“peace, where is peace for our nations. our homes, and most of all our hearts and minds?”. The agonizing cry has echoed down through the ages, but it is heard with increasing intensity as the world becomes progressively more tempest-tossed and panic-stricken. It is also the cry of the heart? Amidst the prevailing discontent and… Continue reading Peace Of Mind In A Troubled World
In the book of Mark we read about a terrible storm. The disciples were with Jesus on a boat crossing the Sea of Galilee. Mark 4:37-38 37 And there arose a great storm of wind, and the waves beat into the ship, so that it was now full. 38 And he was in the hinder… Continue reading Our Storms Of Life
Isaiah 26:3-4 3 Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. 4 Trust ye in the Lord for ever: for in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength: In January 2016, as my church prepared their calendar of speakers for the year, I was informed that… Continue reading Adopting The Mind of Christ
Philippians 4:6-7 Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your request be made known to God. (7) and the peace of God which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Brothers and sisters we are to pray about our circumstances instead of worrying… Continue reading Don’t Worry, Pray
Many of us will project a false exterior, in order to hide the inner turmoil that we are facing. Some of us will wear an outward smile to mask the inner sadness that we are dealing with. Others may project a sense of confidence and toughness, while inwardly being overcome by anxiety and feelings of… Continue reading Give It All To God
For over 200 plus years, we as Americans have celebrated our independence, our own right to do as we please in governing our lives. What a wonderful country we live in – despite all its faults (racism, bigotry, and prejudices) and failures. What wonderful freedoms are offered to us. One of those freedoms today is… Continue reading Can America Return To God?
Matthew 5:10-12 10 Blessed are they which are persecuted for righteousness’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. 11 Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you, and persecute you, and shall say all manner of evil against you falsely, for my sake. 12 Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward… Continue reading Overcoming Difficult People
One can give no better explanation of God’s love than John 3:16-17, 16 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. 17 For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the… Continue reading God’s Love: Tell Someone You Know About Jesus
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?
PROVERBS 17:1 Better is a dry morsel with quietness, than a house full of feasting with strife. STRIFE: Angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict. synonyms: conflict, friction, discord, disagreement, dissension, dispute, argument, quarreling, wrangling, bickering, controversy. Brothers and sisters, the expression of a dry morsel means “very little,” especially in comparison to feasting.… Continue reading Around Your Table