How can we bring unity to our marriage? our families? or nation? to the world? We cannot have unity without love.
BLESSED Matthew 5:3-12 When Jesus preached the Sermon on the Mount, he launched into the longest sermon ever recorded. At the beginning of that sermon are what we know as The Beatitudes. My husband recently preached a sermon from Matthew 5:3-12, and he stated, The Beatitudes are "holy attitudes for living the Christian life." Rev. Skip … Continue reading Holy Attitudes for Living the Blessed Christian Life
Comfort Spiritually, when we think of comfort, we probably think of consoling someone in their grief or loss. And this would be something that we naturally do. We also think of how God comforts us through our sorrows. But let's think for a moment about how much comfort we should expect to receive. As Christians, … Continue reading Does God Comfort Us to Make us Comfortable?
VALUE noun. - the regard that something is held to deserve; the importance, worth, or usefulness of something. This post is inspired by the PROMPT: VALUE from Kate Motaung and the Five Minute Friday crew. The challenge is to write for five minutes. No editing. I encourage you to go to the link-up and read what others … Continue reading What Has True Value in this Life
What a Difference a Day Makes The hymn, One Day, was introduced to me in my teen years. We had moved from Ohio to Wisconsin and being in the middle school Sunday School class, I was required to take part in the Easter program. (You know, I was thinking it was Christmas but after reading the … Continue reading Weekend Hymn Favorites ~ One Day
What's a Christian to Say when spoken against? In recent posts, I raised the questions about how we, as Christians, should respond spoken against. I felt the need to back up a bit and talk about Living for Jesus When People Ask And now, the final point. Return good for evil when spoken out against. … Continue reading What’s a Christian to Say When, pt3
What Christians Should Say When Asked Earlier, I began a discussion about our talk as Christians. How are we to respond to the ugly talk that is everywhere these days? I gave the first step in how to show Christ in response to others ugly talk. Now let's discuss step two. 1 Peter 3. Verses … Continue reading What’s A Christian to Say? part 2
What Can I Say? I am saddened by the foul and abusive talk that is being spewed out all around our country. One might want to speak up and voice an opinion but the response is so ugly that they decide to keep quiet. I don't want to talk politics here but what's a Christian … Continue reading What’s a Christian to Say? part 1
When he saw the crowds, he had compassion on them, [Matthew 9:36] I get disturbed when I watch the news these days. Whether you look at the protesting crowds or the ones they are protesting against, you see so much that is not of God. But recently, I did a study about kindness and … Continue reading When He Saw the Crowds