Last month I talked about the three fold blessing we inherit as children of God. Let’s get started from the beginning, with Abraham.
It’s been a long night at an open mic taking place at a mega church in Brooklyn. Looking around, faces seem restless as the clock inches towards midnight. Jovita Sheppard is announced and the crowd is suddenly revived.
In 1970 Judy Blume wrote a young adult novel titled “Are you there God? It’s Me, Margaret.” The novel managed to capture the collective frustration, struggle, and quest to find God wherever and whatever he might be.
“I want to do what is good, but I don’t. I don’t want to do what is wrong, but I do it anyway. I have discovered this principle of life—that when I want to do what is right, I inevitably do what is wrong. I love God’s law with all my heart. But there is another power within me that is at war with my mind.
This picture pretty much sums up what I’ve been feeling lately. While some things are moving along, there are those annoyances that keep creeping up and messing up my flow.
The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. I said “I am the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob!!! I’m sure you’ve heard this cliché phrase before.
So you called the physician, made your appointment, and now you’re ready to go to the doctor’s office to get a solution for whatever ailment, is bothering you. You expect to leave with a solution that will help your current situation.
No pants (for women), no make-up, no earrings, no red fingernail polish, no secular music, no proms or school dances, this was how the old church preached holiness.
By: Feyisola Ogunfemi ” Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the…
We’ve survived the winter, which wasn’t so bad, and Spring is ushering its way in. The season brings out a variety of pastel and bright colors. For Spring 2012, color blocking and bold prints are in, making fashion statements everywhere. Take a look:
It’s not often that you come across an artist who is so incredibly talented and not just hype. Hearing the buzz is one thing, listening to the music is another
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
“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?
Salvation as defined in the Holman Bible Dictionary is, “the acutely dynamic act of snatching others by force from serious peril.”
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.
or some reason, when the New Year hits, all of a sudden there is this great epiphany for most people (myself included), and we see things clearer than we did before.
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?