Tag Archive: Joseph Franks

Mar 15

Joseph Franks – Gospel Leadership: A Call to One and All

In my personal life, over the last two years, God has impacted me in a special way. It has been a time of intense spiritual renewal and incredible personal growth. Some of it has been fun; some of it has been painful. However, through it all, my gracious Heavenly Father has targeted me for revival …

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Oct 18

Joseph Franks – Hide No Longer

There are times when it is profitable to hide. Joseph ran from the adulterous wife of Potiphar. Elijah ran from the Ahab and Jezebel who sought his head. Paul taught his readers to flee from the devil and his temptations, and David taught his students to hide God’s Word in their hearts. Even Jesus told …

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Mar 08

Joseph Franks – Dead and Obese Substitutes

When I go to eat at one of the local Chinese restaurants in my city, a statue of Buddha can be seen perched near the front door. This pagan idol shows the allegiance of the business owners. It presents to their patrons that in which they trust. Sadly, their statue also proclaims they are still …

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Feb 24

Joseph Franks – The Nurture and Admonition of Lucifer

It is highly offensive and dangerous for one to complacently and rebelliously live in sin before the Holy God. According to the Bible, God is angry with such wicked individuals each and every day. His condemnation is promised; it will be severe when poured out by the Just Judge of all mankind. In addition, if …

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Nov 28

Joseph Franks – Affectionate Action

Christ looks at his disciples and says, “If you love me, you will keep my commandments. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another Helper, to be with you forever.” (John‬ ‭14:15-16‬) While a relationship with Jesus is “not based on works lest any man should boast,” a sweet experiential relationship …

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Jan 13

Joseph Franks – High Law … High Grace … High Worship

The Law comes from our good God. The Law comes as a good gift from our good God. The Law is a good presentation of God’s standard of goodness. It tell us that which is really good in the sight of God. The Law is a good magnifier of our non-goodness. It does a very …

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Nov 19

Joseph Franks – The Will of God and Your Next Decision

Have you ever asked yourself the question, “What would God have me do?” Have you ever longed to be in the center of God’s will, but you found yourself paralyzed because you could not seem to figure out what he would have you do? Are you presently at a fork in the road and wish …

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Jul 08

Joseph Franks – He Humbled You and Let You Hunger

Job understood and expressed how his God gives and takes away. Solomon proclaimed the same truth when he wrote, “The Lord makes men rich, and others he makes poor.” In similar manner, Moses expressed how God sometimes satisfies his children with abundant provisions, while at other times he makes them very hungry. Such triumphs and …

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May 15

Joseph Franks – The Outward Show: Holiness from the Inside Out

Man looks on the outward appearance, but God looks at the heart. Man looks at the outward show, but God looks at the inward soul. However, that being said, let us not forget that both God and man see the outward appearance, and this is of immense importance. Outward appearances matter. The show that men …

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Jan 25

Joseph Franks – The Well Dressed Man

There is something noble about being a gentleman. A man who sits upright, stands straight, walks with poise, speaks correctly, thinks deeply, and with strong meekness cares for others more than himself — especially those of the fairer sex — such a man is to be lauded and appreciated. However a gentleman is noticed for …

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