Patience Is A Virtue; And So Is Perseverance

September 18, 2022

    Patience and Perseverance   Galatians 6, verse 9  encourages us with these words;  “And let us not grow weary well doing (that means in doing what is good, right?);  So, “Let us not grow weary of doing those things that are good.  For in due season, we shall reap, if we do not lose heart.”   And so we need perseverance don’t we?  And steadfastness. 1 Corinthians 15, verse…

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The Garden Of Your Mind

Your Mind is a Garden   Did you ever hear this little rhyme?  “You mind is a garden, and your thoughts are the seeds.  You can grow flowers, or you can grow weeds.”  I’m pretty sure that most of you have heard this verse from the bible;  It’s  Philippians 4, verse 8;  “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure,…

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September 11, 2022
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Revive Us Again

          Revive Us Again   Psalm 85, verse 6  says;  “Will you not revive us again, that your people may rejoice in you?”     Have you ever felt like you needed a revival?  It’s possible that at times, we might look at others, and think THEY need a revival;  But what about you?  Have you ever felt like YOU needed a revival?  A good old, spiritual…

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August 28, 2022
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Come To The Feast

    The Supper of the Lamb   Revelation 19, verse 9  says;  “Blessed are those having been invited to the supper, of the marriage of the Lamb.’” And he says to me, “These are the true words of God.”   Revelation 22:17  says;  “And the Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And the one hearing, let him say, “Come!” And the one thirsting let him come; The one desiring, let him take freely the water of…

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August 13, 2022
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Walking With God; A Lesson From Enoch

August 6, 2022

      How We “Walk with God”   In  Genesis chapter 5, we’re given a genealogy of man, from Adam to Noah.   And in the sixth generation of offspring after Adam, a man was born, and he was named Enoch.  And I’m sure we’ve all heard of Enoch.   Enoch was the father of Methuselah, the longest living man named in the bible.  It’s recorded for us that Methuselah lived…

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How The Bible Affects Our Speech

Phrases and Sayings..   How many of you have heard the phrase..  “Break a leg”?  How many know what it means?  It means..  “good luck”.  But how does “break a leg” translate into “good luck”?  How did that come about?  You’d think that breaking your leg would be bad luck, not good luck.  So, does anyone know how that phrase came to be used, and how it came to mean.. …

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July 30, 2022
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Studying Random Verses Of Scripture

    Pick a Verse, Any Verse   Have you ever simply opened your bible to somewhere, just anywhere, and read a page, or maybe even just a section of a page, and started studying the bible from there?  It’s kind of like when the Ethiopian treasurer was riding in his chariot, going home from Jerusalem, and he was reading from the book of Isaiah.  And Philip was sent by…

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July 10, 2022
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John Chapter 1, 2 & 3

Summary of the Book of John   The book of John is a Gospel that contains Narrative History, Sermons, Parables, and a few Prophetic Oracles. It was written by the Disciple/Apostle John around 85-95 A.D. The key personalities of this book are Jesus Christ, His Twelve Disciples, Mary Magdalene, John the Baptist, Lazarus, his sisters Mary and Martha, Jewish religious leaders, and Pilate. It was written so that all may…

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July 3, 2022
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Independence Day

      Let’s Celebrate Our Independence !   (This article was written on July 3rd, 2022) Tomorrow, as you all know, is the 4th of July, the day that we celebrate as “Independence Day”.   It’s typically a day for picnics, and barbecues, and cookouts.  And for a lot of people, (maybe most people) it’s a day off work!  Now that’s the way to start a work-week, with a day…

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July 3, 2022
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Living Right In A World So Wrong

June 25, 2022

         “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise.”   (Ephesians 5:15)   “For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to deny ungodliness and worldly desires, and to live sensibly, righteously and godly, in the present age.”  (Titus 2:11-12) What does it mean, that “the grace of God has appeared” ?   What is it exactly, that has…

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Principalities And Powers

        Principalities and Powers in the Heavenly Realm   Last week I spoke about the meaning of  Ephesians 3, verse 10.  And that verse specifically  has to with the fact, that it is a part of God’s eternal plan, that, as that verse phrases it..  “the manifold wisdom of God, should be made known by the church.”  In other words, Christians are the “vehicle” so to speak,…

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June 12, 2022
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Why So Much Confusion ?

    God is not the Author of Confusion    In  1 Corinthians 14, verse 33,  we read these words;  “For God is not the God of confusion, but of peace.  As in all the congregations of the saints.”   The word “confusion” in that verse, is synonymous with “disorder” and “instability”.  What does disorder and instability lead to?  It leads to confusion.  Instability and disorder and confusion, doesn’t come from…

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May 28, 2022
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Do Miracles Occur Today -Part 3; When Did Miracles Occur ?

May 22, 2022

    When Did Miracles Occur ?   In last week’s lesson on miracles, I pointed out that miracles have never been an every day occurrence.  And as a matter of fact, there have only been specific periods of time, when any miracles did occur.  And last week I talked about the very beginning of time, when the first miracles occurred, during the creation. And I also mentioned that after…

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Do Miracles Occur Today ? – Part 2; When Have Miracles Occurred ?

    When Have Miracles Occurred?   A couple of weeks ago, I began a series of lessons on miracles.  Our first lesson was concerning the very definition of a miracle.  What exactly IS a miracle in the bible?   To view that lesson, please click on  “Do Miracles Occur Today? – Part 1;  What is a Miracle ?”   However, the question that I’d like to deal with this week,…

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May 13, 2022
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The Scriptures Speak Of Mothers

May 7, 2022

      The Scriptures Speak of Mothers   Let me begin by sharing a few bible verse with you, that are appropriate for today.. “Strength and honor are her clothing;  And she shall rejoice in time to come.  She opens her mouth with wisdom, and the teaching of kindness is on her tongue.  She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of…

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The Resurrected Christ

April 16, 2022

    The Day The World Calls Easter   The world of Christianity in general, looks upon today, as a very special day.  Today is looked upon as the day Christ was resurrected from the dead.  And so this day, commemorates that great event.  Christ’s resurrection was indeed a great event.  When someone speaks about the gospel of Christ, what they refer to, in short, is the death, burial and resurrection of Jesus…

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Learning From Jesus

April 9, 2022

    Learn From Jesus and His Word   “Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me.  For I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”   Those are the words of Jesus, from  Mat chapter 11, and verse 29.   A lot of people think that when Jesus said, “Take My yoke upon you”,  that He meant to take His burden, upon yourself. …

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What Should I Pray For ?

April 3, 2022

    Three Things That we Should Pray For..   Hopefully, you are in the habit of praying every day.  Hopefully, you’re in the habit of praying several times every day.  But what I want to talk about today, isn’t how often we pray, but rather, what we pray FOR. I’d like to suggest that three of the things we need to pray for, are our eyes, and our ears,…

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Questioning God’s Word

March 26, 2022

    Are You ever Tempted to Question God’s Word ?   According to  1 John 2, verse 16,  temptations come in 3 “flavors”, you might say.  The first “flavor” that we’re tempted by, is “the lust of the flesh”.  And that’s a very popular “flavor”.  Wasn’t it back in the seventies or eighties, that the phrase, “if it feels good, do it” was popular?  Most everyone wants to feel…

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Do You Get Bored Reading The Bible ?

March 5, 2022

    Do You ever Wonder about Things ?   What does it mean, to “wonder”?   The word “wonder” itself, has more than just one definition.   Here’s one of those definitions..  Wonder;  “A feeling of surprise, mingled with admiration, caused by something beautiful, or  unexpected, or unfamiliar, or inexplicable.”  Such as in this statement..  “The sight of the Grand Canyon is such a wonder”.  We could say that about any…

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