Monthly Archives: June 2012

THE FAMILY IN PRAYER

… He established a testimony in Jacob and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers to teach to their children, … Psalm 78:5 The Directory for Family Worship, used by the Presbyterians argued that family worship was necessary to secure “the power and practice of godliness, amongst all ministers and members” A […]

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PRAYER IS A HEAVEN THING!

I heard around the throne and the living creatures and the elders the voice of many angels, numbering myriads of myriads and thousands of thousands, saying with a loud voice, “Worthy is the Lamb who was slain, to receive power and wealth and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing!” Revelation 5:11 Christensen […]

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THE ONE INDIPENSABLE ACT OF A FATHER – PRAYER!

“Ask the former generations and find out what their fathers learned” (Job 8:8) When a man led his family in prayer, the very act of prayer and reading the Bible to them, those in this era believed, promoted righteousness in his own life. In leading the experience of prayer and worship the father “submits himself […]

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A Free Nation Under God

When a country is rebellious, it has many rulers … Proverbs 28:2 America’s Founders intended to create a nation of free people blessed by God’s providential rule and care. To this end, they implemented a system of constitutionally limited government based on the presupposition that its caretakers would be moral, religious, and in communion with […]

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THE CITADEL – FAMILY PRAYER

For if a man know not how to rule his own house, how shall he take care of the church of God? 1 Timothy 3:5 Almost two-hundred years ago, it was stated, “… error and worldliness make inroads upon the church” and there are increasingly “… the wants, temptations, dangers, and sins of the family […]

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Liberty – The Consequence of Self Control

“The fruit of the Spirit is self-control.”  Gal. 5:12 Time Magazine last year had a painful cover article showing a shredded American constitution – One Document, Under Siege by Richard Stengel, June 23, 2011 issue. The author wonders if the U.S. Constitution is still relevant. After all, there are so many things today that the […]

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Repentance: God’s strategy to bless a nation

As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten.  Therefore be zealous and repent (Rev 3:19). One of our Lord’s last instructions in the Book of Revelation is contained in His description of the lukewarm church of Laodicea.  In verse 19 He says: “As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten.  Therefore be zealous […]

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When Is Too Far – Too Far Gone To Save?

‘Son of man, if a country sins against Me by committing unfaithfulness, and I stretch out My hand against it, destroy its supply of bread, send famine against it and cut off from it both man and beast, even though these three men, Noah, Daniel and Job were in its midst, by their own righteousness […]

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Re-establishing the foundation of the Republic: “the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God.”

And many of the brethren in the Lord, waxing confident by my bonds, are much more bold to speak the word without fear. Philippians 1:14 Imagine if Jesus, His Apostles, and Paul were apathetic and did not “reprove the world of sin?” Yet this is what “Christians” are called to do. (2 Timothy 4:1-5) It […]

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WATCHING!

“Son of man, I have made you a watchman …” (Ezekiel 33:16-17) Adam was given, along with Eve, the gift of dominion over all the earth (Genesis 1:28). But it was to Adam specifically that the charge was given to ‘grow’ the garden, to cultivate it; and to ‘guard’ it (2:15). The scope of the […]

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