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 […]

And the Heavens Opened…

Prefer to listen to the audio version?  Click the player above. In the Book of Acts, we find Stephen, the church’s first martyr or man to die for his Christian beliefs.  His story and firm determination to witness for Christ are outlined in the 7th chapter of Acts.  From his actions, we can surmise that […]

We Must Keep Doing What God Called Us to Do

   10 Now when Daniel knew that the writing was signed, he went into his house; and his windows being open in his chamber toward Jerusalem, he kneeled upon his knees three times a day, and prayed, and gave thanks before his God, as he did aforetime.  Daniel 6:10 (KJV) Opposition against the church The church has […]

Dead Woman Walking…in Christ

Eulogy for the Old Me:  On this day, The Old Me Died.   But was resurrected into a New Level in Christ. Yes, the Old Me died between 4 and 5 A.M. this morning.  It was not a natural death, obviously, but a spiritual one.  It happened as I talked to my Heavenly Father in prayer.  It […]

The Case for Parental Discipline

Discipline is the practice of training people to obey rules or a code of behavior, using punishment to correct disobedience.  In today’s world, it is considered by some to be taboo to even consider disciplining our children, but the Bible teaches us about its importance in both the Old and the New Testament. Proverbs 22:6  Train […]

Love – The Cure for Fruitlessness. (Not Bearing Fruit?  Let’s Check Our Love Quotient)

To be fruitful is one of the basic and foundational commandments of Jesus to his true believers.  As Christians, we are expected to win souls into the Kingdom of God.  We cannot be satisfied that “my four and no more” have made it into the Kingdom of God or are on the right path to […]

From The Cross to A Crown

Let’s talk for a few moments about the single most important man that ever walked the face of the earth, Jesus Christ.  He is indeed the King of Kings, and the Lord of Lords. His title is validated by several Scriptures.     1 Timothy 6: 15 says “he is the blessed Potentate, the King of Kings […]

Eternal Life is Worth It All

Today we are going to discuss two of the shortest parables in the Bible.  They are found in Matthew 13: 44 through 46 and are very similar in meaning and content because they both refer to giving all that one has in to obtain the Kingdom of Heaven and eternal life.  The first parable is […]

The Parable of the Talents

(Read Matthew 25:14-30) Our Gifts and Callings Are Without Repentance The Parable of the Talents presents a man who gave talents to three of his servants, and  their use of the talents while the master was away.  Upon the master’s return two were rewarded for their wise use of their talents.   Unfortunately, the one […]

Build Your Marriage on a Sure Foundation

A Devotional Based on the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Builder Matthew 7:24-27 24 Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock: 25 And the rain descended, and the floods came, and the winds blew, and beat upon that […]