my blog.... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory
09:20
April 29, 2020
4.27: Are You a Slave to Guilt or to God's Righteousness?
Romans 6 is short, but it packs a mighty punch. If you believe that  Jesus died taking away your sins on the cross, are you still sinning  because you can get grace points when you ask  for forgiveness? That's being a salve to guilt. The Apostle Paul  explains that we need to stop being salves to sin and guilt and become  slaves of God's righteousness. Read along with my blog..... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
10:24
April 28, 2020
4.26: Rejoice When We Run into Problems. What?!
In our trek through Paul's Letter to the Romans, in the first 4  chapters, Paul's been drilling into us that we need to be made right  with God through faith and faith alone. In  chapter 5, he starts with the word "therefore". Whenever we see this in  the Bible, we need to ask, "what is it there for?" In this case, Paul is  following up the first 4 chapters with some uplifting passages. Romans 5  is very special to me, personally. God gave me these verses at a very  tough time in my life. I shall explain. Read along on my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:47
April 27, 2020
4.25: How to Receive God's Promises for Salvation: Just Believe
We continue our trek through Paul's letter to the church in Rome. In  chapter 4, Paul is trying to convince the Jewish believers that faith --  and only faith -- is what's needed to be counted righteous. Read along in my blog & there's a link to a special podcast episode I did, "Growing up Catholic".  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
09:32
April 26, 2020
4.24: The Entire World is Guilty Before God: How Faithful are You?
In Romans 3, Paul writes to the Jewish believers in Rome quoting God's own words from the Old Testament. Read along in my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
09:30
April 25, 2020
4.23: You Can't Avoid God's Judgement: Are you a Hypocrite?
On Instagram yesterday an ad popped up in my stories feed for Catholic Church Victims Fund. It probably came up on my feed because I use the #Catholics a lot. On their website, they have a questionnaire asking if you've been a victim of inappropriate touching "by anyone of authority from the Catholic church". If you have, you may qualify for a "significant cash settlement". Doing a little more digging, I found, Zalkin.com -- a law firm specializing in seeking justice for abuse victims. Now, I don't want to purposefully do any Catholic bashing because, I think they're doing a good job on their own in giving Catholic priests a bad name. These "Catholics" make it difficult to live down the "Hypocrite" name given to Christians. I know that there are other Christian leaders who have been caught in sin. Sin isn't exclusive for Catholics. In Chapter 1 of Romans, Paul told us what it means to live righteously. Here in Chapter 2, he uncovers dirty little secrets.... Continue reading in my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:34
April 24, 2020
4.22: What is Righteousness? Are You Living Righteously?
Through the Lenten season, I focused on the Gospels -- the Good News -- of Jesus Christ following His footsteps through Holy Week, then His ascension. I then followed His disciples as they dealt with His death and what they did After the Resurrection.  I now start a series through the Book of Romans. It's the first of the  letters from Paul to the various churches around the Mediterranean in  the New Testament right after the Book of Acts.  Scholars think that Paul wrote this later in his ministry. I think  early church leaders put the Letter to the Romans first after Acts  because is so clearly explains what salvation is -- the Good News of  Jesus Christ.... Follow along in my blog & get addition links to other resources.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:46
April 23, 2020
4.21: What is the Rapture? Can it Happen Tomorrow?
The Rapture is one of the most controversial topics among Christian scholars and preachers. I've heard them all, and what makes sense to me  is a pre-tribulation Rapture. Let me explain.... Read along with my blog -- there are links to more resources and 2 videos with more information.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven and not being Left Behind, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:02
April 22, 2020
4.20: What you Need to Know about the Catholic and Protestant Crosses
Have you ever wondered why the Catholic cross is different from the Protestant cross? I did. When I started church shopping in Miami after I decided to come back to God,  I noticed a big difference between the crosses in Catholic Churches and  the Protestant Churches. I discovered the reason is rather simple. If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
05:11
April 21, 2020
4.19: After the Resurrection: Jesus sends the Gift of the Holy Spirit
Jesus is gone up into Heaven to prepare a place for His believers.  However, He told the apostles not to leave Jerusalem, that God would be  sending them a “gift” -- the gift of the Holy Spirit. Acts 2. If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
09:28
April 19, 2020
4.18: After the Resurrection: Jesus Ascends to Heaven
The next part of the After the Resurrection story is Jesus ascending into Heaven. Today we read from the end of the Gospel of Luke and the start of the Book of Acts.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:06
April 19, 2020
4.17: After the Resurrection: Jesus, the God of Second Chances
Peter was a character. First he claimed, “Even if everyone else deserts you, I will never desert you.” (Matthew 26:33) Then after Jesus is arrested he "followed at a distance" and betrayed Jesus 3 times.  He witnessed Jesus alive after his crucifixion, yet, where does he go, back to Galilee, back to his old occupation -- fishing. Peter probably thought that his life as a disciple was over. Today we read from The Gospel According to John. Follow along in my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
11:49
April 18, 2020
4.16: After the Resurrection: I'll Believe it When I see it.
’ll believe it when I see it. That’s  something you say when you’re told something rather outrageous,  unbelievable or from someone who’s not exactly trustworthy. Which is what Doubting Thomas said as recorded in the Gospel of John.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
08:53
April 17, 2020
4.15: After the Resurrection: Would You Recognize Jesus?
It’s hot news. It’s the talk of the town. Everybody’s buzzing about it. Wow! Jesus was dead and his body was gone! So, this “stranger” comes up to you and your friend and asks you what  all the excitement about? You wonder, “Where’s this person been? Under a  rock? How can he not know what happened?” Today we read from the Gospel of Luke.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:44
April 17, 2020
4.14: After the Resurrection: Heaven or Condemnation
As we continue our series, "After the Resurrection", we read the Gospel According to Mark where Jesus tells us the truth about salvation.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
09:42
April 15, 2020
4.13: After the Resurrection: What is the Great Commission?
In this series, I follow Jesus' disciples during the hours and days  right after Jesus’ Resurrection as told in each of the four Gospels and  the Book of Acts (The Acts of the Apostles). First we have The Great Commission from the Gospel of Matthew. What is the Great Commission? What does the Great Commission mean for us?  Follow along on my blog.... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
07:37
April 14, 2020
Special Holy Week Playlist
Holy Week starts in Triumph and Finishes in Triumph. From Jesus' triumphal entry into Jerusalem to His victory over sin and death. Here is the full playlist of all the Holy Week podcasts telling the story of Jesus' last week on earth as a human.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
2:06:50
April 13, 2020
4.12: Easter Sunday: Jesus is Alive! He Conquered Death!
It's Resurrection Day! This is the greatest day! What happened on that Sunday morning is the cornerstone of Christian belief. If it weren’t for Christ’s  Resurrection, nothing He said would have meant anything. He would have  been just like any other human being, any other prophet, any other  teacher. Follow along in my Blog... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
14:33
April 13, 2020
4.11: Jesus is Dead: What's Next? Hopelessness or Hope?
Holy Saturday -- the day between Good Friday and Resurrection Day. Not  much is said in the Gospels about what the disciples were going through,  but we can imagine it. I heard Max Lucado call this day "Silent  Saturday". What were the they all going thinking?  Follow along with my blog & find the links to past podcasts on bible prophecies from the Old Testament.  You don't need to live in hopelessness! Do you want God's hope?  This is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
08:58
April 12, 2020
4:10: From Good Friday to Holy Saturday: Jesus is Buried
As we continue our walk through Holy Week, we come upon some interesting  religious traditions. Since Jesus was crucified on a Friday, the Jewish  Sabbath was quickly approaching. What happened in the temple? Who  buried Jesus? Follow along on my blog... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
10:59
April 11, 2020
4.9: The 7 Last Words of Christ - A Walk Through #HolyWeek
Back when I lived in Miami, our church presented the oratory, "The 7  Last Words of Christ". They are not found all in one Gospel, but are  scattered through all four of them. Read along with my blog... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
07:16
April 11, 2020
4.8: Good Friday: What it's like to Feel Excruciating Pain
Have you ever felt excruciating pain? I have. Several times. But nothing like what Jesus felt that day on the cross.... Check out the pictures on my blog... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
07:34
April 11, 2020
4.7: Good Friday: Jesus is Arrested, Tried and Mocked
It's Good Friday. At first thought, what's so "good" about it? All four  Gospels have detailed, historical, eye-witness accounts. Here is Matthew's story... Links to the other Gospels are on my blog... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
14:07
April 11, 2020
4.6: The Last Supper, Gethsemane and Jesus is Arrested
As we continue our walk through Holy Week, we are in the Upper Room with  Jesus and His 12 disciples. It was the Last Supper when Jesus and His  disciples celebrated the Passover meal together. It was also Jesus' last meal on earth as a human. Read along in my blog... If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
13:39
April 10, 2020
4.5: Jesus Humbles Himself then is Betrayed by a Friend
Why did Jesus wash His disciples feet?  What's it like to be betrayed by a friend?  We continue our walk through Holy Week... Read along with my blog.... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
11:11
April 9, 2020
4.4: What is the Passover Meal? A Walk Through Holy Week
Where did the Jewish Passover tradition start? What meaning does it have for Christians?  Read along in my blog... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory!
08:13
April 9, 2020
4.3: Jesus Prophecies of the End Times: Are They Happening Now?
As we continue our walk through Holy Week, Jesus tells us of the Signs of the End Times. I believe they are happening now! Listen... Read along in my blog.... Matthew 24 Mark 13 Luke 21:5-36
08:39
April 8, 2020
4.2: Jesus Prays for His Followers: A Walk Through Holy Week
Continuing our walk with Jesus through Holy Week, we find Jesus praying for His followers: Us! You and me! This is found in John 17.  Let all who have ears to hear, listen and understand the Word of God. If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
08:21
April 8, 2020
4.1: Beware! Woes and Warnings from Jesus: A Walk Through Holy Week
As we continue our walk with Jesus through Holy Week, we see how Jesus addressed the Pharisees.  Read along on my blog... Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory
07:45
April 8, 2020
3:31: Why did Jesus get Angry and Clear the Temple?
Continuing our Walk Through Holy Week, we ask why did Jesus get angry and clear the temple?  Quote from Dr. Jim Denison's Denison Forum Article, "We are beginning to see the glimmers of progress’: A Holy Monday invitation to the cleansing power of Jesus". Read along with my blog article. If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
09:52
April 7, 2020
3.30: Why did Jesus Curse the Fig Tree? A Walk Through Holy Week
Right after his triumphal entry on Palm Sunday, Jesus cursed a fig tree because it had no fruit. It withered and died. Why did he do this? What does the fig tree represent? Bible Verses in today's Episode:  Matthew 21:18-22 Mark 11:12-14 Mark 11:20-25 Matthew 23:37-39 Luke 19:41-44 Matthew 24:1-3 If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
10:24
April 6, 2020
3.29: Palm Sunday: A Walk Through Holy Week
This is the start of a series of podcasts as we take a walk through Holy Week experiencing what Jesus and His disciples went through in Jesus' last week as a human on earth.  If' you like to read along, it's all on my blog.  If you want the assurance of a 1-way, non-stop ticket to Heaven, this is what you have to do… Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share! 
08:05
April 5, 2020
3.28: Who were the Authors of the 4 Gospels?
Tomorrow starts Holy Week and I'll be doing a series, "A Walk Through Holy Week" with in depth stories of Jesus in his last week on earth. So, I thought it appropriate to do a blog article and podcast on "Who wrote the Gospels?" Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share!  Visit my blog...
11:33
April 5, 2020
3.27: Are you a Prodigal? Why it's Time to Come Back To God!
Are you a Prodigal? I was. Listen to this... Luke 15:1-32 2 Corinthians 5:15-21 Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly… “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to God Alone be the Glory! Subscribe and share!  I'm sure you have someone in your life who needs to hear this. 
16:22
April 4, 2020
3.26: How to Get to Heaven: Have Childlike Faith!
The Gospel of Mark, Chapter 10 is loaded! But in this episode, I talk about having childlike faith -- the only way to get to heaven. Mark 10:13-45 I defer Mark 10:1-12 -- the discussion about divorce -- to Pastor Kris Langham, who does a great job explaining it in Through the Word.  Psalm 116:6 - "The Lord protects those of childlike faith". If Purgatory exists, then Jesus suffered and sacrificed His life for nothing.  Believe. Repent. Be Baptized. Receive the Holy Spirit.  Pray this prayer humbly and wholeheartedly... “Dear Lord Jesus, I know I am a sinner. I believe You died for my sins. Please forgive me. Right now, I turn from my sins and open the door of my heart and life to you. I confess You as my personal Lord and Savior. I will follow you for the rest of my life. Thank You for saving me. In Jesus' name, Amen.” Soli Deo Gloria -- to