Jude 1:22-23 And on some have compassion, making a distinction; (23) but others save with fear, pulling them out of the fire, hating even the garments defiled by the flesh. Brothers and Sisters, You and I have certain obligations to other believers. First you and I need to show mercy to those in any kind… Continue reading Showing Your Mercy
Luke 24:45-47 And He opened their understanding, that they might comprehend the Scriptures. (46) Then He said to them, “Thus it is written, and thus it was necessary for the Christ to suffer and to rise from the dead the third day, (47) and that repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His… Continue reading Principles Of Repentance
Forgiveness: the action or process of forgiving or being forgiven. The Bible states that when someone hurts us, we are under an obligation to God to forgive that person. Jesus is very clear on this point: Matthew 6:14-15 14 For if ye forgive men their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you: 15 But… Continue reading The Forgiveness principle
Reconcile-Restore friendly relations between, to find a way of making (two different ideas, facts, etc.) to cause people or groups to become friendly again after an argument or disagreement. II Corinthians 5:18-19 18 And all things are of God, who hath reconciled us to himself by Jesus Christ, and hath given to us the ministry… Continue reading We All Need To Reconcile And Forgive
Mark 4:22 22 For there is nothing hid, which shall not be manifested; neither was any thing kept secret, but that it should come abroad. Brothers and sisters, Jesus’ lesson of the lamp, a small clay vessel that burned a wick set in olive oil, is that light reveals what it glows on. Like the… Continue reading Nothing Hidden: Light Under A Basket
When you and I watch on the giant HD screens today, we can see the deep cuts on the man’s body. A soldier beat him while an angry crowd laughed at the man whose face is covered with blood. The scenes appear so real, that, in the silence of the room, we cringe and grimace… Continue reading Suffering In High Definition (HD)
Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Brothers and sisters: Men and Women must venture forth judiciously if they are ever to realize a gain, even though there is always a certain amount of risk. Generous-showing a readiness to give more of something, as money or… Continue reading Are You Generous To Others?
Salvation deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ. Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Sin, according to the Bible is… Continue reading Are You Separated From God?
Satan’s Greatest Weapon Is Man’s Ignorance of God’s Word Don’t Be Ignorant of Satan’s Devices Brothers and sisters, You and I are living in a lost world. Satan the Devil, hates us and wants to destroy us. We must be aware of our enemy’s weapons and tactics, because our spiritual life depends on it. We… Continue reading Man’s Ignorance
My heart is saddened by the recent deaths of two more African- American men at the hands of police. I am also saddened by the deadly ambushing of police officers in Dallas resulting in deaths and injuries. How should we respond: 1. Prayer a. Pray for the families of the victims b. Pray for the… Continue reading Responding to Police Shootings