This was in keeping with His presentation initially as King, and then as Savior.  Let us remember those Kingdom principles are also appropriate for any man who wants to be blessed and a blessing. “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they shallContinue reading “KINGDOM PREACHING”


When a person believes in the person of Jesus and His ministry here on earth, with its culmination of CALVARY and His RESSURECTION, he also recognizes that in keeping of the law is not a priority, but GRACE becomes the motivation. There is little doubt in my mind that I could have fulfilled my dutiesContinue reading “TO A YOUNG PASTOR”


In 1986 we began the Commitment ministry. Together, Patsy and I had prayed and sought the Lord concerning our future. Her health and the weather had determined where we located…Arizona. It allowed us thirty more years of music and Bible teaching together. There were opportunities to re-locate, but we were confident of God’s leading andContinue reading “OLD FASHIONED, PURITANICAL”


“He who hears you hears Me, he who rejects you rejects Me, and he who rejects Me rejects Him who sent Me.” Luke 10:16 We all enjoy the manner in which the Lord Jesus chose the twelve disciples. What a unique group from multiplied backgrounds with personalities as different as “night and day”. Usually it is notContinue reading “CHRIST APPOINTS SEVENTY”


“Of this salvation the prophets have inquired and searched carefully, who prophesied of the grace that would come to you, searching what, or what manner of time, the Spirit of Christ who was in them was indicating when He testified beforehand the sufferings of Christ and the glories that would follow.” 1 Peter 1:10-11 In this day of “magic”Continue reading “GOD’S MEGAPHONE”


“So she, having been prompted by her mother, said, ‘Give me John the Baptist’s head here on a platter.’” Matthew 14:8 In a day when we are showered with being “politically correct” and using non offensive vocabulary, we read the story of John the baptizer and his fearless preaching, even choosing to address the actionContinue reading “AN UNBRIDLED PREACHER”