Articles by: J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Planting Seeds of Faith!

Matters of Faith: Planting Seeds of Faith!

Mark 4:31-32 (NKJV) 31 “It’s like a mustard seed that, when sown upon the soil, is the smallest of all the seeds on the ground. 32 “but when it is sown, it grows up and becomes greater than all herbs, […]

Matters of Faith: “Overcome Fear With Faith!”

Matters of Faith: “Overcome Fear With Faith!”

2 Timothy 1:7 (NET) “For God did not give us a Spirit of fear but of power and love and self-control.” The Bible talks about fear from two different perspectives; one is reverential awe of being in the presence of […]

by · July 8, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Seek Justice!

Matters of Faith: Seek Justice!

Justice makes room for forgiveness; revenge does not.

by · July 1, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Reuters
Matters of Faith: Take off the Mask!

Matters of Faith: Take off the Mask!

She played her character so well that even when she took off the mask, people would see her on the street and call her ”Erica ” while hurling insults and other lewd remarks.

by · June 24, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Maters of Faith: A Few Good Men!

Maters of Faith: A Few Good Men!

Proverbs 2:1-5 (NKJV) “My son, if you receive my words and treasure up my commandments with you, making your ear attentive to wisdom and inclining your heart to understanding; yes, if you call out for insight and raise your voice […]

by · June 17, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: What Are You Believing God For?

Matters of Faith: What Are You Believing God For?

Matthew 9:27-29 (KJV) “And when Jesus departed thence, two blind men followed him, crying, and saying, Thou son of David, have mercy on us. 28 And when he was come into the house, the blind men came to him: and […]

by · June 10, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s Possible With Faith!

Matters of Faith: It’s Possible With Faith!

The writer of Hebrews is not known, but one thing is certain, the book was written to encourage his readers to stand firm in their faith.

by · June 3, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
A Matter of Faith:A Memorial Before God

A Matter of Faith:A Memorial Before God

I was particularly moved to learn that Amtrak trains collectively sound their horns at exactly 3:00 pm every Memorial Day.

THE DAY OF PENTECOST

THE DAY OF PENTECOST

Churches worldwide will be celebrating the coming of The Holy Spirit — on this Day of Pentecost.

by · May 20, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! A Special Tribute To Our Phenomenal Women

Matters of Faith: HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY! A Special Tribute To Our Phenomenal Women

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Proverbs 32:27-31 She watches over the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. Her children rise up and call her blessed; Her husband also, and he praises her: […]

by · May 13, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Sure Call and Election!

Matters of Faith: A Sure Call and Election!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Peter 1:10-11 (NKJV) “Therefore, brethren, be even more diligent to make your call and election sure, for if you do these things you will never stumble; for so an entrance will be supplied to […]

Marked NSF (Non-Sufficient Faith)

Marked NSF (Non-Sufficient Faith)

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Luke 18:18-23 (NKJV) “Now a certain ruler asked Him, saying, “Good Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” So Jesus said to him, “Why do you call Me good? No one is good […]

by · April 29, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Committed to the Cause!

Matters of Faith: Committed to the Cause!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Acts 20:24-27 (NKJV) 24 But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received […]

by · April 22, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Legacy Built Out of God’s Hands

Matters of Faith: A Legacy Built Out of God’s Hands

Isaiah‬ ‭49:14-16‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “But Zion said, “The LORD has forsaken me, And my Lord has forgotten me.” “Can a woman forget her nursing child, And not have compassion on the son of her womb? Surely they may forget, Yet I […]

by · April 15, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion
His Punishment For Our Wellness!

His Punishment For Our Wellness!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv SCRIPTURE: Isaiah 53:4 – 5 (‬CEV‬‬)‬‬ “He suffered and endured great pain for us, but we thought his suffering was punishment from God. He was wounded and crushed because of our sins; by […]

by · April 8, 2018 · Matters of Faith, Religion