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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
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Living in Your Gift

Reverend J. Loren Russell Romans 12:6-8 NKJV “Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, let us use them: if prophecy, let us prophesy in proportion to our faith; 7 or ministry, let us use […]

by · December 6, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: IT’S WRITTEN ALL OVER YOUR FACE

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell Proverbs 27:19 As in water face reflects face, so a man’s heart reveals the man. Mark 7:21-23 For from within, out of the heart of men, proceed evil thoughts, adulteries, fornications, murders, thefts, covetousness, […]

by · November 29, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: 10-10 Wins

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell John 10:7-11 7 Then Jesus said to them again, “Most assuredly, I say to you, I am the door of the sheep. 8 All who ever came before Me are thieves and robbers, but […]

by · November 22, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

FORWARD IN FAITH

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell Habakkuk 2:1-4 NLT “I will climb up to my watchtower and stand at my guard post. There I will wait to see what the Lord says and how he will answer my complaint. Then […]

by · November 15, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

P.T.E.D.S. – Post-Traumatic Election Day Syndrome

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell Philippians 4:8 Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any […]

by · November 8, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Faith Over Politics

By Rev. Dr. J. Loren Russell Isaiah 58:6-8 “Is this not the fast that I have chosen: To loose the bonds of wickedness, To undo the heavy burdens, To let the oppressed go free, And that you break every yoke? […]

by · November 1, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Honoring Heritage and Taking Responsibility

Matters of Faith: Honoring Heritage and Taking Responsibility

By Reverend J. Loren Russell Deuteronomy‬ ‭11:2, 19 NKJV‬‬ “Know today that I do not speak with your children, who have not known and who have not seen the chastening of the LORD your God, His greatness and His mighty […]

by · October 24, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Rev. J. Loren Russell

Matters of Faith: Unlimited Power from Limited Resources

By Reverend J. Loren Russell 1 Kings 17:1-16 (15-16) NKJV “So she went away and did according to the word of Elijah; and she and he and her household ate for many days. The bin of flour was not used […]

by · October 18, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion