Tag Archives: Church

IN SEARCH OF PEACE

ORIGINALLY POSTED 6-7-15 God set this day aside for a day of rest.  He had a pretty busy week prior to the final day of creating the world, the universe, every living thing.  He established night and day and placed … Continue reading

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WHAT TO DO WHEN IT’S HOT

Picture this.  It’s almost ninety degrees in the shade. We come prepared with our cowboy hats, boots and water, but the float hasn’t arrived.  We huddle under a tree.  Soon the rest of the group arrives and joins us under … Continue reading

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WHY PRAISE GOD WHEN THINGS ARE GOING SO BAD?

Volcanoes spew fiery lava, descending on everything in their path.  The earth shakes under it.  The seas churn as a ship is swallowed up.  Children are being murdered before they take their first breath. Youngsters are being sold into sex … Continue reading

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WHERE HAVE ALL THE CHILDREN GONE?

“But Jesus said, Suffer little children, and forbid them not, to come unto me: for of such is the kingdom of heaven.”  Matthew 19:14 Along with a change in the numbers of church going people today, the forgotten are the … Continue reading

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FELLOWSHIP

ma A family of fellow Christians can be a wonderful source of strength and encouragement for us. Many times though, we aren’t even aware of the pain and suffering they’re going through. We’ve all gotten wrapped up in our own … Continue reading

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DOES GOING TO CHURCH SAVE YOU?

Many thin they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to compensate for the sins they commit … Continue reading

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DON’T GIVE UP

Sunday – a day which starts a new week.  What better way to begin, than to go and worship the One who created this world. He has His finger on the pulse of our land.  He knows what we need … Continue reading

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EASTER MEMORIES

I grew up in a time when Easter and Christmas were celebrated with days off of school, Easter bonnets, pretty new clothes, Easter egg hunts, lots of special food and going to church at 6 in the morning.  Some of … Continue reading

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CHURCH DAY

Going to church has always been a part of my week.  It’s a time to refresh from the burdens of the past week and to look forward to the next one with hope and regeneration.  We’re in a new church … Continue reading

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PASS IT ON

If it were only a matter of fighting off armies of an invading enemy – or simply a battle cry against those who would cause us emotional or physical harm.If our task required us to stand up for those less fortunate, … Continue reading

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PRAISE GOD

This is the day the Lord has made. Let us rejoice and be glad in it!

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DOES CHURCH MAKE YOU PERFECT?

  Many think that they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to compensate for the sins … Continue reading

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DOES GOING TO CHURCH MAKE YOU A CHRISTIAN?

  Many think that they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to compensate for the sins … Continue reading

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RIGHTEOUS INDIGNATION

Each year for 30 some years, this man and His family travelled to Jerusalem for the Passover Feast.  It was as much apart of His life as studying the scriptures.  His mission was about to be fulfilled. When He entered … Continue reading

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DOES CHURCH MAKE YOU PERFECT?

Many think that they’re above reproach or no longer considered sinful if they simply attend church.  Many are also there because they feel safe from the world outside.  Some even use church as a place to compensate for the sins they … Continue reading

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MY CHURCH FAMILY

In the past week, two of my church family members left this veil of tears to enter the kingdom of heaven.  I’ve prayed for another who is going through a divorce from a long time marriage.  I’ve felt concern for … Continue reading

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SAINTS HAVE A PAST – SINNERS A FUTURE

Our country has a penchant for watching others fail – the Kardashians, the Duggars, those in politics and even within our own families.  Somehow it makes us feel better about our own failures and shortcomings.  When we look at other’s sinful behavior and judge … Continue reading

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RANDOM CHRISTMAS THOUGHT

Streets dusted with powdered sugar snow – empty now after the hustle and bustle within this tiny town.  Everyone now fills the church at the end of the block.  Lights and music pour from every window.  A homeless man huddles … Continue reading

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IS IT TIME FOR ANOTHER REFORMATION?

   Throughout history the world has managed to corrupt everything that comes from God’s Word, the Bible.  This distortion continues today when we hear how many churches have eliminated using the Law of God, because most folks don’t like being … Continue reading

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SANCTUARY

   Today, before church, I spoke with a woman whose husband will undergo chemotherapy … again.  I listened as a man told of his wife’s recent surgery and the difficulties she encountered in her recovery.  During the service we prayed … Continue reading

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