Posts by Dewayne Spivey (Page 11)

Faith and Love

And without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is and that He is a rewarder of those who seek Him. (Heb. 11:6 NAU) Do you have a strong conviction of sin? If you are in Christ, do you have a strong assurance of forgiveness?…

Murmuration

Ever heard of “murmuration”? According to Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary it means: The act of murmuring: the utterance of low continuous sounds or complaining noises. Of Starlings: a flock The video presented Anniversary Sunday morning during our Bible class was a murrmuration of starlings. You can view the video on YouTube and it is called “Amazing…

I’m Praying For You

What a blessing to be a part of God’s family. There are, of course, all the blessings of heaven given to us in Christ Jesus. These include our salvation, the forgiveness of sins, the adoption by God as His children and the promise of eternal life. Then there is the love we have for one…

Pray This Way

I was challenged by some prayers from the book of Second Thessalonians. How many other prayers have I read over without allowing myself to be challenged by them? Let me share these with you. We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and…

Be At Peace

Psalm 2:1 Why are the nations in an uproar and the peoples devising a vain thing? 2 The kings of the earth take their stand And the rulers take counsel together Against the LORD and against His Anointed, saying, 3 “Let us tear their fetters apart And cast away their cords from us!” 4 He…

A Promise From God

12 Then the LORD appeared to Solomon at night and said to him, “I have heard your prayer and have chosen this place for Myself as a house of sacrifice. 13 “If I shut up the heavens so that there is no rain, or if I command the locust to devour the land, or if…

Forgiven, But Not Forgotten

Our oldest son sent me a text this week that read, “Dad, the story of you, the police officers and the water balloons is now the favorite story in my house.” I wrote back, “Forgiven, but not forgotten.” This is another challenge to trust. When Abraham was an old man and his wife was too…

Faith’s Challenges

Faith has many challenges. James tells us to consider it pure joy whenever we face trials of many kinds. He then explains. The testing of our faith produces perseverance. The faithful remain faithful. Perseverance has a long slow process of work to accomplish. That work is our maturity and completeness so that we lack nothing…

Focus

It’s almost here! Are you counting down the days? Are you ready for some football? My Packers have their first pre-season game Thursday night. Auburn and Alabama kick off their season on Saturday, September 5. The players are already working hard in practice to get ready. They have been working hard all off season. Don’t…