The sounds of giggles and the scampering feet of my brother and sister still ring in my ears as we dashed our way to mom and dad’s bedroom Christmas morning. I, being the youngest rug rat, was last to pounce on mom and dad as they sluggishly arose from their early morning slumber. My favorite memory of Christmas is […]
Preached by: Dr. Greg Harris @ Lake Hills Community Church in Castaic, CA Revelation 3:10 is one of the most blessed promises God gives to His church. In order to fully appreciate this, we must see who this promise is for—and sadly—who it is not for.
I am a person who enjoys many of the television programs which place the lives of folks in wilderness areas on display. I appreciate their hardiness, their willingness to endure difficult situations, and their determination to go without conveniences many of us take for granted. However, as much as I enjoy seeing these character traits […]
No matter how hard you try, you find yourself continually choosing behaviors and patterns of living unbecoming a Christian. This battle rages in your thought life, spilling over into sinful desires and deeds. The proper, theological phraseology for what goes wrong in our minds is “the noetic effects of sin,” but what preaches is the […]
James 1:27 “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” Why is it that we tend to make Christianity so much more than what God shows us it really is? We focus on programs, on attendance, on worship […]
I checked my clock for what seemed the one millionth time…3:55 a.m. I had set it to go off at 4 a.m. in case I over slept, but the very fact that I was going deer hunting assured a sleepless, vigilant night of clock watching! I turned the alarm off before it made a sound […]
I first met Dr. Greg Harris at Washington Bible College. I was a new student at the Bible College in the early 1990’s and took many of my New Testament courses with Greg. He also graciously allowed me to teach at the church he was pastoring at the time. Several years ago Greg came to […]
I have been meditating on the wonder of God’s grace in the life of Israel and in particular, King Manasseh. This meditation has stimulated a desire to preach one day on God’s amazing grace in Manasseh’s life. I am not sure when the message will be preached, but I am convinced that it will be […]