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  • The Importance of Fellowship

    Due to Covid-19, many churches have closed their doors and now offer online services. Government mandates, social distancing, mask-wearing, and unrealistic demands placed on churches has discouraged many congregations from meeting in live services. Putting politics aside, I wanted to… Read More ›

  • The Holy Spirit

    The Christian faith is built on the doctrine that God consists of three persons in one (Deut. 6:4/Hebrew word echad = compound unity). Praise the Father, Son, and Holy Ghost! The Father is not the same person as the Son… Read More ›

  • Rain

    In the Bible, rain is a symbol of God’s blessing or His displeasure. Rain can bring refreshment, enable crop growth, and help produce a bounty of fruit. On the other hand, too much or the lack of rain can bring… Read More ›

  • Showing God Kindness

    Be kind. Mothers frequently remind their children to be kind. Share your toys. Be patient with your sibling. Help others. Speak words of love and encouragement. Show compassion. Be friendly and considerate. “And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving… Read More ›

  • Be Still

    When we are still and surrendered to God, we find peace, even if the earth is in an uproar and chaos surrounds us. A call to be still is an encouragement filled with wisdom. But what exactly does it mean?… Read More ›

  • Hope

    Life is certainly changing. We are told that we must adapt to a new normal. This has many of us depressed and overwhelmed. If our future is not secured and satisfied by God, we are going to be excessively anxious…. Read More ›

  • Chariot or Juggernaut?

    Recently, America has seen an increase in violence and chaos. It appears the devil is attacking on many fronts. He knows his time is short and I believe he’s trying to paralyze mankind with fear. We have had to endure… Read More ›

  • Maintaining A Heavenly Perspective

    2020 has certainly been a challenge. In a very short period of time, everyday life has changed. When the pandemic hit a lot of fear took over. Wearing a mask and using hand sanitizer was encouraged with great diligence. People… Read More ›

  • Praise During Adversity

    God is always worthy of our praise. When we consider the reasons why we should praise God, we find a list of His attributes. First, He is good. There is no evil or sin within God. He is pure and… Read More ›

  • Shipwrecked

    Saul of Tarsus is known worldwide as one of the greatest Christian missionaries. His inspired writings cover a large portion of the New Testament. He was born to Jewish parents who possessed Roman citizenship. As a Pharisee and a member… Read More ›

  • 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 ›