I John 2.            November 3

My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world. We know that…

To Love Freely

From the Book, “Free Indeed” Author:  Callie Smith Grant. Black Americans knew that freedom and basic rights as human beings were God-given and that no other human being should tamper with that. They knew they were made in the image of God, and that to do God’s work, they needed to be free. James W.C….

Free Will Offering

Jesus took off His Robe, the Robe of Royalty, Majesty and His Rightful place as King of Kings; picked up a servant’s towel wrapped it around His waist; bent down and sat at the feet of His servant Peter, and began washing his feet. Peter protested with shame and disgrace; for he knew how dirty…

Endure Hardship as Discipline, Not Punishment!

Hebrews 12 God Disciplines His Sons  1Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. 2Let us fix our eyes on Jesus, the author and perfecter…

Love Doesn’t Count

  Love doesn’t count the miles it drives to see a loved one. Love doesn’t count the faults of another. Love doesn’t count all the good it has done. Love doesn’t count the reasons to have it’s own way. Love doesn’t count the amount of money it spends and expect something in return. Love doesn’t…

The Lord Himself will restore you

1Peter 5 To the elders among you, I appeal as a fellow elder, a witness of Christ’s sufferings and one who also will share in the glory to be revealed: 2Be shepherds of God’s flock that is under your care, serving as overseers not because you are must, but because you are willing, as God wants…

The Arm of the Lord

  Isaiah 51   "Listen to Me, you who pursue righteousness and who seek the Lord:  Look to the rock from which you were cut and to the quarry from which you were hewn; look to Abraham, your father, and to Sarah, who gave you birth. When I called him he was but one, and…

WAIT ON THE LORD

Please read the Word of the Lord concerning things to come:  Palm 47 and Isaiah 30 He is faithful and He will accomplish what His says He will do. Place your trust only in Him, as He says in Is. 30, do not look to our government or any other source, for the Lord is…

Even now, “Declares the Lord

"Return to Me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning." Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the Lord your God, for He is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and He relents from sending calamity. Who knows? He may turn and have pity and leave…

Listen

  Listen to the words I speak to you. Do not be hot-headed; but submissive to My Spirits’ checks. Trust in Me in every detail of your life by remembering that your life is no longer your own, but Mine in you. I obey My Fathers’ will. Work with Me in collaboration, as we walk…

Stop judging!

John 7:23  Now if a child can be circumcised on the Sabbath so that the law of Moses may not be broken, why are angry  with me for healing the whole man on the Sabbath? 24 Stop judging by mere appearances, and make a right judgment. "Even if I testify on my own behalf, my…