Remembering God While Young

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them… Ecclesiastes 12:1 Meeting God in your youth is a great way to deal with the problems that come with aging: Relationship distress, disease, disappointment,Continue reading “Remembering God While Young”

Fellow Servants in the Church

Fellow Servants in the Church But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.  Acts 6:4 There is much to do in ministry.  Preach, teach, pray, plan, promote, organize, visit, encourage, make phone calls, send texts and emails, administrate, design, print, clean, build, repair, record radio, post messages andContinue reading “Fellow Servants in the Church”

“Then I Can Be a Helper”

“Then I Can Be a Helper” She stretcheth out her hand to the poor; yea, she reacheth forth her hands to the needy.  Proverbs 31:20 Many churches all across the US conducts their own Vacation Bible School during the fleeting summer months.  Thousands of children and families are exposed to the Gospel and taught theContinue reading ““Then I Can Be a Helper””

Setting Examples in Front

Setting Examples in Front Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. 1 Timothy 4:12 Our church is blessed to have Bible College and Christian College music tour groups visit each year.  There are many benefits toContinue reading “Setting Examples in Front”

When Violent Death Hits Home

When Violent Death Hits Home I have sent among you the pestilence after the manner of Egypt: your young men have I slain with the sword, and have taken away your horses; and I have made the stink of your camps to come up unto your nostrils: yet have ye not returned unto me, saithContinue reading “When Violent Death Hits Home”

The Teachers’ Difference

The Teachers’ Difference And the servant of the Lord must not strive; but be gentle unto all men, apt to teach, patient.  2 Timothy 2:24 During teacher appreciation week (which concludes today) I noticed several “thank-you” and notes of appreciation on social media.  Many people were lauding their teachers from childhood and high school.  AmazinglyContinue reading “The Teachers’ Difference”

The “Success Sequence”

The “Success Sequence” Prophecy News Watch is a website that keeps readers aware of current events of Biblical nature.  I enjoy their weekly emails. One recent article suggested there is a “Success Sequence” for major life choices that impact whether person avoids poverty or lives in poverty. The article in part said: “The Brookings InstituteContinue reading “The “Success Sequence””

As Dumb As A Cow

As Dumb as a Cow Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish. Proverbs 12:1 No one wants to be known as being dumb. Foolish. Or especially stupid.  However, some of us are living as if we really are dumb.  The following are unpleasant statements: “You are as dumb as aContinue reading “As Dumb As A Cow”

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”

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”