Fear. Doubt. Unbelief. I dare say those three factors account for much of the failure we experience in our lives. And no, I’m not speaking of “failure” from the standpoint of falling into sin or displeasing God. That’s an entirely different category and a different issue. We often fail because we don’t even try. We … Read More GO BiG or GO HOME!
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed. –John 8:36 NIV You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. –Galatians 5:13-14 The old minister was winding up his sermon. “So yes, we are called to freedom,” he bellowed, “but freedom ain’t free! I know that’s bad English, but it’s … Read More Freedom Ain’t Free
Today, I decided to take a trip to the bay for a little fun in the sun. The weather is absolutely gorgeous! I could have taken my normal vehicle to get me to the bay, but I decided to ride my handy bicycle to get there. Different vehicle. Same destination. My friend, God has a beautiful … Read More Different Ride. Same Destination.
The inhabitants of the villages ceased, they ceased in Israel, until that I Deborah arose, that I arose a mother in Israel. Judges 5:7 KJV Israel had fallen into sin. Again. For what seemed like the “umpteenth” time (bible scholars inform us it was anywhere from 12-15 times) God chastised His people by allowing them … Read More Rise Up!
And I, if I be lifted up from the earth, will draw all men unto me. John 12:32 KJV Need to advertise your product or service? Then you need to be where people are. Simply consider Facebook. Linked In. Twitter. Instagram. Snap Chat. You Tube. Anchor. Periscope. You name it, and there’s a bustling social … Read More Lift Him Up!
2 Chronicles 20:1-4, KJV 15-17 NIV Have you ever felt hemmed in by the situations of life? Held in a grip of circumstances so tight you felt you would never be let go? Everywhere you turned, you were beset by trouble with people, places and even things. You faced trouble at work from conniving coworkers … Read More Marching Into Zion
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. … Read More This Is Love
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! 2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV New – who doesn’t like “new?” New jobs, new clothes, new shoes, new cars, new houses, new restaurants, new directions for our lives – who doesn’t like new? I did a little … Read More The New Is Here!
Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us. Matthew 1:23 KJV And she brought forth her firstborn son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes, and laid him in a manger; because there was no room for them … Read More Are You With Me?
And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion on them, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd. … Read More It’s Harvest Time!
Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness. Isaiah 41:10 KJV Fear not, little flock; for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the … Read More Ain’t Skeered!
“There was a man who had two sons. The younger one said to his father, ‘Father, give me my share of the estate.’ So he divided his property between them. “Not long after that, the younger son got together all he had, set off for a distant country and there squandered his wealth in wild … Read More This Is Why We Don’t Ever Want Our Youth To Be “Too Cool For School”
I have glorified thee on the earth: I have finished the work which thou gavest me to do. And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was. John 17:4-5 KJV Father’s Day is quickly approaching, and the merchant’s marketing efforts are … Read More For The Glory Of The Father
Her children rise up and call her blessed; Her husband also, and he praises her. Proverbs 31:2 ESV Hands down, Proverbs 31:10-31 has to be one of the most classic passages of scripture in the Old Testament. In 22 succinct, yet powerful verses, we find the depiction of a woman famously known as “the Virtuous … Read More Just Call Her “Blessed!”
March Gladness! The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, He enables me to tread on the heights. Habakkuk 3:19 NIV Are you ready for Spring? … Read More March Gladness
Hear, O Israel! The LORD is our God, the LORD is one! You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. Deuteronomy 6:4-5 NIV Jesus replied: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your … Read More Fall Back!
Therefore all things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them: for this is the law and the prophets. Matthew 7:12 KJV In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets. Matthew 7:12 NASB We’re coming up … Read More Golden Rule Days
To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” They answered him, “We are Abraham’s descendants and have never been slaves of anyone. How can you say that we shall be … Read More Born Free