The Book of Romans

THE BOOK OF ROMANS The book of Romans provides the most comprehensive understanding of spiritual regeneration (salvation chapters 3-5), the vital truth most attacked and hated by Satan. The book also furnishes an in-depth exposition regarding the way of deliverance from our sinful nature (“old man”) and the demonic influence of “this present evil world” […]

The Leading of the Holy Spirit

The Leading of the Holy Spirit   Pastor A.W. Weckeman Feb.27, 2021 “I being in the way…” The 24th chapter of Genesis opens with Abraham sending his servant (Eliezer) back to his homeland (Mesopotamia) to find a bride, from amongst his kindred, for his son Isaac. Through a series of divine appointments, Abraham assures Eliezer that […]

Outer Darkness

“OUTER DARKNESS”  Dec. 22, 2017   Pastor A. W. Weckeman  The term “outer darkness” is a peculiar phrase used by Jesus in Mathew 8:12, 22:13, and 25:30. In all three instances, the Lord refers to a particular aspect of the judgment that awaits those who reject Him. For many years I wondered about the nature […]

The Mind is the Battlefield

The Mind is the Battlefield   Nov. 2020 Pastor A.W. Weckeman. New Creature in Christ Upon repenting of our sin and trusting Christ’s substitutionary death, burial, and resurrection on our behalf, a miraculous “spiritual rebirth” occurs, a reversal of the “spiritual death” we inherited from Adam. In a split second, the Holy Spirit permanently reunites with the new believer’s spirit […]

The Power of God’s Word

“…my heart standeth in awe of thy word” (Ps.119:161) The adage: “Perception defines reality” is only valid in a limited sense. Perception doesn’t truly define reality; God’s Word, absolute and eternal, defines that which is true and real. However, it is true that how we perceive things has a tremendous effect on our attitude toward them; […]

A Way To Escape

Sometimes there’s only one way out. While working as an N.Y.C. firefighter, one of the first things I learned was that fire had a nasty habit of doing things you didn’t anticipate. Even though a big part of our training centered on being prepared to expect the unexpected, out-of-control fire never ceased to amaze me.  […]

The Mechanics of Sin

The Mechanics of Sin   As a vehicle in need of wheel alignment, constantly pulling in the wrong direction, so is the constant gravitational pull of sin and self. Hence, the driving force behind our natural tendency to wander away from the Lord: “With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander […]

Biblical Dispensations Defined

Biblical Dispensations Defined  Pastor A.W. Weckeman   Sept. 2016 The Change of Times and Seasons As used in the Scriptures, the word dispensation refers to different administrations or stewardship, which occurs in specific time periods (ages) involving variations of God’s dealings with humanity. Dispensations concern accountability, responsibility, and faithfulness to the revealed will of God on the part of the steward. The “dispensation […]

The Remnant, the Lord’s Minority

The Remnant, the Lord’s Minority Pastor A. W. Weckeman Aug. 2016 The “end times”  will be characterized by widespread deception, false doctrine, and a mass falling away. “Now the Spirit speaketh expressly, that in the latter times some shall depart from the faith, giving heed to seducing spirits, and doctrines of devils.” (1 Tim. 4:1) “…evil […]