Posts with the category “blog”
Freedom from What
November 15th, 2022
John 8: 31 – 32 “Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on Him, If ye continue in My word, then are ye my disciples indeed, and ye shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free.”I have ...
The Stayed MInd
November 8th, 2022
Isaiah 26: 3 “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, who mind is stayed on Thee, because he trusteth in Thee.”If there was ever a time when believers needed the peace of God in their lives it is today.W...
The Power of Money
November 3rd, 2022
It amazes me that every time I want to look up some information on a minister or a ministry, at the top of that information list is their overall wealth.Why Christians associate wealth with evil is be...
Where Do I Fit In My Church?
October 27th, 2022
I have been involved in full time ministry for over 40 years. I have been the founder and Senior Pastor for my church for over 33 years. During all that time I have seen people come and go.Many wil...
Guided By the Word of God
October 20th, 2022
Psalm 119: 108 “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.” This psalm teaches us that the Word of God is our guide. The Word of God lights our pathWhat is the difference between the ...
God\'s Formula For Prosperity and Success
October 13th, 2022
Everyone wants to be successful. There are hundreds of books on how to be successful, however the only success you should desire is success according to God.We find the words success and prosperity t...
What About Peter
October 6th, 2022
In Matthew 14: 22 – 33 is the story of Jesus approaching the disciples, who were in the middle of sea. Matt. 14: 25 “and in the fourth watch of the night Jesus went unto them walking on the sea.”As J...
After God Calms the Storm
September 29th, 2022
There is an incredible story found in Mark 4: 35 – 41. It is the story of Jesus telling the disciples that they were going to cross over to the other side.Mark 4: 35 “…He saith unto them, Let us pass...
Is God Hiding From Me?
September 22nd, 2022
Where oh where is God? I am in trouble and I can’t seem to find Him. Is He hiding from me? Am I that terrible that He is running from me?If you do not understand the character and nature of God, yo...
The Free Favors of God
September 8th, 2022
When Jesus went into His time of temptation in the wilderness, He was there to seek the direction for His life. He was baptized by John, endorsed by His Father who said, “Thou art my beloved Son, in ...
Doubting In Your Heart
September 1st, 2022
If there was ever a scripture that was identified with what we call the word of faith, it would be Mark 11: 23: “For verily I say unto you, that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, be thou removed...
Becoming Conformed To the Image of Jesus
August 25th, 2022
Romans 8: 1 (amplified) “Therefore there is now no condemnation, (no adjudging guilty of wrong), for those who are in Christ Jesus, who live and walk not after the dictates of the flesh, but after the...
Be Careful Who You Blame
August 18th, 2022
There is a story in Matthew 12: 22 – 32 about the Pharisees giving credit to the devil for the works that the Holy Spirit was doing through Jesus Christ.Matt. 12: 22 “Then was brought unto him one pos...
Spare Your Words
August 11th, 2022
Back in the early days of rock and roll, a song came out in 1960 called “You Talk Too Much.”If I remember the words correctly it said, “You talk too much, you weary me to death. You talk too much you...
God Keeps His Promises
August 4th, 2022
In the New Testament, Jesus called Satan a liar and the father of lies. The biggest tool of Satan is lying and deception. He makes promises but does not keep them.Our Father God, on the other hand, ...
The Incomprehensible Love Of God
July 28th, 2022
I had a hard time trying to find a word that would describe my inability to understand the love of God. Siri gave me the word, incomprehensible, which means in this case, our inability to comprehend ...
How Is Your Faith?
July 21st, 2022
Heb. 11: 6 says that without faith it is impossible to please God. Again we must ask ourselves, faith in what. Heb. 11: 1 says that faith is the substance of things hoped for; the evidence of things...
Keep Your Word
July 14th, 2022
I once heard a great a man of God that I had the privilege to know say, your word is your bond.Numbers 30: 1 – 2 “And Moses spake unto the heads of the tribes concerning the children of Israel, saying...
Excellence and Unity
July 7th, 2022
As all pastors should, I pray for our church daily. I always want to be obedient to God’s direction for our church.I keep getting two words concerning me personally and our church. Those two words a...
June 30th, 2022
Throughout the New Testament gospels, we hear Jesus speaking of freedom.John 8: 31 – 32 “Then Jesus said to those Jews which believed on Him, if you continue in my word, the are you my disciples indee...
As Unto the Lord
June 23rd, 2022
It is such a blessing when people say what is called the “sinners prayer” believing their sins are forgiven and they will go to heaven when they die.However, we are not only to receive Jesus as our sa...
June 9th, 2022
Many times when I am preaching or teaching my message, I ask the congregation, do you believe the Word of God. Most people raised their hands. That is a good confession on their part, but the questi...
Value Each Day
June 2nd, 2022
Many times when I wake up each morning, I quote this scripture: “This is the day the Lord has made; I will rejoice and be glad in it.” Sometimes that is a hard thing to say when things don’t seem to b...
The Flourishing Believer
May 26th, 2022
When I first received Jesus as my Lord and Savior, I was 11 years old. Sadly we seldom went to church when I was growing up so even though I walked down the isle to receive Jesus, I was not being fed...
Then Shall the End Come
May 19th, 2022
I have been teaching a series about the end times. As I have mentioned, Acts 2: 17, tells us when those last days would start. “And it shall come to pass in the last days, saith God, I will pour out...
Jesus Our Intercessor
May 12th, 2022
Heb. 7: 25 “Wherefore He (Jesus) is able to also save them to the uttermost that come unto God by Him, seeing He (Jesus) ever liveth to make intercession for them.”This scripture verse is preceded by ...
Emnity Against God
April 28th, 2022
Romans 8: 1 – 5 speaks of the necessity of those who are truly believers in Jesus Christ to walk after the dictates of the Spirit, which is living according to the Word of God, rather than walking or ...
Falling Isn\'t A Permanent Failure
April 21st, 2022
I think one of the saddest things I have seen is a person who is a believer but fell into sin, made a mistake and think God has rejected them. They believe they are a failure.The Word of God is very ...
Your Body: The Temple of God Part 2
April 15th, 2022
Last time we discussed how the Bible describes our bodies as the temple of the Holy Spirit.I think most Christian denominations believe that we receive the Holy Spirit once we receive Jesus as Lord an...
Your Body: The Temple of God Part 1
April 7th, 2022
I Corinthians 3: 16 – 17 (KJV) “Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you? If any man defiles the temple of God, him shall God destroy; for the temple of G...
March 31st, 2022
In the story found in John 4: 4 – 30, Jesus has an encounter with a woman who some would consider a sinner beyond redemption.She came to a well at noon time which was not the usual time for women to c...
March 24th, 2022
Throughout the Bible we see the term, blessed.Psalm 1: 1 says, “Blessed is the man that walks not according to the counsel of the ungodly.” Everywhere you will see that promise to those who obey the ...
March 17th, 2022
Sometimes when I am reading the word of God, a word will stand out to me. I usually first look up that word in the dictionary then find the word in the Old Testament and look up its Hebrew meaning.Th...
The Cost Of Liberty
March 10th, 2022
Liberty is a wonderful word. It speaks of freedom, especially freedom of choice. Under a dictatorship or slavery, you have no choices as to your own personal wants and desires. However I have found ...
The Lord My Refuge
March 3rd, 2022
In this life we will face challenges to our faith in the Word of God. We will also have to face the same sufferings that Jesus faced.However I do not see Jesus living in fear, depression, anxiety or ...
February 24th, 2022
Recently, our church lost five precious people, who died in a house fire. One adult and four beautiful children.It has been almost two weeks since the tragedy. The memorial service was beautiful. Co...
The Desires Of Your Heart
February 17th, 2022
Psalm 37:4 “Delight thyself also in the Lord; and He will give thee the desires of thine heart.”This scripture is a promise with a condition. If we delight ourselves in the Lord, God will give us the...
Well, Hoop te doo!
February 10th, 2022
In Matthew 19 there is a story of a man who came to Jesus and asked Jesus, “what must I do to have eternal life?Jesus responded in vs. 17, “keep the commandments.”The man then responded, “which ones?”...
When Does the Pain Stop?
February 3rd, 2022
Have you even lost a friend or someone you really cared for? Have you ever fell into temptation or failed in a test or trial of your faith? Have you ever hurt someone or caused someone else to sin b...
Worrying About Tomorrow
January 27th, 2022
If you are like any other human being, we all have the tendency to worry about tomorrow. Living in a world of cell phones, world news, Facebook, etc., we are being bombarded by problems in all parts ...