“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”
By: Feyisola Ogunfemi ” Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the…
It’s almost here again: Valentine’s Day. Hearts, Candy, Flowers, Dates,… and for some of us a lot of “ugh!” It’s all good for your friends who have a love, but you girlfriend, are sitting there looking like a lost lonely puppy
Like a lot of children who come from Christian families, growing up I spent every Sunday morning in church. My grandmother belonged to a Baptist church and therefore– so did my sister and I.
“Just wait on God.” How many times has any one believer heard that, and how many more have become even more frustrated as a result of such kind remarks?
Out with the old and in with the new. Mark 2:22 “And no one pours new wine into old wineskins. If he does, the wine will burst the skins, and both the wine and the wineskins will be ruined. No, he pours new wine into new wineskins.”
It’s show time. Just a few more minutes and they will be calling my name. I was asked to sing at church and I reluctantly accepted. Now, I have to get up out of my seat where no one even notices me and sing in front of all these people. I feel it coming on.
I’m a Christian, but I’m not happy. Sounds like an oxymoron doesn’t it? That statement does not reflect my feelings, but it does reflect the feelings of a lot of people I know.
You tell a lie to cover for a friend. You flirt with that stranger because you think your spouse is about to leave you for someone else. You use vulgar language because you think no other words can better express your rage. God understands if you sin for a reason, doesn’t he?
I thank God for my mother who is a no nonsense woman of faith and will bring Heaven down on my behalf with all of its angels should I ever need it.
When Jesus was faced with situations He gave thanks first. He didn’t pray prayers of desperation, He offered up gratitude.
I’ve always wondered why the mouse, even after seeing the lethal contraption of the mouse trap and his impending demise, still decides to sneak out in the middle of the night to get the cheese.
2012 is upon us. The year that many have speculated about, and believe will be the year the world finally comes to an end.
Within the past couple of months on several different occasions a theory has been presented to me contrary of what I know to be truth.
Back in the day, I remember when the church used to be highly respected. If one professed to be a Christian it would be admirable.
Summer afternoons in North Carolina, where I grew up, always had a way of sneaking in a thunder storm. A once picturesque day, with blue sky as far as the eye could see would suddenly seem to turn into an old black and white film accompanied by a symphonic collaboration of thunder, wind, lighting and rain.
I am willing to admit that one of my all time favorite shows, in the past year at least, is the Real Housewives of Atlanta. Now before I’m disparaged about the excessive levels of nonsense and foolishness that occurs amongst the cast,…
Have you ever heard the saying “To get something you’ve never had, you must do something you’ve never done.”