5 Reasons for a Revival Meeting

Five Reasons For a Revival Meeting Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rejoice in thee? Psalm 85:6 We need revival.  Every Christian needs the renewal, refreshment, and revitalization of commitment, perspective, and a deeper fellowship with God. Notice this study from several years ago: “The National Opinion Research Center at theContinue reading “5 Reasons for a Revival Meeting”

A Call to Ministry is a Big Deal

A Call to Ministry is a Big Deal “So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him. And he left the oxen, and ran after Elijah, andContinue reading “A Call to Ministry is a Big Deal”

How I Prepare for Attending Church

How I Prepare for Attending Sunday Church “And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them…” Acts 20:7 It became an every week event.  God’s people would gather in a designated area to hear preaching, pray together, sing to the Lord, and to enjoyContinue reading “How I Prepare for Attending Church”

Snow Day Scriptures

Snow Day Scripture Verses Here are all the direct references to “Snow” in the Bible.  You could have your own “Snow Day” Bible Study with this… Exodus 4:6 And the LORD said furthermore unto him, Put now thine hand into thy bosom. And he put his hand into his bosom: and when he took itContinue reading “Snow Day Scriptures”

Be Like Zach

Be Like Zach Luke 19:10 For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. Remember the days when people would say: “Be like Mike.”  On the basketball court, winning and work ethic could be found in Michael Jordan.  Kids would wear his shoes, shoot the ball like him,Continue reading “Be Like Zach”

The Gift of God (Part 2)

The Gift of God (Part 2) ‘One man in a church was boasting to his friend, “I could give $1,000.00 towards the building and not even feel it.” His friend replied, “Then give two or three thousand and feel it!”’ Everyone likes gifts.  Receiving gifts is a blessing but it even more blessed to beContinue reading “The Gift of God (Part 2)”

Discovering Joy

Discovering Joy Joy has been aptly defined in a simple and yet profound acrostic. Jesus, Others, You. I like that.  Consider the depth of joy as opposed to the shallowness of mere happiness.  Happiness is generally derived from outer circumstances, while joy comes from within.  Happiness is impacted by good or bad surroundings whereas joyContinue reading “Discovering Joy”

The Better Question

The Better Question “…Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it.”  Ephesians 5:25 Joe was blessed when he truly understood the Bible for the first time. “Imagine the love of God for a sinful person like me?” he thought.  Following accepting Jesus for salvation, Joe began to study the Bible with another churchContinue reading “The Better Question”

When God’s Word Grows

When God’s Word Grows  “But the word of God grew and multiplied.”  Acts 12:24 People were being saved. Lives were changed. The church was overcoming intense persecution.  More people were saved.  Many were added to the church.  Church leaders were imprisoned.  The Lord led several jail breaks.  In Acts chapter 12, Peter is released fromContinue reading “When God’s Word Grows”

After Election Thoughts

After Election Thoughts No matter if your candidate won or not, life goes on.  Congratulations to both candidates for their effort. Kudos to Mr Trump.  Consider this short list of things to continue or to begin doing in the coming days. Read the Bible.  Psalm 119:105 teachers: “Thy word is a lamp unto my feet,Continue reading “After Election Thoughts”