Give your heart to God. He loves YOU!

Give your heart to God. He loves you!

Are you  following God’s word, being set apart with divine favor and protection?

I hope you do chose God’s blessings because:

 God loves YOU!

God desires you to come to Him during any situation, especially before you make life changing decisions. King David of Israel loved and trusted God, yet he still forgot the need to continually seek Him. Continue reading

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GOD is NOT a woman!

God is not a woman

For some reason, a reference to a newly released song recently showed up on my FB. I do not download music or visit music sites so I was surprised to view a music post on the feed. Who knows how FB decides content, right?

Anyway, it’s not the fact that it showed up that drew my curiosity to check out the video. It was the title of the song that stabbed me. Continue reading

Communion On The Moon

Communion on the moon

On July 20,  1969, the world witnessed Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong walk on the moon. Hours before this planned and historic event occurred, Buzz Aldrin, Lunar Module Pilot, carried out another planned and historic event on his own.   Colonel Aldrin took communion on the moon. 

The following excerpt  from Buzz Aldrin’s 2009 book, Magnificent Desolation, offers background  to this holy occasion: Continue reading

Who do YOU relate to in the Bible?

Who do you relate to in the Bible?

There are many courageous and faithful men and women in the Bible.  Their stories show dedication and love for God. While some rose from commonness to power, most remained as everyday people choosing to follow the One true God, one day at a time.

There is one man, in his last hours on earth, who became a follower of Jesus. Blessings!

These are just a sampling of people who simply believed in all of God’s goodness and faithfulness, then in their own way shared His truth with others. Their personal stories are an inspiration to us all.

Which of the following persons do you best relate to?
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Do You Believe Or Deny Jesus?

Do you believe or deny Jesus?

Have you ever heard a story so incredible, you could hardly believe it was true?Unbelievable stories can involve someone surviving a plane crash, feats of heroism, or silly things like  how many people fit into a Volkswagen Beetle. (Watch Medaille College students attempt a record.)

When Jesus was thirty, He started a three year ministry traveling around areas of Galilee, Samaria and Judea. During that time Jesus preformed miracles and spoke about God with intimate knowledge.  Though Jesus personifies truth, many locals simply could not believe what they saw and heard.  Continue reading

God Will Get You Through It!

God will get you through it!

Does the idea of joy and peace seem lost to you? If the answer to that question is yes, reading the book of Romans is a good place to help you find direction.

Written by the apostle Paul before he arrived in Rome, Paul wrote the new Christians there a letter. Paul’s message in his personal letter clearly offers them hope in a loving God through Jesus Christ. 

Romans 15:13  May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
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5 Reasons why using – Oh My G**! – is Wrong

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5 reasons why using OMG**! is wrong

Over the past decades, society has willingly, and I shall also say enthusiastically, decided that exclaiming Oh My G**! is: pertinent, necessary and acceptable in everyday conversations.

However, because of the definition of God, and the way I understand our LORD’s third commandment, I must disagree. Let me share five important reasons why expressing Oh My G**! is absolutely wrong.

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3 Steps To Jesus!

3 steps to Jesus

Jesus, the Son of God, wants to have a personal relationship with you!

That is why Jesus left His throne in heaven and came down to earth. Jesus knew the only way for sinners (and we all sin, falling short of the glory of God) to enter into the presence of God is by atonement for sin. 

Someone had to pay the penalty for our sin, thus removing its evil effects from the repentant sinner.  Only this action would allow for reconciliation to God, since God can not be in the presence of sin.

Thankfully,  Jesus paid the price for all sin. Continue reading

JESUS – Our Intercessor to God!

When we believe, Jesus knows us and intercedes to God for our sin.

Jesus descended from heaven with a plan. He came to share God’s love, die on the cross, resurrect, then return to heaven. But that plan is not completed.  His merciful work is not over as He continues to shower us with love as our intercessor.

Hebrews 7:25 Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.

Yes! After Jesus’ resurrection Jesus did return to God, His father, to sit at God’s right hand. So now that Jesus personally made Himself know to us, when we believe in Him, our relationship with Him expands. Our believing that Jesus died as the sacrifice for our sin, now means that at judgement Jesus stands before God, interceding for us.    Continue reading

Miracles Of Jesus – BELIEVE!

Believe in the miracles of Jesus.

In the Old Testament, the job of prophets was to pass on God’s message to the people. The prophets did not speak their word; God’s word was spoken through them.  They revealed who God was, and what He planned to do. Some did preform miracles.

Then things changed in the New Testament, as described to us through the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. It’s from the gospel of John that we learn when Jesus arrived, He was the Word: Continue reading