Not long ago I was with my son, Allen, who is a home builder.  He was building a very large house. I saw the plans (blueprints) that he had. They were quite complicated to me, but to him, they were a guide to the completion of this house because heSee More

Charles Wesley wrote 6,500 hymns that have been used in churches for many years.  But his brother, John Wesley, preached over 40,000 sermons! God mightily used both. Even though it was Charles who wrote many of the hymns of the day, it was John who liked to translate German hymnsSee More

“Oh, that you would burst from the heavens and come down! How the mountains would quake in your presence! As fire causes wood to burn and water to boil, your coming would make the nations tremble. Then your enemies would learn the reason for your fame! When you came downSee More

Get rid of all bitterness, rage, anger, harsh words, and slander, as well as all types of evil behavior.  Instead, be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you. Ephesians 4:31-32 Kindness is almost a lost art today, isn’t it? So manySee More

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 Christians are facing things today that the early church never even dreamed about. The closerSee More

So the Lord must wait for you to come to him so he can show you his love and compassion. For the Lord is a faithful God. Blessed are those who wait for his help. Isaiah 30:18 “Where have you been? I have been calling and calling you!” Have youSee More

A few weeks ago, I noticed that the rose garden at church needed work. So with the help of others, we sat to work cleaning and pruning. After we finished the cleaning and pruning, I didn’t know if we would ever have roses again; I mean, it looked terrible.  AsSee More

What happens when you give God His tithes and offerings? Yes it’s His!  The word “tithe” means “a tenth.”  One-tenth of the produce of the land, whether grain from the fields or fruit from the trees, belongs to the Lord and must be set apart to him as holy. LeviticusSee More

The Lord says, I will guide you along the best pathway for your life.I will advise you and watch over you. Psalm 32:8 This week we are honoring our mothers. They are worthy of all the praises we can give them. This verse out of Psalms could be a greatSee More

“I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen. But you must really believe it will happen and have no doubt in your heart.” Mark 22:27 Knowing that Mother’s Day is coming, I tookSee More