Psalms 122:1 , Ecclesiastes 12:13 David said I was glad when they said unto me, let us go into the house of the LORD. Solomon said Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter, fear God, keep his commandments for this is the whole duty of man. When joy walks out duty walks in.
Some day some simple soul is going to pick up the Bible and read it and believe it, and then the rest of us are going to be embarrassed.
Luke 14:28 For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first, and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it? In a recent story in the USA Today titled, “Want to Start a Franchise?” the paper listed 15 questions one should ask themselves when considering becoming a franchisee owner.… Continue reading Counting the Cost of Pastoring
As a promotion in our church, we prayed over many letters with dollar bills attached to them. A week later, at our Friends and Family day service, we gave these letters and dollars to each household… members and visitors… as a token of faith in God for our prayers to be answered. Here is the… Continue reading Friends and Family Service – Economic Stimulus
The trouble with being punctual is that nobody’s there to appreciate it.
The Orphan Train was a social experiment that transported children from crowded coastal cities of the United States to the country’s Midwest for adoption. The orphan trains ran between 1854 and 1929, relocating an estimated 200,000 orphaned, abandoned, or homeless children. At the time the orphan train movement began, it was estimated that 30,000 vagrant… Continue reading The Orphan Train
The way I see it, there are only two options to choose from when you’re painted into a corner. You either shut up and be content, facing the fact that real change cannot and will not happen… or you get paint on your feet.
Two young men were fishing one day near their hometown. Being so focused on their goal of catching fish, they didn’t realize their boat had drifted so close to the dam’s rushing water until they were too close to turn back. Caught by the current, their boat was swept over the dam into the crashing… Continue reading Are You Drifting?
We all remember it, I’m sure… Clinton was on trial for impeachment over the Monica Lewinsky scandal, and attempted to water down what truthfully happened with the blatant redefinition of the word, “is”. It seems that our world is attempting to redefine everything that is in opposition to its sinful lifestyle. Recently in an article… Continue reading The Definition of “is”
Fasting stirs a hunger in your spirit that goes deeper than any temporary hunger you exeperience in your flesh. When you hunger for God, He will fill you! Jesus went through cities where He could do no miracles – because there was no hunger. In this day, God is saying, “I am looking for somebody… Continue reading Quoted: Jentezen Franklin on Fasting