Category Archives: Ministry

The Selfish Laodecian Church

The church at Philadelphia was giving church bent toward ministry to others: 1. They had a little strength, but willingly offered themselves. 2. They were open to and relied on God’s wisdom to make the best use of what little … Continue reading

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The Church at Philadelphia

  In Ephesians 5:23 we find comparisons between the way the church hierarchy is constructed by God and how the family is constructed by God. Christ is the Head of the Church. The father is the head of the home. … Continue reading

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Eliminating Needless Stress

Stress!!!  We laugh about it to ourselves and to our closest friends.  Some people actually brag about their stress as though it were a badge of honor.  Some people will even squabble with each other over who has the most … Continue reading

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Beware the “ites” of March

Sanctification is both a passive act done by God and an active endeavor done by us, in concert with God’s assistance.  The passive act of sanctification is done by God at the moment of salvation.  This is the Greek term … Continue reading

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The Power Behind Godliness

Whether you are striving to develop godliness in your own life or striving for godliness within your family as a whole, I came across an enlightening quote from an author that you may find helpful.  This quote, which I’ll share with you in a moment, was a bit perplexing at first until I found the […]

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You Can’t Legislate Morality!!!

My pastor reminds us from time to time of one simple truth when it comes to the making of laws in this country, and that is:  “You can’t legislate morality.”  And history and this present day society bears out that … Continue reading

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Teaching Respect

Some people may disagree with my position on this, but I believe that respect, in most circumstances should be an automatic thing and not something that has to be “earned.”  I’m talking especially about those whom God has put over … Continue reading

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