A New Creature in Christ Jesus

When Adam and Eve disobeyed God and committed the first sin, they  plunged us all into the muddy sea of sin and destined us to eternal separation from God.  (See Genesis 2:16-3:24).   God, in His infinite love and mercy, extended grace unto us and developed a plan of salvation which provided a way to obtain […]

In the End, Only the Godly Will Win

In the fourth chapter of the Book of Genesis, we find the account of the first murder after the fall of man.    Cain became angry when God accepted the sacrifice of Abel but was less pleased with Cain’s sacrifice.  As a result of the murder, Cain was punished by God.  God declared to Cain […]

Riding Astride the Wind: A Prophetic Word to a Young Man of God

On Tuesday night, 7/11/2023 around 9:45pm I had an interesting experience.  I was sitting in my usual spot in my church, waiting for my husband after our Tuesday night church service.  While I waited, a young man pulled up a chair beside me stating that he wanted to ask a question.  I said, “OK” and […]

God is My Protector

Gun violence is high, and random shootings are commonplace in our country.  They are present in our schools, churches, malls, jobs, and everywhere.   Drive-by shootings are not uncommon, and without the protection of our Lord and Savior, death is on every hand.  But thank God that His Will is sovereign.  Life and death are in […]

A Study of the Judges of the Bible Part III of III Samson through Samuel

The seventh servitude.  Following the death of Abdon, the Israelites returned to their evil ways.  As a result, God sent them into servitude to the Philistines for forty years.  This was their most extended period of servitude during the era of the judges.  Then God raised Samson. Samson, the Thirteenth Judge. (Judges 13:2-16:31).  Samson judged […]

A Study of the Judges of the Bible Part II of III Abimelech through Abdon

Following their usual pattern, the Israelites returned to sin and apostasy after the death of Gideon.  The Bible says that as soon as Gideon died, the Israelites went “a-whoring” after Baalim and made Baalberith their god. (Judges 8:33).  They forgot about what God, as well as what Gideon, had done for them. Abimelech, the Sixth […]

A Study of the Judges of the Bible Part I of III Othniel through Gideon

Introduction.  In the Book of Judges and 1 Samuel, we find the history of Israel during the lives and times of fifteen Judges.   This Book of the Bible records the relapses of God’s chosen people into idolatry. It reflects Israel’s repeated sins, apostasy, a falling away from the faith, judgment from God, temporary repentance, and […]

When You Encounter Your Red Sea Experience, Don’t Allow It to Turn You Around

5 Stand fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and be not entangled again with the yoke of bondage (Gal. 5:1). Beginning in the 12th chapter of the Book of Exodus, we see that the children of Israel were delivered out of the hands of the Pharaoh in Egypt by the mighty […]

If Your Heart Is Not Right, God Can Get You, Even If You Are In His House

17 And he said, What is the thing that the Lord hath said unto thee? I pray thee hide it not from me: God do so to thee, and more also, if thou hide any thing from me of all the things that he said unto thee. 18 And Samuel told him every whit, and hid nothing from him. […]

Lessons Learned from the Miracles of Elisha:  A Series. (Lesson Nine)

Miraculous Utterances #3 Anointing of Jehu as King (2 Kings 9:1-10) and #4 Revelation and Prophecy Concerning Israel and Syria (2 Kings 13: 14-19). The third Miraculous Utterance of Elisha, the “Anointing of Jehu as King,” is found in 2 Kings 9:1-10. Following the death of King Solomon, Israel was divided into the Northern Kingdom, later known […]