“Honor your father and mother.” This is the first commandment with a promise: If you honor your father and mother, “things will go well for you, and you will have a long life on the earth.”Ephesians 6:2-3 NLT This Sunday is Father’s Day. I suppose that means different things to different people. Certainly, we want … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Honoring Fathers
When I was my father's son, Tender and the only one in the sight of my mother, Proverbs 4:3 NKJV Mama and Udell. Christmas 2000 Somehow that phrase grabbed me today, “the only one in the sight of my mother.” It’s Mother’s Day, and folks are all mushy, but the institution of motherhood as I … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Happy Mothers, Please!
Habitually therefore give one another a friendly reception, just as Christ also has received you, and thus promote the glory of God. Romans 15:7 Weymouth NT Yesterday I took my dog, Riley, to the vet for a vaccination. He was a little nervous, since the last time he was there he saw a new vet … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: A Friendly Reception
I will lift up my eyes to the hills— From whence comes my help? My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth. He will not allow your foot to be moved; He who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, He who keeps Israel Shall neither slumber nor sleep. The LORD is your … Continue reading Sunday Supernaturally: Going Out and Coming In
Now Joshua son of Nun was full of the spirit of wisdom, for Moses had laid his hands on him. So the people of Israel obeyed him, doing just as the LORD had commanded Moses. Deuteronomy 34:9 NLT Sunday was a wonderful day for us. We handed the reins of our latest church, Faith Christian … Continue reading Successful Succession
I love those who love me, And those who seek me diligently will find me. (Proverbs 8:17 NKJV) Here it is! The first Sunday of 2019. For me, the first Sunday, even the first month of the new year, is the most important time in the local church. My personal practice has been to review … Continue reading Church Supernaturally: First Things First
Never speak harshly to an older man, but appeal to him respectfully as you would to your own father. Talk to younger men as you would to your own brothers. Treat older women as you would your mother, and treat younger women with all purity as you would your own sisters. Take care of any … Continue reading Merry Christmas on Purpose