Signed, Sealed, Delivered

Signed, Sealed, Delivered God has always been covenant minded. God is filled with integrity and His character is such that He always fulfills what He said He would. Sometimes it’s hard for us as humans to understand the full implication of this, because covenant isn’t the same in our eyes as it is to God. But, if we’re fully going to understand…

Chew Before You Swallow

Chew Before You Swallow 1 Corinthians 3:2 (NKJV) I fed you with milk and not with solid food; for until now you were not able to receive it, and even now you are still not able Have you ever given a newborn baby a steak? It sounds crazy doesn’t it? You would not give a baby a steak because they would choke…

Faith By The Word

Faith By The Word As pastors, our job, according to scripture, is to equip the saints, that is the body of Christ, for the work of the ministry (Ephesians 4:12). We are called to study the Word of God, to pray and to seek His direction for the local church and for the lives of the people He has put in our…

Top Of The Page

Top Of The Page Ephesians 1:17 (NKJV) that the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him I’ve been loving my new Bible. If you didn’t know, recently I made the transition from solely using electronic Bibles to mostly using an actual old school book.…

Use It Or Lose It

Use It Or Lose It Proverbs 4:7 (NKJV) Wisdom is the principal thing; Therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding. Wisdom, the Bible says, is the most important thing. People chase money, fame, pleasure, and even other people, but it is all the deception of the devil. Not because any of these things in and of themselves is bad,…

Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? I recall many different identities I tried to personify as I went about my teen years. I remember the Brittany Spears preppy school girl, knee high socks, plaid skirts, Mary Jane shoes era of my middle school days, followed promptly by my skateboarder girl period. I went retro, bell bottom, colored shades, bargain basement finds, “forget the…

Judge Yes!

Judge Yes! Romans 12:2 (NKJV) 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. “The world was never meant to change the church; the Church was meant to change the world!” – Pastor Tim Stahlman I like to observe…

The Principle Thing

The Principle Thing Proverbs 4:7 Wisdom is the principal thing; Therefore get wisdom. And in all your getting, get understanding. Wisdom, or the ability to apply knowledge is a crucial part of living a Godly life. The Bible is the greatest book of wisdom but there are some things that must be understood. For instance, is that which is being conveyed instruction…

Great Expectations

Great Expectations Psalms 118:8 It is better to trust in the Lord Than to put confidence in man. Have you ever made a mistake? Have you ever failed someone? I’d be willing to guess the answer is “yes”. This is not because I think you’re awful and think low of you, but because you are most likely human. I hate failing people…

The Gift of Death

The Gift of Death Genesis 3:24: So He drove out the man; and He placed cherubim at the east of the garden of Eden, and a flaming sword which turned every way, to guard the way to the tree of life. Death is a hard thing for many to understand. If there is a God, how could a loving God allow death?…