Christianity · encouragement · faith · God · life · religion

Continuing a godly message past the rejection

The prophet Ezekiel was one of God's great performance artists in addition to being a great preacher whom God used to symbolically act out his prophetic words. Ezekiel was ordered to make a miniature model of Jerusalem and lay on each side while tied up for a certain amount of time as he portrayed Jerusalem's… Continue reading Continuing a godly message past the rejection

Bible · Christianity · encouragement · faith · God · persecution · prayer · religion

Persistent enemies require our persistent faith, prayer, & prophecy

Stay faithful to the Lord for any amount of time and you may find that the enemies of the Lord can be rather persistent about their aspirations to tear down God's plans. If we stand firm on our Christian convictions, however, we may more often than not find our enemies' plans thwarted. This is something… Continue reading Persistent enemies require our persistent faith, prayer, & prophecy

Christianity · Islam · religion

Lebanese Muslims meet Jesus while aiding refugees

Christian Aid Mission, an organization that helps Christians abroad be missionaries to their own people, reports that the Christian church is growing in unforeseen ways. As refugees flee armed conflicts started by Syrian rebels and ISIS, Muslims in Lebanon who have become aid workers to help the refugees are converting to Christ and forsaking Islam. Many… Continue reading Lebanese Muslims meet Jesus while aiding refugees

Christianity · encouragement · faith · religion · spiritual strength

Anything that can be shaken will be shaken

Stability. That's something we humans tend to crave a lot, whether it's stability in our economic status, our relationships, our beliefs, the places we live, etc. But as we go through life witnessing what goes on around us and in our own lives, many things and people we assume will always be stable so often… Continue reading Anything that can be shaken will be shaken

Bible · Christianity · End times · faith · religion · U.S. Constitution

Officer’s Bible can stay on his desk, rules Air Force

Major Steve Lewis of the US Air Force had a complaint filed against him last week prompted by Mikey Weinstein's militant atheist group, the Military Religious Freedom Foundation, after a Bible was seen open on his desk. Citing the ruling against a Marine who displayed Bible verses in her work area, the MRFF complained that… Continue reading Officer’s Bible can stay on his desk, rules Air Force

Christianity · encouragement · End times · judgment · life · prayer · religion · Revelation · spiritual gifts · spiritual strength

A censer to censure: the impact of the saints’ prayers

If our prayers are in line with God's will, they can have a powerful impact throughout the Earth, even when we may not notice it or may take it for granted. This is why Christ and his apostles stressed prayer so often in their teachings. In Revelation 8, we get a glimpse of the powerful,… Continue reading A censer to censure: the impact of the saints’ prayers

Bible · Christianity · government · religion

Saints in the strangest places

Everyone who serves God is called to represent him in some capacity. In our minds, we mostly think that the Lord uses us best when we are involved in a church or parachurch group specifically focused on carrying out Biblical goals. Yes, he does some great things through those venues. However, judging from what is… Continue reading Saints in the strangest places

Bible · Christianity · faith · God · life · religion · spiritual strength

Ignore the critics, receive God’s blessings

Isaiah 36 and 37 are a good example of how vital it is to cling for dear life to what God says versus what fallible human beings claim even if they are loaded with facts and statistics. Critics who have no godly basis for their criticisms are there to talk us out of our blessings.… Continue reading Ignore the critics, receive God’s blessings

atheism · government · human rights · law · politics · prayer · religion · U.S. Constitution

Texas Attorney General hands judge victory over atheists

After a Texas judicial commission, prompted by the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), left unanswered questions about a judge's volunteer chaplaincy program and courtroom prayers, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was asked to look into the program to see if it passed constitutional muster. Montgomery County Justice of the Peace/Coroner Wayne Mack found that if… Continue reading Texas Attorney General hands judge victory over atheists

Bible · Christianity · church · clergy · love · religion

Just trying to love on you, not cause you grief

One thing I must say that I appreciate about good, godly preaching/teaching (whether spoken or written) is that from time to time I feel convicted about improving myself in some area where I may have a fault. When someone is honest enough with me to be straightforward about something like that, it may not always… Continue reading Just trying to love on you, not cause you grief