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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: 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: 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: FINDING GOLD IN THE STORM!

Matters of Faith: FINDING GOLD IN THE STORM!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Philippians 4:10-11 “But I rejoiced in the Lord greatly that now at last your care for me has flourished again; though you surely did care, but you lacked opportunity. 11 Not that I speak in […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith:  Birthdays Are Times for New Resolutions

Matters of Faith: Birthdays Are Times for New Resolutions

Romans 12:1-2‬(‭NKJV)‬‬‬ “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be […]

Matters of Faith: CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE FOOL?

Matters of Faith: CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE FOOL?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, MDiv Psalm 14:1 “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.” A few months ago, I wrote an […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING?

Matters of Faith: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, MDiv Luke 17:21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. Noted author, poet, philosopher, mystic and theologian, Howard Thurman was quoted to have said, […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It Could Happen to You!

Matters of Faith: It Could Happen to You!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 1 Kings 17:7-9 “And it came to pass after a while, that the brook dried up, because there had been no rain in the land. 8 And the word of the LORD came […]

by · March 5, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Why Do It?

Matters of Faith: Why Do It?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. 2 Corinthians 9:6-8 “Remember this—a farmer who plants only a few seeds will get a small crop. But the one who plants generously will get a generous crop. You must each decide in […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion