Archive for October, 2017

What is, “Walking in the Spirit?”

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

When the Bible speaks of walking in the Spirit, it’s sort of the opposite of walking in the flesh. Walking in the flesh is legalism (Galatians 1:8-9, 5:4). While this person want to obey and please God, he is doing so in the wrong way, because he’s focused on commandments, rules, and regulations.

Walking in the Spirit is the opposite of legalism. It starts each day with assurance that I have everlasting life by faith in Christ, apart from any works, and that there is nothing I can do to miss out on the kingdom (Galatians 3:1-4 and 5:1-4). Those who lack this certainty of their eternal destiny cannot walk in the Spirit because they will look to their works for assurance.

Walking in the Spirit means walking spiritually instead of carnally, like the legalists do. It means confessing one’s sins (1 John 1:9), because every believer sins on a daily basis, and asking the Spirit of God to take control. The staff at “Grace In Focus” recently illustrated this as follows:

“When a child is born into a family, that child will always be a child (positionally). However, when the child disobeys his earthly father, the child needs to set things straight if a harmonious relationship within the family is to be maintained (there needs to be daily forgiveness).”

It is the accumulation of God’s Word over months and years that the Spirit of God uses to transform us into the image of Christ (2 Corinthians 3:18). Since we all still possess the same fallen sin nature (the flesh), even after salvation (Romans 7:18), we need His daily guidance to overcome it.

What’s Worse Than the Las Vegas Shooting?

Friday, October 6th, 2017

In the tragic Las Vegas shooting, a maniac shot and killed 58 innocent people.  What could be worse?

Imagine a day when this tragedy was repeated 50 times, and 2,900 people were killed.  Then the same thing happened the next day, and the next.  That day is today, yesterday, and tomorrow.  Every single day, doctors and mothers kill 3,000 unborn babies in the U. S. through abortion.  But, somehow, that’s OK because we have a federal law saying so.  These children are more innocent than any of us–never having committed a single act of hatred or violence against anyone else, or probably not even having a single thought of ill will.  Yet they were legally aborted–assaulted and killed, not with guns but with scalpels and deadly drugs.

Abortion is like having 50 Las Vegas shootings every day.

Trump’s Agencies Spent $11 Billion Last Week

Friday, October 6th, 2017

I like President Trump, but he’s not a fiscal conservative.  To see how his agencies wasted $11B of taxpayer money in the last week of FY2017, click here for the details exposed by