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  • God Is A Straight-Shooter

    God will do whatever it takes to get our attention. Once He has it, He won’t mince words. Our God does not sugar-coat His thoughts and speaks frankly. He likes to get to the point. After all, He condensed His… Read More ›

  • Fear Not!

    We are presently living through turbulent times. With the volatile stock market, many folks are worried about their retirement funds. As the Corona Virus escalates, Americans are panicking. An ugly frenzy over how much toilet paper to buy, not to… Read More ›

  • This Generation

    It is no mistake that you were born into this time, this generation. God marked out your appointed time in history and the boundaries of your habitation. You were not given any say as to which family or nationality you… Read More ›

  • Wings of God

    It is written that God made man in His image. There are many references in the Bible that depict God as having wings. This is a metaphorical depiction and symbol of His love and protection. “So God created mankind in… Read More ›

  • What We See: The Love Of God

    What we see depends mainly on what we are looking for. If we’re in a bad mood, we may grumble and complain about all the problems in life, conveniently ignoring personal blessings. While on a journey, we might focus on… Read More ›

  • Manna

    God appointed Moses to lead His people out of Egypt. For over 400 years they were enslaved but God heard their cries and delivered them. He prepared Moses for the incredible task of leading the Israelites out of Egypt, through… Read More ›

  • Hell

    On an old episode of the tv comedy MASH, the character Radar referred to hell by spelling it out… H, E, double toothpicks. Some folks use this word as a means to curse while others speak of it as an… Read More ›

  • Stuffing Cracks With Scripture

    Years ago I went through a very difficult time. People I loved died suddenly and God felt very far away. It was like He had forgotten and abandoned me. The cracks in my faith brought doubts of His unfailing love…. Read More ›

  • Crowns

    Since ancient times, crowns have symbolized royalty, power, honor, righteousness, victory, and glory. When John saw the glorified Jesus, He was not wearing a crown of thorns. He was wearing many crowns. Many crowns indicate His collecting of all the… Read More ›

  • It’s All About Jesus

    Christmas is such a busy holiday season. December shows up nipping at the heels of Thanksgiving. Hardly recovered from mega plates of turkey and sweet potatoes, we deck our halls with the family Christmas tree. Outside lights dress homes with… Read More ›

  • The Gospel of Jesus Christ

    The word gospel means good news. The gospel of Jesus Christ is the good news of His coming to provide forgiveness of sins for all who believe. Ever since Adam and Eve’s original sin in the Garden of Eden, mankind… Read More ›

  • Fear Is A Snare

    Fear and anxiety work as hooks, lures, and traps. The Devil uses these emotions as bait to entangle and paralyze men. To avoid this snare, we must know God… His character, Power, and Love. In knowing our Father intimately, we… Read More ›

  • Lead Us Not Into Temptation…

    The first scripture many children learn to memorize is Matthew 6:9-13. It’s known as the Lord’s Prayer. God placed it in the Bible as a prayer model for all believers. The prayer begins with Jesus acknowledging His (and ours) relationship… Read More ›

  • Light Of The World

    If you were to light a match and hold it up against a wall, you’d see a shadow of the matchstick but not the tiny flame. Light has no shadow. God is light and in Him there is no darkness…. Read More ›

  • Be Like Jesus

    God wants to have an intimate relationship with us. He knows us inside and out but how well do we know Him? Are we intimately acquainted with His nature, attributes, and personality? How would you describe Jesus? Several scriptures mention… Read More ›

  • Faith: Deliberate Confidence

    Our faith in God is like a plant, a perennial. Perennials come back every year. However, there are some years when perennials rise from the earth in a sickly state. They are present but not vibrant. Other years, their strength… Read More ›

  • An Organized Army Of Darkness

    There are ranks of power within the 5 main branches of our military (Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and the Coast Guard). They are armed forces. This means they have the weaponry to defend, guard, and protect our land…. Read More ›

  • Get Out Of Ur!

    What do we know about Abraham? As one of the most important patriarchs of the Bible, it’s worth taking a moment to examine his life. Like all humans, he had many flaws. But God chose Abraham to be the father… Read More ›

  • Don’t Feel Sorry For Me

    It’s not unusual for people to experience feelings of heartfelt sorrow when hearing of another person’s loss and adversity. However, there is a difference between empathizing with someone and wishing that their trial never happened. God orchestrates circumstances. He wants… Read More ›

  • We Serve A BIG God

    Omnipotent. Omnipresent. Omniscient. God is all-powerful, all-present, and all-knowing. We serve a BIG God. Too often we forget His mighty power and crumble when adversity or trials come our way. Instead of telling God how big your trial is (He… Read More ›

  • Trusting the Promises of God

    God gave us emotions but He never told us to trust our feelings. The Bible states: “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; Who can know it?” Jeremiah 17:9 (NKJV). This verse warns us to rely on… Read More ›

  • Waiting On God

    Waiting can be very challenging. Whether we are in the slowest checkout line at the grocery store or asking God to answer a prayer, delays are often disappointing, worrisome, and frustrating. When God pushes the pause button in life it… Read More ›

  • Uniquely Designed By God

    Recently, I spoke with a friend who attended several concerts and musical lectures about the life and amazing talents of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Mozart was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era and was considered a child prodigy…. Read More ›

  • Why Do We Fear?

    Fear is rooted in what we believe. Circumstances, words, and things we see or hear can provoke it. To live a victorious life for Christ, we must harness our fears. Even though the disciples lived with Jesus and saw Him… Read More ›

  • Purity Amidst Impurity

    Sexual impurity abounds! It’s everywhere. Promiscuity has become the norm in our society. While waiting in grocery store checkout lines, we see it plastered over all the magazine headlines. When turning on the television, it’s hard to find a show… Read More ›