Posts by Dr. Norman Wise

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The Father’s Care (John 15:2)

by Dr. Norman Wise

  “”Every branch in Me that does not bear fruit, He takes away; and every branch that bears fruit, He prunes it so that it may bear more fruit.”  John 15:2 The branch of the VINE Jesus is one who has professed that HE is the Messiah, the Son of God, and the Word made flesh.   I am a […]

I am the true Vine! (John 15:1)

by Dr. Norman Wise

  ““I am the true vine, and My Father is the vinedresser.”  John 15:1 So, what is Christianity? It is Christ. Nothing more. Nothing less. Christianity is not an ideology or a philosophy. Neither is it a new type of morality, social ethic, or worldview. Christianity is the “good news” that beauty, truth, and goodness are […]

The Problem With Anger

by Dr. Norman Wise

  “(26) BE ANGRY, AND [yet] DO NOT SIN; do not let the sun go down on your anger,” {Ephesians 4:26 NASB}   “(19) [This] you know, my beloved brethren. But everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak [and] slow to anger; (20) for the anger of man does not achieve the righteousness […]

Dealing With Shame

by Dr. Norman Wise

“(25) Now the man and his wife were both naked, but they felt no shame.” {Genesis 2:25 NLT} “(7) At that moment their eyes were opened, and they suddenly felt shame at their nakedness. So they sewed fig leaves together to cover themselves.” {Genesis 3:7 NLT} What is shame. The word itself means a painful […]

Preparing for a New Year!

by Dr. Norman Wise

Spiritual Process to Get Ready for A New Year!  This is a guided journaling to seek an understanding of ourselves and God’s purpose  A.  Life Inventory What are your significant strengths? What are your significant weaknesses? What are the significant opportunities in the next year? What are the significant threats facing you in the next year? […]