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  • The Day After That - A Devotion
    That Day After That - A Devotion
    Mark 11:22-24 (NLT)Then Jesus said to the disciples, “Have faith in God. I tell you the truth, you can say to this mountain, ‘May you be lifted up and thrown into the sea,’ and it will happen. But you must really believe it will...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Friday, January 30
    A proverb is a kernel of wisdom waiting to be opened
    Today’s bible study is Proverbs 3:7-8: Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.We have been taught to shun evil since we were small children, both at...
  • Talents?
    Parables Explained Pt. 1: The Parable of the Talents (Matthew 25:14-15)
    When Jesus spoke to the crowds in parables, He was explaining something the world hadn't seen yet – the Kingdom of Heaven. Therefore, believers must apply 1st century thinking, and not 21st century hindsight, in order to receive their...
  • Beauty  on a foggy day
    Comfort in times of sorrow
    "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation that we may be able to comfort those who are in any trouble, with the comfort with which we...
  • Finances
    Always Moving Ahead
    So this past weekend, I paid one of my bills twice. Not quite sure how it happened but apparently my overzealous attempt at staying on schedule with my online bill paying system was too much for me. As I scrolled through my account, my eyes...
  • Justin Bieber apologizes to fans in an emotional personal video
    Justin Bieber apologizes to fans in an emotional personal video
    After a surprise appearancefor Ellen's birthday on The Ellen DeGeneres Show which is due to be telecast on January 29 Justin Bieber released a personal confessional video to his fans admitting that he was nervous on the show due to what he...
  • Internet protection iffy: Design of bill a major concern
    Internet protection iffy: Design of bill a major concern
    Luckily, the data breach suffered by Sony and Target was not suffered by me.Someone told me that all that was needed was an address and a phone number to find someone. The name and how it was spelled in the phone book didn’t matter. Everyone...
  • How to be an overcomer
    Two things required to be an overcomer
    And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony. (Revelation 12:11)To overcome is to defeat; to conquer; or to prevail over something. We have all it takes to be overcomers. According to the Revelation 12:11, two...
  • Return to Exile by Lynne Gentry
    Book Examines Courageous Love and Faith Strong Enough to Span the Centuries
    Set against the backdrop of the birth of the Christian faith, fear and loss are pitted against the strength of a fledgling faith in Return to Exile (Howard Books/ January 6, 2015/ISBN: 978-1476746364/$14.99) by Lynne Gentry. Readers who were left...
  • Step in to your promise!
    Do you dwell in the land of promise?
    A Daily Word from the Word for Thursday, January 29, 2015“By faith [Abraham] sojourned in the land of promise as in a strange country.” – Hebrews 11:9a Where are you living these days, family? Are you holding on to your promises...
  • Not Fair - A Devotion
    Not Fair - A Devotion
    Psalm 37:5-6 (NLT)Commit everything you do to the LORD. Trust him, and he will help you. He will make your innocence radiate like the dawn and the justice of your cause will shine like the noonday sun.Countless times as my children were growing up...
  • Columbia Biblical Studies: Thursday, January 29
    The beauty of a gentle spirit is worthy in God’s sight
    Today’s bible study is 1 Peter 3:3-4: Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as braided hair and the wearing of gold jewelry and fine clothes. Instead, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle...
  • Sex and the Christian Marriage
    Sex and the Christian Marriage
    Sex. For whatever reason, sex has become a taboo subject amongst many believers. Many Christians avoid discussing anything relating to sex because many of us have been led to believe that sex is an unholy practice that's only acceptable in...
  • Dog thoughts: What does God think about your sin?
    Dog thoughts: Here is what God wants to do to you
    The word:If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us. If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.1 John 1:8-9The meaning:Three times in...
  • Reason why the very first verse of the Bible must be believed
    Reason why the very first verse of the Bible must be believed
    There is a Book, the Holy Bible that has a divine Author who gave man whom He created, the opportunity to believe He is Creator. "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth" (Genesis 1:1). Man thinks he knows more than God,...