Lord Plant My Feet on Higher Ground – 6/28/15

I have been on Facebook for about one year.  Initially I sought fellowship with other believers and I remain delighted when that occurs.  However, I have some concerns because I often review posts by Christians and read responses from other Christians which are blatantly argumentative or reveal a contentious spirit. Now I am aware of 2 Timothy 3:16-17, “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness; that the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.”  But beloved, this is not what I hope to address in these brief remarks.  Instead, I am referring to responses which are contentious, overtly rude, crass, vulgar and even hostile.  Some responses are even filled with obscenities and mock individuals on a personal level.

I have also noticed that if a person simply shares a Scripture verse most Christians have no problem. However if this Scripture verse is illustrated, reinforced in song or given an interpretation, a flurry of criticism and accusations can follow. Many so-called believers are even so bold as to pronounce unspeakable things such as “you are going to hell, …this is the spirit of antichrist, (or one of my favorites), you are a false prophet.” Beloved, I’m quite sure that it’s not necessary for me to warn you about others on Facebook who claim to be Christians but simply do not believe that they are saved by grace through faith. Many even know the Scriptures very well but their goal is to undermine your trust in Christ alone and substitute your Savior for their cause. Typically they advocate your involvement in a program of good works or strict adherence to the Torah.

First, indulge me with some secular advice. I know this saying I’m about to share is not in the Bible “but if the shoe fits…” I think I first heard it from my parents when I was a child. I gather they found this sage wisdom necessary because I had seven brothers and sisters and arguments often erupted. Basically they would say (or yell) something like this: “If you don’t have something good to say about someone, then don’t say anything.” Infractions of this kind of “golden rule” were met with punishments that were typically swift and harsh.

But a reliance on worldly wisdom is really not necessary for the Christian. Indeed, Scripture is replete with instruction and admonishments regarding our conversations with each other, and for that matter, our conversations with those in the world. For example, the book of James speaks openly about the power of the tongue and the devastation that can be created from arguments and contention. And because there seems to be so many self-appointed apostles on Facebook who feel the need to bring contention and arguments, I am led to share just a few scriptures that have helped me bridle my tongue.

Regarding Christians who are not part of my group or denomination: Mark 9:39-41 – But Jesus said…For he who is not against us is for us. For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward. John 10:16 – I have other sheep, which are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will hear My voice; and they will become one flock with one shepherd.

Regarding Christians who believe they are divinely appointed to judge or correct other Christians: Matthew 7:1-3 – Judge not, that ye be not judged. For with what judgment ye judge, ye shall be judged: and with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you again. And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?

Regarding Christians who base judgments solely on their interpretation of Scripture: John 16:12-14 – I have many more things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. But when He, the Spirit of truth, comes, He will guide you into all the truth; for He will not speak on His own initiative, but whatever He hears, He will speak; and He will disclose to you what is to come. He will glorify Me, for He will take of Mine and will disclose it to you.… II Corinthians 3:6 – Who also hath made us able ministers of the new testament; not of the letter, but of the spirit: for the letter killeth, but the spirit giveth life.

Regarding Christians who make prophetic claims are not supported by Scripture or who speak as hypocrites: Luke 12:55-56 – And when you see a south wind blowing, you say, It will be a hot day, and it turns out that way. You hypocrites! You know how to analyze the appearance of the earth and the sky, but why do you not analyze this present time? II Timothy 2:15 – Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that need if not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.

Regarding Christians who like to argue or have a contentious spirit: Proverbs 26:20-21 – For lack of wood the fire goes out; and where there is no whisperer, quarreling ceases. As charcoal to hot embers and wood to fire, so is a quarrelsome man for kindling strife. Philippians 2:14 – Do all things without murmurings and disputings: that you may be blameless and harmless the sons of God, without rebuke in the midst of a crooked and perverse nation, among whom ye shine as lights in the world. Titus 3:1-2 – Be submissive to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for any honest work, to speak evil of no one, to avoid quarreling, to be gentle, and to show perfect courtesy to all.

Regarding Christians who do not recognize their need for other believers: Ist Corinthians 12: 20-22 – But now there are many members, but one body. And the eye cannot say to the hand, I have no need of you; or again the head to the feet, I have no need of you. On the contrary, it is much truer that the members of the body which seem to be weaker are necessary.

Regarding the impact and consequences of criticizing other believers: Matthew 25:40 – And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. Rom 2:6-8 – Those who are patient in well-doing will receive eternal life, …but for those who are contentious… tribulation and anguish upon every soul of man that doeth evil.

Beloved, as the body of Christ our reputation should not be “a group of fanatics who are overly critical and judgmental of everyone including themselves.” We are called to HIGHER GROUND. We are called to love one another. Any time two people get together there is a potential for disagreement and differing opinions. But the Word declares we are one body. He brought all of us out of the pit. Stand tall on the higher ground, the rock of our salvation. That ROCK, that HIGHER GROUND is JESUS.

Lord Jesus I pray that you would bind us together with cords that cannot be broken. I affirm your prayer that we be one in You in the same manner that You and the Father are one. Forgive us where there has been criticism and words of unkindness. Pour out a new and fresh anointing on your people that empowers us to demonstrate your love both in word and in deed. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who have sinned against us. We receive your healing to our sin-sick souls even now. I commit this to You in the mighty name of Jesus of Nazareth whose I am and whom I serve.

Be blessed in Jesus name,
Pastor Jerry Turk

Jesus, Don’t Pass Me By – 6/27/15

I offer to pray for my patients many times. Sometimes I hear people say, “You can pray for me but it won’t do any good.” They explain, “I’ve got too much sin in my life… I’ve called out to Jesus before and He never helped me. I’m still suffering.” Often I hear “I just want to die. I want it to be all over.” Precious one, you’ve been listening to the father of lies. Satan wants you dead.

But Jesus says, “I have come that you might have life and that you might have it more abundantly.” Jesus has not passed you by. He is but a breath away. Call on Him to save you. Ask him to forgive you for your sins. Humble yourself before him. He loves you with an everlasting love. He longs to embrace you, to encourage you, to give you the blessed assurance of your salvation. You are not forgotten. Even now he is pleading with you, “Come unto me.” And I promise you, he will give you rest. But not just rest in the midst of your trouble, but a life of victory, abundant life, joy unspeakable and full of glory.

When there is so much despair and no reason to go on what have you got to lose? You only stand to benefit. Are you racked with pain? Does your family reject you? Do you have a criminal history or a bad reputation? Then come to Jesus. He has come to seek and save that which is lost. Run to him. He’s waiting with open arms. Only Jesus can fill the longing of your empty soul. Do it today. Just surrender it all.

Give all your burdens to Jesus. Commit the rest of your life to him. Say it right out loud. “Jesus, I give the rest of my life to you, I will live for you and serve you from now on. I turned my back on all the wickedness this world has to offer. Come into my life. Do not pass me by.  I accept you as Lord and Savior.” If you prayed that prayer God bless you. I love you, but more importantly, Jesus loves you so much so that he died for YOU so that you might have eternal life. Write me back and let me know if you made this decision today or even in the past.

Again, be blessed in Jesus name.

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Revelation 11 – 6/28/15

Interesting that Jesus appeared with Moses and Elijah on the Mt of Transfiguration. Some have said Moses brought God’s people out of Egypt, while Elijah brought Egypt out of God’s people. Their ministries are reiterated in Revelation 11. Some think they will return. Not so.

He speaks of those of the temple, not the outer-court Christians. Measure them in the temple. Why? To see if they come to the measure of the stature of the fullness if Christ. Are they conformed to His image?

Ye are the Temple of the Holy Ghost. These are the 2 witnesses. Jesus said I bear witness of myself and my father in heaven bears witness of me. Two witnesses are you and Christ in you, fully formed. The world will try to silence your testimony with condemnation but Christ will resurrect and restore. Though fallen you will arise at His call. That’s when the enemy is truly terrified. You became a witness when baptized in the HG. In Rev 11 he gives power to those with power. A double portion.

At Pentecost we received “dunamos” or dynamite power. Rev 11 is a different kind of power. In the Greek it’s called exousia or authority power. Fire proceeds from your mouth and in this manner ememies are killed. God wants to use you and destroy the works of the devil. Submit to Jesus and cry out to be baptized in the Fire of the Holy Ghost. No more church game, just the reality of His presence.

Who is that Forth Man? 6/14/15

And if one prevail against him, two shall withstand him; and a threefold cord is not quickly broken. Eccl 4:12.

It is a powerful thing to understand who you are and whose you are when salvation comes and the Spirit of the Living God comes to reside within you by faith, all made possible by our Lord and Savior, Jesus, the Christ.  It is written that *two shall withstand him*.  So who are these two witnesses?

Jesus said, “I am one that bear witness of myself, and the Father that sent me beareth witness of me.” (John 8:18)

The same is true of us, we bear witness of ourselves and the Spirit of Jesus that is within us bears witness.  This is the “two (that) shall withstand him”.

Further more, “a threefold cord is not quickly broken”.  Who is the third man?  When we stand together, at least two of us, there is a threefold cord; two believers and Jesus.  Even better is when there are three believers which brings to mind the forth man in the fiery furnace with Shadrach, Meshach and Abed-nego. (Dan 3:24-26).    And who is that Forth Man?  Please watch this video by Brother Oral Roberts to answer that question.

ON the Resurrection, Some Will Not Taste Death 6/14/15


1 Corinthians 15: [14] And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain. [31] I protest by your rejoicing which I have in Christ Jesus our Lord, I DIE DAILY. [32] If after the manner of men I HAVE FOUGHT WITH BEASTS AT EPHESUS, WHAT ADVANTAGETH IT ME, IF THE DEAD RISE NOT? let us eat and drink; for tomorrow we die.

2 Corinthians 11: [23] Are they ministers of Christ? (I speak as a fool) I am more; in labours more abundant, in stripes above measure, in prisons more frequent, IN DEATHS OFT.

Hebrews 11: [5] By faith ENOCH WAS TRANSLATED THAT HE SHOULD NOT SEE DEATH; AND WAS NOT FOUND, BECAUSE GOD HAD TRANSLATED HIM: for before his translation he had this testimony, that he pleased God. [6] But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him.

Hebrews 11: [17] By faith Abraham, when he was tried, offered up Isaac: and he that had received the promises offered up his only begotten son, [18] Of whom it was said, That IN ISAAC SHALL THY SEED BE CALLED: [19] ACCOUNTING THAT GOD WAS ABLE TO RAISE HIM UP, EVEN FROM THE DEAD; from whence also he received him in a figure.

Hebrews 11: [33] Who through faith subdued kingdoms, wrought righteousness, obtained promises, stopped the mouths of lions. [34] Quenched the violence of fire, escaped the edge of the sword, out of weakness were made strong, waxed valiant in fight, turned to flight the armies of the aliens. [35] WOMEN RECEIVED THEIR DEAD RAISED TO LIFE AGAIN: and others were tortured, not accepting deliverance; that they might obtain a better resurrection:

JOHN 11: [21] Then said Martha unto Jesus, Lord, if thou hadst been here, my brother had not died. [22] But I know, that even now, whatsoever thou wilt ask of God, God will give it thee. [23] Jesus saith unto her, Thy brother shall rise again. [24] Martha saith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the last day. [25] Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: [26] AND WHOSOEVER LIVETH AND BELIEVETH IN ME SHALL NEVER DIE. BELIEVEST THOU THIS? [39] Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been dead four days. [43] And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. [44] And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go.

1 Corinthians 15: [51] Behold, I shew you a mystery; WE SHALL NOT ALL SLEEP, BUT WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED, [52] In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

Romans 8: [11] But if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead dwell in you, HE THAT RAISED UP CHRIST FROM THE DEAD SHALL ALSO QUICKEN YOUR MORTAL BODIES by his Spirit that dwelleth in you.

Job 19: [26] And though after my skin worms destroy this body, YET IN MY FLESH SHALL I SEE GOD:

1 Corinthians 15: [55] O death, where is thy sting? O GRAVE, WHERE IS THY VICTORY? [56] The sting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law. [57] But thanks be to GOD, WHICH GIVETH US THE VICTORY through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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Seeing HIM who is Unseen – 6/7/15

I am thankful for the many men and women of God that have discipled me in the Lord. Almost All have gone on to their reward. They were not televangelists but rather were those who stood outside of the limelight…for they stood in another light. They were those who had seen Him who is invisible.

Decades ago they saw the great falling away and warned of such. But they also experienced a foretaste of the great rains of God…rains that are yet to come! They could not help but speak of that which had touched them; the finger of God impregnated them with vision. Vision beyond their day and beyond the forms and rituals of a church that had denied the power of Christ indwelling His body. They became living testimonies of the Living Christ! Where ever they went living truth was imparted.

Today, we have traded a crucified life for a self-satisfied life. We want degreed clergy who know how to tickle our ears rather than the man/woman of God who has travailed in agony that Christ be formed in us. Professional “Christianity” in all its many forms can never take the place of the true

Bride of Christ, who has, like those mentioned above, tasted of the powers of the age to come, have seen Him who is invisible and have been wrecked for anything less than His manifest presence and glory. God will always have a witness (one who demonstrates who Christ truly is) in the Earth. And even in the midst of gross darkness, the Lord is yet arising upon His remnant Bride. His glory shall be seen upon her and kings shall arise to the brightness of His rising within her.

Where are today’s visionaries? Where are those pioneers of the Heavenly way who are not afraid to stand-out as the true testimony of Jesus… in the midst of apostacy and gross darkness and let God arise? -from West Africa

Modern Day Judaizers – 6/6/15


In his day Paul admonished and rebuked JUDAIZERS, or those who defined the Christian faith based not solely on the GRACE of Jesus Christ but also on their obedience to the LAW. “I marvel that you are so soon removed from him who called you into the grace of Christ unto another gospel… O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you?…Are you so foolish having begun in the Spirit are now made perfect by the flesh?” [Gal 1:6; 3:1-3].

Those who espouse the same doctrine, that is, those who insist on the law’s equality with grace or supremacy of the law over grace, are modern-day JUDAIZERS and they remain with us today. Indeed, modern JUDAIZERS often avoid using the name “JESUS” which is the Anglicized form of the Greek “IESOUS” used by Paul. Incidentally, “IESOUS” has been verified in a plethora of ancient manuals, the earliest manuscripts dating c.125. Instead, these JUDAIZERS refer to Jesus as YAHSHUA or Yahoshua Hamashiach.

Now if a Messianic Jew or Christian who is Judaized seeks to identify Jesus with his Hebrew name, most non-Jewish Christians are not bothered or offended. However, the offense comes when a Messianic Jew or a Judaized Christian insists on the Hebrew name for Christ and blatantly declares that others who know him as Jesus Christ are false Christians, antichrist or destined for the great tribulation,hell, etc. Beloved, this is pure ASKENAZIM influence and derivation, and is therefore not valid. What do I mean by the ASKENAZIM? Before I explain allow me to introduce and cite my primary source. I humbly suggest that a reading of Arthur Koestler’s, THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE might provide an understanding to the origin this misguided theology. In the 1950s Koestler was a world famous and highly awarded Jewish author who exposed modern day Jews as neither Jewish nor Hebrew in origin. This volume, THE THIRTEENTH TRIBE, was Koestler’s last work. Shortly after publication of this work his body and his wife’s body were found in their London home after they allegedly ended their lives in joint suicide.

In any event, by examining ancient documents Koestler effectively argues that modern day Jews or the ASKENAZIM are descendants of the Khazars who originated from the steps of Russia and who converted to Judaism under the mandate of their King, Bulan the Magnificent shortly after the rise of Islam. Essentially, there is no evidence to support the notion that modern Jews are descended from the Jews of the Bible.

Nonetheless, Koestler’s point is irrelevant to the Grace-Faith-Christian who acknowledges that “In Christ there is neither Jew nor Greek, bond or free, male or female [Gal 3:28].” In other words, even though Arthur Koestler may be correct and modern Jews probably are not the Jews of the Bible, to the Christian “Koestler’s fact” is meaningless where GRACE is the ACCEPTED HIGHER ORDER. Indeed, even Christians with a surface understanding of the Old Testament are aware of Ruth the Moabite and Rahab the Canaanite who became Jews and were assimilated. So, in this sense the ASKNAZI Jews are assimilated Jews, but Jews nonetheless.

Of course to the Judaized Christian a lineage that links the Jews of the Bible to modern day Jews is paramount because the law is paramount (or at least equal to the order of grace). Incidentally, Paul considered a Judaized Christian a non-Christian. To him the term Judaized Christian was essentially an oxymoron. According to Paul, if a Christian clings tenaciously to the power of the law, then they have “fallen from grace.”

Moreover, Paul mitigates the authority of Jews from ancient Palestine or those who became known as SEPHARDIC Jews. In Romans 11:28 we read: “As concerning the Gospel, they are enemies for your sakes.” The occasional claim of a modern-day Jews who links himself or herself to a SEPHARDIC heritage is dubious at best. Most historians agree that the SEPHARDIM 1) assimilated into European, Middle Eastern or African societies, 2) converted to other religions or 3) were annihilated in various purgings like the one conducted by Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain

In 1Timothy 1:4 Paul admonishes us “Neither give heed to fables and endless genealogies, which minister questions, rather than godly edifying which is in faith: so do.” Hence we are encouraged to avoid these sort of contentions altogether. In this hour when “the love of many shall wax cold,” we are confronted on every side by those who further divide or deceive the Body of Christ. In addition to contentions over the “true-name of God” other Judaizers readily engage in arguments about where to worship, who to submit to and what day of the week worship should be conducted. Avoid these people and their issues like the plague. Know that your salvation is based on God-given faith in the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Recall the Philippian jailer who begs of Paul and Silas, “Sirs, What must I do to be saved?” They simply responded, “Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ and thou shalt be saved and thy house” [Acts 16:30-31]. Notice that they made no mandate that the jailer learn how Jesus is spoken in Hebrew, what day is the correct Sabbath, or even the need to become a Jew first before becoming a Christian. Again, legal mandates or rituals were not even mentioned when one of the malefactors crucified alongside the Savior said to Jesus, “Remember me when you come into your kingdom. To this individual Jesus simply replied, “Verily I say unto thee, Today shalt thou be with me in paradise” [Lk 23:42-43].

But how is the believer to know the truth? There are so many opinions; so many others who are so persuasive and have such strong convictions. In John 16:13 Jesus said, “Howbeit when he, the Spirit of truth is come, he will guide you into all truth: for he shall not speak of himself; but whatsoever he shall hear, that shall he speak: and he will show you things to come.” This passage is a direct reference to the believer’s need to be BAPTIZED IN THE HOLY GHOST.  Without which the believer “will be ever learning, never coming to the knowledge of the truth” [2Tim 3: 7]. But even at this Pentecostal Feast we read of a great falling away that occurred in the Old Testament [Nu 16:32]. Hence Paul prays that the Ephesians receive the “SPIRIT OF WISDOM AND REVELATION” in the knowledge of Him so that the “eyes of understanding can truly be enlightened [Eph 1:17-18]. “This experience of enlightenment correlates to the Feast of Trumpets that follows the Feast of Pentecost [Nu 10:35 & Ps 68:1].

Beloved, pull up your tent stakes, let God arise and move into the TRUTH by HIS SPIRIT. Do not hesitate. Ask God for His Spirit to reveal to you the mystery of the gospel that has been hidden for ages. Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ will not disappoint you.

God bless you in the name of Jesus,
Brother Jerry Turk

Chris Quilala singing “I Exalt Thee” from the “Your Love Never Fails” CD/DVD, available on jesusculture.com. This DVD was recorded live at a Jesus Culture Co…

Why Do You Seek the Living Among the Dead? 6/4/15

Why do you seek the living among the dead? 

The two angels asked this of the women as they went to the tomb of Jesus on the third day (Luke 24:5, 23).  It is a very simple question that is actually a statement.  After all, why would anyone look for life in the middle of a graveyard?

Indeed, the question posed by the angels at the tomb was more of a rebuke than anything else, just as Jesus rebuked the scribes and pharasees:

Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites!  For you are like whitewashed tombs which indeed appear beautiful outwardly, but inside are full of dead men’s bones and all uncleanness. (Matt 23:27)

Two tombs. No life.

There was a time when the presence of the Lord was in a box, the ark of the covenant.   The presence of the Lord now resides within us.

Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you?   If anyone defiles the temple of God, God will destroy him.  For the temple of God is holy, which temple you are. (1 Corinthians 3:16,17)

Or do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit who is in you, whom you have from God, and you are not your own? (1 Corinthians 6:19)

Beloved, it is time for us all to stop looking for the living among the dead.  God’s presence no longer resides in a box and never did reside in a church building.  The tombs of religions and churches have no life.

Jesus is the way, the truth and the LIFE. (John 14:6)    The truth of Jesus is the only way to life we will ever find.  Without Jesus living in us through HIS Spirit by faith, we also are little more than lifeless tombs.  Only as HIS presence, HIS Spirit continually fills us are we being born again into everlasting life.  Jesus is our prize, our pearl of great price. (Matt 13:45-46)

In Malachi 3:1 we are told that Lord will suddenly come to HIS temple, which is us if we believe in HIM:

And the Lord, whom you seek,
Will suddenly come to His temple,
Even the Messenger of the covenant,
In whom you delight.
Behold, He is coming,”
Says the Lord of hosts.

God bless you beyond what you can think or imagine,

Brother Andrew


Jesus Came to Fulfill the Law – 6/3/15


He did not come to re-establish, reinforce, reintroduce, reiterate, reaffirm, remain in, or re-institute the law. “For the law was given by Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ [Jn 1:16].”

Why is this important? Because the law was taught by priests who were from the tribe of Levi. They were known as Levites or Levitical Priests. But Jesus was from the tribe of Judah whose descendants were called Jews. Now Moses, and all 12 Hebrew tribes including Judah descended from Abraham. And yet Abraham gave tithe or 10% of his spoil to Melchizedek because Melchizedek was from a higher order than the law.

Melchizedek had neither beginning of days nor end of life. Likewise in Hebrews 6:20 Jesus is revealed “after the order of Melchizedek.” For example, Jesus said, “before Abraham was I AM [Jn 8:58].” Again Jesus is like Melchizedek for “He ever liveth to make intercession for us [Heb 7:25].” Intercession means Jesus is advocating like our lawyer for our innocence because He paid the penalty for our sin on the cross. The intercessory work of Christ is God’s grace or unmerited favor.

If we trust in our ability to keep the law we will surely perish. Even our righteousness is as filthy rags [Isa 64:6]. If we repent of our sins, seek forgiveness for our sinful nature and trust, or have faith in His grace to save us,we will stand before Him at the Judgment Seat clothed in His righteousness and inherit eternal life.

Matthew 5:17-48 17¶Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. 18For verily I say unto you, Till h…

So Deep in the Pit – 6/3/15

EVER BEEN SO DEEP IN THE PIT thought you’d never get out? I heard a preacher once say there were so many Christians in his family it was like he was born one. Well not me. By the time I was five I was valedictorian of my class in the School of Sin. Got a PhD in sin at 7 and by 12 went professional. Heart so dark all I could think was how to get pleasure, popularity or pity. If it was wrong I wanted to try it. Hated myself cause I was lost. Didn’t even think “found” was an option.

Then one gloomy day, like all the rest, JESUS sucker punched me right in the Soul. He grabbed me by the collar, yanked me out of the miry clay and put me forever on solid rock. Didn’t even know what hope was until then.

By His grace I turned my back on a pit of filth and He gave me joy unspeakable and full of glory. Hallelujah! You been there too? You know what I’m talking about? There might be a few who do. If Jesus did that for you then I’ll bet you sing about Him at the top of your lungs every chance you get. This is one of those songs that comes to me and I can’t be quiet. It tells my story better than I can. Hope you like it too.

Music, praise and worship and choir songs by the VBFA Choir led by Music Pastor Rev. Gary Grisham at Van Buren First Assembly of God, Arkansas. Pastor Bobby …