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A Birthday Tribute to Our Pastor, Apostle Herman L. Murray, Jr.

What is a Pastor?  A Pastor is a spiritual overseer of a local church.  He is also known as the shepherd of a flock and a watchman for the souls of the members of a congregation.  Based on Heb. 13:17 he is accountable unto God for the souls of the members under his watch. We […]

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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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In the Parable of the Sower, Which Type of Soil Best Represents You? Part 2

Original Post:  2012                       Updated:   2020    The “Good Ground” In Part 1 of this post, we talked in-depth about a parable that Jesus used in the book of Luke 8: 5-8 and Luke 8:11-15. Luke 8:5-8 (KJV) 5 A sower went out to sow his seed: […]

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In the Parable of the Sower, Which Type of Soil Best Represents You? Part 1

Original Post:  2012                          Updated:  2020 In the Parable of the Sower, Which Type of Soil Best Represents You? Part 1 Jesus often taught His disciples using parables. In Luke 8: 5, He presented a parable to his disciples concerning the concept of sowing […]

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, […]

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 […]