The song “Majesty” describes the kingly, lordly, gloriously regal nature of our Savior and has been sung and recorded around the world countless times over the years. I've often been asked how it was written, so here is the precious story of its "birth."
God's initial plan was for men and women to be equal, and His redemptive process in Christ makes that possible. But the Church has often been guilty of sanctifying a chauvinistic system in which women are put in second place. Examining the Scriptures will help us to discover who we are in Christ. One way to do that is to take a thoughtful look at 1 Timothy 2:8-15...
When, as a young boy, he was asked a question "in front of Jesus," Pastor Jack writes that he could imagine Jesus seated on a throne immediately to his left as he stood face-to-face with his mother and prepared to respond. This understanding of living life in front of Jesus is integrity's very foundation.
Every believer is commissioned to bring people to Jesus. When the love of Christ is seen in us, others will be drawn to Him. Here are four ways to share God's love.
One year after Pastor Jack's mother, Dolores Hayford, went home to be with the Lord on October 31st, he sought the Lord about the significance of his mother's passing on the same day as Hallowe'en and received this word from the Lord: "I selected this day for the homegoing of My daughter, and I'm calling you to teach people to make this a day of remembering the faithful who have followed Me."
Jesus uses the story of the unjust steward to cut across the landscape of everything that has to do with our moral values, life values and priorities. He concludes by saying that there is one choice that settles it all: Who will you serve?