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Matters of Faith: Love the Stranger as You Love Yourself

Matters of Faith: Love the Stranger as You Love Yourself

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Leviticus 19:32-34 NKJV “You shall rise before the gray headed and honor the presence of an old man, and fear your God: I am the Lord. And if a stranger dwells with you in your […]

by · April 18, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Wake Up Everybody!

Matters of Faith: Wake Up Everybody!

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell Luke 15:17-19 NKJV “But when he came to himself, he said, ‘How many of my father’s hired servants have bread enough and to spare, and I perish with hunger! I will arise and go to […]

by · April 11, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Are You A Believer?

Matters of Faith: Are You A Believer?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Luke 24:9-12 NKJV ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “Then they returned from the tomb and told all these things to the eleven and to all the rest. It was Mary Magdalene, Joanna, Mary the mother of James, and the […]

by · April 4, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion

From One Extreme to Another!

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell John 12:12-13 NKJV “The next day a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, […]

by · March 28, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: An Open Invitation!

Matters of Faith: An Open Invitation!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Acts 18:26 NKJV “He began to speak boldly in the synagogue. When Priscilla and Aquila heard him, they invited him to their home and explained to him the way of God more adequately.” The idea […]

by · March 21, 2021 · Matters of Faith, Religion
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