I Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life, whereunto thou art also called, and hast professed a good profession before many witnesses. As a youngster, growing up in the late 80’s and early 90’s, I bore witness to the rise of boxing great, “Iron” Mike Tyson. I can remember… Continue reading Fighting To Win
Do you “stress” about “stress” before there’s “stress” to “stress” about? Stress: Pressure or tension exerted on a material object or a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances. SYNONYMS: strain, pressure (nervous) tension, worry, anxiety, trouble, difficulty, informal hassle. Stress is also your body’s way of… Continue reading Stress
I Corinthians 13:13 And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. Brothers and sisters, faith enables us to come to God(Hebrews 11:6) but love enables us to imitate Him. Hebrews 11:6 But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe… Continue reading Love Never Fails
Lord, As our current president, Barack Obama, prepares to leave office, I pray that you will keep he and his family protected, just as You have over the past eight years. I ask that you would guide them, and help them to grow closer and know You better, as they begin the next chapter of… Continue reading A Prayer for The President
This is very good, sound Godly advice. Our goal in any conflict is to see things from Christ’s point of view. Source: How To Handle Church Conflict
It is difficult to worship God when people let you down. It is a common experience for you and I as believers to attempt to worship God but find it impossible because our minds are saturated with thoughts of animosity about another person. This is especially difficult when the other person happens to be a… Continue reading Looking Up When People Let You Down
Ecclesiastes 11:1 Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. Brothers and sisters: Men and Women must venture forth judiciously if they are ever to realize a gain, even though there is always a certain amount of risk. Generous-showing a readiness to give more of something, as money or… Continue reading Are You Generous To Others?
Salvation deliverance from sin and its consequences, believed by Christians to be brought about by faith in Christ. Romans 10:9 That if thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus, and shalt believe in thine heart that God hath raised him from the dead, thou shalt be saved. Sin, according to the Bible is… Continue reading Are You Separated From God?
No matter what our way of life is, when confronted by the hardships and injustices of life, the easy road is to respond with hatred, bitterness, and feelings of discouragement. I refuse to take the bait that our media and certain political individuals are stirring up. Regardless of what comes my way, I choose to… Continue reading Don’t Take the Bait – Shine Through the Darkness
My heart is saddened by the recent deaths of two more African- American men at the hands of police. I am also saddened by the deadly ambushing of police officers in Dallas resulting in deaths and injuries. How should we respond: 1. Prayer a. Pray for the families of the victims b. Pray for the… Continue reading Responding to Police Shootings