Saturday, May 28, 2011

"Ordinary People ExtraOrdinary Power

     Hello to all of my friends. If you have noticed that I’ve not been blogging much lately.  Then there’s a reason. I’m officially in a doctoral program in another state.  So, I’ll blog when my schedule permits. Today, I’m going to share from John Eckhardt’s book, “Ordinary People Extraordinary Power.” Most of you know or have heard of him from his best-selling novel, Prayers That Rout Demons.
     The book is a great eye-opener. The author addresses the apostles. Many really don’t understand their role in the church today. The early church gave us the perfect example of how a small group of committed Christians can affect their communities and change the world.  The apostles brought a change to the way the people of God lived. Wherever they went, what they believed transformed the culture.
     Many churches today are embracing the truth of the apostolic ministry. Eckhardt believes that churches embracing this truth will see a change in their culture. We all know that Paul was an apostle that had been sent without the laying on of hands.  He was an apostle by the will of God, nor by the will of man.
     Some believe that all of the original apostles are dead, but the office still remains here. He listed several ways you can identify a false apostle. (1) Enslave people 2 Corinthians 11:20 (2) devour (greedy and covetous) (3) take advantage (4) exalt themselves (5) are abusive (6) are greedy and exploitative 2 Peter 2:2-3(7) are like wolves Matt 7:15 and (8) malicious with their words Matt 12:34-35.
     The qualification of an Apostle can be found in 1 Timothy 3:1-7of the Bible. This was a very interesting book.  From reading the book you will discover; (1) the characteristics of the apostle, (2) the proper role and function of the apostolic and (3) the ways God uses this gift in the world today. The book can be purchased from your local Christian book store or online. Annie Dennis Eskridge, author of Sin Abides. Website: Enjoy your blessings.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Sin Does Abides

Today’s mainstream society is filled with sin. We can start reading the Bible in Genesis and see where and how it entered the earth realm. If you do well, will you not be accepted? And if you do not do well, sin lies at the door. And it desire is for you, but you should rule over it? (See Genesis 4:7). Then we can look at “if my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways: then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land” (2 Chronicle 7:14KJV). This verse alone tells us that man need to be humble that is confessing his sins. Then, repent and then turn away from ungodly ways, or comeback to God. He  would hear, forgive, and heal them.
Let’s go back to Genesis.  The one man Adam!  It was through him sin entered the world.  Sin brought death.  The result is that death is now a universal experienced.  This phrase because all sinned in our lives is referring to individual sins.  When people commit ungodly acts such as fornication, killing, stealing and even telling lies this is examples of sin abiding in the land. I will take it even further just recent; a man said that God was going to return on May 21, 2011.  We all know that is not what the Scripture says.  But, from this ungodly act many people sold their belongings and many gave their money away.  This was an act of sin abiding in the land. It was a scam that deceived many. It’s the devil that deceives mankind.

Another Scripture tells us, “therefore just as through one man sin entered the world, and death through sin, and their death spread to all men, because all sinned”(Romans 5:12NKJV). In closing just think about this verse, “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God” (Romans 3:23 NKJV). Keeping those two verses in mind this alone proves the point that sin does abide in the world today. Then ask yourself this question, why do we have jails and prisons today? If the people, all lived holy without sinning would we needs correctional facilities? If you are not sure about sin and its devastating effect then you really needs to read…Sin Abides…written by Annie Dennis Eskridge. Email website:

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Think About It!

We know that God will always be there in our time of trouble.  Then, are we willing to spend more time praising Him for who He is? God keeps His proimses to us even when we don't. "And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold , I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful"(Revelation 21:5 KJV).God, seated on His throne and directs John to write down His words to restate that He meant what He said, "I am making everything new!(Rev 21:5). He means exactly that and we can see what He is doing now! We know that God is working on our behalf daily, all day long .  He is transforming us into the image of His dear Son (2 Corinthians 3:18 KJV). He's getting you ready for the day when we will be completely new. 

We know that God always complete all of His jobs. This is why He is the sovereign God, the Alpha and Omega, is the beginning and the ending of all things.This blog was written after reading the Sunday School lesson for May 22, 2011. This is just a brief statement, but Saints you need to read the entire lesson. It comes from Revelation 21:1-8.  But last Sunday's explained  the Great Multitude and why we wear white, as Saints of God.   Most people will not teach Revelation, so the Sunday School explored it for a while.

There are a lot of things we need to understand as Saints of the Most High God. White stands for purity. Once you start learning about the colors, then it would be good to think before putting on certain colors. Solomon tells us "wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom; and with all thy getting get understanding"( Proverbs 4:7 KJV). If you do not attend Sunday School, I recommend that you purchase a Sunday School book from a local Christian bookstore or order online. I really enjoy reading the lessons. Enjoy your blessings....Annie Dennis Eskridge, author of Sin www. email ;

Monday, May 9, 2011


“Unto the Church of God which is at Corinth, to them that are sanctified in Christ Jesus, called to be saints, with all that in every place upon the name of Jesus Christ our Lord, both theirs and our”(1 Cor 1:2KJV).
Sanctified in Christ could mean made holy by virtue of our relationship with Jesus Christ.  Apostle Paul made reference to the Corinthians’ right relationship with God.  They were to set apart for God’s special use. His aim was to bring their lifestyle and actions in closer harmony with God’s expectations.
Then we can look at another Scripture where Jesus speaks, “do not be afraid.  Go and tell my brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see Me” (Matthew 28:10 NKJV).  Note: that even Jesus referred to His disciples as His brethren. So, Christians why are we referring to other Christians as, you guys?
Yet, many of us say, we attend a Word Church and we act like the world. If we are a Word Church then, why we cannot say what the Word of God says about all things?  Have you ever stopped to look up the word guy? I guarantee if you did ,you would not saying that word.
 We can quote, “Death and life are in the power of the tongue and we are snared by the words of our mouth” (Proverbs 18:21 and Proverbs 6:2). My next question would be , do we know what those two Scriptures means? If we do, then we should not say you guys unless we don't know what you are saying. We set things in motion with our mouth.
Just a thought for your to think about. Annie Dennis Eskridge, author of Sin website: Be Blessed