Isaiah 50:7 For the Lord God will help me; therefore I will not be disgraced; therefore I have set My face like a flint, and I know that I will not be ashamed. The Lord is the Servant’s only source of help. The phrase “not to be disgraced” means to be honored. “Like a flint”… Continue reading Served By The Servant: Are You Being A Servant?
Fear an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or a threat. Because of what occurred in Charleston, Florida and Tennessee some people may never attend church. Some may stop going, or worse yet, some may stop believing. Since the beginning of civilization, mankind, Satan has… Continue reading Creating Fear
Psalm 27:1 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Light indicates deliverance from darkness, which is a biblical symbol of evil. The word salvation combined with the word light means “saving light.” Genesis 1:3 Then God… Continue reading An Exuberant Declaration of Faith: Guard Your Hearts
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
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
JESUS IS RISEN You and I sung about that at church this past weekend. We read Scriptures about that to. We wore our Easter best to worship (some to show their new outfits) to celebrate the Resurrection. 1. Now What? Beyond any doubts for we Christians, Easter is the most important day on our calendar.… Continue reading Now That Easter is Over-Now What?
Everybody isn’t your friend. Just because they hang around you and laugh with you doesn’t always mean they are for you. Just because they say they got your back, doesn’t mean they won’t stab you in it. “Even some people who profess to be Christians.” People “Even some professing Christians,” pretend well. Jealousy sometimes doesn’t… Continue reading Everybody Is Not Your Friend, So Keep God First
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
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
Psalm 97:10 Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked. Hate is acceptable to God only when it is directed towards evil. We should love God and hate evil. We should love people and hate evil things and evil… Continue reading Hate Sin, Love People