Teachings

Is Satan In Torment?

Is Satan In Torment?

When Jesus went to cast out a demon (Matthew 8:29) the demon said to Jesus, “What have we to do with you, Jesus, Son of God? Have you come here to torment us before the time?”  The demon indicated his time of torment had not come. What was the time the demon was referring to?  The…

Fishing For A Soul

Fishing For A Soul

We were traveling on a plane as we often do for the ministry. There was a young man sitting next to us who worked for one of the high-tech companies. He was really bright. Over the next hour we talked a bit, and I asked him about his business. He shared some of the details…

Was It Really Samuel?

Was It Really Samuel?

From 1 Samuel Chapter 28: King Saul inquired of God for advice…but God did not answer him because of his disobedience. King Saul then went to the witch of Endor to bring back the prophet Samuel from the dead even though this practice was forbidden by God. Was it Samuel who appeared to him…or was…

Which Hell Is Everlasting?

Which Hell Is Everlasting?

Have you noticed that when the Bible mentions the current hell (aka hades) it never includes the words eternal or everlasting, or the phrases unquenchable fire or forever and ever with it? In other words, forever is only associated with the future hell, also known as the lake of fire. Jesus used the word Gehenna…

Ways To Witness

Ways To Witness

Charles Spurgeon said 90% of our witnesses is our life example. Do we keep our word even to our own hurt? Do we show up for work on time? Do we perform our jobs with excellence? Do we show love and forgiveness to the people who are ugly to us? The world observes all of…

Why We Must Be Bold

Why We Must Be Bold

I was working in real estate, selling in a neighborhood of attractive homes, when I got a call from an elderly woman. She was in her late 80’s and she said, “I want to sell my home.” She also said, “I know you’re one of those radical Christians. I’m an atheist and I don’t want…

The Thief On The Cross

The Thief On The Cross

How was the thief on the cross saved if repentance is a requirement for salvation? The Bible doesn’t say he repented. Let’s listen to what the two thieves said. In Luke 23:39-42, “Then one of the criminals who were hanged blasphemed Him saying, If you are the Christ save yourself and us. But the other,…

Authority Over The Devil

Authority Over The Devil

God gave me a vision of hell on November 23, 1998. I had eight questions in my mind during the vision, all of which God answered. I didn’t ask Him…He answered my thoughts. One of my questions was about the demons I witnessed. Some of the demons were enormous in size; 12 or 13 feet…

Is Satan Tormenting People In Hell?

Is Satan Tormenting People In Hell?

If we look at what the Bible says on this topic, yes, Satan can torment people in hell now. Luke 12:46 says, “He shall be beaten with many stripes, or beaten will few.”  Who is doing the beating? John Wesley in the Parallel Commentary page 222 says, “For the executioners of God’s vengeance are at…

Why Can’t Everyone Just Go to Heaven?

Why Can’t Everyone Just Go to Heaven?

First, God is a just judge, and our sin must be punished. We can all agree that a good judge in our land would not be considered good if he let the criminal go free. The crime has to be punished just as our sin has to be punished. The good news is that Jesus…