2021 - "A Better Path"

Jesus Comes With Authority!

Jesus Comes With Authority!

Mark 1:22 says “They were astonished at His teaching because he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not like...

It’s All In The Details

It’s All In The Details

Our Bible reading today is Acts 28.  Verse 24 says “Some were persuaded by the things he said, but others did not...

The Lord will Provide

The Lord will Provide

Genesis 22:14 reads “And Abraham named that place The LORD will provide...”  The name given to God in the Hebrew from this...

Worship means total commitment

Worship means total commitment

Romans 12:1-2 reads “Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice,...

Invest in your faith

Invest in your faith

In Matthew 13:44, Jesus said living as a follower of Christ in the Kingdom of God is like this: “The kingdom of Heaven is...

Let’s Not have quarreling…

Let’s Not have quarreling…

Genesis 13:8-9 reads “Then Abram said to Lot, ‘Please, let’s not have quarreling between you and me, or between your...

pursue the goal

pursue the goal

I want a better 2021.  That’s not to say that 2020 was completely horrific.  It wasn’t.  I am so thankful for many things I...

The Lord is My Shepherd

The Lord is My Shepherd

In 2006, 400 sheep fell to their death into a ravine in eastern Turkey.  One of the sheep tried to navigate in the cliffs...

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I have come because of your prayers

I have come because of your prayers

In Daniel 10:12, we find the angel Gabriel comes to Daniel and says the following:  “…I have come because of your prayers.”  We talked yesterday in Sunday school about the powerful prayer life that Daniel had.  It began with a burden and it resulted from Daniel...

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Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day Weekend!  I Corinthians 13:6-7 reads: “Love finds no joy in unrighteousness but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”  C.S. Lewis once wrote “Do not waste your time bothering...

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Prayer Blog Archives

More than A Feeling

More than A Feeling

Our series for the month of February is “Lovin’ It”.  Yesterday, we saw that love is a command.  God tells us to walk in love.  I...

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Develop Your Heart

Develop Your Heart

Part of the Bible reading for today is Mark 7.  In verse 15, Jesus is telling people who are bogged down in religious activity and...

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Missions Spotlight

A Thank You Letter to God

Romans 1:8 says:  “First, I thank my God through Jesus Christ for all of you because the news of your faith is being reported in all the world.”  In this verse, Paul begins to reveal the heart of a person who is following Jesus.  Paul had not been to visit Rome when...

Jesus Comes With Authority!

Mark 1:22 says “They were astonished at His teaching because he was teaching them as one who had authority, and not like the scribes.”  The word ‘authority’ in this verse is the Greek word ‘exousia’.   This word packs some punch.  When I was in the Air Force, whenever...

It’s All In The Details

Our Bible reading today is Acts 28.  Verse 24 says “Some were persuaded by the things he said, but others did not believe."  The detail in the chapters at the end of the book of Acts intrigue me.   There is so much detail in these chapters, far more than it seems even...

Prayer helps us Align with God’s Will.

Our Bible reading today is Matthew 26 and in Matthew 26, we see Jesus entering the Garden of Gethsemane prior to His crucifixion.  In verse 39, it reads “Going a little father He fell facedown and prayed, ‘My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me.  Yet...

Pay Attention to the Important Things

Matthew 22:37, Jesus said, “…Love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.  This is the greatest and most important command.”  Wednesday evening, during our Journey through the Old Testament, I mentioned to you that this comes...

The Lord will Provide

Genesis 22:14 reads “And Abraham named that place The LORD will provide...”  The name given to God in the Hebrew from this verse is the name ‘Jehovah Jireh’.  It means ‘The LORD who provides’.  At this point in Abraham’s life, he had come to experience God as always...

PRAY FOR OUR NATION

Romans 12:12 reads “Rejoice in hope; be patient in affliction; be persistent in prayer.”  Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th president of the United States today.  Here is some trivia for you regarding past inaugurations.  On March 4, 1841, William Harrison,...

Worship means total commitment

Romans 12:1-2 reads “Therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, I urge you to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God; this is your spiritual worship.  Do not be conformed to this age, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so...

Don’t hide behind your shield

Genesis 15:1 reads “After these events, the word of the LORD came to Abram in a vision:  ‘Do not be afraid, Abram.  I am your shield; your reward will be very great,” God is our shield.  The word for shield here is the “magen”.  It is an...

The Truth of Jesus Doesn’t Change

Nehemiah 4:14 reads “After I made an inspection, I stood up and said to the nobles, the officials, and the rest of the people, ‘Don’t be afraid of them.  Remember the great and awe-inspiring LORD, and fight for your countrymen, your sons and daughters, your...
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