We all want it at some time ot another, that's life, we are human, and we have sin nature and are selfish sometimes. If you fit in this category you are normal. As Christians we can overcome this sin by prayer, repentance, and the grace given to us by Jesus. To say you have never … Continue reading Recognition
If you look around the sanctuary during worship service you will see a mixture of people actually smiling and seem to be happy singing praises to the Lord while others look as though they are in a dentist chair. What is stealing their joy? Or if you look closely you can notice that many of … Continue reading Why do many Christians seem to lack something in their lives?
Listed below is just a sample of the blessing God bestows on us when we accept Him. Also listed are some of the responsibilities He asks of us that we will want to and will carry out if we truly love Him (John 14:15). BLESSINGS Chosen by God, election; Eph. 1:4 Adoption into God’s family: … Continue reading Blessings and Responsibilities
Some say this is the season of joy and happiness. I would assume that it is because it is a time to RECEIVE and give gifts to others (I am speaking from a secular point of view right now). This supposedly gives us joy. So many of us go out and spend money we don’t … Continue reading Holidays are not always fun
Part 2, Looking but not seeing Why do we have so many scales on our eyes that keep us from seeing the truth and what will it take for us to remove those scales? I think these are questions we should be asking ourselves on a daily basis and trying to figure out. All people, … Continue reading WHAT DOES IT TAKE
Part 1, My story Many times I sit and wonder why I sin the way I sin. Then I remember I have the same sin problem Apostle Paul had as I am reminded what he said in Romans 7:15, I do not understand what I do. For what I want to do I do not … Continue reading WHAT DOES IT TAKE?
BOMBSHELL: “Justice Democrats” Founder is THE Organizer of Evangelical Social Justice Movement. https://pulpitandpen.org/2019/07/29/bombshell-justice-democrats-founder-is-the-organizer-of-evangelical-social-justice-movement/. The above article is long but full of information that most Christians do not know or understand. However, I consider it an important read. We, Christians, need to open our eyes to what is going on in our cultural/political life that seriously … Continue reading The mixing of religion and politics
There were 71 murders 361 shootings in June of 2019 in Chicago, did that make headlines? Did politicians cry out for justice, want more gun restrictions in Chicago, or make a political statement concerning the snuffed out lives? You know the answer. Article; A Native American perspective on gun violence; TRIBE Security Service August 6, … Continue reading If it’s about saving lives;
SOCIETIES ILLS Our world is changing as is the culture, norms, styles and even in the way we worship and who is included. I am sad to see that many of the changes are not for the better. The negative changes are corrupting our children, our church, the health and mental and physical safety of … Continue reading SOCIETIES ILLS
FYI, A few weeks ago I posted an article concerning the growing idea of reparations and it's the effect on society. The idea is more than a discussion! Below are excerpts from an article concerning reparations. The Atlantic; The First Reparations Attempt at an American College Comes From Its Students 4/19/19. Read the entire article at: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/the-first-reparations-attempt-at-an-american-college-comes-from-its-students/ar-BBW4Ek8 "When sordid revelations … Continue reading REPARATIONS UPDATE