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  • Verse of the day - Romans 6:3

    Or don't you know that all of us who were baptized into Christ Jesus were baptized into his death?  Romans 6:3It's common to say we're dead to sin in terms of our spiritual self, or that “when God looks at me, God sees Christ and not my sinful human self." In reality we're still sinners...
  • How to be humble?

    How to be humble? It’s never easy to humble oneself, and when our path demands humility of us, we can easily slip up. Humility can be thoght of as the absence of pride, just as darkness is the absence of light. We cannot become more humble by concentrating on humility, as it becomes a begin...
  • Verse of the day - Romans 12:15

    Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Romans 12:15 This verse deals with the subject of Christian empathy, not sympathy. Sympathy is subjective emotionalism, whereas empathy is the ability to objectively relate to another person’s situation. Empathy is the ability to ...
  • Isaiah 53:5(KJV)

    But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.  Isaiah 53:5(KJV)For all of us who have trusted Christ as Saviour these poignant words can pierce our own hearts, as we begin to unders...
  • Verse of the day - Isaiah 42:3-4

    In faithfulness he will bring forth justice; he will not falter or be discouraged till he establishes justice on earth. In his law the islands will put their hope.  Isaiah 42:3-4God will not falter! In a world where justice so seldom prevails, God is our only real assurance that justice will ...
  • Psalms 79:9

    Help us, O God our Savior, for the glory of your name; deliver us and forgive our sins for your name's sake.  Psalm 79:9I am sure at times that God gets disgusted with our behavior and our lack of seeking after him. I'm sure there are moments when he acts to bless us only because we are his p...
  • Statement of faith and beliefs

    Statement of FaithThis statement of faith is composed from various sources but relates to my own statement of faith and beliefs.Section 1: The BibleWe believe the Bible, comprised of the Old and New Testaments, to be the inspired, infallible, and authoritative Word of God (Matthew 5:18; 2 Timothy ...
  • Verse of the day - Philippians 1:4-5

    In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.  Philippians 1:4-5Paul extends the thanks he began in verse 3. Specifically, he thanks God constantly, in every prayer, for what the Philippian church has been able...
  • Verse of the day - Romans 11:33

    Oh, the depth and riches of the wisdom and the knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments, and his paths beyond tracing out. Romans 11:33 God's plan to save us is incredible. His blueprints for the creation of our universe are beyond our imagining. He is so rich in wisdom and knowledge. Wha...
  • Verse of the day - 2 Timothy 3:15

    From infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 2 Timothy 3:15 In addition to personal teachings about Jesus from Paul and other early Christian leaders, Timothy had been trained in the Torah from an early age by his mo...
  • Verse of the day - 2 Peter 3:9

    The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. He is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.  2 Peter 3:9Far from being a vindictive God looking for some reason to condemn us, God wants all people, of all races and languag...
  • We are not in the same boat

    After listening to some pretty harsh comments & arguing over reopening or completely shutting down for another two weeks, someone in their right mind wrote this.     Don’t know who wrote it, but it’s spot on.     Perspective:   &nbs...
  • Verse of the day - Psalm 10:12

    Arise, LORD! Lift up your hand, O God. Do not forget the helpless.    Psalm 10:12We are very much aware that we live in a broken world. Unfortunately, our broken world is also filled with broken people. In days of pain and anguish, in days when those who hurt know their helplessness...
  • Different horizons may hold different views

    Take the time to read this dialogue and think of what it is all about. You will be surprised.Different horizons may hold different views.Once upon a time there was an old monk who was well versed. The art of the mind can subdue the ape and the horse, so the name is decided.One day, the old monk was ...
  • Verse of the day - James 1:26

    If anyone considers himself religious and yet does not keep a tight rein on his tongue, he deceives himself and his religion is worthless.James 1:26If you are doing ANYTHING in a "spiritual" manner (serving, teaching, preaching, resisting temptation, etc, etc) thinking that you can successfully do...
  • Verse of the day - Romans 4:25

    He [Jesus] was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.  Romans 4:25Why are the Cross and the Empty Tomb so important? Because everything important and truly lasting in life depends upon them!Paul has described the amazing faith of Abraham, who believ...
  • Verse of the day - Psalm 46:1-2

    God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea. Psalm 46:1-2 God is not only our protector; he is also our helper. Even when our world seems to be crashing around us, he is the...
  • Verse of the day - Micah 6:8

    He [God] has shown you, O mortal, what is good. And what does the LORD require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.  Micah 6:8God's desires for us are not hard to discern. He wants to bless us with salvation. The incredible gift of his Son is powerful test...
  • Verse of the day - Psalm 145:3-4

    Great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; his greatness no one can fathom. One generation will commend your works to another; they will tell of your mighty acts.  Psalm 145:3-4What we know about God is confined to our small brains, our limited experiences, our willingness to read about the...
  • Praise the Lord

    I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name for ever and ever.  Psalm 145:1-2Did you notice that there are many repeated words in these first three verses? The word praise shows up in every verse! Read Psalm145:1-...
  • Verse of the day - Romans 13:7

    Give everyone what you owe him: If you owe taxes, pay taxes; if revenue, then revenue; if respect, then respect; if honor, then honor. Romans 13:7How should Christians relate to their government? If you think that I’m going to be able to give easy answers to these issues, thank you for your ...
  • Covid-19

    Covid-19 pandemic outbreak Various outbreaks of pandemic diseases, such as the coronavirus (Covid-19), have prompted many to ask why God allows or even causes pandemic diseases and whether such illnesses are a sign of the end times. The Bible, particularly the Old Testament, describes numerous occ...
  • Verse of the day - 1 Peter 4:11

    If anyone speaks, he should do it as one speaking the very words of God. If anyone serves, he should do it with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ. To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.1 Peter 4:11 We are given gifts to us...
  • Verse of the day - Romans 5:10

    If, when we were God's enemies, we were reconciled to him through the death of his Son, how much more, having been reconciled, shall we be saved through his life.Romans 5:10 Jesus didn't just die for my sins; he lives for me. In fact, he is at God's right hand claiming me as his own (see 1 John 2...
  • Verse of the day - Matthew 20:17-19

    Now as Jesus was going up to Jerusalem, he took the twelve disciples aside and said to them, "We are going up to Jerusalem, and the Son of Man will be betrayed to the chief priests and the teachers of the law. They will condemn him to death and will turn him over to the Gentiles to be mocked and f...