1 Peter 3:1-2 teaches you can win over your husband by your godly conduct (versus words and nagging). Delilah and Samson shows wives what not to do.

How to Win Over Your Husband the Right (and Wrong) Way

If you’re a wife, Peter tells you how not to win over your husband (with words). And he tells you how to win over your husband (with godly conduct). 1 Peter 3:1-2 says: Wives submit to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, you may win over your husband without a word[…]

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What does it mean to be "filled with the Spirit"? For many people their church background determines their answer. But what doe Scripture say?

What does it mean to “be filled with the Spirit”?

This is a controversial question. Ask one hundred people what it means to “be filled with the Spirit” and you’ll probably receive almost as many different answers. Unfortunately, for some people church background determines their answer more than Scripture. I include myself in this category, because for a period of time I believed being filled with the Spirit looked more like what[…]

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In Genesis 2:18 God said He would make man a helper. Why should women be encouraged by this title, and how do they fulfill this role?

“I Will Make Him a Helper Comparable to Him”

In Genesis 2:18 God said, “It is not good that man should be alone. I will make him a helper comparable to him.” The Hebrew word for “helper” is ezer. It means “help” or “one who helps.” The word occurs twenty-one times in the Old Testament, including twice in Genesis 2, first in verse 18[…]

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4 Ways to Determine Your Spiritual Gifts

“Hi Pastor Scott, You talked about people having spiritual gifts and using them in the church. Do you have insight into determining your spiritual gifts? Thanks!” Here’s my response… This is such a common question people have developed surveys to help determine spiritual gifts. Ephesians 4:7-8 says God has given at least one gift to each person, but Scripture doesn’t[…]

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God’s standard for husbands and wives is so high that we ask, “Who is going to help me obey these commands?” The answer is the Holy Spirit will help you!

The Holy Spirit Will Help Your Marriage

Unfortunately, when it comes to marriage we often feel alone. God’s standard for husbands and wives is so high that we ask, “Who is going to help me obey these commands? What about the marriage problems we face?” The answer is the Holy Spirit will help you! Two words that summarize what it is like[…]

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God Sees What We Can Become

The Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the Lord does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” (1 Sam 16:7). Man sees physically, but God sees spiritually.   In[…]

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