Family Minister

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2 Timothy 2:1-2 You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me before many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. (RSV) How do we make sure that we are fulfilling the Lord’s will? Paul established this…

Walking in the Truth

3 John 1:4 I have no greater joy than this, to hear that my children are walking in the truth. (NASB) When we hear news from our kids after they go to college, what is the best news we can hear?  We could hear so many good things, like, they have good grades, or that…

Some Advice

Titus 2:7-8 Show yourself in all respects a model of good works, and in your teaching show integrity, gravity, 8 and sound speech that cannot be censured; then any opponent will be put to shame, having nothing evil to say of us. (NRSV) Some of the best advice I got came from a drunk person…

Opposites

Revelation 21:7-8:  “He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son.  But the cowardly, unbelieving, abominable, murderers, sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars shall have their part in the lake which burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.” (NASB) What’s the…

Valor

Judges 6:11-40   Valor is defined as strength or courage, particularly in the face of great danger. I didn’t realize how courageous Gideon was by his action of threshing the wheat from the Midianites. He was doing that in order to secure for his family. It could have cost him his life, he was going…

Do You Believe The Words of Jesus?

John 11: 25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies, 26 and everyone who lives and believes in Me will never die. Do you believe this? (NASB)   These verses give us hope. There is no greater comfort, no greater…

It’s A Trap

2 Timothy 2: 24 The Lord’s bond-servant must not be quarrelsome, but be kind to all, able to teach, patient when wronged, 25 with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth, 26 and they may come to their senses and escape…

Only One Way

John 14:6 “Jesus *said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.” (NASB) Have you noticed how we want to make things our own way? Ever since we were young, we have been trying to do things that suit us and make…

Pray for Wisdom

Luke 18:35-43” …And Jesus stopped and commanded that he be brought to Him; and when he came near, He questioned him, 41 “What do you want Me to do for you?” And he said, “Lord, I want to regain my sight!”…” Have you ever had to beg? Maybe for favors or maybe for something you…

Listening To His Voice

John 10:3-5  3“To him the doorkeeper opens, and the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out.4 “When he puts forth all his own, he goes ahead of them, and the sheep follow him because they know his voice. 5 “A stranger they simply will not follow,…