Entries by Kent Parrish

Blog — July 6

Ouch! The very thought of a hook in my nose makes my eyes water. Doesn’t sound like a pleasurable experience, especially if someone is pulling on that hook. Manasseh was hard-hearted, hard-headed and just plain ole hard! The Lord spoke to Manasseh and all the people, but “they paid no attention” (v. 10). What a sad state […]

Blog — April 23

Psalm 96:3 instructs, “Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all the peoples.” In November 1914, the early leaders of the Assemblies of God met at Stone Church in Chicago and made a declaration that is still resounding today: “As a Council…we commit ourselves and the Movement to Him for the greatest […]

Blog — March 11

“Because you did not trust in me enough to honor me as holy in the sight of the Israelites, you will not bring this community into the land I give them (Numbers 20:12).” One could hardly blame Moses for being upset.  After all God had done for the Israelites, they were still complaining and murmuring!  […]

Blog — February 18 (additional)

“You yourselves have seen what I did to Egypt, and how I carried you on eagles’ wings and brought you to myself.” Exodus 19:4 Only a few months ago the Israelites had been slaves to Egypt.  God is now reminding them of how he brought them out of the bondage of slavery. “You yourselves have […]