Verse of the Day: Why Did Jesus Come For You?–Mark 2:15-17

Verse of the Day: Why Did Jesus Come For You?–Mark 2:15-17 “While Jesus was having dinner at Levi’s house, many tax collectors and sinners were eating with Him and His disciples, for there were many who followed Him. When the teachers of the law who were Pharisees saw Him eating with the sinners and tax collectors, they … More Verse of the Day: Why Did Jesus Come For You?–Mark 2:15-17

Psalm of the Day: When All Seems to Fail, Who Is Your Rock? -Psalm 61:1-3

Psalm of the Day: When All Seems to Fail, Who Is Your Rock? -Psalm 61:1-3 “Hear my cry, O God;give heed to my prayer.From the end of the earth, I call to You when my heart is faint.Lead me to the Rock that is higher than I;for You have been a refuge for me,A tower of [mighty] strength against the enemy” … More Psalm of the Day: When All Seems to Fail, Who Is Your Rock? -Psalm 61:1-3

How You Know if You’re Doing God’s Will

How You Know if You’re Doing God’s Will –By John Harrell Sometimes we toss God’s will around like it’s a commodity. When a tragedy happens, we rationalize it as “God’s will.” We inject it into casual conversation: “God willing, I will be there.” We close our prayers, “Your will be done.” But let me ask … More How You Know if You’re Doing God’s Will

What God Thinks About the Powers That Be–Psalm 2:1-6

What God Thinks About the Powers That Be–Psalm 2:1-6 1 Why do the nations conspire    and the peoples plot in vain?2 The kings of the earth rise up    and the rulers band together    against the Lord and against His anointed, saying,3 “Let us break their chains    and throw off their shackles.” 4 The One enthroned in Heaven laughs;    the Lord scoffs at [all of] them.5 He rebukes them in His anger    and … More What God Thinks About the Powers That Be–Psalm 2:1-6

Verse of the Day: Remembering the Fallen on Memorial Day–John 15:13

Verse of the Day: Remembering the Fallen on Memorial Day–John 15:13 “This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends” –John 15:13. Remembering our fallen brothers and sisters on Memorial Day. May their souls forever be … More Verse of the Day: Remembering the Fallen on Memorial Day–John 15:13

14 Best Bible Verses to Combat Worry, Stress and Anxiety

Worry, stress and anxiety can trigger a whole host of negative health issues, and make matters even worse. We are told not to fear 365 times throughout the Bible — one time for every day of the year. Coincidence? Not a chance. The question is, how do we stop ourselves from worrying? If you haven’t … More 14 Best Bible Verses to Combat Worry, Stress and Anxiety

Peace I leave with you; Peace I give to you

Peace Be With You–By Professor Paul Anderson A couple weeks ago, on “May the Fourth,” Star Wars fans passed along the greeting from the films, “May the Force be with you,” to which some replied, “…and also with you.”  This greeting and response echoes a practice in many churches, where believers pass along the peace … More Peace I leave with you; Peace I give to you

Verse of the Day: Stand Firm in Faith and Prayer No Matter What–Ephesians 6:12-18

Verse of the Day: Stand Firm in Faith and Prayer No Matter What–Ephesians 6:12-18 “For our struggle is not with flesh and blood but with the principalities, with the powers, with the world rulers of this present darkness, with the evil spirits in the heavens. Therefore, put on the Armor of God, that you may … More Verse of the Day: Stand Firm in Faith and Prayer No Matter What–Ephesians 6:12-18

Meditative Moment: Seeing the Body is to See the Head–A Quote by St. Augustine

Meditative Moment: Seeing the Body is to See the Head–A Quote by St. Augustine “Divine virtue and power are not manifested to our eyes in the life of Christ. That we have not seen. But we do see these in present things, in His Church that lives now. The first disciples that saw Jesus did … More Meditative Moment: Seeing the Body is to See the Head–A Quote by St. Augustine

Fasting: 6 Tips to Get You Started

Fasting: 6 Tips to Get You Started If there is something we all need right about now, it’s effective prayer. These are trying times and we need our prayers to transcend barriers. The Bible makes clear that fasting is incredibly powerful when executed for the right reasons. With Lent completed, and pentecost soon behind us, … More Fasting: 6 Tips to Get You Started