Articles by: J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: An Unlikely Participant

Matters of Faith: An Unlikely Participant

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Genesis 41: 45, 50 “And Pharaoh called Joseph’s name Zaphnathpaaneah; and he gave Him to wife Asenath the daughter of Potipherah priest of On. And Joseph went out over all the land of Egypt. And […]

by · March 14, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: An Unusual Leader!

Matters of Faith: An Unusual Leader!

Judges 4:4-5 “Now Deborah, a prophet, the wife of Lappidoth, was leading[a] Israel at that time. 5 She held court under the Palm of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the Israelites went up […]

by · March 7, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Call Him Up!

Matters of Faith: Call Him Up!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Jeremiah 33:3 “Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” Jeremiah understood the connection between the Creator and the created. The source of all […]

by · February 28, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Strength No Matter What!

Matters of Faith: Strength No Matter What!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Philippians 4:10-13 “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. Not that I speak in regard […]

by · February 21, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Greatest Love of All

Matters of Faith: The Greatest Love of All

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 1 Corinthians 13:13 NKJV “13 And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.” Songs, poems, sonnets, and odes have been written about love. Words have been romantically spoken […]

by · February 14, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
POSSIBILITY IN THE IMPROBABLE!

POSSIBILITY IN THE IMPROBABLE!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Matthew 19:23-26 (26) “But Jesus looked at them and said to them, “With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.” Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens […]

by · February 7, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: What Are You Waiting For?

Matters of Faith: What Are You Waiting For?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Isaiah 40:28-31 NKJV “Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the Lord, the Creator of the ends of the earth, neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives […]

by · January 31, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Victory By Faith

Matters of Faith: Victory By Faith

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 1 John 5:4 “Everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith.” Have you ever wondered what faith really is? Webster’s Dictionary defines it as […]

by · January 24, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: At Our Lowest Point

Matters of Faith: At Our Lowest Point

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Jonah 1:17-2:2 NKJV ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “Now the LORD had prepared a great fish to swallow Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights. Then Jonah prayed to the LORD […]

by · January 17, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Strength in Weakness

Matters of Faith: Strength in Weakness

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 (vv. 6-10) NKJV ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “For though I might desire to boast, I will not be a fool; for I will speak the truth. But I refrain, lest anyone should think of me […]

by · January 10, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

First Things First

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Proverbs 1:7 NKJV ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, But fools despise wisdom and instruction.” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ The “Law of First Things” applies to everything that we do. The writer of […]

by · January 3, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: What Do You Have to Fear?

Matters of Faith: What Do You Have to Fear?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell John 14:26-27 NLT “But when the Father sends the Advocate as my representative—that is, the Holy Spirit—he will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I have told you. I am leaving you […]

by · December 27, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Unconquerable Love

Unconquerable Love

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Romans 5:1-5, 8 (NKJV) “Therefore, having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom also we have access by faith into this grace in which we stand, […]

by · December 20, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion

A Story of Encouragement From Two Frogs

“Two frogs fell into a deep cream bowl, One was an optimistic soul, but the other took the gloomy view. I shall drown he cried, and so will you. So with the last despairing cry, He closed his eyes and […]

by · December 17, 2020 · Religion, Spiritual Inspiration

Exceeding Joy Anyhow

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 1 Peter 4:12-13 NKJV ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you; but rejoice to the extent that you […]

by · December 13, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion