Laymanointing

…. they were unschooled, ordinary men …. they had been with Jesus …. the crippled man healed standing with them – Acts 4:13,14

7+ ways to create or discern deceptive teaching of Bible

As marketplace folks, on average we listen to about 50-100 messages/sermons a year. (Sunday service/s, mid-week teaching, Bible study groups, seminars, workshops, camps, conferences, etc) Often, the message format is … Continue reading

May 15, 2018

Signs of Jesus second coming, faith or fear? Why Persecution? Being ready

End times, Jesus’ second coming, eschatology, etc … — these are hot topics, … whenever disaster, wars, crises strike; ‘end of the world’  predictions, extrapolations, theories, signs, cause/effects, etc Here’s … Continue reading

March 30, 2018

Revival, reverence & Truth: Ananias & Sapphira’s deadly deception & fake worship (Acts 5)

What does it mean to worship God in truth? Is fake or false worship in church, … possible? Is the New Testament only about grace and mercy? What really happens … Continue reading

August 17, 2017

Discerning true vs counterfeit — Simon meets Philip & Peter’s ministry (Acts 8)

There’s real money, … and there’s fake, counterfeit money, genuine goods, … and deceptive imitations, … all for a fast buck. Jesus warned about false prophets, “Beware of false prophets who come … Continue reading

February 12, 2017

Discerning Man’s plans & blessing, Fulfilling God’s Purposes & Prophecy – David & Nathan

Is a good idea with good intentions, …  synonymous with God’s will & purposes ? When the means and ability to execute a plan is available, and there is support from … Continue reading

September 24, 2016

Test & discern Personal Prophecy, … from man or from God?

How does one discern whether a personal prophetic word is really a word from the Lord? (even if the word was given by a prophet) When a “The Lord said …” … Continue reading

February 1, 2016

Truth or deception? Discerning the 3 voices — Holy Spirit, the devil, human

One day while reading Matthew 16:13 to 17:8, saw something interesting in the 3 situations described in ths passage: Peter’s confession of Jesus, Jesus first prediction of his death, and … Continue reading

January 3, 2016

Prophecy or self deception, presumption? God’s direction, or Our good intentions, ambitions?

As believers we readily acknowledge … trusting the Lord to direct us is part of walking with him daily. However, putting this into practice in decision making may not be … Continue reading

August 25, 2015

The heart of a true prophet

Reading the Bible, we’ll find … true prophets carry the Word of God (Truth), and the heart of God by the Holy Spirit. True prophets are also intercessors, empowered and … Continue reading

June 10, 2015

Teaching Jesus accurately .. Discerning deception, false teaching, fallacy

Like to share some thoughts on teaching Jesus accurately from the Bible, and how to avoid deceptive teaching, discern false teaching This post covers: What is truth?  In order to … Continue reading

April 4, 2015