LOVE AND OBEY

Love and Obey God’s love is actually expressed in law. The great principle of law is love. Therefore the principle of the gospel itself is expressed in Deuteronomy. …God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son… (John 3:16) You and I express our love for God in our obedience. The Lord…

SHOULD MARY THE MOTHER OF JESUS BE WORSHIPPED?

  Cristina’s note:  After spending precious time  with my beloved Catholic family visiting from overseas, I feel I need to share this post.  As I tried to share my faith with them I found I could not get past the Catholic Mary and the  Catholic saints.  May the Lord open the eyes of the blind…

THE JOY GOD GIVES

I would like to bring glory and honour to my Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ by sharing with you my Dear readers, about my friend Anne. Anne was admitted to hospital about five months ago with a heart condition, later diagnosed as  SVT (Supraventricular tachycardia is a rapid heartbeat that develops when the normal electrical…

TWO BEGGARS

Two Beggars Two Beggars In the bible two beggars we see one was begging on earth and the other one in hell where there is a great dearth The poor man begged for crumbs from the rich man’s table before he died but now the rich man is in hell begging for a drop of…

Everyday Faith: God Turns Tragedy into Victory

Originally posted on Village Schools of the Bible:
Tragedy is all around us. What do we say and do to help people struck down through unimaginable disaster like the Las Vegas shootings or the hurricane devastation in Puerto Rico? As Christians we respond with compassion and prayer, but inside we ask ‘what would we do…

Marriage Insanity :: Dr. David R. Reagan

“Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves: Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen. For this cause God gave them up unto…

Twisted Tuesday – Whose in Charge Here?

Originally posted on Biblical Beginnings:
Today’s twisted scripture is Luke 12:4-5. There are many that would love to twist Luke 12 to fit the bizarre view of Satan and his demons torturing non believers in hell. There are others who claim, like Joyce Meyers, that Jesus was tortured in hell by Satan and his cohorts.…

JESUS AND THE LITTLE CHILDREN

Scripture records few instances of Jesus interacting with children, but in each one we see Jesus treat the children with kindness and love, therefore showing how much He values them. Then people brought little children to Jesus for him to place his hands on them and pray for them. But the disciples rebuked them. Jesus…

ALL THAT GOD IS AND DOES IS GOOD

“The Lord is good to all, and his mercy is over all that he has made.” Psalms 145:9 ESV “O give thanks unto the Lord ; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.” Psalms 136:1 KJV “Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with my whole heart….

JESUS NEVER SAID…..

Dear readers, A group of four, myself included, go out into the streets of our city to share the gospel with the lost once a week. One of the saddest situations we encounter, is people, mainly Catholics, Orthodox and Coptics, who have been taught that “Mary” is the mediator between the Lord Jesus and man….

JESUS, LORD OF ALL

God’s beautiful creation How wonderful to see All that He created Including you and me. Flowers of all colours Birds that fly and sing Giving glory To their Maker Our great and Awesome King   The oceans and rivers Stars in the sky the sun shining brightly just open your eyes God made it all…

UNSAVED LOVED ONES?

Dear readers, I want to encourage all of you who are seeking the Lord in prayer and supplication for the salvation of family members and it seems as if nothing is “happening”.  You have been praying, fasting, tears of supplication before the Lord for their souls, but day after day nothing changes. Days turn into…

Stinky Feet – Why Jesus Humbled Himself and We Should, Too

It was ugly The scene at the customer service desk made me want to be somewhere else. “I can’t believe you don’t have this in stock,” the red-faced man yelled. “This company is pathetic. This store is pathetic. And YOU’RE pathetic,” he said as he leaned over the counter, pointing his finger at the tiny,…

The Praying Hands of a Grandmother

The Praying Hands of a Grandmother.  A great poem and a great example of how to pray for our children and grandchildren. There were tiny flutters of a heartbeat. Before each child was born, She prayed. With joy, As the little fingers clasped her hand, She prayed. She asked for strength. She gave her thanks….

Have you come across a roaring lion lately?

“Be sober, be vigilant; bacause your adversary the devil, as a roaring lion, walketh about, seeking whom he may devour” 1 Peter 5:8. “Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you”. James 4:7     “Be strong in the Lord, and in the power of His might”  Ephesians 6:10…

The clay in the hands of the Potter

 But now, O Lord , you are our Father; we are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8 ESV          The word which came to Jeremiah from the Lord , saying: Then I went down to the potter’s house, and there he…

LET US BOAST: “WHAT JESUS HAS DONE FOR ME”

  Many of us struggle with sharing our faith. It’s scary, sometimes awkward, and always heavy with the weight of eternal consequences. We know every conversation about spiritual matters leads to a decision of some sort, and we don’t want to mess it up. The burden to do it “just right” is sometimes paralyzing. And…

THE LORD’S PROTECTION

He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty I will say of the Lord , He is my refuge and my fortress: my God; in him will I trust. Surely he shall deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome…

Sing to the Lord!

And you will say in that day: “Give thanks to the Lord , call upon his name, make known his deeds among the peoples, proclaim that his name is exalted. “Sing praises to the Lord , for he has done gloriously; let this be made known in all the earth. Isaiah 12:4‭-‬5 ESV  

EXAMINE YOURSELF

Listening to this sermon in the car on my way to work this morning . It had a profound impact!!

“Hineni”: Here I am. Send Me!

There is a powerful word in Hebrew that sums up three words in English. The word is Hineni (הנני), which means “Here I am!” Buyou’ve got to watch out how you say it, because it is a way of expressing total readiness to give oneself – it’s an offer of total availability. When God called…

TESTING OF YOUR FAITH

Oh  Lord, another trial?  Really?.  My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials.  James 1:2 Today, I had so many opportunities to “count it all joy”.   Trials, began as soon as I stepped out of my front door to go to work!! Every person in the world, including yourself, will…

THE ROAD LESS TRAVELLED

  Christianity is not an easy road. It is actually the hardest road to travel. Why do I make such a statement? because as Christians we walk against a tide of people going in the opposite dirección. Is tough my friend, is not easy. We live in the world but are not of the world,…

It’s All About The Heart Attitude.

Modesty in the way we dress is not just for church; it is to be the standard for all Christians at all times. The key to understanding what constitutes modesty in dress is to examine the attitudes and intents of the heart. Those whose hearts are inclined toward God will make every effort to dress…

What is the Gospel?

This is arguably the best explanation I have ever read as to what the Gospel is without actually reading the Gospel message itself. I have posted this article in it’s entirety here as I think… Source: What is the Gospel?

Christ, The Maker Of All Things New

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. 2 Corinthians 5:17 KJV You have obtained a new life which can only be satisfied by new delights, which can only be excited by new objects and constrained by new principles suitable…

Let God’s Word and Promise, Destroy Satan’s Roar!

A word in time…!     One Sunday morning after our church service had ended, a woman came up to the altar to ask for prayer. She had recently been to the doctor and was told she had some serious problems with her heart. She told me what they were. She was crying and afraid….

Jesus Christ Is The Great “I AM”

“I AM”,  Title God Gave Himself And Moses said unto God, Behold, when I come unto the children of Israel, and shall say unto them, The God of your fathers has sent me to you; and they shall say to me, What is his name? what shall I say to them? And God said to…

The Incomparable Christ

A Solitary Life More than nineteen hundred years ago, there was a Man born contrary to the laws of life. This Man lived in poverty and was reared in obscurity. He did not travel extensively. Only once did He cross the boundary of the country in which He lived; that was during His exile in…

Are we all waiting for Him?

The Spirit and the bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who wishes take the water of life without cost. Revelation 22:17 “Yes, I am coming quickly”.  Amen. Come, Lord Jesus.   The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be…

Wise and Harmless

Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. Matthew 10:16 KJV   “Be ye, therefore, wise as serpents.” In Egyptian hieroglyphics, the serpent is a symbol for wisdom. The ancients viewed snakes as shrewd, cunning, smart, keen-minded, prudent, and cautious, using…

The Legend of the Cherokee Indian Youth’s Rite of Passage

A wonderful analogy of how God never leaves us. Thank you Pastor Tim for posting. Peace, Love & Joy as you read the story and take in the spiritual truth it conveys. Cristina.   Fresh Manna by Pastor Tim Burt I am reposting this by popular request! I hope it’s a blessing to you! ~…

FEAR NOT !

“For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved. How then shall they call on Him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in Him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher? And how shall they preach, except they be…

The Value of Friends

Wonderful insights on friendship : Enjoy! BLESSINGS.    BSome friends are with us a long time Others are part of our lives but a short time Passing through leaving an indelible mark upon us Cherish your friends and hold them close We never know when a fr… Source: The Value of Friends

Whithout JESUS we can do NOTHING

I am the true vine, and my Father is the husbandman. Every branch in me that beareth not fruit he taketh away: and every branch that beareth fruit, he purgeth it, that it may bring forth more fruit. John 15:1‭-‬2 KJV Now ye are clean through the word which I have spoken unto you.  …

This Is The Victory That Overcomes The World

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 KJV So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God. Romans 10:17 KJV For we walk by faith, not by sight 2 Corinthians 5:7 KJV For by grace are ye saved through faith; and…

CHOOSE YOUR LOVE

1 John 2:15-17King James Version (KJV) Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of…

RUSSIA: Extreme Gift – Voice of the Martyrs

“What is it?” Soviet captain Marco snarled at the young boy. “What do you want?” The boy, only twelve, swallowed his fear as he stood before the Communist officer. “Captain, you are the man who put my parents in prison. Today is my mother’s birthday, Source: RUSSIA: Extreme Gift – Voice of the Martyrs

The Scripture Made Me Ask Myself Some Uncomfortable Questions

Originally posted on The Outspoken TULIP:
What do you put on your prayer list? When you gather with other believers, what prayer requests do you typically make? If you’re like most Christians, you most frequently ask people to pray for your health, your job, your living situation or other temporal matters.  Ain’t nothing wrong with…

Please Remember Our Persecuted Family

Originally posted on EttingerWriting.com:
By David Ettinger A few years back in Nigeria, the village of Elizabeth Tumba was attacked by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. When they came pounding on the door of her family’s store, they asked Elizabeth’s husband, “Do you want to follow us?” As a faithful follower of Jesus…

IDOP 2017: Let Us Be On Their Side

Originally posted on VOICE OF THE PERSECUTED:
? (Voice of the Persecuted)  Persecution is real! It can be overwhelming, or even frightening, when learning of all the suffering persecuted  Christians experience across the globe, today. When their most dire request is prayer, how do we Pray? Some of the prayer requests we often hear are, For…