Samuel and the sons of Eli

1 Samuel 2.12-18  Eli’s sons were scoundrels; they had no regard for the Lord. Now it was the practice of the priests that, whenever any of the people offered a sacrifice, the priest’s servant would come with a three-pronged fork in his hand while the meat was being...

The promise of Emmanuel

Matt 1.23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.Beloved, the Name Emmanuel means “God with us”. Think on that for a moment. Let the truth of what...

The power of words

Prov 18.21 Death and life [are] in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.Have you ever heard the phrase ‘Sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me”? While the original meaning may have been,...

Hold on to your Head

What? According to the apostle Paul, every single one of the heretical teachings that were seeking to find acceptance in the body of Christ stemmed from the simple fact that they were not holding fast to The Head of the church, Jesus Christ. The same holds true today....

The cure for bitterness

Oh, how human we are! Praising one day and grumbling and bitter the next. The children of Israel were gloriously delivered out of Egypt by the mighty hand of God. There was singing and dancing and celebration. They even made the most wonderful proclamation, Who is...