A number of years before David became King over Israel the nation had been at war with their enemy the Philistines. The Ark of the Covenant had been brought to the battle field in the hope it would inspire Israel and empower them to defeat their enemy. They not only lost the battle, but they…

Saul hated David and was in hot pursuit of him with the intention of killing him. David had two occasions where King Saul’s life was in his hands and yet David spared Saul’s life. He refused to lay a hand on God’s chosen servant. After sneaking in and out of Saul’s camp during the night,…

So what have I said so far ( if you missed the two previous blogs)? First, we don’t necessarily become spiritually minded just because follow all the rules. Secondly, you can live in one of two worlds: either one that is just “the natural” which doesn’t even consider the possibility of a higher life, or…

So what is wrong with living by a bunch of rules, especially if some of them are God’s rules? Doesn’t God expect us to live righteously and holy and separated lives? God does desire us to live noble and holy lives, but as Paul discovered it doesn’t happen by keeping the law. It only happens…

Come along with me on a journey for the next few weeks as I explore some thoughts that could be considered a little deeper. I want to lay out for you and understanding of what it means to live “in the Spirit!” The apostle Paul gives us a list in Galatians chapter five of what…