C&C: He is Risen

Connections and Comparisons is an ongoing weekly series that deals with many scriptures in the Bible, some of which are not commonly addressed.  The purpose of this series is to examine the scriptures at hand comparing what is said and looking at the...

Bishops, Pastors, Teachers, and Deacons

1 Timothy 2:11-14 11 Let the woman learn in silence with all subjection. 12 But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence. 13 For Adam was first formed, then Eve. 14 And Adam was not deceived, but the...

C&C: Don't Condemn and Judge Them Befriend and Love Them

Connections and Comparisons is an ongoing weekly series that deals with many scriptures in the Bible, some of which are not commonly addressed.  The purpose of this series is to examine the scriptures at hand comparing what is said and looking at the...

Reasons to be thankful – part 3.

  Ok – so there's no part 1 or 2, but I've always rather liked the music of Ian Dury and the Blockheads, including the song 'Reasons to be Cheerful part 3' whose lyrics include a few things which make me cheerful (cheddar cheese and pickle and...

The Six Day Creation of God

Genesis 1:1-2     1 In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 2 And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. The Creation of God took...

Come let us Grow Together: Idolizing

Come let us Grow Together is a weekly series that deals with the many topical categories that exist within the Word of God.  The purpose of this series is to grow in wisdom, knowledge, and understanding in things pertaining to God. Who or what are...

Angels are Messengers of God

Hebrews 1:14 14 Are they not all ministering spirits, sent forth to minister for them who shall be heirs of salvation? Angels are Messengers of God “Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Sebat, in the second...

The Untamable Tongue

Despite what unbelievers would like to believe, God is not fooled. God's judgement is righteous, just, true, correct and appropriate. People can justify it, rationalize it, explain it away or excuse it but, God knows the truth. The "I'm not perfect"...

Come let us Grow Together: Hope in Christ

Come let us Grow Together is a weekly series that deals with the many topical categories that exist within the Word of God.  The purpose of this series is to grow in wisdom, knowledge, and understanding in things pertaining to God. Come unto me, all...

Slavery Today

One of the greatest challenges facing the world today is slavery. Slavery is more of an issue now than in the days before the American Civil War. But the slaves of today are not picking cotton and they are not defined by race but by sex. Sex slavery...

The Right Hand of Power

Matthew 26:63-64 63 But Jesus held his peace. And the high priest answered and said unto him, I adjure thee by the living God, that thou tell us whether thou be the Christ, the Son of God. 64 Jesus saith unto him, Thou hast said: nevertheless I say...

Come let us Grow Together: Tithing

Come let us Grow Together is a weekly series that deals with the many topical categories that exist within the Word of God.  The purpose of this series is to grow in wisdom, knowledge, and understanding in things pertaining to God. A crucial topic...

Lucifer, son of the morning

Job 38:4-7 4 Where wast thou when I laid the foundations of the earth? declare, if thou hast understanding. 5 Who hath laid the measures thereof, if thou knowest? or who hath stretched the line upon it? 6 Whereupon are the foundations thereof...

Come let us Grow Together: Declare unto yourself a Fast

Come let us Grow Together is a weekly series that deals with the many topical categories that exist within the Word of God.  The purpose of this series is to grow in wisdom, knowledge and understanding in things pertaining to God. Wherefore have we...

Using Technology for the furtherance of the Kingdom

Mark 16:15-16 15 And he said unto them, Go ye into all the world, and preach the gospel to every creature. 16 He that believeth and is baptized shall be saved; but he that believeth not shall be damned. In the technological age that we live in,...

Life is best in the hope of Christ

People can have hope in a lot of things. We can hope for what we wish we have. We can hope for help from people that we think we can trust. And we can get much of what we hope for in this life. But what matters most is when we live for God in the hope...

God wants our families to be strong!

God wants us to enjoy life and He desires that we enjoy life together. The first observation God makes about man is that it is not good that we are alone. It is not good. Think about it. In the Garden of Eden there was no sin, there was no pain, there...