How should the church respond to the Ferguson crisis?

My heart is broken for the family who lost a son, for the city of Ferguson, and our nation as violent protesting seems to continue to spread. I am praying and will continue to pray for all those affected by this crisis. This post is not taking sides or pointing a finger or casting  judgement…

Why did Jesus have to suffer and die on the cross?

Luke 24:44-46 KJV And he said unto them, These are the words which I spake unto you, while I was yet with you, that all things must be fulfilled, which were written in the law of Moses, and in the prophets, and in the psalms, concerning me.  Then opened he their understanding, that they might…

Ten truths about the fear of the Lord revealed in the book of Proverbs

     Just an observation: No one wants to be warned about sin or enjoys being told to turn away from sin or likes simply being told what they should or should not do….But everybody loves and can even get excited about hearing about blessing, prosperity, healing and victory. The sad part about this observation…

Fear of the Lord

I have recently been studying the subject of the fear of the Lord from the book of Proverbs. But I feel led to share two verses on the subject of the fear of the Lord from 2 Corinthians. If we are honest we all have to admit the American church is lacking the power and…

Nevertheless God

2 Corinthians 7:5-6 …..Our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.  NEVERTHELESS God, that comforts those that are cast down, comforted us…… nevertheless  in spite of that; notwithstanding; all the same; in spite of that, despite that, be that as it may, for all that, that said, just the same,all…

Three Ways to Help You Deal with Worrying

Psalms 37:1, 7-8 NKJV1 Do not fret because of evildoers, Nor be envious of the workers of iniquity. 7 Rest in the Lord , and wait patiently for Him; Do not fret because of him who prospers in his way, Because of the man who brings wicked schemes to pass. 8 Cease from anger, and…

5 Signs you need to experience Revival!

Five signs you need Revival in your life! Romans 6:1-4 NKJV What shall we say then? Shall we continue in sin that grace may abound? Certainly not! How shall we who died to sin live any longer in it? Or do you not know that as many of us as were baptized into Christ Jesus…

Called to Grow

Grow in grace and knowledge.II Peter 3:17-18 NKJV You therefore, beloved, since you know this beforehand, beware lest you also fall from your own steadfastness, being led away with the error of the wicked; but grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now…

Five effects of the Word of God!

Psalms 19:7-8;11 NKJV The law of the Lord  is perfect, converting the soul; The testimony of the Lord  is sure, making wise the simple; The statutes of the Lord  are right, rejoicing the heart; The commandment of the Lord  is pure, enlightening the eyes; 19:11Moreover by them Your servant is warned, And in keeping them…

It’s time to rip off the rearview mirror

2 Corinthians 5:17 KJVTherefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. Philippians 3:12-14 KJVNot as though I had already attained, either were already perfect: but I follow after, if that I may apprehend that for which also I am apprehended…