Entries by Joe Walker

The Law of Harvest/ Coming of Age

The Law of the harvest runs throughout the Bible. The time for fruit and the inspection of its quality. The bad fruit is separated out from the good fruit. Peter is inspired to teach this coming of age process from another perspective to Jews suffering persecution from their countrymen. “Therefore, those who are ill-treated and suffer […]

The Good Life!

What’s wrong with “the good life?” Isn’t God glorified in my success? This would mean that the seed He plants is designed produce material wealth. The truth is: what we call “the good life” is really a slow death with decaying things. The real “good life” begins with seed that produces everlasting things, which don’t […]

Pray For Me

Everybody needs prayer, as a matter of fact we should always pray for each other.   But, some ministries put their disciples in a constant posture of needing prayer for the wrong things. It’s like always being hungry for fulfillment and never, never being satisfied.   With these ministries focusing on fleshly needs every week, […]

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 […]