Matters of Faith

Matters of Faith: Now, What Do You Have to Say?

Matters of Faith: Now, What Do You Have to Say?

Proverbs 18:20-21 A man’s stomach shall be satisfied from the fruit of his mouth; From the produce of his lips he shall be filled. Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will […]

by · September 3, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: What is This Faith All About?

Matters of Faith: What is This Faith All About?

Romans 10:17 (HCSV) “Faith comes by hearing, and what is heard comes through the message about Christ.” This column is called “Matters of Faith” because it is intended to impress upon it’s readers the impact that faith has in almost […]

by · August 20, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: LET THERE BE LIGHT

Matters of Faith: LET THERE BE LIGHT

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Genesis‬ ‭1:1-5‬ ‭NKJV‬‬‬‬ “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was […]

by · August 13, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: “Why I Do What I Do!”

Matters of Faith: “Why I Do What I Do!”

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Acts 9:5-6 (NKJV) “And he said, “Who are You, Lord?” Then the Lord said, “I am Jesus, whom you are persecuting. It is hard for you to kick against the goads.” So he, […]

by · August 6, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: AN APPETITE FOR THE WORD!

Matters of Faith: AN APPETITE FOR THE WORD!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Psalms 119:103 (NKJV) “How sweet are Your words to my taste, Sweeter than honey to my mouth!” Webster’s Dictionary defines appetite as “a physical desire for food: a desire or liking for something.” […]

by · July 30, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: AN UNUSUAL PAIR

Matters of Faith: AN UNUSUAL PAIR

Ecclesiates 3:1-4 (KJV) To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that […]

by · July 23, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A BRAND NEW BODY!

Matters of Faith: A BRAND NEW BODY!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 2 Cor. 5:1(5) (NLT) “For we know that when this earthly tent we live in is taken down (that is, when we die and leave this earthly body), we will have a house […]

by · July 16, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: “FLY, RUN OR WALK…,”

Matters of Faith: “FLY, RUN OR WALK…,”

SCRIPT: Isaiah 40:27-31 “Why do you say, O Jacob, and speak, O Israel: ‘My way is hidden from the Lord, And my just claim is passed over by my God’? Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting […]

Matters of Faith: “Now That The Box Is Open!”

Matters of Faith: “Now That The Box Is Open!”

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Deuteronomy 8:7-10a (KJV) For the LORD thy God bringeth thee into a good land, a land of brooks of water, of fountains and depths that spring out of valleys and hills; A land […]

by · July 2, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Know What’s Expected of You

Matters of Faith: Know What’s Expected of You

Psalm 139:14 “I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.”   Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”   This is […]

by · June 25, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: PREPARING FOR THE HARVEST

Matters of Faith: PREPARING FOR THE HARVEST

Matthew 9:35-38 (KJV) And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when he saw the multitudes, he […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: TEACH ME SO THAT I WILL KNOW!

Matters of Faith: TEACH ME SO THAT I WILL KNOW!

Psalm 119:33-40 (NLT) Teach me your decrees, O Lord; I will keep them to the end. Give me understanding and I will obey your instructions; I will put them into practice with all my heart. Make me walk along the […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: CHOOSE WISELY!

Matters of Faith: CHOOSE WISELY!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Matthew 26:51-52 (NIV) 51 With that, one of Jesus’ companions reached for his sword, drew it out and struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his ear. 52 “Put your sword […]

by · June 4, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Praise the Lord — EVERYBODY SHOULD BE DOING IT!

Matters of Faith: Praise the Lord — EVERYBODY SHOULD BE DOING IT!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. ‭‭ Psalms‬ ‭117:1-2‬ ‭ESV‬‬ “Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!” Have […]

by · May 28, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: BE OF GOOD CHEER!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. John 16:33 “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” […]

by · May 21, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion