Acts 9:1-6; 10-16 Each time I read this story, I am amazed at the grace of God. I see the Lord take this man Saul, save him by grace, and transform him into the great Apostle to the Gentiles and I realize that there is hope for people like you and I to be used… Continue reading Can God Really Use My Life?
This post was written by my cousin, Clarissa Lee. Believe is such a powerful word, because that is what we, who have placed our faith in Jesus Christ’s finished work at the cross, had to do. First, we had to hear the Word. Then, we had to believe what we heard. And then once we… Continue reading Believe
Acts 8:35 Then Philip opened his mouth, and began at the same scripture, and preached unto him Jesus. Preached unto him Jesus: First-century Jews did not speak much about a suffering Messiah. The Jewish people, facing the yoke of Roman rule, believed that the Messiah would come as the Lion of Judah, a delivering king,… Continue reading Make Me A Witness
Sometimes we get in a rush as we are reading scripture, but perhaps, we should slow down and read with more intention, so that the words can soak into our hearts and minds. Through the power of the Holy Spirit, God is bringing us more and more into perfection, day by day. As we read… Continue reading O Taste And See
Psalm 139:1-6 1 O lord, thou hast searched me, and known me. 2 Thou knowest my downsitting and mine uprising, thou understandest my thought afar off. 3 Thou compassest my path and my lying down, and art acquainted with all my ways. 4 For there is not a word in my tongue, but, lo, O… Continue reading No Where To Run, No Where To Hide
King Solomon, author of most of the Old Testament book of Proverbs, wrote often about the power of words, he said: Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof. Inner satisfaction comes from true and good speech. Death and life: The… Continue reading The Power Of Words
Acts 2:39 For the promise is to you, and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call. In this verse of Scripture, Peter exhorted his listeners to repent. In other words, each person has to make a decision to turn to God in faith… Continue reading The Gospel Is For Everyone
This message was written by my cousin, Edward. Our Spiritual Gift vs. Our Spiritual Responsibilities Spiritual gifts are extraordinary abilities that the Spirit gives to us Believers to build up the church. These attributes as faith, teaching, and giving are considered gifts that all Christians are exhorted to develop these traits. Some Christians are Given:… Continue reading Spiritual Gifts: Unity In Diversity
Psalm 121 1 I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. 2 My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth. 3 He will not suffer thy foot to be moved: he that keepeth thee will not slumber. 4 Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither slumber… Continue reading Where Are You Looking?
This is the time of the year, when many of us reflect back over the past years success and failures. Many people do a self-inventory of their lives, and purpose to make changes in the coming year that will better improve their quality of living. Some people may decide to lose weight. Some may decide… Continue reading Doing a Self-Inventory