Author Archives: Michael J Erdel

About Michael J Erdel

Mike is a pastor with The Christian and Missionary Alliance in the Rochester N.Y. area at "The Savior's Chapel". His desire is to encourage the Church of Jesus Christ, and declare God's hope through His Son Jesus, to a world which is long on excuses and short on hope. Mike has experienced the truth that when we kneel before Christ, surrendering to Him as Savior and LORD, we truly can rise above this world and the sinfulness that entangles us. We can Defy Gravity.

Blood Blessings (Ephesians 1:7)

(Ephesians 1:7) In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace. With the phrase “through His blood”, we discover the key to unlocking the manifold blessing of the cross of … Continue reading

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Why Walk on Eggshells with the Wicked?

I am not one to use this platform to argue political view points, as I do not believe that is the calling of men of God, or Christians in general. Yet, men of God and Christians are supposed to “have … Continue reading

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“Hey Mountain, Get Outta My Way!” (#2)

Mark 11:22-24 So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but … Continue reading

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Hey Mountain, Get Outta My Way! (#1)

Mark 11:22-24 So Jesus answered and said to them, “Have faith in God. For assuredly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be removed and be cast into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but … Continue reading

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Heaven is for Real!!! (#3)

As we discovered in the last article, our eternal dwelling with God will be remarkably different from the current earth, both physically and politically. Revelation 21:1 reveals that all the land will be together, with no sea to divide the … Continue reading

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Heaven in Coming Soon!!! (#2)

As we discovered in part #1 of this series, heaven is a reality right now! In the first place heaven is the place of God’s dwelling. In heaven right now, we have Jesus our Savior as our Mediator and High … Continue reading

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Heaven is Coming Soon!!!

(Revelation 21:1) Now I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away. Also there was not more sea. While reading the book “Delighting in God” this week, a posthumously published … Continue reading

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