Once Saved, Always Saved?

Our answer to this question defines what we think of God and salvation. If not answered correctly, it can leave us with a highly distorted view of God. When I first came to the Lord and started my journey through the Bible, I used to take scripture out of context and wrongly divide the truth.…

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Mother’s Day Service

Mother’s Day service was presented by Pastor Taffi Dollar. The message was dedicated to teaching parents to not enable their children by telling them ‘no’ when necessary. This is a message that so many of us need to hear. To my knowledge, I believe that enabling someone hinders the spiritual growth that God wants to…

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Evil into Good

I have been wanting to share my season of grief as an encouragement for others, but I didn’t think that there was ever going to be a right time. However, after this morning’s prayer, I thought that today was the right time. This morning, as confirmation, my classmate just shared the loss of her Dad…

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Scripture Declarations

If you were to ever visit my home, don’t be surprised to see Bible verses randomly posted on the walls, mirrors, and refrigerator. I post scripture around my house as a reminder of the truth. I am who God says I am, and I have what God says I have according to His Word! I…

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The Christian Life

Did you know that the Bible doesn’t mention the word “Christian” or “Christianity?” Why? Because God never told us to be Christian. A Christian as we know it is someone who says they believe in Jesus as God. This is not what it means to be right with God. Why? Because even demons believe in…

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Pray the Psalms

The Book of Psalms is not just a collection of poetic songs about King David and other wise kings and figures. The Psalms are written for us to apply! “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God…

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Wisdom of Love

After reading Song of Songs, I realized that this text was made for the Bible so that we all could know what real love looks like. Knowing what real love is like in a faithful marriage is the second greatest example of God’s love for us. It’s vital that we are faithful in marriage because…

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10 Benefits of Being in God’s Presence

1.  Confidence & Faith“Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ” (Romans 10:17, NIV). 2.  Wisdom“My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding—indeed, if you call out for insight and cry…

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The Bread of Life

In the Old Testament (Deuteronomy 8:3), God was literally showing His people that man couldn’t live by bread alone because life was more meaningful than feeding the body. In the previous verse (Deut. 8:2), God tested the Israelites to see if they would obey His commands. God wanted them to depend on Him and understand…

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Breakfast with Jesus

In John 21:1-14, some of the disciples joined Peter on a late-night fishing mission. But, none of them were able to catch any fish all night. At dawn, they heard a friendly voice call out from the shore with instructions on how to catch some fish. Gracefully, after taking heed, the disciples were able to catch…

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