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To Live by the Sword or Not

The Hard Sayings of Jesus #2

January 13, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

The Bible says that those who live by the sword will perish by the sword. I believe this is among the most misrepresented scriptures in the Bible. We are not called to be pacifists or warmongers, peace-at-any-cost type individuals or live for the conflict. There is a truth in-between.

The Discipline of Worship

April 14, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

Worship is one of the most powerful weapons there is to achieve a breakout victory over the enemy. Mature believers are intrinsically worshipers and achieve a level of consistent victory and abundantly life desirable by others.

The Discipline of Scripture Reading

March 31, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

The Bible is our life manual. No understanding of it, partial understanding of it or a misguided understanding of it can be detrimental to our quality of life. But if we intentionally set out to understand the scriptures, life can be set upon a path that is both beautiful and fulfilling. There is no other book that carries the weight, authority and impact of the Judeo-Christian scriptures. Without the Bible we are left to develop our own misguided personal philosophy of life that simply anesthetizes our slow death.

The Discipline of Quiet

March 31, 2019 • Mike Stubbs

Life can become a rat race full of endless, self-defeating, pointless pursuits. We are running harder all the time to get the ever-so-elusive reward. We surround ourselves with ever-increasing noise, so we never hear the little voice that says, “Stop it!” Can you embrace the faith to believe God rewards your rest?