Author Archive: Matt McMillen

By His Stripes We Are Healed?

“But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.” Isaiah 53:5 In the Old Testament there was a prophet named Isaiah. Hundreds of years before Jesus was born, Isaiah foretold about a man who would take the sin […]

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Don’t Hide Any Longer

He answered, “I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid.” -Adam, speaking to God, Genesis 3:10 “Hey, is there any way we can meet up and talk?” I said, over the phone to a friend of mine. “We can talk now, if you want,” he replies. “No, […]

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How Many Times Have You Been Saved?

“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8,9 I love Chonda Pierce. Some of the stuff she says in her stand-up comedy routines makes me laugh so hard my stomach hurts. […]

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How To Accept God’s Timing

…God did not lead them on the road through the Philistine country, though that was shorter. For God said, “If they face war, they might change their minds and return to Egypt.” So God led the people around by the desert road toward the Red Sea. Exodus 13:17,18 After Pharaoh released the slaves, God had […]

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Debunking Christian Myths Part 2

“We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not in despair; persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.” 2 Corinthians 4:8,9 There is a very well-known Christian teacher whom I love. This person has helped me tremendously over the years. However, as I go deeper into the knowledge of […]

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Jesus Will Not Blot Out Your Name

“The one who is victorious will, like them, be dressed in white. I will never blot out the name of that person from the book of life, but will acknowledge that name before my Father and his angels.” Revelation 3:5 Revelation 3:5 has been used by false teachers for centuries to create fear and anxiety […]

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The Father Will Never Give up on You

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!” See 1 John 3:1 God the Father is relentlessly pursuing you. That is, if you don’t believe in Jesus. God the Father is relentlessly loving you. That is, if you believe […]

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When Praying For Your Enemies Is Hard

“Do not gloat when your enemy falls; when they stumble, do not let your heart rejoice” Proverbs 24:17 Let’s all be honest with ourselves, when those who hurt us fail, our flesh gets a bit of a thrill out of it. However, as heaven-ready saints, we are not of the flesh, but of the Spirit (see […]

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Why Should I Listen to God?

“I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.” Psalm 32:8 Life can be frustrating, to say the least. Certain situations, circumstances, and people–in which we have no control over–can cause us to lose sleep and walk throughout our day resentful. […]

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