July 31, 2020

“Fear not, for I am with you;

Be not dismayed, for I am your God.

I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you,

I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.”

Isaiah 41:10 NKJV

It’s been five months since the shutdown began for Covid-19. During that time we still face a tremendous amount of uncertainty. Uncertainty, in turn leads to fear. The fear of the unknown generates dismay.

Dismay is defined by the online dictionary as: “cons...

July 1, 2020

“Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all sins.”  Prov. 10:12 NKJV

The year 1968 in America has been called the “most traumatic year in modern American history.” In a sermon last month, I talked about being a nine year old boy in the third grade during that time. It was a time of great upheaval, with the Viet Nam war raging and the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy. These events led to more racial divisi...

June 1, 2020

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God;”

Philippians 4:6​ 

According to the CDC, a third of Americans are experiencing anxiety or depression during the Covid-19 pandemic. In the prior year, just 11 % reported these symptoms in a similar survey. Many factors are causing this increased anxiety: from the uncertainty of the disease itself, to...

April 28, 2020

“If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves,

and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then

I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.”

II. Chronicles 7:14 NKJV

When Vice President Mike Pence, the leader of the Coronavirus Task Force, gives his daily briefing, he always ends it with a short statement of faith. He says God will heal our land. Pence, a strong Evangel...

April 6, 2020

“Be still, and know that I am God! I will be exalted among the nations;

I will be exalted in the earth!”                                       Psalms 46:10

One thing I have been learning in the whole “shelter in home” world we live in now is that it is hard to be still. Although I am able to come to the church office during the w...

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