New Beginnings

On December 31 at ten o’clock at night, numerous churches in the United States have a Watch Night service. It doesn’t end until after twelve o’clock when the new year arrives. The Watch Night service is associated with the freeing of slaves after the Emancipation Proclamation. Other church, however, simply call it the New Year’s …

Create Your Reality

Is it not written in your Law: ‘I have said you are gods?’ John 10:34 The above scripture was a comment Jesus Christ made to the Jews that wanted to stone him for blasphemy. He was letting them know that he and his father, God, was of one accord. The Jews thought he saying that …

A Loving Community

Caring for the people in our community is one of the things it mean in the Bible when it says “love your neighbors.” This is also a crucial commandment because this is what makes the world a better place. In Matthews 22:39, Jesus said that loving “your neighbor as yourself” is equal to what he said …

God’s Gracious Gift

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. –James 1:17 ESV Who dares to dismiss the gifts and talents the Lord has blessed us with? He gave each and every one of us a talent, …

Renewed

Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 NIV I want to apologize to the ones that originally followed this blog site. I created it to inspire and to hopefully improve someone’s life. Instead, my blogs have been all over the place. They have been unfocused …

Resurrection

And when the sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James, and Salome, had bought sweet spices, that they might come and anoint him.  And very early in the morning the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun.  And they said among themselves, …

Faith

But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him. Hebrews 11:6 It’s time for me to get back to the purpose of why I created this blog page.  One of the things …

Temptation and Suffering

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succor them that are tempted. Hebrews 2:18 The above scripture is referring to Jesus Christ.  It lets us know that he understands what we go through when we are being tempted by negative influences, because he was tempted and suffered while he …

The Holy Spirit

And the spirit of the Lord shall rest upon him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the Lord. Isaiah 11:2 The Lord will give the Holy Spirit to anyone that studies, meditates on, believes, and put in practice his Word, …

God’s Warning

Mortify therefore your members which are upon the earth; fornication, uncleanness, inordinate affection, evil concupiscence, and covetousness, which is idolatry: For which things’ sake the wrath of God cometh on the children of disobedience: In the which ye also walked some time, when ye lived in them.  But now ye also put off all these; …