Author: Mark Lewelling. Th.D.

Audio Teachings Verily, Verily and Amen

Verily, Verily and Amen

These are terms we use very often in religious circles. Yet, most of us don’t know what they mean. We’ll throw an “Amen” out as an approval of something that was said or at the end of a prayer. What exactly are we saying? The fact is, verily and amen are the exact same word […]

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Audio Teachings The Word Spoken into Manifestation

The Word Spoken into Manifestation

  God created mankind by speaking and created us to be like Him, in His image – to function like He does. Then, He put us in charge of His creation. Genesis 1:26-28 And God said, Let Us make man in Our image, after Our likeness: and let them have dominion over the fish of […]

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Audio Teachings Passover

Passover

What is Passover and how does it relate to me? Passover is a celebration of the event that prepared the Children of Israel for leaving Egypt. Exodus 12:5-13 ‘Your lamb shall be an unblemished male a year old; you may take it from the sheep or from the goats. 6 ‘And you shall keep it […]

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Audio Teachings Knowing Jesus - 2

Knowing Jesus

Know Jesus; Know Peace. No Jesus; No Peace! You may be asked if you know who the President is. But, knowing who he is and knowing him are two very different things. It’s not enough to know about Jesus. We must connect with Him personally. John 8:19 Then they asked Him, “Where is your father?” […]

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Audio Teachings Labor to Enter Gods Rest

Labor to Enter Into God’s Rest – Part 2

It can be a struggle to keep our hearts and minds focused on God and His Word when the storms of life rage. However, Jesus provided a way for us to learn how to control our thoughts and feelings. Matthew 11:29-30 “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 […]

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Audio Teachings Labor to Enter Gods Rest

Labor to Enter God’s Rest

Hebrews 4:11 Let us labor therefore to enter into that rest, lest any man fall after the same example of unbelief. (NKJ) Why is labor needed in order to rest? When faced with trials and tribulations, it can be a struggle to keep our thoughts on the victory that has already been won rather than […]

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Audio Teachings Lord Increase our Faith Lord, Increase our Faith

Lord, Increase our Faith

The Word of God is more than just divinely-inspired promises. It is seed that, planted in faith, makes those promises a reality. Luke 17:5 “And the apostles said to the Lord, ‘Increase our faith.’ 6 So the Lord said, ‘If you have faith as a mustard seed, you can say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be pulled […]

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Audio Teachings The Faith Walk

The Faith Walk

What we say must stay in line with what God says. Faith speaks words of hope; not fear or doubt. Speak faith-filled words. Guard against speaking negatively. Don’t speak what you see in the natural realm. Speak what you see in the Word of God. You cannot speak out what is not put in. This […]

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Audio Teachings Get Doubt Out

How to Get Doubt Out

Just because doubt enters our mind does not mean we should let it out of our mouth. What we say must stay in line with what God says. Step 1: Understand you get what you speak! Proverbs 18:21 “Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat […]

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Audio Teachings the Three Thieves of Faith

The Three Thieves of Faith

The Three Thieves of Faith  The Thief of Ignorance Hosea 4:6 “My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge:” (NKJ) Philemon 1:6 “I pray that your partnership in the faith may become effective as you fully acknowledge every good thing that is ours in Christ.” (Berean) Stop looking at what you don’t have and see […]

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Audio Teachings Thoughts or Emotions

Thoughts or Emotions?

        Is what we feel or what we think more important? Do our emotions control our thinking or do our thoughts control our emotions? Is anxiety, worry, fear or hate an emotion or a thought? Is love, joy, peace an emotion or a thought? Proverbs 12:25 “Anxiety in the heart of man […]

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Audio Teachings How Big is your God

How Big is your God?

You cannot make God bigger than what He is; you can only make Him something He is not. He will never fit into our box. Take the limits off of God. We limit Him by our small thinking. Mark 9:23 “Jesus said to him, “If you can believe, all things are possible to him who […]

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Audio Teachings Public Enemy Number One

Public Enemy Number One

Before we can find out who the real enemy is, we must know who the real enemy is not: Satan Hebrews 2:14-15 Because God’s children are human beings—made of flesh and blood—the Son also became flesh and blood. For only as a human being could He die, and only by dying could He break the […]

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Audio Teachings The Authority of God's Word

The Authority of God’s Word

We must remove all ambiguity concerning God’s Word. To question the Word of God is to question your own salvation. 1 Peter 1:23 “Being born again, not of corruptible seed, but of incorruptible, by the word of God, which lives and abides forever.” (NKJ) If you are unable to see the Word working in your […]

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Audio Teachings Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect

Words have importance even if you don’t really mean what you say. The Devil does not have the power nor authority to speak into your life and change it. That is why he works so hard trying to get you to speak negative things. Your words carry the power of life or death. It is […]

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Audio Teachings Hearing and Receiving from God

Hearing and Receiving from God

God is always speaking. The question is, are we on the same wavelength with God? Is your receiver on? Philippians 2:5 “Let this mind be in you which was also in Christ Jesus,” (NKJ) You cannot hear from God if you don’t hear His Word. James 1:21-27 “So get rid of all the filth and […]

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Do You Know Who You Are

Who Do You Think You Are?

We must know who we are, not who we were. The devil wants us to live within the confines of our past.  Therefore not knowing who you are is the only reason you face defeat. John 10:10 “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and […]

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Audio Teachings The Kingdom of Heaven

The Kingdom of Heaven – Part 1

The terms the Kingdom, Kingdom of Heaven, Kingdom of Light, and the Kingdom of God are all synonyms. What does the Kingdom of Heaven mean? Where exactly is the Kingdom of Heaven? How do we get there? Jesus knew we would have a hard time understanding the Kingdom of Heaven with our natural mind. Over […]

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Audio Teachings Deception

Deception

Deception keeps you focused on a distraction so you won’t see what is really going on. The main problem with deception is you don’t know you are being deceived. Let’s look at the source of all deception. Jeremiah 9:6 You dwell in the midst of deception; in their deceit they refuse to know Me, (Berean) 2 […]

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Audio Teachings Matter of the Heart

Matter of the Heart

Too often we want God to fix the problem around us when He wants to fix the problem within us. It is not enough to deal with the surface. We must get to the root of the problem – the heart. 1 Samuel 16:7 But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look at his […]

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Audio Teachings Fulfill Your Prescription

Fulfill Your Prescription

What is a prescription? According to Webster, “a written direction for a therapeutic or corrective agent; specifically: one for the preparation and use of a medicine.” It also means, “The action of laying down authoritative rules or directions.” It is also defined as, “the process of making claim to something by long use and enjoyment.” The […]

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Audio Teachings Grow up

Grow Up

What does spiritual maturity look like? Ephesians 4:11-15 It was He who “gave gifts to people”; He appointed some to be apostles, others to be prophets, others to be evangelists, others to be pastors and teachers. 12 He did this to prepare all God’s people for the work of Christian service, in order to build […]

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Audio Teachings Born Again

Born Again

What does it mean to be Born Again? Where did the term come from? John 3:3-6 Jesus answered and said to him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, except anyone be born from above, he is not able to see the kingdom of God.” 4 Nicodemus says to Him, “How is a man able to […]

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Audio Teachings The Torment of Fear

The Torment of Fear

Fear is a tool used by the enemy to stop us from using our faith to receive from God the things we need. Fear is designed to cause us to relinquish our God-given purpose. 2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of […]

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Audio Teachings What is NOT in Heaven

What is NOT in Heaven

Many of us have heard or read stories about people who have seen Heaven and we all conjure up ideas of what we think Heaven is like. 1 Corinthians 2:9-10 But as it is written: “Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor have entered into the heart of man the things which God has […]

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Audio Teachings What is your Problem

What is your Problem? – Part 2

In review, what problem or circumstance are you facing? If you don’t know your problem, then you certainly don’t know the answer. You don’t have a health problem. You don’t have a financial problem. You don’t even have a devil problem. Your problem is NOT the circumstance. You have a knowledge problem. Hosea 4:6a My […]

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Audio Teachings What is your Problem

What is your Problem?

What problem or circumstance are you facing? If you don’t know your problem, then you certainly don’t know the answer. You don’t have a health problem. You don’t have a financial problem. You don’t even have a devil problem. Your problem is NOT the circumstance. You have a knowledge problem. Hosea 4:6a My people are […]

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Audio Teachings Humility

Humility

What does it mean to humble yourself? Is it a posture – an attitude, or a mental thought? No, it’s much more! It is the actions you take toward yourself, others, and God. James 4:6-10 But He gives more grace. Therefore, He says: “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.” 7 Therefore […]

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Audio Teachings The Power of Our Words

The Power of Our Words

Words are the fundamental part of communication. We were created in God’s image by the spoken Word.  Our words have the power of influence for the good or for the bad. Have you ever been told something that has stuck with you throughout the years? Matthew 12:33-37 Jesus said, “Either make the tree good and […]

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Audio Teachings The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz

This is a story about a girl trying to find her way home.  After a whirlwind experience, she has lost her way, and can’t find peace and safety.  2 Timothy 1:7 For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. (NKJ) Let’s meet […]

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