Paul

You are the Church

You are the church. Now you are Christ’s body, and individually members of it. And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues. (1 Corinthians 12:27-28, NASB) Storyline: Thomas, a blind man, was looking for someone to go tandem […]

Strong and Courageous

Joshua 1 (NASB) Now it came about after the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, that the Lord spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying, 2 “Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to […]

The Peace of God

Story-line: W.T. is 24 years old and is in the United States Navy, stationed in Hawaii. He decides to learn how to surf. After several failed attempts, he becomes tired and falls asleep on the surfboard. When he finally wakes up, he is nearly two miles from land and a storm is coming in quickly. […]

Jesus Is God

(John 20:30-31, KJV) And many other signs truly did Jesus in the presence of his disciples, which are not written in this book: But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name. (2 John 2:1:9-11, KJV) Whosoever […]

Fighting against God

Acts 23:9 King James Version (KJV) 9 And there arose a great cry: and the scribes that were of the Pharisees’ part arose, and strove, saying, We find no evil in this man: but if a spirit or an angel hath spoken to him, let us not fight against God.

Four things Jesus wants us to do

And He was saying to them all, “If anyone wishes to come after Me, he must deny himself, and take up his cross daily and follow Me. (Luke 9:23, NASB)

Only

Then Jesus *said to him, “Go, Satan! For it is written, ‘You shall worship the Lord your God, and serve Him only.’” 11 Then the devil left Him; and behold, angels came and began to minister to Him. (Matthew 4:10, NASB)

I Will Build My Church

Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, He was asking His disciples, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” 14 And they said, “Some say John the Baptist; and others, Elijah; but still others, Jeremiah, or one of the prophets.” 15 He *said to them, “But who do you […]

Why I Believe the Bible is the Word of God

All Scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for training in righteousness; 17 so that the man of God may be adequate, equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17, NASB)

Gospel rooster

But Peter said, “Man, I do not know what you are talking about.” Immediately, while he was still speaking, a rooster crowed. 61 The Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the word of the Lord, how He had told him, “Before a rooster crows today, you will deny Me three times.” 62 […]

Tranformed by the power of Christ

Then they sailed to the country of the Gerasenes, which is opposite Galilee. 27 And when He came out onto the land, He was met by a man from the city who was possessed with demons; and who had not put on any clothing for a long time, and was not living in a house, […]

Seven things God hates

Proverbs 6:16-19 There are six things which the Lord hates, Yes, seven which are an abomination to Him: Haughty eyes, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood, a heart that devises wicked plans, feet that run rapidly to evil, a false witness who utters lies, and one who spreads strife among brothers. Proverbs […]

But Last of All

God’s Plan for You

Story-line: Laura graduated from University of Alabama. She moved to Birmingham and felt all alone with no real direction in her life. Then she was faced with a snow storm that changed her life. From the Bible: For I know the plans that I have for you,’ declares the Lord, ‘plans for welfare and not […]

Knowing all mysteries

Jim was in the Marines when his armored vehicle rolled over a 300 pound bomb. He survived and lived to tell about it, but when Jim returned home, his wife realized right away that Jim was not himself. Bible verse: Then the mystery was revealed to Daniel in a night vision. Then Daniel blessed the […]

Pray, Listen and Obey

Now as I looked at the living beings, behold, there was one wheel on the earth beside the living beings, for each of the four of them. 16 The appearance of the wheels and their workmanship was like sparkling beryl, and all four of them had the same form, their appearance and workmanship being as […]

Stop at yard sales

Sharon’s mom was an expert at finding bargains at yard sales. But Sharon thinks her mom may have lost her mind when she purchased an old ugly table for their main dining room table. “Then the Lord said to me, “Go again, love a woman who is loved by her husband, yet an adulteress, even […]

Elijah trusting God

1 Kings 17 Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of [a]the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.” 2 The word of the Lord came to him, saying, 3 “Go […]

Be a great witness for Christ

While studying the temperament of the ocean, a surfer found a time to reflect on the mighty power of God. After surfing for a while, his great day turns into tragedy. Acts 22:11-15 (NASB) 11 But since I could not see because of the brightness of that light, I was led by the hand by […]

Encourage each other

Sarah’s loneliness and fears draws her closer to trusting in God. Bible verses used in the story: For God has not destined us for wrath, but for obtaining salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ, who died for us, so that whether we are awake or asleep, we will live together with Him. Therefore encourage one […]