Happy Birthday Wishes to Our Mother in the Gospel, Dr. Shirley Murray

“Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.”  John 15:16 Dr. Shirley Murray, we bless God and honor you on […]


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 […]


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 […]


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: […]


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 […]


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 […]

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, […]