Minister Articles (Page 36)

BEWARE! (part 2)

When Jesus sent forth the apostles “to the lost sheep of the house of Israel,” he told them certain things to beware of. [quote name=”Matt. 10:16″]Behold, I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. But beware of men: for they will deliver…

Labor Day

[quote name=”Colossians 3:23-24″]Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as reward. [/quote] Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social…

Be Content

My latest fortune cookie said this, “Contentment is just around the corner, wait for it.” Compare to the following: “be content with your wages” (Luk 3:14 NAU) “I have learned to be content in whatever circumstances I am” (Phi 4:11 NAU) “Make sure that your character is free from the love of money, being content…

BEWARE! (part1)

[quote name=”Mat 7:15-20″]Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves. You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit. A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit,…

Summer Elation

I know everyone is getting into the groove of school now, but I just wanted to share with you all an event that happened over the summer. After one of our mission trips, I came back home for a couple of days, and as I was cutting the yard, I noticed a gargantuan pine tree…

Twenty Seven Dollars

[quote name=”Luke 12:34″]For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also[/quote] I almost teared up last Sunday night in Adventure Club. We have such a loving, caring, group of three year olds to second graders. They love the Lord and it shows in everything they do. But last Sunday night was over the top. A…

Just Roll Up the Window

How many times have you heard that as a kid? As a kid, I remember the hand crank window handle that rolled the window up and down. (I also remember using a pair of vice-grips when the window handle stripped off) As a kid, I remember the first time I used an electric window. I…

MY DORITOS!

[quote name=”Ephesians 3:20-21″]Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen. [/quote] Recently, a mom sat her children down…