Joel, God's spokesman during the reign of Joash 835-796 BC. seizes the occasion to proclaim God's message. Disaster strikes the southern kingdom of Judah without warning. An ominous black cloud descends upon the land. The dreaded locusts. In a matter of hours, every living green thing has been striped bare. Although the Locust plague has... Continue Reading →
All flesh is grass. And all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withers. And its flower falls away, But the Word of God endures forever.
Romans 12: And "do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God
Faith without action cannot be called faith. Faith without action is dead; and a dead faith is no faith at all. Faith must work: it must produce: it must be visible: Verbal faith is not enough: mental faith is insufficient. Faith must be there, but it must be more, it must inspire action. In the... Continue Reading →
A CALL TO REPENTANCE: Jer.3: 6; The Lord said also to me in the days of Josiah the King. Have you seen what backsliding Israel has done? She has gone up on every high mountain and under every green tree, and there played the harlot. (Read Jeremiah 3:) If you have backslide, today is the... Continue Reading →
Luke 22:16; The Lord longed to share the Passover meal with His disciples. He was less than twenty four hours away from fulfilling His mission. He must have had the feelings of relief and excitement. The Passover meal commemorated the Jews' deliverance from slavery in Egypt (Ex. 13: 3-10) but t also had a much... Continue Reading →
Romans 8:24; For we are saved in this hope; but hope that is seen is not hope; for why does one still hope for what he sees? HOPE FUELS FAITH! Pastor Jonathan.
Matthew 8:2; And behold, there came a leper and worshipped Him, saying Lord if thou wilt, thou canst make me clean. This leper believed Jesus had the ability to heal him, but he was not certain He wanted to heal him. Jesus showed him His willingness to heal, and since He is no respecter of... Continue Reading →
Is there a question as to weather or not Jesus will return to this earth; listen to the Words of God in Acts 1: 9-11; Now when He had spoken these things, while they were watched, He was taken up, and a cloud received Him out of their sight. And while they looked stead-fastly towards... Continue Reading →
Jesus last recorded words have come to be known as the Great Commission: "You shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth. Luke wrote of the account of men and women who took that commission seriously and began to spread the news of... Continue Reading →
THE TEN COMMANDMENTS And God spoke all these words saying, "I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage. You shall have no other Gods before Me. You shall not make for yourself a craved image- any likeness of anything that is in... Continue Reading →
Jesus is the living Word, and His Word has an answer for every doubt that we or anyone we encounter might have. We need to be honest and forthright before Him. And we need to go to Him when we are plagued with doubts instead of running from or avoiding Him. Jesus knows what we... Continue Reading →
John 3: 1-21; Read. Nicodemus was a highly educated man in religious matters, yet he didn't have the slightest idea what Jesus was talking about when Jesus told him, "Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God." He knew a lot about God but he didn't personally know God. Being... Continue Reading →
Hebrews 11: 1; There is a direct relationship between faith and hope. You can't have one without the other. Faith gives substance to things we hope for. Remove hope, and faith has no goal to achieve. An illustration of that is as followers; a certain boy attended a church service. As the people started praising... Continue Reading →
John 10:3; Jesus said that His sheep know His voice, and they do not know the voice of strangers. Yet it seems most Christians experience the opposite. The vast majority of believers hear the devil, the world and their flesh loud and clear, but they have a hard time hearing the Lord. So what's happening... Continue Reading →