Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord. (Acts 3:19) The news Have you kept up with the news? Concerning America the beautiful, the land we love. What will North Korea do today? What will our President do? An Army lieutenant colonel made news with what is suppose to be a 14 page document attacking the religious right in America. He identified groups like the Family Research Council and the American Family Association as domestic hate groups. Should we be concerned? Most definitely, our concern […]
Now the King was attracted to Esther more than any of the other women, and she won his favor and approval more than any of the other virgins. So he set a royal crown on her head and made her queen instead of Vashti. (Esther 2:17 NIV) Esther won favor Ladies you are loved and have won the favor of our Lord, Jesus Christ. He is the King of all Kings. Men, think about how this applies to your wife/future wife. Esther won the favor of King Xerxes and became queen. She did not go to the palace one day and […]
“I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions.” “And everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” Joel 2:28,32a) Natural Disasters Starvation looked to be a soon reality. Caught by surprise, they never prepared to handle the swarm of locust. The Priest were mourning, fields were ruined, grain was destroyed, and much more. The Prophet Joel never doubted God was behind this plague. The people had moved away from the Lord. Joel pleaded with the Priest to […]
“Go to this people and say, “You will be ever hearing but never understanding; you will be ever seeing but never perceiving.” For this people’s heart has become calloused; they hardly hear with their ears, and they have closed their eyes. Otherwise they might see with their eyes, hear with their ears, understand with their hearts and turn, and I would heal them. (Acts 28: 26,27 NIV) Paul ministers to Jews Paul requested a meeting among the Jewish leaders. He taught from morning to evening his new knowledge of Jesus Christ. The above scripture was his final statement. Paul declared […]
“I, even I, am the Lord, and apart from me there is no savior. Yes, and from ancient days I am he. No one can deliver out of my hand. When I act, who can reverse it?” (Isaiah 43:11,13 NIV) God set forth motion The earth began formless and empty. Darkness set over the surface of the deep. When God created the heavens and earth, God set forth motion. He devised a plan and set the completion date 6 days later. After each day, He saw his work was good. God blessed the 7th day as holy, for rest from […]
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Find yourself blessed to find one who will sharpen with iron. Though the words are sometimes harsh and/or hard to swallow know it is a blessing, as I have. Christ provides many words for us through the day, we have to be willing to see, hear and move into His will. Praising Him even in the storms of life.Kim Baker. Sikeston, MO