Why Things Happen the Way They Do

2 Chronicles 7:13-15 ESV “When I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or command the locust to devour the land, or send pestilence among my people, if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I … Continue reading Why Things Happen the Way They Do

With Whom are You Unifying?

1 Peter 3:8-9 ESV “Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind. Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.” False Unity We hear a lot … Continue reading With Whom are You Unifying?

For Your Comfort and Salvation

2 Corinthians 1:3-7 ESV “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by … Continue reading For Your Comfort and Salvation

Are You Ready to Meet Him?

Isaiah 25:6-9 ESV “On this mountain the Lord of hosts will make for all peoples a feast of rich food, a feast of well-aged wine, of rich food full of marrow, of aged wine well refined. And he will swallow up on this mountain the covering that is cast over all peoples, the veil that … Continue reading Are You Ready to Meet Him?

We are The Conquerors!

Revelation 2:12-13 ESV “And to the angel of the church in Pergamum write: ‘The words of him who has the sharp two-edged sword. “‘I know where you dwell, where Satan's throne is. Yet you hold fast my name, and you did not deny my faith even in the days of Antipas my faithful witness, who … Continue reading We are The Conquerors!

Be of Good Courage

Joshua 1:6 ESV “Be strong and courageous, for you shall cause this people to inherit the land that I swore to their fathers to give them.” After the death of Moses, God chose Joshua to lead God’s people of that time into the Promised Land. So, these were God’s specific directions to Joshua, and not … Continue reading Be of Good Courage

Broken Hearts

Oh, how hearts breaking. Sinners are faking, Lies they are making, Love they’re forsaking. Broken hearts aching. Liars pretending, And not hearts mending, And not love sending, Sin they’re defending, Truth they are bending. Shooting their arrows, Not good bedfellows, Not on road narrow, Lies they do swallow, All this foreshadowed. Immoral are they, E’en … Continue reading Broken Hearts

Obedience to God is Key

Summary of the book of 1 John We read in 1 John 1 that if we claim to be in fellowship (partnership, relationship) with God (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit), via genuine faith in Jesus Christ, but while we continue in deliberate and habitual sin against the Lord, we are liars who do not live … Continue reading Obedience to God is Key

They Keep Saying, “I Didn’t Know”

Genesis 4:3-7 ESV “In the course of time Cain brought to the Lord an offering of the fruit of the ground, and Abel also brought of the firstborn of his flock and of their fat portions. And the Lord had regard for Abel and his offering, but for Cain and his offering he had no … Continue reading They Keep Saying, “I Didn’t Know”

Living Pure and Holy Lives

Romans 12:1 ESV “I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship.” What does it look like to live a pure and holy life? Well, to be pure is to be unmixed with the world. … Continue reading Living Pure and Holy Lives