Entries by Joe Walker

Ask of God, ask in Faith; James 1:6

Been wrestling with James 1 since a Bible study a couple of weeks ago. Because James ask us to do the impossible to “count it all joy when we fall into all kinds of soul trying situations.” What I want to focus on is the If any man lacks wisdom let him ask of God […]

God of Disasters?

First, we must keep perspective: that this life ends in death for everyone (nobody escapes). So, God’s concern is what happens to us in the end at the great judgment day. “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? Or what shall a man […]

A Lover’s Last Will and Testament

These days marriage is mostly seen as similar to a business partnership. In the Bible and real life, it is a Covenant. (This is true whether we know it or not.) Marriage is a Covenant ordained by God in the garden of Eden when he made Eve for Adam, and had plans for many children. […]

God’s Recipe for Reaching Your Full Potential

  2Pe 1:1-9  Simon Peter, a servant and an apostle of Jesus Christ, to them that have obtained like precious faith with us through the righteousness of God and our Saviour Jesus Christ: Grace and peace be multiplied unto you through the knowledge of God, and of Jesus our Lord, According as his divine power hath given […]

What’s in a name? Paul

“Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Spirit….,” Acts 13:9 KJV, From this time forward Saul is called by the name Paul in scripture. Observations: Hebrew names are not sacred as some imagine: Saul is a Hebrew name, and it was discarded. Paul is a Roman name with a totally different […]

PREACHER’S KID PHENOMENON:

It is a puzzle that many people who attend very strict (legalistic) religious churches which tightly control behavior (women can’t wear makeup, pants, large number of rituals like scheduled daily prayer, strict diets, no television, etc.,) ultimately abandon religion completely for secular culture, suffer inward depression,  are strongly drawn to perverse secret behavior. They are forced […]

The Essence Of Christianity: 1Peter 1:2

Elect according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through sanctification of the Spirit, unto obedience and sprinkling of the blood of Jesus Christ: Grace unto you, and peace, be multiplied. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, which according to his abundant mercy hath begotten us again unto a lively […]