Key Players – Dedication

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page In the last chapter, The Realities Of The Church, the fifth reality stated that we must choose to be part of the revival that God has ordained.  It is an active choice, not a passive observance that makes the difference between someone useful and someone useless!  And nearly everything […]

Key Players – Leaders

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page Leaders, by definition, are different than the rest.  Leaders give direction, they mentor, they inspire, and they are the ones that keep going when all else says to stop.  But another important role played by church leadership is in the area of assessing and making correction.  And this is […]

Key Players – Saints

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page It seems obvious that the Lord Jesus was most effective in ministry that was “one on one.”  It is true that we often find Him speaking to the multitudes that thronged after Him as He performed miracles and taught strange and new doctrines.  But just in the Book of […]

Key Players

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page “And the things that thou hast heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit thou to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.”  – 2 Timothy 2:2 These words of the Apostle Paul to his son in the gospel, Timothy, are often quoted and taught in […]

Burned Yokes

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page In 1 Kings 19:19-21 we read the remarkable story of Elisha’s call to the prophetic ministry in Israel.  The great man of God, Elijah, now aged and near to his departure from this earthly life, had been instructed by the Lord to anoint Elisha in his place.  He obeyed, […]

Tasty Fish

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page All the way around, it was a very difficult night.  Jesus had shown Himself to the disciples after His resurrection more than once already.  But now, it had been several days since the last comforting time in His presence.  Jesus had said in Matthew 28:7 that He would one […]

Position, Perspective, And Priorities

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page  Because of who we are and because of our position in Christ, the Church must maintain a proper perspective on reality.  And this perspective that exists in the Kingdom of God is unlike any in the world!  Paul tells us in 2 Corinthians 4:18, “While we look not at […]

Outside Looking In

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page How embarrassing it must have been for Mary and her sons that day.  Jesus was at someone’s house, teaching a great number of interested people.  There were so many people there, in fact, that when Mary and Jesus’ brothers finally arrived, there was no room for them in the […]

The Lord’s Controversy

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page Wherewith shall I come before the LORD, and bow myself before the high God?  Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves of a year old?  Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil?  Shall I give my […]

The Church

Visit The Apostolic DNA Web Page “Great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised in the city of our God, in the mountain of his holiness.  Beautiful for situation, the joy of the whole earth is mount Zion, on the sides of the north, the city of the great King.  God is known in […]