Failure: An Opportunity for God to Mold a New and Improved You

God's See's Failure as Nothing More Than an IllusionFrom the beginning of time, God knew that you would be here right now reading this message. Isn’t that amazing? Every since you entered this world, God has been molding and crafting you for His purposes. Continue reading

Love your Wives even as Christ Loves the Church

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Love your wives even as Christ loved the church…

We are all familiar with the saying, “A Dog is Man’s Best Friend”. Along with the K-9 characteristics of loyalty, and dedication, dogs simply make us feel good. A dog will sit at the door or on the porch waiting for your arrival and as soon as he hears the distinct sound of your car approaching, he will hop to his feet in anticipation. Continue reading

Love Displayed Outwardly Toward One Another

Showing God's Love To One Another

A new commandment I give you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love one for another. John 13:34-35.

The employees at our local market are extremely helpful. In fact, you can’t walk past any one of them without them asking you if they can help you find something. Continue reading

Power vs Authority – Knowing Our Rights in Christ

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Power vs Authority: JB was one of the sharpest recruits in my academy class. She was a great communicator, which is one of the most important tools to be equipped with as a Law Enforcement officer. JB stood approx. 5’2″ and weighed about 110 lbs. She graduated at the top of our class academically. After graduation, we both were assigned to a maximum security male jail facility. Continue reading

Forgive and Forget: The Christian Way of Life

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Forgive and Forget when people wrong you. Holding on to offenses only harms you, not them. To forgive and forget is a choice that we make. The choice to forgive and forget must be made on purpose. And it must be made independent of whether we “feel” better about the situation that offended us or not. Continue reading

Words Hold the Power of Death and Life – Proverbs 18:21

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Words are powerful. Words are the containers we use to convey thoughts to one another. All through God‘s Word we are warned not to unleash the monster in our mouths called the tongue. The bible tells us that death and life are in the power of our tongues (Proverbs 18:21). We need to grab hold of the fact that our words can have an overwhelming impact not only on our own circumstances but on each and every person around us.

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Faith Seen For the First Time

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Faith, when seen up close for the first time can look completely different than what we imagined it to look like. The image of real faith in action is what we need to dislodge our misconceptions of what faith is and shake us into the realization of what real, practical, biblical faith is. Continue reading

Gods Word: The Guide to Solving Life’s Problems

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Gods Word is the guide to solving the problems that we have to deal with in life. Life is hard sometimes. There are things we have to deal with in our lives from time to time that can look overwhelming. In most cases if we could see our way out of our circumstances, we wouldn’t be nearly as concerned with issues in our lives. Continue reading