You Have Access to Heaven’s Resources

I will give you the keys of the kingdom of heaven, and whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.” (Matthew 16:19 ESV) Jesus has given to every believer the keys of the kingdom of heaven. Think of it this way: Jesus has given you the keys and access code to a safe deposit box of unlimited resource, provision, healing, peace, joy, ability, and authority. Whatever your circumstance in life you have access to heaven’s resources. You are not… Read More

The Return of Jesus, Although Unpredictable, is Certain!

For as the lightning comes from the east and shines as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. (Matthew 24:27 ESV) Suddenly. Growing up in Tampa, Florida I came to know the power and beauty of lightning. Storms were a normal part of life there. During certain times of the year it was not unusual to have a daily thunderstorm roll through, complete with thunder and lightning. Generally, storms could be anticipated. Dark clouds would begin to accumulate, the wind would pick up, and the… Read More

The Stairway Between Heaven and Earth

… the Son of Man, the one who is the stairway between heaven and earth. ” (John 1:51 NLT) In a brief conversation He had with Nathaniel, Jesus made this subtle, yet profound, statement. Jesus revealed Himself as the stairway between heaven and earth. The New King James Version says it like this: And He said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, hereafter you shall see heaven open, and the angels of God ascending and descending upon the Son of Man.” (John 1:51 NKJV) Since every word, and the order… Read More

Earth is temporary. Eternity is forever.

For this world is not our permanent home; we are looking forward to a home yet to come. (Hebrews 13:14 NLT) My life on earth is limited to just a few years. So, what will I do with that? There are only two kinds of investments we make with our lives. Each decision, each conversation, each pursuit in life either benefits Earth or Eternity. Often I find myself concerned with (or even consumed by) earthly things – bills, college decisions for my kids, home repair, work situations, etc.). If I’m not careful… Read More