Matters of Faith

Give Us Barabbas!

Rev. J. Loren Russell Mathew 27:20-22 “But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitudes that they should ask for Barabbas and destroy Jesus. The governor answered and said to them, “Which of the two do you want me to […]

by · April 7, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Making Good on the Promise

Rev. J. Loren Russell Luke 24:44-49 “Then He said to them, “These are the words which I spoke to you while I was still with you, that all things must be fulfilled which were written in the Law of Moses […]

by · March 31, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Don’t Cry For Me!

Rev. J. Loren Russell Luke 19:28-40 [v.40] (NKJV) “But He answered and said to them, “I tell you that if these should keep silent, the stones would immediately cry out.” This is the day that Jesus made his majestic entry […]

by · March 24, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

“Regardless!”

The grandeur of God’s glory and His unbounded grace had been manifesting itself since Jesus’ first miracle when He turned water into wine, to now raising Lazarus from the grave.

by · March 17, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

The Inevitable!

The Inevitable! Rev. J. Loren Russell Luke 23:42-43 (NKJV) “Then he said to Jesus, “Lord, remember me when You come into Your kingdom.” And Jesus said to him, “Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in […]

by · March 10, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

How Are You Giving?

Rev. J. Loren Russell 2 Corinthians 9:6-7 (NKJV) “But this I say: He who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and he who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7 So let each one give as he purposes in his […]

by · March 3, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

All for One!

Rev. J. Loren Russell Acts 2:7-11 (NKJV) “Then they were all amazed and marveled, saying to one another, “Look, are not all these who speak Galileans? And how is it that we hear, each in our own language in which […]

by · February 25, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Glorified, Sanctified, and Unified!

Rev. J. Loren Russell John 17:20-26 (NKJV) “I do not pray for these alone, but also for those who will believe in Me through their word; that they all may be one, as You, Father, are in Me, and I […]

by · February 18, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

“Stay Connected!”

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell John 15:4-7 (NET) Remain in me, and I will remain in you. Just as the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it remains in the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in […]

by · February 11, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Watch Your Behavior!

Rev. J. Loren Russell Romans 12:9-21 (vv. 9-13) NKJV “Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good. Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another; not […]

by · February 4, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Lean on Me!

Lean On Me! Rev. J. Loren Russell John 14:1-6 (NKJV) “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told […]

by · January 28, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

You Are the Light!

Rev. J. Loren Russell Matthew 5:14-16 NKJV “You are the light of the world. A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a […]

by · January 21, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

“Mountaintop Experiences for Ordinary Realities!”

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Mark 9:2-9 (NKJV) “Now after six days Jesus took Peter, James, and John, and led them up on a high mountain apart by themselves; and He was transfigured before them. His clothes became […]

by · January 14, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

“THERE BUT BY THE GRACE OF GOD!”

By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Mark 5: 1-8 (TLB) “When they arrived at the other side of the lake, a demon-possessed man ran out from a graveyard, just as Jesus was climbing from the boat. This man lived […]

by · January 7, 2024 · Matters of Faith, Religion

New Blessings from an Old Method – Living at 100%

By: Reverend J. Loren Russell Jeremiah 29:7 NKJV‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ “And seek the peace of the city where I have caused you to be carried away captive, and pray to the Lord for it; for in its peace you will have peace. […]

by · December 31, 2023 · Matters of Faith, Religion