Contributed on Jun 2, 2019
Most teachings about “strongholds” tend to focus on how it hinders spiritual growth. But strongholds can also be the stabilizing force in spiritual maturity.
A number of years ago the founder of a well-known Christian organization responded to a question about tithing in his blog. The man asking the question was married with three young children. The family had no savings and about $75,000 in debt. They had been tithing, but said if they stopped ...read more
Contributed on Jul 5, 2019
We examine the strongholds operating in Peter and John when they were confronted by the religious leaders
The last time we were together, we began looking at ways of thinking that the Apostle Paul describes as “strong holds.” Found only in 2 Corinthians 10:4, “strongholds” are wrong thoughts and beliefs about God that have been emotionally hardwired into our minds that hinder, what 2 Timothy 2:4 ...read more
Contributed on Jul 30, 2019
This message looks at the record of Peter and John in Acts 5 and their interaction with the religious leaders.
We’re going to be in Acts 5 tonight, but we’re going to begin in 2 Corinthians 10. One of the things that I have been doing is going through scripture and identifying what I call “Godly Strongholds.” And tonight is the third message in the series entitled “Creating New Strongholds.” Turn to 2 ...read more
Contributed on Sep 2, 2019
This message looks at the godly strongholds operating in Joseph's life when tempted to commit adultery by Potiphar's wife.
This is the fourth message in my series on Creating New Strongholds. We are continuing our look at ways of thinking the Apostle Paul describes as “strongholds” in 2 Corinthians 10:4. However, instead of examining strongholds from the viewpoint of tearing them down, like the previous three ...read more