The life of faith is an amazing life. It is a wonderful life. Note the word, “wonderful.” The life of faith is a life full of wonder. It is an exciting life. It is a blessed life. It is a life of victory as these verses describe. The victories of faith are tremendous and, praise God, many are drawn to the Lord through them. But, everything in the Christian life is not mountain top, shouting Hallelujah ground. There are tough times as well. Christians are not immune from suffering.
The Bible is filled with teaching on the subject of faith. You can see it everywhere when you are looking for it. There is probably no other practical teaching of the Bible more important than what it teaches on faith. Faith and what it means to...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
You can realize God’s power to give through a generous spirit. Remember, our church’s theme for 2015 is “God’s Power for God’s People.” We see from the Word of God that He enables, or empowers His people in this...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
It has been a tough few weeks for our country morally and even in a generally practical and logical way. The horrible, insane shootings in the AME church in Charleston, S.C. The supreme court of the land has passed down some pretty baffling, and...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The role of fathers has greatly suffered over the last couple of generations. We have seen fatherhood diminished to the point that it is revered about as much as a tooth ache. Society has negatively branded fathers to the point that they...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The Christian life is a life of faith. It is a life that begins in faith, continues in faith and goes on into eternity in faith. But, what is a life of faith.” the Bible says, “The just shall live by faith.” what does that mean?...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Hope is a wonderful thing. It is not really an emotion but it is a feeling, a sense of good. The dictionary defines it as “a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen.” Hope encourages the heart; it strengthens...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
The last Monday in May has been designated as a day of remembering, a Memorial Day, on which we remember those of our military who gave their lives on our behalf. They paid the ultimate price to acquire and protect our freedom. They accepted the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]
Every believer needs God’s most excellent spiritual quality. His love. I firmly believe that these verses describe God’s love and that Jesus Christ was the personification (the expression in human form) of that love.
Have you ever had a desperate need? A situation that needed serious attention? It is not often that we find ourselves in such a position, but each of us will experience times in our life when we are indeed desperate. Our desperation may be the...[ abbreviated | read entire ]