Matters of Faith

Matters of Faith: In Remembrance

Matters of Faith: In Remembrance

When I call to remembrance the genuine faith that is in you, which dwelt first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice, and I am persuaded is in you also. 6 Therefore I remind you to stir up the […]

by · January 19, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Stay the Course

Matters of Faith: Stay the Course

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-Nego answered and said to the king, “O Nebuchadnezzar, we have no need to answer you in this matter. If that is the case, our God whom we serve is able to deliver us from the burning […]

by · January 12, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: You’d Better Recognize

Matters of Faith: You’d Better Recognize

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Man who is born of woman is of few days and full of trouble. He comes forth like a flower and fades away; He flees like a shadow and does not continue.” Job 14:1-2 ‭NKJV […]

by · January 5, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
A Commitment to a New You in a New Year

A Commitment to a New You in a New Year

By Reverend J. Loren Russell “12 Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; 13 bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must […]

by · December 29, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: THE REASON FOR THE SEASON

Matters of Faith: THE REASON FOR THE SEASON

By Reverend J. Loren Russell “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must the Son of man be lifted up: That whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have eternal life. For God so […]

by · December 22, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Stop Enabling!

Matters of Faith: Stop Enabling!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “The storm kept getting worse, until finally the sailors asked him, “What should we do with you to make the sea calm down?” Jonah 1:11-15 CEV Jonah told them, “Throw me into the sea, and it […]

by · December 15, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Principle Thing

Matters of Faith: The Principle Thing

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding. Exalt her, and she shall promote thee: she shall bring thee to honour, when thou dost embrace her.” Proverbs 4:7-8 KJV   The […]

by · December 8, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: All You’ll Ever Need

Matters of Faith: All You’ll Ever Need

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19 KJV Phillipians, a book, written by Paul the Apostle, always challenged me. I know the background […]

by · December 1, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Rest for Your Soul

Matters of Faith: Rest for Your Soul

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and […]

by · November 24, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Put Your Best Foot Forward

Matters of Faith: Put Your Best Foot Forward

By Rev. J. Loren Russell 25 If we [claim to] live by the [Holy] Spirit, we must also walk by the Spirit [with personal integrity, godly character, and moral courage—our conduct empowered by the Holy Spirit].  Galatians 5:25 (Amplified Bible)  The […]

by · November 17, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Execution Chamber

Matters of Faith: The Execution Chamber

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “So put to death and deprive of power the evil longings of your earthly body [with its sensual, self-centered instincts] immorality, impurity, sinful passion, evil desire, and greed, which is [a kind of] idolatry [because […]

by · November 10, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It Ain’t on Your GPS

Matters of Faith: It Ain’t on Your GPS

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Now the Lord had said to Abram: “Get out of your country, From your family and from your father’s house, to a land that I will show you.” Genesis 12:1 Have you ever put an […]

by · November 3, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Words of Your Mouth

Matters of Faith: The Words of Your Mouth

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “Be pleasant and hold their interest when you speak the message. Choose your words carefully and be ready to give answers to anyone who asks questions.” Colossians 4:6 CEV Gracious words don’t make you weak. […]

by · October 27, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Joy After The Night

Matters of Faith: Joy After The Night

by Rev. J. Loren Russell, B.A., MDiv “When the Lord brought back the captivity of Zion,We were like those who dream.2 Then our mouth was filled with laughter,And our tongue with singing.Then they said among the nations,“The Lord has done great […]

by · October 20, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Gainfully Employed

Matters of Faith: Gainfully Employed

By Rev. J. Loren Russell  “There are diversities of gifts, but the same Spirit. There are differences of ministries, but the same Lord. And there are diversities of activities, but it is the same God who works all in all. […]

by · October 13, 2019 · Matters of Faith, Religion