2024 A Year of Encouragement: The First 200 Days, Part 4

             All the days of Joshua‘s leadership was consumed with warfare. From the time he assumed the mantle of Moses, battle ensued. There are a couple of lessons I learned from Joshua’s book: First, the Lord was with them. Every battle (except the first battle with Ai) the Lord gave…

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2024 A Year of Encouragement: The First 200 Days, Part 2

          Palm Sunday! The people were rejoicing in the street, “Hosanna, hosanna!” and others asked, “Who is this?” A casual answer was offered, “Some prophet from Nazareth.” When Nathaniel was called, he said, “Can there any good thing come out of  Nazareth?” Phillip’s  answer was, “Come and see.” When Jesus arrived…

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2024 A Year of Encouragement: The First 200 Days, Part 1

           New beginnings, God’s saving grace, and delighting in His Word to solidify our Christian walk. The complete salvation plan of God for us comes to life in just these few short verses!            Noticing Adam told God that He gave Eve “to be with me.” She…

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The Light of Oneness

“In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. 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. And God said, Let there be light: and there was light. And God saw the light,…

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The Great Architect

The Tabernacle was a wonderful place of mercy and forgiveness. However, this “tent” was not meant to be the source of deliverance for all time. The pangs that the Lord endured to deliver his redemptive plan are mind-boggling, especially when we read, “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God” and…

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The Five-fold Blessing

We should pray daily for our Pastor and church leadership. Ideally, we should be praying for all leadership, for Daniel 2:21 states, “And he changeth the times and the seasons: he removeth kings, and setteth up kings: he giveth wisdom unto the wise, and knowledge to them that know understanding:” (KJV, Tyndale 1987). When we…

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