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Ambassadors of Christ

Actions speak louder than words. People won’t believe us when we talk about Christ’s good news if our lives don’t match all we say. The way we live our everyday life matters.

Matthew 5:13-16 KJV
Ye are the salt of the earth: but if the salt have lost his savour, wherewith shall it be salted? it is thenceforth good for nothing, but to be cast out, and to be trodden under foot of men.

Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.

Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house.

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.

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Sometimes the solution is quite simple!

Sometimes the solution is quite simple.

by Glenn Christopherson

When the Pharaohs of this world tell us not to worship the one true Living God, Moses shows us what to do  Worship anyway (Exod 5-14).

When powerful political forces tell us there are areas off limits to prayer, Daniel shows us how to respond  Pray anyway (Dan 6).

When compromised ecclesiastical powers demand silence on the exclusivity of Christ and His word, the Apostles clearly demonstrate the godly response Preach Christ anyway (Acts 3:18-21)

The Almighty may well bring down empires, part oceans, close the mouths of lions and burst open prison gates to defend the faithful obedience of His redeemed children. But even if He doesn’t Obey anyway.

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Silence is unloving!

You probably heard of legalisation of “same-sex marriage” in Ireland a few days ago!
Teach and brainwash the youth. Then, you can control the future and get society to accept wrong as right. This is how same-sex marriage is gaining acceptance. I was discussing this with a young man – who “professes” to be a Christian – in 2013, and I asked him: If you think “same-sex marriage” is right, why wasn’t it legalised before? He answered: Other generations were ignorant!

I DON’T CARE If this offends you, But legalization of “same-sex marriage” DOESN’T make it right. Yes, you can use the unfollow or block buttons, It still doesn’t make it right!

There is no such a thing as “same-sex marriage”.

It seems like “professing christians” are happy and want to see them perish – but the raw truth is “Have you no wish for others to be saved? Then you’re not saved yourself, be sure of that!”
Charles H. Spurgeon

Go read: Isaiah 5:20, Lev 18:22, Rom 1:26-28

 The “Political Correctness” police is dangerous! Don’t be corrupted!
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It is a strange day!

It is a strange day. Churches don’t want their buildings to look like churches because they want the unchurched to think the church isn’t a church. Christians don’t want to look like Christians because that is not relevant to the unchurched. We can’t read the KJV because it sounds too much like the Bible. Churches don’t sing hymns because they sound religious. Sermons should be conversational, lest they sound like preaching. We shouldn’t preach against sins like homosexuality because we don’t want to sound like bigots. When these hyper-relevant folks reach their eternal home I fear it will not look or sound like Heaven.

Larry Martin

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Don’t call a “blessing” what it is not.

My bible doesn’t say blessed are those who are home owners, blessed are those who are college graduates, blessed are those who are famous and blessed are those with money. It says blessed are the pure in heart, blessed are those who are persecuted for the sake of righteousness, blessed are the meek, blessed are those who hunger & thirst after righteousness. I’m not knocking any of those things.. but we give people a false assurance and make them think they’re “blessed” by God and in right standing with Him because they have stuff! When we stand before God..He won’t be impressed by our prestigious title, how many degrees we have, how many records we sold or how big our house was..He will only be concerned with what did we do for Him and His kingdom!


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It’s been only a month that I have joined this medium of blogging. I was inevitably flabbergasted by its popular use by countless people. I have tried to blog two years ago and I thought I knew what I was going to do but It turned out to be utterly impossible for various reasons (I won’t state them). I am under impression that this thing is really utilized by a lot of people, Christians and non-Christians, around many parts of the world with different motives.

Today, I have an indelible question on my mind – and it seems like I can’t get over it. What do Christians blog about? I like to talk to people directly and explicitly – I feel like it makes more sense than talking ABOUT people. If YOU are a Christian, what are YOUR posts about? It really grieves my soul when I come across posts where Christians tell what they have had on their breakfast – Do we care?  You write about what this man told that man on your so-called favorite TV show – Really? Do we care? Like the world, you are updating us when season 5 of “so and so” HELL-WOOD series is coming out – Do we care? Interestingly enough, you write about it as though it’s the most interesting and fascinating thing in the world to know. shame. That is a waste of time friend.

Our minds are very sophisticated and over the years, I’ve realized that people don’t like to be busy – People so much like the feeling they get when they know others know they are busy or involved in something. Can you make time for God in your life? It’s URGENT.

They are sooo many people around the world who are longing to read a message you can share with them on here. Can you give it a thought? Can you tell me how I, Charles got on your blog? Did you plan that a certain young man from a village of a tiny but crowded country (Rwanda) located in Eastern Africa will be reading your posts? DO YOU REALIZE HOW MUCH YOUR POSTS ABOUT JESUS CHRIST – yes your 200 or 300 words – CAN IMPACT OTHERS? Don’t you have an inexorable desire to see Jesus touching many lives?

I know some of you may NOT like what I am saying but remember this: “Bitter herbs” are good for health.

Believe it or not – Someone somewhere may stumble on your posts and you never know how they may impact them.

Here is my bottom line:

When It’s all been said and done – all our treasures, diplomas, famous websites, jobs and confidence – will mean NOTHING. ONLY what we’ve done for love’s reward will STAND the test of time.

Romans 1:16

For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to everyone that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.

by Mugisha Charles

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Sugar-coated Sermons, Take heed!

2 Timothy 4:3-4 KJV

For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears;

 And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.

Instead of believers coming together to fellowship around the Lord Jesus Christ, the Bread of Life, without all the extraneous paraphernalia, and just to feed on His Word, we have too often turned our services into a carnival. The Word has been pushed aside into a secondary place. Instead, we have an hour and a half of preliminaries, with singing of silly choruses and empty spirituals, and joking and laughing and horseplay. Entertainment has taken the place of worship; singing and music instead of preaching; and then a fifteen-minute sermonette, highly spiced and sensational, in order to keep people awake after all of the wearying entertainment. And then we wonder at the worldliness and the shallowness of Christians today. We have substituted or added pickles, olives, radishes, and highly seasoned extras, and have relegated the Word of Life to a side dish, which few will touch.

The assembly of the saints should be first of all a time of worship and devotion and feeding and feasting upon the Lord Jesus Christ, and not a matter of shallow entertainment. It is a sad thing indeed when a Bible-teaching service or prayer meeting is attended by only a handful of worshipers, while a high-powered entertainer, a musical night, or moving pictures will draw packed houses. Instead of gathering around the person of Christ and feeding upon His Word, we are today regaled by cowboy stunts, ventriloquism, magic tricks, and western movies. Oh, for a return to the good old days when folks went to church not to be entertained and amused and tickled, but to worship the Lord, and to feed upon His Word, and prepare for service through the ministry of the Holy Spirit.

John 12:48  “

He that rejecteth me, and receiveth not my words, hath one that judgeth him: the word that I have spoken, the same shall judge him in the last day.”

Written by M.R. DeHaan, M.D.

Shared by Mugisha Charles

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There is just one thing that matters in LIFE!

When it’s all been said and done,
There is just one thing that matters,
Did I do my best to live for TRUTH?
Did I live my life for YOU GOD?

When it’s all been said and done,
All my treasures will mean NOTHING,
Only what I have done,
For love’s rewards,
Will stand the test of TIME.

Lord, your mercy is so great,
That you look beyond our weakness,
And find purest gold in miry clay
Turning sinners into saints!

I will always sing your praise,
Here on earth and heaven after,
For you’ve joined me at my true home,
When it’s all been said and done,
You’re my life when life is gone.

Written by Don Moen.

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Are you a Christian? This should be your motto!


Paul, a true man of God said in (Acts 20:33) ‘I have coveted no man’s silver, or gold or apparel.’ Paul worked and ministered and was generous but he was not greedy. His confession should be branded into the heart of every minister of the gospel. Many today do covet and are greedy and live in luxury ! Paul knew the Divine Finger of God wrote the commandment ‘Thou shalt not covet.’ (Exodus 20:17)
Paul read the Old Testament and read where Moses needed godly men to assist him and these men were free from greed.

 Exodus 18:21: ‘Thou shall provide out of all the people able men, such as fear God, men of Truth, hating covetousness.’

O how my heart breaks to see people follow ministries that are void of the holy fear of God and distort the scriptures in order to gain financially. We need men who truly fear God and hate all forms of greed ! Men of truth. Holy, godly men whose lives are above reproach.

Paul was inspired by the Holy Spirit to say a minister must not be greedy for money. (1st Timothy 3:3) calls it ‘filthy lucre.’ Many are disqualified because of greed ! It is possible to use the ministry as an easy way to make money if a man does not fear God and has no integrity.Today we hear sermons on how to get rich instead of ‘beware of covetousness’. (Luke 12:15) ‘Take heed, and beware of covetousness, for an man’s life consists not in the abundance of things which he possesses.’ We tend to define life by what we own. Jesus said,’Take heed’. Jesus said ‘beware.’ This is His warning to us.Meditate on this holy scripture.

We hear so much about the ‘good life’ instead of the ‘godly life’. Covetousness is preached as though it was a virtue instead of a vice. And those who have much want more instead of heeding the Word in (Hebrews 12:5)

‘Let your conversation be without covetousness and be content with such things as ye have.’

That word conversation actually means your ‘lifestyle.’ The lest contented people I know are those who have the most material possessions. There is a lust for more and more. A covetous heart is never satisfied.

Peter had this to say in (Acts 3:6) ‘Then Peter said, Silver and gold have I none, but such as I have give I thee:In the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth rise up and walk.’The crippled man was instantly healed ! Peter was a humble godly man not a greedy man. He gave the man what he needed ! It was the real power of Jesus the Risen Lamb.

So Paul and Peter were not covetous or greedy for gain, they were just servants of Jesus. But things are so different today. Many ministers are ‘loaded down’ with silver and gold and they boast about it ! Silver and gold simply represents money and you cannot serve God and Money at the same time ,meaning a greedy person is not serving the Lord but his lusts for material things.(Matthew 6:24)

Now Peter was inspired to write that a minister must ‘Feed the flock of God which is among you,taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly ,not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind.’

Many do not feed the flock a diet of sound doctrine but teach new revelations that twist the truth and they do it for financial reward !
Peter then says in (1st Peter 5:3) that a real minister will not be a dictator but a godly example to the flock.Many arrogant ,selfish, greedy ministers abuse the sheep because they fear not God and they are covetous !

A true minister will be an example of humility, holiness and contentment. We will be a man with a passion for God and a servant of people. Read 1st Timothy 6:3-10. Study that passage carefully.

 Ecclesiastes 5:10 ‘ He that loves silver shall not be satisfied with silver, nor he that loves abundance with increase :this is also vanity.’


Beware of ministers who are preaching a message of materialism and greed !

(Isaiah 56:11) ‘Yea ,they are greedy dogs which can never have enough,and they are shepherds that cannot understand:they all look to their own way,everyone for his own gain.’

May we be content and be generous as the servants of God.

Brother David Cooke

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Romans 15:15-19

15 Nevertheless, brethren, I have written the more boldly unto you in some sort, as putting you in mind, because of the grace that is given to me of God,

16 That I should be the minister of Jesus Christ to the Gentiles, ministering the gospel of God, that the offering up of the Gentiles might be acceptable, being sanctified by the Holy Ghost.

17 I have therefore whereof I may glory through Jesus Christ in those things which pertain to God.

18 For I will not dare to speak of any of those things which Christ hath not wrought by me, to make the Gentiles obedient, by word and deed,

19 Through mighty signs and wonders, by the power of the Spirit of God; so that from Jerusalem, and round about unto Illyricum, I have fully preached the gospel of Christ.

Paul and the Full Gospel

Paul declared to the Church at Rome that he had, “fully preached the gospel”.  Paul made it clear to them that he had not failed to tell it all – that he had fully delivered all that makes up the Gospel.  What did Paul mean by the “Full Gospel”?  The Apostle Paul could hold his head up and look the Church of Rome in the eye and say that he had not failed to preach the entire Gospel to them, that he had left nothing out.

The Greek word that is translated “Fully” is the word “Pleroo” and it means to cram a net full, to level up to the top, to completely furnish, to satisfy, to complete, to verify, to perfect, and to supply.  When Paul said that he had fully preached the Gospel to the Church he was saying that he had completely furnished, supplied, and prepared them.  That he had filled up their cup with the truth all the way to the brim.  That he had stuffed their spiritual net to its fullest capacity.

Here is the breakdown of this word, “Fully”.

To furnish- If we are not receiving the “Full Gospel” then we are not fully furnished.  There is nothing worse than a home that is partially furnished and there is nothing worse spiritually than a Christian or Church that is only partially furnished.  That which is missing from the compliment will eventually be that which is needed.  This is why it is so important that we be fully furnished.

To Satisfy- Paul satisfied the requirements of the Gospel.  He preached all of it without any omissions.  Any Christian or Church that does not get the whole Gospel preached to them will not be fully satisfied.  Any preacher that does not deliver the entire counsel of God is not a “Full Gospel” preacher.  They may call themselves such but if they consciously, or even unconsciously, leave at any part of the truth as contained in the Word of God they are not Full Gospel.

To execute- Paul fully executed this Gospel.  This means he finished the work that God had sent him to do.  Jesus called the Apostle Paul on his famous journey to Damascus to persecute the Church.  In that vision of the Lord Jesus Christ, Paul was called to carry the message of the Gospel to the Gentiles.  Paul makes the claim in Romans 15:19 that he had fully executed this commission.

To accomplish- The work of the Gospel must be accomplished in our lives but it cannot without it fully being preached to us.  It is not enough to start but we must finish.  If we are going to be Full Gospel then we must accomplish that which the Lord has called us to do.

To finish- We will not be finished without the “Full Gospel.”  There are many unfinished Christians because they are not being fed the “Full Gospel.”  A good start deserves a good finish.  This is what we must do if we are going to be Full Gospel.

Paul was saying to all of those that he had preached to that he had preached the whole Gospel.  That he left nothing out.  He preached all that was required for the Christian life.  In effect he was saying that his message was a complete message and if a person would take heed to what he had shared it would equip them to live an overcoming Christian life.

Today, unfortunately, there are many churches that leave much out.  They preach many good things but they leave many more good things out.  The glaring lack in these churches is often so dangerous that even if a person has a real conversion experience and remains they will soon lapse into some type of destructive behavior or thought that will lead them back into death.

Can a Christian be complete without obedience?  Can a Christian be complete without Prayer?  Can a Christian be complete without the Baptism of the Holy Ghost?  How about Holiness?  Why would any Church believe they are complete if they do not believe in repentance?  Yet there are many churches that either reject these great Bible teachings altogether or have so corrupted them as to make them unrecognizable from their true forms.

You see this is the problem.  There are many Christians and Churches that start out with a good solid Gospel, but there are other important aspects of the Gospel that are never preached to them, therefore they grow stunted and many fall out of the race.  Often the greatest error of the churches that are “Less-Than-Full-Gospel” is not what they are saying but what they are not saying.

It is a grave error to tell a man that he needs to be saved without telling him he must obey.  Yet this happens all the time!  There are many people that claim to be Christians but they feel not the slightest tinge of guilt about living in open disobedience to God.  This is a direct result of the Gospel not being “Fully Preached.”

The Full Gospel is Saving Gospel

Make no mistake about it: this Gospel when preached in its fullness can bring a person to real salvation.  Sometimes people received just enough Gospel to get them in the door but they never progress any further.  What they need is the Full Gospel.

The word Gospel means, “Good News” and/or “God’s Word”.  It is certainly good news to understand that a sinner can be transformed from their wicked state into a new creature that is holy.  This is good news!  But what if we preach judgment and the wrath of God?  Is that good news?  Absolutely!  People will not recognize the good news from the bad until there is a comparison.  We preach to the sinner: “You are hopelessly lost!  You are wicked!  You have transgressed the Law and have offended the Holy God!”  Once that sinner hangs their head in shame for their lost condition then we offer unto them the solution: “Here is the good news!  Jesus saves!  Repent, turn from all of your sin, and place your faith in Christ!  He is your only hope of redemption.”  Let a man condemned to die hear the Good News that Jesus saves!

So the Full Gospel is a saving gospel.  The message of the gospel is that a low-down, dirty sinner can turn from their sin and become a Christian by repenting and placing their faith in Christ.  That is part of the Full Gospel.

The Full Gospel is a Keeping Gospel

Not only can Jesus save you but also he can keep you.  He can keep you from falling back into your old sinful ways.  Does this mean that Jesus will do so against your will?  No.  If you will to return to your sin then you can do so and the consequences will be eternal.  The reverse is true as well: if you will to live for God then there is nothing that can stop you.  Jesus will keep you.  Jesus will give you the moral fortitude to stand against all temptation and persecution.

2 Timothy 1:12

For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.

Galatians 1:4

Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:

I am glad that the Full Gospel is a keeping Gospel.  This is part of the Full Gospel.

The Full Gospel is a Filling Gospel

This more than anything else is left out of the fundamental doctrine of many churches.  Make no mistake about it!  It is as imperative for you the believer to be filled with the Holy Ghost as it is for that sinner to be saved.  Jesus made you a New Creature for this purpose.  Only the New Creature can be filled with the Spirit.

What good is a New Wineskin that is empty?  When you pick up a wine skin you expect to find it full of wine.  What good is a New Creature without the filling of the Holy Ghost?  God expects to pick up his New Wineskin and find it full of the Holy Ghost.

Luke 5:37-38

37 And no man putteth new wine into old bottles; else the new wine will burst the bottles, and be spilled, and the bottles shall perish.

38 But new wine must be put into new bottles; and both are preserved.


The New wine has a preserving effect on the bottle.  Without the New Wine the bottle will eventually crack and revert back to uselessness. Anything poured into a cracked wineskin will be lost and wasted.  Anyone that does not move forward from their conversion to Christ to the infilling of the Holy Ghost runs a grave risk of not being preserved.

The Full Gospel is a filling Gospel.  All Full Gospel Churches will preach the Baptism of the Holy Ghost.  As a matter of fact I have never heard of a Church without the Baptism in the Holy Ghost using the term “Full Gospel” to refer to themselves.

The Full Gospel is a Pure Gospel

The Full Gospel is a gospel that resists worldliness.  Have you noticed that Churches that do not preach the Full Gospel, that do not preach the Baptism of the Holy Ghost, are quite often more worldly than Spirit-filled Churches?  Why is this?  It is a mark of the Full Gospel to resist contamination much longer.

A preacher in a non-Spirit filled Church once told a Spirit-filled preacher, “There is nothing to that Holy Ghost and talking in tongues.”  The spiritual preacher asked him, “Are there many in your churches that smoke, drink, curse, and do things that you know God is not pleased with?”  The other preacher hung his head and replied, “Yes.”  Then the spiritual preacher asked him, “You see our churches, and you know we have some problems also, but do our people live cleaner lives than yours?”  Again the preacher hung his head and replied, “Yes.”  Then the spiritual preacher said, “If there is nothing to this Holy Ghost and speaking with tongues, then why do we live cleaner lives than you?”  The preacher hung his head and could not answer.


It is very important that we not buy into a partial gospel.  A partial gospel that leaves out certain parts of the Bible because they are inconvenient, unpopular, or make people uncomfortable is no gospel at all.   No matter how much better we think we can make the Gospel no one has the right to tinker with it and change it in any way.

The Constitution of the United States of America is a wonderful governing document and has been held up as one of the greatest documents ever written.  Yet, for all of its greatness, it is not perfect.  It is still the product of men.  Because of its human origins the Constitution has needed to be amended many times.  These amendments were written, ratified, and added to the original Constitution to clarify inequities and failings.  The Word of God needs no amendments.  It is perfect!  If we amend the Gospel to add or take away anything written therein then we effectively destroy the perfect continuity of the Bible.  Let us now purpose in our hearts to accept the Full Gospel, the entirety of the Word of God, as the Word of God to mankind and in doing so we can start down the path of “The Full Gospel.”

Revivalist Mark E. Herridge Sr.