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Matters of Faith: One Day at a Time

Matters of Faith: One Day at a Time

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof. Matthew 6:34 KJV ”I’m taking one day at a […]

by · August 11, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s Not Natural

Matters of Faith: It’s Not Natural

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “That’s why only someone who has God’s Spirit can understand spiritual blessings. Anyone who doesn’t have God’s Spirit thinks these blessings are foolish. 15 People who are guided by the Spirit can make all kinds of […]

by · August 4, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Forget!

Matters of Faith: Don’t Ever Forget!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Beware that you do not forget the Lord your God by not keeping His commandments, His judgments, and His statutes which I command you today, 12 lest—when you have eaten and are full, and have […]

by · July 28, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Just a Few

Matters of Faith: Just a Few

Judges 7:7 (TLB) “I’ll conquer the Midianites with these three hundred!” the Lord told Gideon. “Send all the others home!” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬ One song writer said, “It’s a mighty good thing to be chosen by God!” It means God has decided […]

by · July 21, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Restoration of Epic Proportions

Matters of Faith: A Restoration of Epic Proportions

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Jesus answered and said to him, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.” ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ John 3:3 (NKJV) A revival has been described by […]

by · July 14, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

Matters of Faith: The Year of Jubilee

“In this way you shall set the fiftieth year apart and proclaim freedom to all the inhabitants of the land. During this year all property that has been sold shall be restored to the original owner or his descendants, and […]

by · July 7, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Making It Work

Matters of Faith: Making It Work

“Therefore if you have not been faithful in the unrighteous mammon, who will commit to your trust the true riches?” Luke 16:11-12 (NKJV) A few months ago, I wrote an article on financial literacy from a Biblical perspective and argued […]

by · June 30, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

“When He had called the multitude to Himself, He said to them, ‘Hear and understand: Not what goes into the mouth defiles a man; but what comes out of the mouth, this defiles a man.’” Matthew‬ ‭15:10-11‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ When we […]

by · June 23, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Leadership Is Not For Wimps!

Matters of Faith: Leadership Is Not For Wimps!

Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. “If your gift is to encourage others, be encouraging. If it is giving, give generously. If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously. And if you have a gift for showing […]

by · June 23, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Men Under God’s Rule‬‬

Matters of Faith: Men Under God’s Rule‬‬

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ Psalms 37:23-24 NKJV “The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD, And He delights in his way. Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; For the […]

Matters of Faith: Recognizing the Enemy

Matters of Faith: Recognizing the Enemy

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv  Acts 16:16-21 CEV “One day on our way to the place of prayer, we were met by a slave girl. She had a spirit in her that gave her the power to tell […]

by · June 9, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

2 Timothy 3:16‭-‬17 KJV “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” Divine […]

by · June 5, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: ONE TO ANOTHER ‬

Matters of Faith: ONE TO ANOTHER ‬

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA ‭‭Deuteronomy 15:7-11 – CEV ‬‬ 7 After the Lord your God gives land to each of you, there may be poor Israelites in the town where you live. If there are, then don’t be […]

by · June 2, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Scriptural Inspirations

Scriptural Inspirations

I Peter‬ ‭4:10‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” Some gifts were given to you for someone else. As you share your gift(s) with […]

by · May 10, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Center of Our Faith

Matters of Faith: The Center of Our Faith

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv ‭‭‭‭ 1 Corinthians‬ ‭15:12-14‬ ‭NKJV‬‬ “Now if Christ is preached that He has been raised from the dead, how do some among you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But […]