The Secret Chamber

Locked deep within the heart of every Christian man or woman is a place where few people have been given the rite of passage way. This place I have termed the “secret chamber.” Secret because it is hidden away from the rest of the house and remains invisible to others. Chamber because it is only one room tucked away within the house or temple of a man. 1 Cor. 3:16 reads "Do you not know that you are the temple of God and that the Spirit of God dwells in you." Truly we are the human temples of God and He lives within us. We have a responsibility to take care of every part of this temple because it is a godly habitation in which the Lord dwells. Rite of passage rights have been given away to people who have had no other plans than to abandon or to reject us after their selfish goals have been accomplished. This secret chamber is a very delicate or fragile room within the heart that requires certain qualifications to be met before entry. Out of desperation and a desirous … [Read more...]

Don’t Carry Dirty

A while ago, my Son Bobby and I were talking about people who had a history or carrying guns for defense. Our Son presently has 17 years in the Air Force so guns would be very comfortable and natural for him to carry a gun with a Texas License. We discussed one person we both knew very intimately who had a long history of carrying a gun. Bobby explained to me that that man “carried dirty”. I said “what do you mean?” and he explained Texas Gun Laws to me and how many violated those laws. That is where the phrase “Carrying dirty” comes because it refers to those who carry a gun without legal permission or licensure. That phrase stayed with me and I thought about the Gospel and how so many Christians in the Church of Jesus Christ also “carry dirty”. At Redemptive Christian Counseling, we are counseling so many Christians who have or had moral sin in their lives. One lady in particular, I counseled many years ago, who was a wonderful Wife and stay-at-home Mother. … [Read more...]