Reference II Samuel 11 and 12 As II Samuel 11 opens, we learn that King David’s troops have gone out to war, however David has remained behind at the palace. So we’ve already got an issue, because as the king, David should’ve been leading his troops in battle. Now a friend of mine has a… Continue reading I Need Help Getting Undressed
1 Peter 4:12-19 Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; (13) but rejoice (a) to the extent that you partake of Christ’s sufferings, that (b) when His glory is revealed, you may also be glad with exceeding joy. (14)… Continue reading Suffering For God’s Glory
Mark 3:20 20 And the multitude cometh together again, so that they could not so much as eat bread. 21 And when his friends heard of it, they went out to lay hold on him: for they said, He is beside himself. In this particular chapter, Jesus and His disciples have had a very busy… Continue reading I Am Not Crazy
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?
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
The way has already been made for us, but when adversity strikes we choose to: argue with our spouse, get mad at our job, get mad at school. We’ll even get mad when “so called” friends reveal our secrets to others, and this goes back to us needing to be mindful of who we choose… Continue reading You Have The Victory Through Christ Jesus: Part 2
I Corinthians 15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. I am writing this to encourage you, the reader, that whatever you may be going through, even if you feel that your world has been turned upside down, I want you to know that you have the… Continue reading You Have The Victory Through Christ Jesus: Part 1
2 Corinthians 12:7-9 And lest I should be exalted above measure by the abundance of the revelations, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, a measure , a messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I be exalted above measure. (8) Concerning the thing I pleaded with the Lord three times that it… Continue reading Do You Have A Thorn In Your Flesh?
Psalm 46:1 God is our refuge and strength. a very present help in trouble. Our refuge and strength may be rephrased :our impenetrable defense.” The psalm regularly uses imagery of a fortress to describe God. In the ancient Middle East cities were built on heights with high walls for defense. There was no city and… Continue reading Our Refuge In The Storm: Depend On God
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