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If He Did It Once, He’ll Do It Again. And, If He Did It for One He’ll Do It for Another

Exodus Chapter 14; Joshua Chapters 3-4 The children of Israel were literally between a rock and a hard place.  God had freed them from the bondage of slavery in Egypt.  They were free and were walking out with a high hand.  Suddenly, it appeared that their new-found freedom was short-lived because Pharaoh and his Army […]

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The Glory of Heaven vs. The Horrors of Hell

  Today we are going to compare the glory of Heaven and the horrors of Hell.  We will first present a scriptural presentation of Jesus Christ as well as a historical review of the Creation story.  All of this is important so that each individual can make an informed decision about whether or not they […]

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Salvation Through Repentance

Podcast added:  2/20/2020 Tonight, I am going to speak to you for a few minutes on the topic of salvation through repentance. So, what exactly is repentance? Repentance is being godly sorry for one’s sins. It is an actual turning away from one’s old sinful behavior, taking a 180-degree turn and intending never to be […]

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Signs and Symptoms of an Official Backslider

Original Post: 2014        Updated 1/16/2020 There may be some who have heard the word backslider but are not quite sure of the meaning of the word.  Backsliding refers to someone who lapses into previous undesirable patterns of behavior; to revert to sin or wrongdoing, especially in religious practice;   to lapse into […]

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“Backslider, You Can Come Home Again-The Parable of the Prodigal Son”

Originally published 2013       Updated 1/15/2020 Today we’re going to talk about a well-known parable, The Parable of the Prodigal Son.  Let’s define a couple of words before we begin.  The first word is “parable”.  A parable is a story that illustrates lessons using human characters.   It breaks down difficult ideas and makes […]

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The Promise, Purpose and Power of the Holy Ghost

Originally written:  10/20/2012    Updated 2/18/2020 The Promise, Purpose, and Power of the Holy Ghost _________________________________ 2/26/2020  Update:  To the followers of my blog, to those who have doubts about the move of the Holy Ghost, and to those who know that the Holy Ghost is real, this video is for you.  I added this […]

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“Don’t Worry About It – Just Pray About It”

Originally written: 9/12/2012      Updated: 2/13/2020 Words of encouragement to new (and older) Saints. Today we are going to look at a universal problem among men and that is our tendency to worry.   Some people are just natural-born worriers.  They worry about everything.  And if they don’t have any cares to worry about they […]

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It’s Not How We Start but How We End That Matters

Post originally written 2/23/2012                                                 Updated 12/6/2019 Good morning everyone.  Today we are going to talk about another subject that may seem very simple at first.  But when we get down to it, […]

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What Love’s All About

What Love’s All About Originally written 2/17/2012                        Updated 12/12/2019 Oops.  The word storge may be pronounced stor-ge or stor-gay.  On the podcast, I erroneously pronounced it storg-jay. February is the month in which we traditionally celebrate Valentine’s Day, but love is not limited to one […]

They Got What They Wanted, But They Lost What They Had

    In the Book of 1Samuel, chapter 8, the Prophet Samuel proved to be a faithful and powerful man of God and a good Judge over the people.  But, as he began to age, he made his sons judges over Israel.  Unfortunately, just as the sons of Eli, Phineas, and Hophni, were dishonorable men […]

“Follow Me”

When Jesus Christ, the Son of the Living God, began to call his disciples together, He used the iconic words,  “Follow Me”.  He spoke these words to several of his disciples who heard His call, dropped what they were doing, and responded positively.  He used those words in his call of Simon Peter and his […]

Which Type of Soil Best Represents You? Parable of the Soils Part 2

Original Post:  2012                       Updated:   2020    The “Good Ground” In Part 1 of this post, we talked about the parable that Jesus used in the book of Luke 8: 5-8 and Luke 8:11-15. This part, Part II, focuses on the “good ground.” Luke 8:5-8 (KJV) […]

Which Type of Soil Best Represents You? Parable of the Soils Part 1

Original Post:  2012                          Updated:  2020 Jesus often taught His disciples using parables. In Luke 8:5, He presented a parable to his disciples concerning the concept of sowing and the types of soil that seed might fall on. Definitions of the word “sow,” according […]

A Heartfelt “Thank You” Goes a Long Way

Psalm 136 King James Version (KJV) 136 O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. 2 O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever. 3 O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever. Sometimes, as we begin to get older, […]

Apostle Paul and His Mars’ Hill Message

This post discusses the message that Apostle Paul preached at Mars’ Hill in Athens, the highest court of the Gentile world at that time.   It is found in the Book of Acts, chapter 17, verses 18-34.   Before we visit Mars’ Hill, however, let us look at the back story on what caused Apostle Paul to […]

God Not Only Looks at Our Actions but Our Motives as Well

We have a famous saying today that states, “It’s not what you say; it’s what you do.”  The question that is asked by that statement is, though one may talk a great game, does one’s life match the words?  An individual can speak about the values of living a clean and holy life, for example, […]