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Stare in the right direction

Special Guest Columnist  Minister Christopher Coleman IAMCHRISTOPHERCOLEMAN.COM Facebook Twitter Wordpress “Instead, God chose things the world considers foolish in order to shame those who think they are wise. And he chose things that are powerless to shame those who are powerful.” -1 Corinthians 1:27 “Words can bring death or life! Talk too much, and you … Read More Stare in the right direction

Living New Lives

And just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glorious power of the Father, now we also may live new lives. –Romans 6:4b NLT  Mia Angelle 6 pounds and 4 ounces of tiny, exquisite perfection. Long, wispy eyelashes framed a face with cherubic rosy cheeks, and tight black curls formed a perfect little … Read More Living New Lives

So Fresh and So Clean

Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. Isaiah 1:18 KJV “Mmmm,” the housewife in the commercial said, inhaling deeply as she held a large bath towel to her nose. … Read More So Fresh and So Clean

Love Your Neighbor

by Evangelist Joyce L. Rodgers One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?” “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the … Read More Love Your Neighbor

Enough. Let’s Move On

I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. –Philippians 3:13-14 KJV I watched with anticipation as the presenter began … Read More Enough. Let’s Move On

Amazing Things!

Joshua told the people, “Consecrate yourselves, for tomorrow the LORD will do amazing things among you.” Joshua 3:5 NIV   Consecration. The online dictionary states to “consecrate” yourself essentially means to wholly dedicate yourself to something of greatest importance. When spoken plainly, however, “consecration” refers to the act of setting yourself aside and dedicating yourself to God. … Read More Amazing Things!

MENTORSHIP MATTERS

The Lord said to him, “Go back the way you came, and go to the Desert of Damascus. When you get there, anoint Hazael king over Aram. Also, anoint Jehu son of Nimshi king over Israel, and anoint Elisha son of Shaphat from Abel Meholah to succeed you as prophet. Jehu will put to death … Read More MENTORSHIP MATTERS

Prepare for Plenty

In this iconic story, a penniless and bereaved widow is at risk of having her two sons taken as slaves by a creditor because of her debt. Elisha, the prophet, offers help and asks the widow what she has in her house. She told Elisha that she only had a small jar of oil. Elisha … Read More Prepare for Plenty

Did You Call Me?

It is common to feel frustrated when you don’t recognize the voice of God. Samuel heard his name called repeatedly while lying down. He went back and forth to answer Eli, thinking it was him calling, but no, it was the Lord calling Samuel (1 Samuel 3). Here is the beauty of this story: Though … Read More Did You Call Me?

Just Tell Daddy!

“Or do you think that I cannot call on My Father, and He will provide Me at once with more than 12 legions of angels?” –Matthew 26:53 HCSB “. . .your Father knows what you need before you ask him.” –Matthew 6:8 NIV Tears had begun to well up in the eyes of the 5-year … Read More Just Tell Daddy!

For The Love Of God!

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. -John 3:16 KJV See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! -I John 3:1 NIV The octogenarian was a master … Read More For The Love Of God!

Brave New World

Then I saw “a new heaven and a new earth, “for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and there was no longer any sea. I saw the Holy City, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride beautifully dressed for her husband. And I heard … Read More Brave New World