Spiritual Wisdom

Spiritual Wisdom The Holy Spirit leads us into all truth, enables us to discern good from evil and live a righteous life. How He does this is difficult for the finite mind to comprehend, but Paul offers some explanation of the process in 1Cor. 2:6-16. First, the...

Spiritual Disclosure

Spiritual Disclosure The Holy Spirit empowers us to live the Christian life, but that is not His only work. We are never instructed to pursue power, because we already have it (see Ephesians 1:18-19). The Holy Spirit is the divine impetus behind our spiritual gifts,...

Listening to God

Listening to God Jesus said, “My sheep hear my voice; I know them, and they follow me. I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one can snatch them out of my hand” (John 10:27-28). The eternal security that we have in Christ is not based on our...

Discerning Good and Evil

Discerning Good and Evil Sound doctrine is like a skeleton in the body. It is absolutely essential for stability and structure. But a skeleton by itself is dead and so is orthodox teaching without the life of Christ (1 Corinthians 2:14). The “elementary teaching” that...

Spiritual Discernment

Spiritual Discernment In a world saturated with deceiving spirits, false prophets, and false teachers, the need to exercise discernment cannot be overstated. As believers, we think with our minds, but we discern with our spirits. Mentally we can know whether something...

Disciplining Children

Disciplining Children Proverbs 29:17 says, “Discipline your son, and he will give you peace; he will bring delight to your soul.” Discipline is a proof of our love and there are many ways to discipline, but every child does not respond the same way to the same...

Training Up a Child

Training Up a Child All the nurture in the world cannot make a rose out of tulip. A parent has to train up a child in the way the child should go (Prov. 22:6), not the way the parent wants them to go. Consequently, parents need to be students of their own children and...

Divorce and Remarriage

Divorce and Remarriage Paul shared two concerns about those who are considering marriage. First, believers should not marry unbelievers (2 Corinthians 6:14-16). He argues that the righteous have nothing in common with the unrighteous. They would be unequally yoked...

Dr. Neil Anderson’s Blog – February 2014

2/3/14 – Seduced 2/4/14 – Foolish Thinking 2/5/14 – Revival 2/6/14 – Freedom From Adultery 2/7/14 – Sin Dwelling in You 2/10/14 – Understanding Chemical Addiction 2/11/14 – Overcoming Addiction 2/12/14 – The Overcomer’s Covenant 2/13/14 – Discipline Yourself for...

Marriage, A Covenant Relationship

Marriage, A Covenant Relationship The Lord wasn’t pleased with the false worship of his covenant people in the Old Testament and He explains why: “You ask ‘Why?’ It is because the LORD is acting as the witness between you and the wife of your youth,...