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106, 2017

Prayer Requests

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Prayer Diaries|

To all prayer warriors,  This morning, I received sad news from India. Pastor Jayraj and his wife Lalitha have a daughter named Karyuna, who has suffered from epilepsy for some years. She grew into a lovely young lady and married [...]

2511, 2013

Thanksgiving and Hanukkah 2013

November 25th, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|

Coincidence or Providence?  A Strange Convergence   This Thursday, November 28, 2013, Americans will celebrate our traditional Thanksgiving holiday. In a strange historical alignment, this day also begins the eight-day Jewish festival known as Hanukkah. Generally, Hanukkah falls closer to [...]

2502, 2013

Signs in the Heavens

February 25th, 2013|Categories: Newsletters|

Looking Ahead and Looking Up in 2014  “Then the Pharisees and Sadducees came, and testing Him asked that He would show them a sign from heaven.” Mat 16:1    Willful Spiritual Blindness     This incident occurred following the feeding [...]

1511, 2011

Thanksgiving 2011

November 15th, 2011|Categories: Newsletters|

"Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.Do not quench the Spirit. Do not despise prophecies [prophetic utterances, i.e., divine revelation]." 1Th 5:16–20   "O foolish ones, [...]

111, 2010

Thanksgiving 2010

November 1st, 2010|Categories: Newsletters|

 “Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift...”“Pray without ceasing; in everything give thanks for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” 2Co 9:15; 1Th 5:17–18 Jesus Christ is the gift of a loving heavenly Father [...]

1511, 2008

Israel Tour 2008

November 15th, 2008|Categories: Newsletters|

Israel Tour Nov 22-Dec 1, 2008  The Israel tour is now history, and what a tour it was. We experienced a great “pilgrimage” through the land of the Bible. How blessed we were to share it with so many friends and [...]

109, 2007

Missions Conference

September 1st, 2007|Categories: Newsletters|

Missions ConferenceWestside Bible Church, Glendale, Az October 5-7,  2007   I would like to recruit as many as possible to be in prayer for our upcoming missions conference.  I truly believe, as Oswald Chambers stated, “Prayer is not preparation for [...]

110, 2006


October 1st, 2006|Categories: Newsletters|

Forgiveness: A Living Object Lesson  “And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors….For if you forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their trespasses, neither will your [...]

110, 2006

Missions Review 2006

October 1st, 2006|Categories: Mission Reports|

Missions Review, 2006      January – Ese Bible Institute, Numba village, Papua New Guinea.                 Our original students will graduate this year!                 Pray for the two courses being taught this January         [...]

1507, 2006

July Newsletter

July 15th, 2006|Categories: Newsletters|

Prayer ChallengeBefore leaving Australia, we had been studying the prayers in the New Testament. We found that in almost every epistle, Paul actually includes prayer excerpts built around the doctrines he is expounding. Take Ephesians as an example. In the [...]

2503, 2005

The Cross to the Crown

March 25th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

From the Cross to the CrownThe Countdown: The combined body of Christ has One all-encompassing spiritual objective. Mat.28:19 "Make disciple. In this are four elements Authority, v. 18. Invitation, v.19. Methodology, v.20. Promise, v.20b. Each believer has Two available sources [...]

2403, 2005

Blessing and Reward

March 24th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Blessing and RewardFive Categories of Blessing in Time Spiritual blessing (Eph 1:3; Col 2:10) Promotion (1Sa 2:30) Blessing by association (Psa 23:5) Historical impact (Isa 53:12) Dying grace (Psa 116:15) Four Categories of Reward in Eternity Praise (1Co 4:5) Crowns [...]

2103, 2005

The Rapture

March 21st, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

The RaptureThe English "rapture" comes from the Latin translation of a Greek word used only a handful of times in the New Testament. Harpazo means "to take by force, to snatch out of imminent danger." in the earliest Latin translations [...]

1803, 2005


March 18th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

SufferingThere is no technique that can take the hurt out of pain. The task of faith is not to remove our pain, but to give us the strength to bear it—only in weakness can we find God's sufficiency revealed (2Co [...]

1703, 2005


March 17th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Decisions1. Jesus Christ controls history. If Jesus Christ controls history, then there are crises in life, but there are no tragedies and no innocent victims (Rom 8:28; Eph 1:11; Col 1:17; Rev 22:12-13). 2. Every person has an allotment of [...]

1603, 2005

No Truce

March 16th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

No TruceWe must understand that there is no truce in the invisible war. There will never be a moment from the instant we believe in the Lord Jesus Christ until we go to be with Him that the enemy is [...]

1503, 2005


March 15th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Peace The environment of peace: Phi 1:2 The formula for peace: Phi 3:13-14 The practice of peace: Phi 4:6-7, Phi 4:11-13   Seven Disciplines Producing Peace For we walk by faith not by sight (2Co 5:7)   By faith learn [...]

1003, 2005

Power In Us

March 10th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Power in UsEvery believer is a threat to Satan. We may not think of ourselves as much of a threat, but when we consider that the omnipotence of God in the person of God the Holy Spirit indwells us and [...]

903, 2005


March 9th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Faith Faith is contrary to human reason and logic (Rom 4:18; Mat 11:25). Faith does not depend on sight (Rom 4:18; 2Co 4:18). Faith is simply trusting God's Word (Rom 4:18; Gal 3:16; Rom 10:17; Heb 4:2). Faith looks impossibility [...]

603, 2005

Eight Sabbaths

March 6th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Eight SabbathsThe word "sabbath" is from the Hebrew shabath, which means "to repose, to desist from exertion." Eight sabbaths are described in the Bible. All are designed to be times for men to cease from toil and to celebrate God's [...]

503, 2005


March 5th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Faith-rest True rest in soul and spirit is found only in the presence of God (Exo 33:14; Psa 116:7). Rest cannot be found in escaping from our problems. Even David would have liked to have flown away (Psa 55:6), but [...]

403, 2005

Strange Tests

March 4th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Strange TestsSometimes God's commands make no apparent sense at all; when that is the case, it is because He does not want them to make sense to us. God does not do anything without a reason, and He can always [...]

303, 2005

Daily Disciplines

March 3rd, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Daily Disciplines Begin each day filled with the Holy Spirit (Eph 5:18, the command; 1Jo 1:9, the method; 1Co 11:28-31, the promise) and keep current through the day in confessing sins—mental sins, verbal sins, overt sins. Meet the day with [...]

2802, 2005

Divine Wisdom

February 28th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Divine Wisdom Divine wisdom abides forever (1Pe 1:25); earthly wisdom is passing away (1Co 2:6). The world rejects divine wisdom by rejecting the Lord Jesus Christ, the personification of wisdom (Joh 1:14, Joh 1:17; 1Co 2:8; Col 2:3). Divine wisdom [...]

2602, 2005


February 26th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Evil Believers are expected to recognize evil and know how to deal with it (Rom 12:21; Eph 6:10-18; 1Th 5:15). Evil is the policy of Satan; it originated with him (Isa 14:12-15; Eze 28:11-16). While sins are generated from man's [...]

2202, 2005

Water and the Spirit

February 22nd, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Water and the SpiritWater in Scripture is sometimes a picture of the Holy Spirit (Act 2:17; Joe 2:28–32). Water is an absolute necessity of physical life; the Holy Spirit is an absolute necessity of spiritual life. There is no spiritual [...]

2102, 2005


February 21st, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

SpiritualityWhat makes a person spiritual? Some people would look to externals for the answer—they would say a person is spiritual because of the pious way he dresses or talks, the things he does or does not do, the places he [...]

1902, 2005

Reversionism and Recovery

February 19th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

Reversionism and RecoverySeven Steps Downward Trifling with sin (Rom 13:14) Yielding to sin (Rom 6:13) Habitually serving sin (2Pe 2:8) Abandoning ourselves to sin (Eph 4:l9) Being abandoned by God to sin (Rom 1:24; Rom 1:26; Rom 1:28) Encouraging others [...]

1702, 2005


February 17th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

DisciplineGod disciplines His children, but His discipline is never punishment. Jesus Christ on the cross bore the punishment for all our sins. When we get out of line, God disciplines us for the sole purpose of getting us back on [...]

1302, 2005

The Old Sin Nature

February 13th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

The Old Sin Nature    Our sin natures, like our fingerprints, are absolutely unique, though they share basically the same structure. Every sin nature is composed of areas of weakness, areas of strength, areas of lust, and basic trends.      In [...]

702, 2005

Abiding: Absolute Thinking

February 7th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

ABIDING: ABSOLUTE THINKING Joh 15:1-10 The word "abide" speaks of perfect provision, supply, sustenance, fellowship -- at home-ness! (Deu. 33:27) "The eternal God is our dwelling place, and underneath are the everlasting arms...(v. Deu. 33:28) so Israel dwells in [...]

602, 2005


February 6th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

AMBASSADORSHIP An ambassador does not appoint himself. We are appointed by Christ. (2Co. 5:18-20) An ambassador does not support himself. God supplies all our needs. (Eph. 1:3, Phi. 4:19) An ambassador is not a citizen of the country where he [...]

202, 2005


February 2nd, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

ENDURANCE The heights by great men seized and kept did not occur by sudden flight. But they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward through the night. Endurance is a vital factor in the spiritual life. (Heb. 10:36) "For you [...]

3101, 2005

Eternal Security

January 31st, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

ETERNAL SECURITY Rom. 11:29 "For the gifts and calling of God are irrevocable." Joh 6:37 "The one who comes to Me I will certainly not cast out." To understand our eternal security in Christ it is essential to correctly understand [...]

3001, 2005


January 30th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

FAITH   Faith is contrary to human reason and logic (Rom. 4:18, Mat. 11:25).   Faith does not depend on sight (Rom. 4:18, 2Co. 4:18).   Faith is simply trusting God's Word (Rom. 4:18, Gal. 3:16, Rom. 10:17, Heb. 4:2). [...]

2901, 2005

Fellowship with God

January 29th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD The Biblical idea of fellowship is one of agreement producing communion, unity and compatibility. The word KOINONIA means "joint participation" in something. Fellowship begins with faith in Jesus Christ. (1Co. 1:9) "God is faithful, through whom you [...]

2701, 2005


January 27th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

FREEDOM Gal. 5:1 - "It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery." Joh. 8:32, Joh. 8:36 - "And you shall know the truth, and [...]

2601, 2005

God is Able

January 26th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

GOD IS ABLE THE DECLARATION OF DIVINE POWER. (Mat. 19:26) "With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible." GOD IS ABLE TO SAVE FOREVER THOSE WHO BELIEVE IN JESUS CHRIST. (Heb. 7:25) "Hence, also, He is [...]

2201, 2005

Imitation of Christ

January 22nd, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

IMITATION OF CHRIST Imitation is the foundation of discipleship, the surest and quickest method of training. (1Co. 4:16) "I exhort you therefore, be imitators of me." The Corinthians could imitate Paul, for he was imitating Jesus Christ. (1Co. 11:1) "Be [...]

2001, 2005

Spiritual Gifts

January 20th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

SPIRITUAL GIFTS The Gift Of The Spirit and Spiritual Gifts. The phrase "the gift of the Holy Spirit" (Act. 2:38) has to do with the indwelling of the Spirit at salvation. (Rom. 8:9) By contrast the "gifts of the Holy [...]

1901, 2005

Spiritual Rest

January 19th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

SPIRITUAL REST TRUE REST OF SOUL AND SPIRIT IS FOUND ONLY IN GOD'S PRESENCE. (Exo. 33:14) "And He said, 'My presence shall go with you, and I will give you rest.'" REST CANNOT BE FOUND IN ESCAPE FROM YOUR TROUBLES. [...]

1701, 2005

The Blood of Christ

January 17th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

THE BLOOD OF CHRIST Part One The blood of Christ speaks of Jesus' voluntary self-sacrifice on the cross for our sins. (1Pe. 1:18-19) "Knowing that you were not redeemed with perishable things like silver or gold from your futile way [...]

1201, 2005

The Overcomer

January 12th, 2005|Categories: Field Notes|

THE OVERCOMER Rev. 3:21 "He who overcomes, I will grant to him to sit down with Me on My throne; as I also overcame and sat down with My Father on His throne." JESUS IS VICTORIOUS IN OVERCOMING EVERY TRIAL [...]