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Our latest book deals with the issues we now face in regards to the LGBT lifestyle. In this book we deal with several key items. #1. Why are most churches so ill prepared to give effective scriptural answers concerning this matter. #2. What does our ill preparedness tell us about the true spiritual condition of most churches. and #3. Addressing the critical questions in regards to the LGBT lifestyle with sound biblical answers. When it comes to the matter the LGBT movement and human--sexuality, many believers today are confused, and many struggle to give a sensible answer. In this book we have sought to equip the believers with a right understanding on these and simular issues and concerns.
When it comes to the issues of LGBT rights, many believers today are hesitant and in some cases down right fearful to take a biblical stand . It’s not hard to understand why: To take a stand today, may land you in jail, It can cause you to get fired, and put you can be put out of business. Some say when a nation begins to change its standards, and sanctions what some label as unbridled sexual promiscuousness, this normally is an indication of the impending doom of that nation. Others disagree, they say that in order for a society to remain relevant and vibrant, it must accept diversity, and all inclusiveness.
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According to the Bible, as this age comes to a close we will face some of the most calamitous times in human history. Christ tells us that in order to make it into the kingdom, we the believers during this end time generation, must steadfastly persevere, (spiritually). “But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved.” Matt 24:13. In this book we take a close look at what it takes to survive, by utilizing God’s survival manual, the Bible.
We begin this book by addressing the fact that many will not survive and why they will not survive. But this book is about much more than simply addressing the fact that many won't survive. We also share in this book, the survival plan God outlined for us in His survival manual, The Holy Bible. God's survival plan for us, before and after salvation is not hard to understand: But we must follow God's guidelines for survival to the letter, if we want to make it. CLICK ON BOOK COVER TO READ MORE
THE MIND, A JOURNEY TO SELF UNDERSTANDING--- God wants you ponder, to reason, to THINK!!! Beginning with the first man Adam, the father of us all, God designed and created you with this capability.Of all the creatures God created to inhabit the earth, you are most unique.You are God's greatest earthly creation. There is nothing on the planet that even comes in at a close second. God gave you and I the ability to be self-aware. This is an essence which is unique to man. Our ability to think, deduce, reasons, choose, and understand the consequences of our choices, comes with a great responsibility. IT'S CALLED ACCOUNTABILITY.
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MARRIAGE, THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE--- From the very beginning, when God first instituted marriage, He did so with certain goals in mind for the man and woman He created. These were positive goals which were intended to bestow upon them companionship and fulfillment. Today many marriages have fallen woefully short of what God intended. A woman who refused to get married said the following, "I never married because there was no need. I have 3 pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night". This quote reminds us that there are many people today, who for a number of reasons, hold a very negative view of marriage. To read more click on the image above.
DIVORCE REMARRIAGE AND BEYOND---- The traditional family setting of a husband and wife, withno prior marriages living with and raising their own biological kids, has steadily been on the decrees. For better or worse, we are living in a time when nearly half of all marriages end in separation or divorce. Filled with hope and unbridled optimism, the majority of divorcees go on to remarry and often with children from their previous relationships.Unfortunately the statistics tell us a very sad but true story. Two thirds of these new unions also break up, especiallywhen children are involved. The complex nature of life within a newly formed step or blended family lends itself to a very high rate of failure. Over the last thirty years, there has been a major shift in the traditional family structure. Given today's high divorce and remarriage rates, families often now include step-parents and step-siblings. Most experts agree that the sensitive issues, delicate feelings and strained relationships that are built into any step situation are intense.Ifthese the sensitive issues, delicate feelings, and the strains put on these step relationships, are not handled carefully,they have the potential to destroy any chance the family has of finding any sense of (if not happiness), at least common ground and common purpose together. To read more click on the book.
V I O L E N T F A I T H -----IT'S TIME TO FIGHT BACK--There are certain goals you should aggressively fight for, and refuse to back down. Satan's main concern is not about your health, wealth or prosperity, there is something else even more important that Satan wants to steal. The main thing he is after in the spiritual realm is your relationship, fellowship, and discipleship. You should stay focused on the real battle, (for a relationship, fellowship, and discipleship), and wage war in these areas. You should not simply hide behind your faith, but you should use it to beat down the fiery arrows of the enemy. In order to do this the apostle Paul states that you must aggressively fight. Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. 1st Tim 6;12. This book will help equip you with the knowledge of who your real enemies are, where the battlefield is, and most importantly how you can win the battle. If you or someone you know has had struggles in the area of effectively functioning in faith this book is for you. Please feel free to pass the word on, to others who you think would be blessed by this book. WARNING-- THIS BATTLE IS NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART. TO READ MORE CLICK ON THE BOOK COVER
GOD'S SEXUAL REALITY---- Thanks to the dramatic increase in knowledge we now have the electronic media. As a result we now are swamped with cable TV and the internet. Our generation is being exposed to sexual images and subject matter on a level never before seen in history. This easy access to sexual imagery has created a bold and brazen new sexual horizon. This new sexual landscape is having a devastating affect on marriages and families. God saw this sexual reality coming long before we did. That is why he purposely slowed down the increase of knowledge, at the tower of Babel. I must confess that even I find it difficult to addresssome of today's sexual issues. Many of our young people, (your sons, daughters, nephews, and grand-kids) have been swamped with the tidal wave of sexual imagery which is now available. I strive to biblically answer many of these issues, in a way which is respectful to you and that honors God. To read more click on the book.
THE PROSPERITY GOSPEL, WHEN THE DREAM SEEMS TO FAIL- A doctrine which has now become acceptable in many church circles is the doctrine of health, wealth and prosperity. Believers have been encouraged to use their faith to get whatever their hearts desire. In this highly charged climate of faith, some have spoken a positive word of faith for unity and blessings over their family and other relationships. Yet in spite of these expressions and confessions of faith, for many, the turmoil and strife remains. Some claimed perfect health for themselves or a loved one, yet frail health still remains. In the economic climate we are facing today, many are facing troubling times financially. Included in this group are many sincere believers. Some believers who gave themselves and their faith completely over to the doctrine of health and prosperity are now expressing feelings of disillusionment. Did God fail them?? Others say they will keep believing for health and riches until it comes to pass. Something every believer and those who are aspiring to be effective believers has to come to terms with is,what can and should we expect from God? It is critical in these trying times for our faith to have a proper scriptural balance.
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WHEN GOD GIVES UP--- God sounds a solemn waning, that many take for granted. He warns that there comes a time, when he will no longer call out to us, if we continually ignore his voice. God loves us all and he calls out to each of us. Because of His love for us, God seeks to correct us, to change us, and to save us. But because he did not design us to be robots, we can ignore the still small voice, of God which speaks to our conscience. Thousands of years in advance, the scriptures foretold of the accelerated metamorphoses in human intelligence, which is now evident. The scriptures also foretold of the mindsets and attitudes which would accompany this acceleration in man's intellect. The apostle Paul tells us that the carnal attitudes of the time will deteriorate to the point, where many will become unreachable by God. This in turn will lead to the most precarious time in human history. A time when God will totally give men over to themselves. God warns that there comes a time when after he has continually called out to us, and we ignore Him, he will leave us to our own ways. It's called being given over to a reprobate mind. In this book we will strive to understand why a God of love would give up on trying to change certain individuals, and simply leave them to their own carnal ways. To read more click on the book.
MARRIAGE THINGS TO CONSIDER AFTER---- In my experiences in dealing with couples, I have found that two of the greatest expressed desires was to be loved and respected.Wives tend to want more of one, husbands tend to want more of the other: can you guess which? If you are already married, you will find the information in book two very helpful. Whether you are newly weds, or celebrating your silver anniversary, I invite you to read this critical book.
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Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Ephe 5:16. “The time,” refers to the time at our disposal, our own personal time. The concept behind this idiom, redeeming the time, is that we are to "buy up” with the intent of utilizing in a spiritually positive manner all the time we can. Today if ye will hear his voice, Harden not your hearts, Heb 3:7. The apostle Paul tells us that the time to answer God’s call is “TODAY.” The reason why today is so important is because, no one dies yesterday and no one dies tomorrow. When we die, we die today. We live our lives one day at a time. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow never comes. We are to make full use of our time, to use our time to full advantage. This involves being wise, and not being foolish. We must make good use of our time in preparing ourselves to give account to our creator of how we used our allotted time. Our minutes, hours, days and years are gifts from God. Time equals opportunity; this opportunity comes with responsibility, which translates into accountability. Roy Davison tells us, “ On the day of judgment we will give account for how we used this valuable treasure: whether we used our time for good or ill; whether we used our time for selfish, self-centered purposes or to honor God and serve our fellow man; whether we used our time to build up or to tear down; whether we accomplished something or wasted our time on earth. You can wait to spend your money, but you cannot wait to spend your time. Time is passing by. Its proper use requires constant attention.”
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places. Ephe 6:12. This is the true story of the conspiracy I uncovered on my way to obtaining true salvation. This also is the true story of the things I discovered concerning this conspiracy after salvation. In fact it was not until after the events of May 21st 1974, that I was able to grasp the full gravity of this conspiracy. There has never been a more complex, sophisticated and well camouflaged conspiracy, than the conspiracy perpetrated against mankind by the forces of darkness. The scriptures tells us that we are in a struggle with unseen powers, whose sole agenda is our eternal destruction. This age old conspiracy though ancient in origin is just as up to date, as the events reported on this morning news. This conspiracy is not intimidated by the intellectual, economical, of military prowess of men. In fact it uses these and similar items to further its ultimate goal, of bringing about destruction and eternal death. What makes this conspiracy so hard to detect, is the ability of the powers behind this conspiracy to take on a camelion like appearance. From the beginning of time as we know it, the perpetrators of this murderous conspiracy have effectively functioned in the dark shadows of the minds of men. This conspiracy seamlessly blends in on every level of the fabric we call human existence. TO READ MORE CLICK ON THE BOOK.
SET FREE, LOVE, SEX, ROMANCE ADDICTION--- A vast majority of our society seek after the things which give them pleasure, minus a real relationship with God. They seek pleasure in drugs, sex, sports, religion, worldly possessions, etc. The spirit of Hedonism: a devotion to the pursuit of carnal pleasures, via self-indulgence, is prevalent today. A hedonist is characterized by a love affair with, and a single-minded pursuit of, carnal pleasure and self indulgence. Much of this mindset is acted out sexually, or by way of emotional attachments, via a relationship. The mindset of Hedonism rejects the notion that choosing to obey, honor, and respect God, brings the greatest sense of fulfillment.Hedonism believes that the pursuit and obtaining of the carnal pleasures, which stimulate the emotions and the five senses, is the ultimate source of pleasures. Hedonism proclaims,"if it feels good to me, it must be right for me".This mindset has led many down the bath of sex and love addiction.
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WHAT DO YOU REALLY WANT??? Desire– The word desire is defined as: a sense of longing for a person or object or hoping for an outcome. The same sense is expressed by emotions such as "craving" or "hankering". When a person desires something, someone, or a certain outcome, their sense of longing is excited by the enjoyment or the thought of the item, person, or certain outcome. What determines the choices we make in life, the lifestyle we live and the very future itself can be summed up in one word, DESIRE. Before we can resolve the various conflicts in our lives, we must first come to terms, with just exactly what we want in life. In order to do this we must understand how our value system is prioritized. Our affections, emotions and conduct reveals what we most desire, but these items don’t always clearly reveal why we desire certain, objects, situations, and circumstances to the degree that we do so. Some objects, and situations, of our desires are good and others are not so good. There is no denying the fact that whatever we choose to seek for most, will impact our lives. This holds true not only in this world, but in the world to come also. There are many things in this world that we can set our desires on. In essence, we are our desires, and our desires are us. It’s for this reason that Christ tells us that the greatest commandment of all is to love (DESIRE) God above all else. Christ tells us that the value system we function in is closely linked to what we most desire. What we most desire becomes what we most treasure.Wherever your treasure is, there the desires of your heart will also be. Lk 6:34.
TOTAL PRAISE, BECOMING A TRUE WORSHIPER--How does a person glorify God? No question is more practical or more significant. The supreme purpose in life for any man or woman—for anyone who has ever been born into this world—is to glorify God. John MacArthur tells us, “That is what living is all about. Glorifying God is the end result of the Christian life. Spiritual maturity is simply concentrating and focusing on the person of God until we are caught up in His majesty and His glory.” When it comes to fervently giving God the praise and worship the image we show (on our book cover) is perhaps what many believers today envision. Today all over the country the praise and worship aspect of many church services has taken on the air of highly charged rock concert. There is most definitely nothing wrong with expressing ones joy, praise and thanksgiving toward God. God is worthy of all the praise we can offer and more. In this book we will look at what the Bible says concerning these outer expressions of praise and thanksgiving. But we will also take a close look at what it means to give God the total glory. The way we show this total submission is with a lifestyle which exemplifies love for God first and secondly love for our fellowman. God also requires a lifestyle of holiness, for all who desire to be true worshipers. Without these qualities, all of our other outer expressions of praise, thanksgiving and worship, are swallow, empty and totally unacceptable in the sight of God. There is a certain type of worshiper God seeks, in this book we explain how you can be that worshiper. “...the true worshipers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him” (John 4:23).
REMEMBERING GOD IN THE DAZE OF YOUTH--- It is critically important that you grasp the essence of who you are, while you are still young. No one can better explains you to yourself, than your designer and creator. Unfortunately young adulthood is the time of life, when many tend to leave God out of their life's equation. For many of young people, playing pretend was a major part of their young adolescence. Many young people grew accustomed to playing pretend via, video games, toy guns, costumes of our favorite super heroes, etc. For most the game of pretend did not end when they reached young adulthood; the pretense simply takes on a more sophisticated edge. As most young people reach young adulthood, they quickly realize that life for the most part is still one big question mark.I wrote this book for those who are just starting to ponder the meaning of life and their very existence.
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THE PRESENCE OF GOD---- Our deliverance from our sinful nature and the obtaining of true rest and peace, can only be accomplished in the presence of God. God has both made a way for us to come in his presence, and lovingly invites us to come. Our ability to come before his presence and obtain the fullness he offers requires that we come humbly and honestly before him. No matter where we may go true joy, peace, and completeness,can only be obtained in the presence of God. As the psalmist said, "Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fullness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore".Psalms 16:11.
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WALKING IN TRUE DELIVERANCE---- It is politically correct these days to refer to and define an addiction as being a "disease".The problem with that word is that it sounds like something you catch, like a virus, rather than something you choose to do. Every addiction is 100% curable if the addict is willing to take responsibility for his or her actions, and allow God to set them free. There is not a habit or addiction that God is not able to set men free from.The key to deliverance is tiredness.In this book we explain why.