Words of the Week

Words of the Week – Seven Last Days of Christ – Part 1

Each week in March, I will share an account of His final week alive – what He was doing and experiencing, even though He knew He had only seven days live. I wonder, can you say what you would be doing, if you knew when you would breathe your last breath? Come with me and let us eavesdrop in on our hero and walk with Him during His final week as a living human being.

Words of the Week – The Ides of October 2023

Ides – “The 15th day of March, May, July, or October; or the 13th day of any other month in the ancient Roman calendar.” On Sunday, October 15, the message was about submission and obedience. The question is, have you totally submitted to the LORD God? If so, have you obeyed the Great Commission to share the message of the cross (good news) in your circle of influence? If not, wouldn’t this be a good time to do so? As we view the world with all of its problems – corruption, destruction, deception – we can only come to the

Words of the Week – Fill Me Up Lord

Ephesians 5:15-18 See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise, Redeeming the time, because the days are evil. Wherefore be ye not unwise, but understanding what the will of the Lord is. And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit. A study reveals the legacy of slavery affects the mental and spiritual health of Black Americans. For descendants of slaves, the subject of slavery evokes feelings of emptiness, shame and embarrassment associated with the degradations of slavery. Harvard psychiatrist Alvin Poussaint suggests that the impact of slavery asked why

Words of the Week – The Promise of Power to Overcome

  Acts 1:8 But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”  Tasha Cobb wrote song “Break Every Chain.” The song says, “He promised the power to break every chain.” We live in a day and an age where there is no holy reverence or respect for the power of God to break the chains that cripple and overcome anything that bind us. With no holy reverence or respect for the power of God, that there

Words of the Week – Overcoming the Pain of Your Past                                

Scripture John 5:1-9 When Jackie and I went to Alabama for my brother’s memorial service in August she notice the furnishing; lounge and rocking chairs, and tables on some of the front porches in the neighborhoods. She asked did people still sit on their front porches and socialize with their neighbors? I said yes they still do. Interestingly enough for us because rarely in California do we even know our neighbors. A man went over to his neighbor’s house to visit with him. While he was there he noticed the man’s dog lying on a board with a nail in

Words of the Week – In Critical Condition: You’re Blind!

It’s important that we are able to see clearly when it comes to our walk with the Lord. This discernment only comes with reading our Bible and praying to the Lord daily. You can’t beat having spiritually discerning eyesight.