10 Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it and struck the high priest’s servant, cutting off his right ear. (The servant’s name was Malchus.) 36 Jesus said, “My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jewish leaders. But now my kingdom is from another place.” 37 “You … More When a Pastor has gone way out of line
“Who is wise and understanding among you? Let them show it by their good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not boast about it or deny the truth. Such “wisdom” does not come down from heaven but … More The Evil Grinch!
“Meanwhile, all the people were wailing and mourning for her. “Stop wailing,” Jesus said. “She is not dead but asleep.”” Luke 8:52 I found what Jesus said very interesting. After all, if one person says that someone is dead then there may be some doubt. But, a whole crowd who were wailing and mourning stands … More Getting lost in the Crowd Mentality
“If you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. The world cannot accept him, because it neither sees him nor knows him. But you know him, for he lives with you and will be in you. I will … More God’s gift to you
“I was on the altar but he took me off of it”, said my friend. For those that know me well, I couldn’t help my facial expression after that one! My quick response, I have to say was not godly… “You wanted him to take you off the alter!” Everyone started laughing at that response … More Top reasons not to tithe
“You were running a good race. Who cut in on you to keep you from obeying the truth?” Galatians 5:7 When you start a race, you usually start off really well. Pretend you are running a 26.2 mile marathon race (ok, I’m already dying just thinking about it… but I digress..). You are at the … More What truth are you believing?
“Now the crowd that was with him when he called Lazarus from the tomb and raised him from the dead continued to spread the word. Many people, because they had heard that he had performed this sign,went out to meet him. So the Pharisees said to one another, “See, this is getting us nowhere. Look how the whole … More Go ahead and Gossip!?
I am standing in front of a group of 17 adults who are all watching me attentively as I answer a question asked during our bible study. In my mind I truly am not connected to what my mouth is saying but I am getting quite a few nods and smiles so it must be … More Connected to the Source
Many of us are very familiar with the Christmas story. To summarize: Mary, a virgin was told by an Angel that she would have a baby …. Impregnated by the Holy Spirit. Her fiancée, Joseph after deliberating amongst himself decided he wasn’t having that and was going to leave her. An angel came to him … More The ugly truth about the Christmas story
Throughout my entire life I have heard the arguments of why someone should be a Saturday worshiper or a Sunday worshiper. To be honest it was never something that bothered me as I lived in a home where we all went to church on Sunday. Full stop. Rain or shine, hurricane, sickness … it … More Are you a Saturday or Sunday worshiper?