Contributed on Dec 31, 2021
Jesus makes us a New Creation and gives us a New Name. Why does He do that, and what kind of difference can that make in our lives?
Does anybody know what the “S” in Harry S Truman stands for? NOTHING! It doesn't stand for anything. He was born with a middle initial… and that was it. The letter “S” was a compromise that his parents made to satisfy his grandfathers, whose names were Shippe and Solomon.” Several years ago, ...read more
Contributed on Jan 7, 2022
David speaks of singing a "New Song." What does that mean, and what difference can singing songs about Jesus make in our lives?
OPEN with song: (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WjF_xGUS6X8 gives example of melody) “Sing unto the Lord a new song, sing unto the Lord all the earth (repeat); For God is great and greatly to be praised (repeat). OPEN: Years ago, I was at a Christian camp, where the Dean of that week challenged ...read more
Contributed on Jan 15, 2022
There are 750 promises in the New Testament. That's nearly 1/10 of that entire section of your Bible. Why does God put such an emphasis on promises, and how can we learn to depend upon them?
OPEN: A little boy was walking on the beach, and he saw an older woman sitting under a beach umbrella. And he walked up to her and asked, “Are you a Christian?” “Yes.” she replied. “Do you read your Bible every day?” She nodded her head, “Yes.” “Do you pray often?” he asked next, and again she ...read more
Contributed on Jan 22, 2022
The New Testament repeatedly tells us to "love one another," but why bother? Why do I constantly need to be reminded?
A woman once told of her experience as a Church secretary. When she answered the phone she’d say, “Jesus loves you, Sharon speaking. How may I help you?” But one day she got distracted because she was talking to others in the office. When the phone rang she answered: “Sharon loves you, Jesus ...read more
Contributed on Jan 29, 2022
What does it mean that God is going to create a New Heaven? And what difference can it make to my life that He has promised that to me?
A little boy got on the elevator in the Empire State Building in New York City. He and his daddy started to the top. The boy watched the signs flashing as they went by the floors: 10, 20, 30, 40, 50, 60, 70. And the boy began to get nervous. He took his daddy’s hand and said, “Daddy, does God ...read more