One of the most harmful attempts to make the Gospel palatable to people is one which attempts to equate wholeness with holiness. No where in Scripture is holiness—either as an attribute of God or as a quality of Christian character—used… Read More ›
The Philippians Challenge
This is for those on my Facebook page who have taken the Philippians Challenge. Raw Philippians What is it? It is the book of Philippians (NASB) with no chapter numbers, verse numbers, theme headings, etc. Why? Because punctuation, chapter numbers,… Read More ›
Why I Don’t Believe in Generational Curses
Be careful that, while trying to free someone from bondage you don’t add to it instead!
Sunday Mornings: Life in the Middle!
If you live in the Long Island area, and especially if you Attend Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle and don’t have a regular discipleship class I am teaching from my book Life in the Middle every Sunday morning at 10:30 in the… Read More ›
The Thing That Pleases the Lord
Matthew 25:14–30 14 “Again, it will be like a man going on a journey, who called his servants and entrusted his property to them. Notice that the servants were his and the talents—the property he entrusted to them—were his. 15… Read More ›
Show Up, Get the Fragrance
Click on the link below for a copy of the notes used at the SGT Worship Ministry Banquet Show Up, Get the Fragrance See also… The Fragrance of the Secret Place
Do You Know What Day It Is?
This week my prayer has been, “Lord, I just want intimacy with you!” I am convinced that intimacy with Jesus is the beginning of the answer to everything. In fact, I frequently find myself trying to express the urgency of… Read More ›
Context Philippians 3:3-10, NIV, 3 “For it is we who are the circumcision, we who worship by the Spirit of God, who glory in Christ Jesus, and who put no confidence in the flesh— 4 though I myself have reasons… Read More ›
Join Me In My Classes This Week!
This year’s prayer week at Smithtown Gospel Tabernacle begins this Sunday, January 14 and runs all week. The focus of the week is “A Desperate Cry!” I will be teaching on the subject “Living Life From The Secret Place” on… Read More ›
2018: This Will Be The Year Of The Fragrance!
Oh, how we need the Fragrance of Jesus to permeate our lives! I’m declaring 2018 the Year of the Secret Place! More specifically, a year of putting everything aside except fellowship with God and immersing ourselves in His Word and… Read More ›
The following is an excerpt from Scott Fowler, Contending for the Habit of Daily Prayer. New York: Issachar Imprints. 2016. There are two things we need to be comfortable with if we are to successfully cultivate a meaningful, dynamic prayer life…. Read More ›
The Mind, the Soul, and a Clear Path to Victory
Good morning SGT family! I hope you will hear from the Lord today. Today I will be sharing a message entitled, The Mind, the Soul, and a Clear Path to Victory (just click the link and you will have my notes).
Answers on the Left, Waiting on the Right
Something encouraging occurred to me some time ago concerning prayer. There were two or three things I was intensely praying about, needing an answer. I watched as the Lord supplied all but one of those needs. Because the need that… Read More ›
The Two Questions . . .
(The following questions are put forth as concisely worded reminders to help you be accountable to the all-important privilege and opportunity for daily prayer. The key, if your answers are negative, is not to become discouraged, guilty, or to find… Read More ›
In Plain English . . .
At a certain, specific moment in time, the Second Person of the Godhead, came down to earth and took on a human form and identity in order to reach the human race that had been lost due to sin. He… Read More ›
You Can’t Be Defensive And Humble At The Same Time
Matthew 11 25 At that time Jesus said, “I praise you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and learned, and revealed them to little children. Matthew 18 2 He called a… Read More ›
Between Real and Ideal
The existence of the ideal is evidence of its possibility. Ever been inspired by a movie because of the values it portrayed? The story was challenging and beautiful, moving and uplifting. Then you come back to “reality” and realize that… Read More ›