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God Remembers

Noah and his family boarded the Ark as instructed by God. Once inside, God closed the door and the storms soon began. For forty days and nights the torrential rains poured down on the wooden vessel. As with most rain storms, there was plenty of thunder and lightning. The earth had not previously seen thunderstorms,...

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PAIN AND PLEASURE

In the summer of 1858 Lina Sandell (Karolina Sandell-Berg) experienced a tragedy that changed her life forever. She and her father boarded a boat for a short trip across the lake near their home in Sweden. Shortly after departing, a huge wave hit the boat causing it to rock from side to side. As a...

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Don’t Tarry, Cross Over

The Jordan River is approximately 156 miles long, flowing north to south thru the Sea of Galilee and on to the Dead Sea. The river is mentioned some 200 times in the Bible. Many of those references are connected with miracles and healings. John the Baptist taught on the banks of the Jordan, and baptized...

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Actions That Build Better Relationships

I Corinthians 13:1-4 What one word describes the actions that build better relationships? KINDNESSThe essential foundation is agape love. In the above verses Paul explains how worthless all of our actions are without it. Then later in the chapter he gives traits or characteristics of love that are essential for better relationships.Kindness is basically love in...

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The High Cost of Freedom

This past weekend our country celebrated Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. That declaration declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject to King George III, and were now “united, free, and independent states.” The freedoms we enjoy in this country came at a great...

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My Happy Place

Most of us have a place in mind, a memory, an event, or an activity that we have very fond memories of, often referred to as “My Happy Place.” As a boy and into my teen years, “my happy place” was my Uncle Bill’s farm in the state of New York. The memory of visiting...

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You Are A Masterpiece

“For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them” (Ephesians 2:10).piece The word workmanship is “the art or skill of a workman.” The same word can also be translated as “masterpiece”. For centuries the “Mona Lisa” has been recognized as the...

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Don’t Delay

The Jordan River is approximately 156 miles long, flowing north to south thru the Sea of Galilee, eventually draining into the Dead Sea. The river is mentioned some 200 times in the Bible. Many of those references are connected with miracles and healings. John the Baptist taught on the banks of this river and baptized...