Rejoicing- great joy; jubilation; the action of one that rejoices; an instance, occasion, or expression of joy The Akan people (an ethnic group of West Africa) Ghana have a proverb: “The lizard is not as mad with the boys who threw stones at it as with the boys who stood by and rejoiced over its… Continue reading When Not To Rejoice: Loving Our Neighbors
Genesis 3:9 And the Lord God called unto Adam, and said unto him, Where art thou? From the beginning God established the man to be the leader and protector in the community and in the family. Genesis 1:26-28 26 And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness: and let them… Continue reading Adam, Where Art Thou?
Brothers and Sisters, there are times in our lives we need to make course corrections in order to arrive safely and soundly at our next SPIRITUAL destination point and ultimately to heaven. Adversity may be the detour, storm, or obstacle that compels us to make such corrections. The Lord requires His beloved children to make… Continue reading The Four Corrections Adversity Compels Us To Make
2 Corinthians 5:20-6:20 As Christians we have the honor and responsibility of being Christ’s ambassadors to the world. With that responsibility comes the need to fully understand the message and manner as to which we are to carry ourselves. 2 Corinthians 5:20 Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through… Continue reading Are You An Ambassador For Christ?
Allegiance is defined as follows: 1. the loyalty of a citizen to his or her government or of a subject to his or her sovereign. 2. loyalty or devotion to some person, group, cause, or the like. Many people pledge their allegiance to the republican Party, while others choose to pledge their allegiance to the… Continue reading I Pledge Allegiance To the Lord
Here’s an affirmation for all of us: I confess that God has changed my heart; And now my actions are an outward expression of this wonderful change. When I find myself making wrong decisions, I will not attempt to justify my wrongdoings, but will instead seek God’s forgiveness, and turn away from these misdeeds. As… Continue reading Saturday Evening Encouragement
Revelation 3:8 I know thy works: behold, I have set before thee an open door, and no man can shut it: for thou hast a little strength, and hast kept my word, and hast not denied my name. The door that no one can shut seems in this context, to be the entrance into heaven… Continue reading An Open Door For You
Joshua 24:14-15 “Now therefore, fear the Lord, serve Him in sincerity and in truth, and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the River and in Egypt. Serve the Lord! (15) And if it seems evil to you to serve the Lord, choose for yourself this day whom you… Continue reading Be A Godly Father
John 8:12 Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. We cannot control how other people treat us, but we do have control over our own actions. Do not allow anyone or anything… Continue reading Don’t Allow Anything to Dim Your Light
Micah 6:8 He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God? This verse speaks of the underlying attitudes that must accompany all true worship. What does the Lord require of you: The idea… Continue reading Walk Humbly