There is something awesome about seeing the early morning, especially sunrise. Most people miss the golden moment because they enjoy extra sleep.
"I love you." How many times have we heard these words? These three words decree a declaration that is suppose to have a lot of meaning for the one on the receiving end, though they are spoken a million times to a spouse, a family member, a friend or in many cases to a loving pastor. If these words are not accompanied by actions and coupled with the willingness to invest time these words have ...
Psalms 68:19: Blessed be the Lord, who daily loadeth us with benefits, even the God of our salvation.
We are living in fast-paced technological society. Almost everything is instant and information is beamed around the world in a matter of minutes.
After being a member of an Africa on Fire Missions missionary team from Liberty County, I wanted to write up an interview with Dr. Peggy Rayman, national director of training and mobilization from Church of the Great Commission in Orlando.
His new assignment is at the helm of an organization charged with bringing pastors and ministers together.
Over the years, I discovered that one of the greatest challenges we face as children of God is facing opposition. Many times those who have been born again feel that being saved ought to eliminate them from the troubles of this world.
In a short period of time, he has turned from being a drug dealer and user to becoming a man of God. For many years, he allowed drugs and the fast life to control him. Now he lets God control his life.
This being February in which it has been designated Valentine's Day, the whole month is tinged with love.
He grew up in Savannah, but Hinesville has become his home. A member of First Baptist Church, Charles "Chuck" Stewart is proud to call First Baptist his church home.
Our key scripture for today is Romans 8:35-37(NIV). Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? As it is written: 'For your sake we face death all day long; we are considered as sheep to be slaughtered.' No, in all things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.
In the pulpit, he gives words of encouragement and comfort to his flock. As a funeral director, he consoles and comforts families experiencing the loss of a loved one.
All good things eventually come to an end. While no longer serving as pastor of one church, he is still pastoring and serving the Lord.
Key Scripture: Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he. (Prov 29:18 KJV)
Men often weigh their experiences, opinions, family history and views filtered through the words of friends and influences to arrive at an identity of Jesus. Learning Jesus through an honest study of scripture will be more productive.
The other day, as I was walking past my mailbox, I took a long look at it. It is old, faded and slides a little bit forward when one opens it.
Tomorrow is Father's Day. We all know that it is not quite the same event that Mother's Day is, and that is fine. We all know the value of a godly mother.
God sent his Son to pay a debt that man could not and cannot pay - the debt of sin.
Father's Day does not receive the recognition that Mother's Day receives personally or commercially. Personally, I think Father's Day should have a greater appreciation and a greater recognition based on a biblical prospective.
Even during summer months, some children still are having fun at school.
Morals can be defined simply as what a person has been taught and believes in regard to what is right and wrong.
Last week, I wrote that I have been preaching through the 23rd Psalm. I would like for you to consider an idea from that Psalm that remains a powerful image in my mind.
Last week, we began looking at the idea of putting our faith in God. Some people have a problem with this, for they trust only in themselves. Much of this comes from humanistic teaching in our schools today. Our young people are faced with instructors who do not believe in the Bible. Generations are being reared to believe that man has all the answers. This false idea makes it difficult for religious teaching to be accepted.
In a few weeks, they will once again converge on St. Simons Island for a time of refreshing, renewal and relaxation.
Many teachings circulating in the church today concern the kind of prosperity believers should experience.
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