Testing

Now Faith Is . . .

A dear friend of mine shared that many of my blog articles discuss topics beyond her understanding in the Christian faith. She was looking for material that would provide an introduction to important subject matter. I am beginning a series called “In Beginnings” that I hope will fit this needed niche. The first miracle detailed […]

Anxiety

Disappointed, Yes; Downcast, Never!

Disappointed?   The results of the election are not in.  States are still counting ballots.  The demonstrated disposition of the electorate is clear.  The frustrations and anxiety of black and brown people around police brutality, race relations, and inequity across the country is insignificant.  The sentiment that the economic turnaround can be achieved in the […]

Blessed Assurance

Thessaloniki

Paul addressed the church he began in Thessalonika with the epistle known as 1 Thessalonians.  This is the same city he was urged to travel to in Acts 16 that was crying out to him through the Holy Spirit.  According to Matthew Henry, this was the first epistle he wrote to any of the churches […]

longsuffering

Romans 4:4

We say the Bible is the inspired Word of God.  We use its 783,000 words to justify and bless court procedures, weddings, funerals and baptisms and blessing our babies.  I would remind you that “Every part of Scripture is God-breathed and useful one way or another—showing us truth, exposing our rebellion, correcting our mistakes, training […]

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This Day {we pray} . . .

Father God; We praise and thank you for your Almighty power and Omniscient grace that allowed us to see this day . . . This day when rescuers search for survivors in a South Florida building collapse This day when several states in the west are experiencing severe heat and desperately need your rain This […]