Busy Bees

Photo by Lisa Fotios on Pexels.com Bees may very well be the most important animal on the planet (I do not view humans as animals. We are created in the image of God to be his reflecting ambassadors bringing about his rule on earth). Bees spread pollen. I don't like pollen, but we all depend … Continue reading Busy Bees

EMPOWERING GRACE

"By the grace of God I am what I am" (1 Corinthians 15:10). The favors of God so far exceed human hope and expectation, that often they are not believed. For God has bestowed upon us such things as the mind of man never looked for, never thought of. It is for this reason that … Continue reading EMPOWERING GRACE

Holy Ambitions

  Ambition for worldly prizes is attractive but vain. Jesus said, “do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth where moth and rust corrupt and thieves break through and steal. But lay up for yourselves treasures in Heaven” (Matthew 6:19-20).  God commends holy ambitions. God’s people are to look for every opportunity to “abound … Continue reading Holy Ambitions

CHURCH SHUTDOWN?

              We have been hearing a great deal of talk about a government shutdown and the implications it would have upon us and the world. Have you thought about what would happen if there was a church shutdown?  The Bible tells us that God planned that the church should make known “the unsearchable riches of … Continue reading CHURCH SHUTDOWN?

Evangelism How To: The Woman at the Well

EVANGELISM HOW TO: THE WOMAN AT THE WELL JOHN 4 INTRODUCTION TO THE SCRIPTURE: Knowing how to recognize and utilize opportunities is key to spreading the Gospel. DISCUSSION OF THE SCRIPTURE: I. Everyday opportunities can become great victories for Christ. A. Jesus began a great evangelistic campaign with a simple visit to the well. B. … Continue reading Evangelism How To: The Woman at the Well

At Home and Away

AT HOME AND AWAY 1 Peter 3 Aristotle believed the germ of society was the relationships between a slave and his master and between wife and her husband. Christians should also point out that the church is the rock on which all relationships may reach their highest level. Peter gives us principles for honoring God … Continue reading At Home and Away

MY CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE

MY CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE “Go ye therefore, and teach all nations”; Go into all the world and preach the gospel to every creature.” These are the last words Jesus spoke to his disciples, and they “went everywhere preaching the Word.” Paul wrote, ‘Yes, verily their sound went into all the earth, and their words unto the … Continue reading MY CHRISTIAN PRIVILEGE