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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 […]

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, […]

Lights in a Sin-darkened World

Today, in the year 2019, we are dependent upon artificial lighting for almost everything that we do after dark.   It is hard for us to imagine a world when men were dependent upon the stars, moonlight, candles, torches, or kerosene lamps to see at night.  My own Dad (circa 1915) often told us that he had […]

The Scene Behind the Scene of Halloween

The Scene Behind the Scene of Halloween A Commentary John 3:19-21 (KJV) tells us that Jesus Christ is the light that was sent into the world to illuminate the lives of men to the truth, yet that light was rejected. 19 And this is the condemnation, that Light is come into the world, and men loved […]

Depressed, hopeless and unmarried mother of five, changed by the power of God.

God can and so very often does save anyone from every walk of life and from any number of different circumstances.  This post presents the testimony of a young woman who once knew nothing about God but who is now saved, sanctified and filled with the power of God.  Here is her story. Unmarried, without […]

The Called and The Chosen

Many are called but few are chosen.  Matt. 22:14;    But ye [are] a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should shew forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvellous light: 1 Peter 2:9  An allegory A King looks out of […]

Saints, Stay With God!

A Warning to Saints and Potential Backsliders To Chris:  Hopefully, this post answers the question that you raised in the Comments Section of the post:  Backslider, You Can Come Home Again.  If not, ask it another way and I will keep researching until I get the answer that you need.  Stay with God and never […]

The Power of Repentance

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 guilty of those […]