Suffering For God’s Glory

1 Peter 4:12-19 Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; (13) but rejoice (a) to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that (b) when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. (14)… Continue reading Suffering For God’s Glory

Young Women Searching After God’s Own Heart: Part 2

This is Part Two of a message my sister recently shared with the young women of the church we attend. These words apply to those of us males also. So how do we do it? The first thing we have to do is get into the Word. I don’t care how old or young you… Continue reading Young Women Searching After God’s Own Heart: Part 2

Young Women Searching After God’s Own Heart: Part 1

This is the first part of an encouraging message my sister shared with the young women of my church. Romans 12:1-2 1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And be not conformed to… Continue reading Young Women Searching After God’s Own Heart: Part 1

The Last Don’t lose

Mark 10:31 But many that are first shall be last; and the last first. Our culture of today is one of celebrity. Movie stars, singers, professional athletes, mega churches with itchy ears preaching. Some jobs, relationships and authors all garner our applause. The rich and famous hold much influence in our society. To some of… Continue reading The Last Don’t lose

Integrity Matters: A Powerful Witness

Proverbs 16:11 A just weight and balance are the Lord’s: all the weights of the bag are his work. Brothers and sisters, honest weights and scales matter to God, because God is perfectly true. Falsehood and dishonesty do not merely cheat people, they also offend God. A few days ago, I took my car to… Continue reading Integrity Matters: A Powerful Witness

Do You Love Like Christ?

Brothers and sisters, base every relationship on the unconditional love of Christ. Relationships can be fragile. Everything’s fine if two people are traveling down the same road, but what happens if those two people don’t see eye to eye, or open animosity is evident? The Christian’s role in a relationship, any relationship is to love.… Continue reading Do You Love Like Christ?

Loving The Unlovely

ROMANS 12:16 Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits. In the aforementioned Scripture, Paul gives us a good dose of compassion, humility, and service, all packaged into God-given emotions of love. For many of us it’s… Continue reading Loving The Unlovely