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The Family of God

05/21/2020

"And all that believed were together, and had all things common; And sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need. And they, continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, did eat their meat with gladness and singleness …

From Fear To Faith

05/11/2020

Are you often grieved because of the violence which is rampant in our day? From the car bombers in Iraq to the frequent killings on the streets of the big cities of America, the acts of violence seem to be endless. Are you sometimes gripped by fear? Do you fear because of the uncertainties created …

The Sovereignty of God (2020)

04/24/2020

To say that God is sovereign is just another way of saying that God is God. God has the right to do what He pleases. He is omnipotent so nothing can keep Him from executing His will. He is a God of purpose, so He does what He does for a reason and that reason is for His glory. God is on the throne, …

Hopeful Sorrow

04/02/2020

Several surveys have revealed that most Americans believe in life after death. But, that being said, there are many different views about what form that life takes. Every man-made theory will miss the mark—being nothing more than a guess—but God has graciously given us the information we need in …

A Biblical View of the Church

03/05/2020

It is not uncommon today to hear someone say, "I am fed up with organized religion. I want nothing to do with a church." Yet they will go on to say, "I believe in God just not the church." Some then offer a number of reasons as to why they want nothing to do with a church. A man said to me, "I …

A Call To Worship

02/01/2020

Psalm 100 is frequently quoted and often memorized. While many of the Psalms call us to praise God and contain beautiful expressions of thanksgiving, this is the only Psalm that is designated, “A Psalm of praise.” Make a joyful noise unto the Lord, all ye lands. Serve the Lord with gladness: Come …

Reflections For The New Year

12/28/2019

Psalm 90:12, “So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.” We are reminded in this Psalm that time is passing rapidly and soon our time here will end.  The conclusion to this observation is that we should number our days, not that we can know the exact number but we …

The Birth of Jesus

12/05/2019

Four thousand years of history had rolled by.  The biblical account of those years recorded births and deaths, joys and sorrows, victories and defeats. It all started with the simple declaration, “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth.” God created man, breathed into his nostrils …

Prayer For the Success of the Gospel

10/04/2019

“Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may have free course, and be glorified, even as it is with you” (2 Thessalonians 3:1).The apostle’s burden was that the gospel would move forward rapidly and successfully. His commitment in life was to serve God and honor his Savior by …

Encourage Yourself

06/14/2019

“And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the Lord his God.” (I Samuel 30:6). David and his men arrived in Ziklag to discover the Philistines …