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Are you lonely? One can be alone without being lonely, and one can be lonely in a crowded room. Loneliness is a state of mind, an emotion brought on by feelings of separation from other people. 

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I am the good shepherd: the good shepherd giveth his life for the sheep. But he that is an hireling, and not the shepherd, whose own the sheep are not, seeth the wolf coming, and leaveth the sheep, and fleeth: and the wolf catcheth them, and scattereth the sheep. The hireling fleeth, because…

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Recently, I woke me up one morning at 4:15 am. I was dreaming. In my dream I was preparing the subject matter for the class, the seven cities mentioned in Revelation chapter two and three. Ephesus, Smyrna, Pergamum, Thyatira, Sardis, Philadelphia, and Laodicea. 

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Hebrews 11:19, “Concluding that God was able to raise him up, even from the dead, from which he also received him in a figurative sense.”  NKJVGod told Abraham to take his son Isaac up a mountain and sacrifice him.  Thankfully God sends an Angel to tell Abraham, “Stop”.  There’s another key …

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Finally, after forty-years, the pop-music group ABBA have released two new songs from their new album to be released in November. If you know the history and story of ABBA you will know the significance of their musical return. 

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Romans 9:33 As it is written:  "See, I lay in Zion a stone that causes men to stumble and a rock that makes them fall, and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame."           A restaurant I was eating at had a funhouse mirror that made me look like one of the creatures in Willy …

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Ephesians 4:23-24  “And that you be renewed in the spirit of your mind, and put on the new self, which in the likeness of God has been created in righteousness and holiness of the truth.” NASB           We are a three part being: spirit, soul, and body.  Body, no problem, you have arms, legs…

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Why should I worry myself with doing what’s right when no one else wants to? Why should I come to worship when most everyone there is a hypocrite? Why try to go the extra mile when no one will appreciate me? Why try to evangelize when no one wants to listen to us? I’m sure there are a millio…

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Over 300 times the phrase “Father” or “my Father” is used in the letters of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John in the Bible. Jesus used these expressions as He spoke about His Father, God. 

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“But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:” (Ephesians 2:4-6)

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We tend to remember people for who they are or were. Sometimes we remember people for what they said, how they lived. But sometimes the reputation of a person can be deceptive, undeserved, or completely wrong. 

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Acts 4:13  “When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished and they took note that these men had been with Jesus.” We were having a potato bake to raise funds for youth, and there were all kinds of fresh toppings being r…

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I know many Christians who do not read the Old Testament in the Holy Bible. In my conversations with people about the Old Testament, my reasons for reading the Old Testament include the practical and personal. Christians should read and study the Old Testament because it provides examples of…

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John 14:12-14  “I tell you the truth, anyone who has faith in me will do what I have been doing. He will do even greater things than these, because I am going to the Father.  And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the Father.  You may ask me for anythin…

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Our nation used to be a nation that looked forward to new opportunities. We looked West for expansion, we looked up into space and put men on the moon. We looked deep into cells to find life and cures. We used to look forward and see what could be and then set out to accomplish great dreams. 

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   The prophet Jeremiah had reached the point in his life that many of have reached, or will reach at some point, deciding that he would cease from preaching the Word of the Lord (Jer. 20:9). Jeremiah, like many of us, reached the point of giving up because the fire that he once had for livi…

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The greatest question a person can ask is: “What must I do to be saved?”. Fortunately, we have the answer to this great question supplied to us through the Word of God. God has given us all things pertaining to life and godliness (2 Peter 1:3), He has given us instruction in righteousness, a…

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