Sitting on Papa’s Lap

In our home, we have a Yorkie-poo named Princess. She rules the roost. I affectionately call her “Princess, the Wesleyan-Holiness Dog.” I call her that because with her grayish-white hair and piercing eyes, she looks somewhat like John Wesley. If you know anything about Yorkie-poos, you know they are very good apartment dogs, need onlyContinue reading “Sitting on Papa’s Lap”

The Story Behind My New Book, “Pursuing Holiness Wholeheartedly” Pt. 1

Throughout the centuries from the time of Christ, the essence of holiness has been preserved in the written word. Writers wrote for the sake of definition, explanation, proclamation, and defense of their subject. Using their unique voices, they posited the most genuine expressions of holiness for their potential readers. These writers’ lives are as variedContinue reading “The Story Behind My New Book, “Pursuing Holiness Wholeheartedly” Pt. 1″

The Cutting of the Word

I have been reading, “On Preachers,” by John Wesley. It is a treatise written to all preachers but in particular his own Methodist preachers. In speaking expressly of hindrances to the pastoral ministry, Wesley made one statement that caught my attention: “Should not compassion, should not tenderness, hinder us from giving pain? Yes, from givingContinue reading “The Cutting of the Word”

Wrestling with Warnock Round 113

From “Feast of Tabernacles,” Chapter 14- Tabernacles – The Feast of His Appearing, continued OURS IS A LEAPING FOUNTAIN “A well of water leaping up into everlasting life (Jn. 4:14). This is Christ’s promise to His people. We do not write for the purpose of settling any doctrinal disputes: but simply for those whose soulsContinue reading “Wrestling with Warnock Round 113”

Wrestling with Warnock Round 112

From “Feast of Tabernacles,” Chapter 14- Tabernacles – The Feast of His Appearing, continued The New Covenant has ordained that the saints of God shall grow into maturity and unto the knowledge of the Son of God, and unto the measure of the stature of the fulness of Christ. (Eph. 4:12,13). And the Scriptures mustContinue reading “Wrestling with Warnock Round 112”

Wrestling with Warnock Round 111

From “Feast of Tabernacles,” Chapter 14- Tabernacles – The Feast of His Appearing, continued THE SCRIPTURE CANNOT BE BROKEN Any true Christian would immediately rise up in arms if one were to suggest that the Old Testament was not fulfilled, or needed not to be fulfilled, in Christ. Jesus promised so definitely: “All things mustContinue reading “Wrestling with Warnock Round 111”

Wrestling with Warnock Round 110

From “Feast of Tabernacles,” Chapter 14- Tabernacles – The Feast of His Appearing, continued RIVERS OF LIVING WATER Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert” (Isa. 43:19). We thank God forContinue reading “Wrestling with Warnock Round 110”

Wrestling with Warnock Round 109

From “Feast of Tabernacles,” Chapter 14- Tabernacles – The Feast of His Appearing, continued …and so we read these beautiful words: “In the last day, that great day of the Feast, Jesus stood and cried, saying, If any man thirst, let him come unto me, and drink. He that believeth on me, as the ScriptureContinue reading “Wrestling with Warnock Round 109”

Wrestling with Warnock Round 108

From “Feast of Tabernacles,” Chapter 14- Tabernacles – The Feast of His Appearing, continued THE LAST GREAT DAY OF THE FEAST Perhaps we should describe in some detail the order of events which transpired during the Feast of Tabernacles in the days of Christ. This was the culminating festival of the year. The Feast began,Continue reading “Wrestling with Warnock Round 108”

Wrestling with Warnock Round 107

From “Feast of Tabernacles,” Chapter 14- Tabernacles – The Feast of His Appearing, continued Can we not see, then, how simple a matter it will be for the overcomer to administer help and comfort and deliverance to a persecuted and suffering Church? For he shall be an overcomer in the fulness of Christ’s victory overContinue reading “Wrestling with Warnock Round 107”