Under the Influence!

Luke 4:1 – “And Jesus being full of the Holy Ghost returned from Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness,” Today, we are influenced by many things. When someone is stopped by the police and that individual has been drinking, we say they are under the influence of the alcohol. When peopleContinue reading “Under the Influence!”

Serious Business!

Ezra 8:22-23 -For I was ashamed to request troops and horsemen from the king to protect us from the enemy along the way, because we had told the king, “The hand of our God is favorable toward all those who seek Him, but His power and His anger are against all those who abandon (turnContinue reading “Serious Business!”

Are You Offended With Jesus?

Matthew 11:2-3 -Now when John had heard in the prison the works of Christ, he sent two of his disciples, And said unto him, Art thou he that should come, or do we look for another? are-you-offended-with-jesus_.mp3 This morning I was reminded of a passage in the Bible and I decided to blog about it.Continue reading “Are You Offended With Jesus?”

Are You a Hypocrite?

Galatians 2:20 – I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, but Christ liveth in me: and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by the faith of the Son of God, who loved me, and gave Himself for me. The goal of my life is to liveContinue reading “Are You a Hypocrite?”

Shipwrecked Faith

1 Timothy 1:18-19- “Timothy, my son, I am giving you this command in keeping with the prophecies once made about you, so that by recalling them you may fight the battle well, holding on to faith and a good conscience, which some have rejected and so have suffered shipwreck with regard to faith.” I thoughtContinue reading “Shipwrecked Faith”

Self-fulfilling Prophecy

Proverbs 18:21 – Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit. When I was in elementary school, I had a teacher that introduced to our class the concept of a self-fulfilling prophecy. This is the story that she shared with us: “In the story,Continue reading “Self-fulfilling Prophecy”

When the Odds Are Against You-2

2 Chronicles 13:3 -And Abijah set the battle in array with an army of valiant men of war, even four hundred thousand chosen men: Jeroboam also set the battle in array against him with eight hundred thousand chosen men, being mighty men of valour. In my last post, I mentioned that Abijah and Jeroboam wereContinue reading “When the Odds Are Against You-2”

What Are You Saying?

Psalm 107:2 – Let the redeemed of the Lord say so, whom he hath redeemed from the hand of the enemy; I have to be honest and admit, that everything I am saying lately is not godly. Let me explain. When I think of the above verse, “Let the redeemed of the Lord say so,Continue reading “What Are You Saying?”