Why? Oh, whoa is me! Now is the time to choose to ask the questions and turn from what you know or reserve yourself to prayer and praise and worship. I waivered. I know I did I felt it in the first few moments. I cried and screamed and wondered how it had gotten that far. I prayed it wasn’t true. I then had a choice to continue to falter or pick up my faith where I had dropped it moments ago. These are the defining moments that everyone talks about. What would you do?
“Hey Papa, Can I ask you and Nana a question?” “ Sure baby, what is it?” “ Well, I’ve been thinking. Why do people choose to listen to that stinkin rotten devil? He ain’t no good. The stuff he tells them to do just makes them sick and broke and they end up in jail or maybe even go to hell. Why, he ain’t ever saved no one! He ain’t ever had an idea that saved even one person. He’s just no good. But think how many Jesus has saved. He lives in my heart and he loves me. There’s n
Books aren’t as important in society today as they once were. They have been replaced with phones, tables and verses on screen for the congregation to see. When I was young, I received a New Testament as a gift while attending a secular school. I still have it today. I was taught the importance of God’s Word from my grandmother even though she didn’t read it. She had a rule, don’t sit anything on the Bible or cover it up. I thought that was a silly rule especially since
There was a new king in town and he was eight years old. He would reign in Judah for thirty-one years and he died in battle with a Pharaoh of Egypt. 2 Kings 22:2 states, And he did that which was right in the sight of the Lord, and walked in the way of David his father, and turned not aside to the right hand or to the left. (You can find this again in 2 Chronicles 34:8) When he turned eighteen, he sent Shaphan to the High Priest, Hilkiah, to inquire about paying the worker
Lately I am relishing my time with the Lord and enjoying just sitting in his presence in the quiet of the morning. This time is beginning to teach me how to walk out my sanctification. How to walk in Holiness. The state of holiness is where there is no difference in a person between our public lives and our lives at home. There should be no difference in what we profess as to what we practice. You have heard the term practice what you preach. This is at the root. To be