Led of the Spirit

Led of the Spirit   Pastor A.W. Weckeman Feb.27, 2021 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 God...

“New man” vs. “Old man”

 By Pastor Arnold W. Weckeman, June 2021 (Revised)   As we have learned in previous segments, Adam’s disobedience had a malignant effect on his entire being (spirit, soul, and body). Adam’s fallen state was inherited by his descendants, “Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death...

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 while speaking to the Jewish people. In all three instances, the Lord refers to a particular aspect of the judgment that...

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...

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...

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...

Articles :: 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...

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...

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...