Reading the New Testament

The ministry of the Holy Spirit is to testify of Christ. With His inspiration of the Scriptures, the Holy Spirit’s intention was to reveal the glory of Christ. About a decade ago, the Holy Spirit asked me this question: “What is it that you think you see in the New Testament scriptures?” Does your perception … Read more

Realm of Christ, The

19“In accordance with the working of the strength of His might 20 … He (Father God) brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places, 21 far above all rule and authority and power and dominion, and every name that is named, … Read more

What’s the Harm?

In Search of New Covenant Worship in Spirit & Truth In his book, “Custom and Command”[1], Stan Firth’s stated purpose was this: “All I am trying to do in this book is to encourage dear friends in the unstructured churches that they are well within God’s framework in the way they are moving; and to … Read more

Seeking God for Guidance in the Work of God

“For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, God’s building.”  1 Corinthians 3:9  We must seek God for guidance in the work of God. When I speak of “seeking God for guidance”, it can be equated with “the fellowship of the Holy Spirit”[1]. Reflect on how Jesus described the ministry of the Holy … Read more

Elementary Principles of the World Found in Worship Praxes – Past & Present

“The elementary principles of the World” (Galatians 4:1-10; Colossians 2:8-23) have been used as tools by the fallen powers and principalities (2 Corinthians 10:5; Ephesians 6:12) to keep the Church – namely, the first century Church, almost all the various streams of the Church throughout its history, even to the present day Church (including “organic” “home … Read more

Concerning Gathering (Article)

The New Testament Scriptures – Descriptive or Prescriptive? Do the New Testament Scriptures command us to gather and worship God according to the Conventional Church “Worship Service”? I would like to give my answer – or answers – and then explain why I have arrived at these answers: The answer is NO – the New … Read more