Matters of Faith

Matters of Faith: Know What’s Expected of You

Matters of Faith: Know What’s Expected of You

Psalm 139:14 “I will praise You, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made; Marvelous are Your works, and that my soul knows very well.”   Philippians 4:13 “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”   This is […]

by · June 25, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: PREPARING FOR THE HARVEST

Matters of Faith: PREPARING FOR THE HARVEST

Matthew 9:35-38 (KJV) And Jesus went about all the cities and villages, teaching in their synagogues, and preaching the gospel of the kingdom, and healing every sickness and every disease among the people. But when he saw the multitudes, he […]

by · June 18, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: TEACH ME SO THAT I WILL KNOW!

Matters of Faith: TEACH ME SO THAT I WILL KNOW!

Psalm 119:33-40 (NLT) Teach me your decrees, O Lord; I will keep them to the end. Give me understanding and I will obey your instructions; I will put them into practice with all my heart. Make me walk along the […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: CHOOSE WISELY!

Matters of Faith: CHOOSE WISELY!

By Reverend J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Matthew 26:51-52 (NIV) 51 With that, one of Jesus’ companions reached for his sword, drew it out and struck the servant of the high priest, cutting off his ear. 52 “Put your sword […]

by · June 4, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Praise the Lord — EVERYBODY SHOULD BE DOING IT!

Matters of Faith: Praise the Lord — EVERYBODY SHOULD BE DOING IT!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. ‭‭ Psalms‬ ‭117:1-2‬ ‭ESV‬‬ “Praise the Lord, all nations! Extol him, all peoples! For great is his steadfast love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Praise the Lord!” Have […]

by · May 28, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: BE OF GOOD CHEER!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. John 16:33 “These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world.” […]

by · May 21, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: FINDING GOLD IN THE STORM!

Matters of Faith: FINDING GOLD IN THE STORM!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell Philippians 4:10-11 “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. 11 Not that I speak in […]

by · May 14, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith:  Birthdays Are Times for New Resolutions

Matters of Faith: Birthdays Are Times for New Resolutions

Romans 12:1-2‬(‭NKJV)‬‬‬ “I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service. 2 And do not be conformed to this world, but be […]

Matters of Faith: Just  a Touch!

Matters of Faith: Just a Touch!

Luke 5:12-16 (NKJV) “And it happened when He was in a certain city, that behold, a man who was full of leprosy saw Jesus; and he fell on his face and implored Him, saying, ‘Lord, if You are willing, You […]

by · April 30, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: GOOD AND FAITHFUL ALL THE WAY!

Matters of Faith: GOOD AND FAITHFUL ALL THE WAY!

Matthew 25:23 (KJV) His Lord said unto him, “Well done, good and faithful servant; thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over many things: enter thou into the joy of thy lord.” In the […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: THE DAY OF THE COMMISSION!

Matters of Faith: THE DAY OF THE COMMISSION!

By Rev. J.Loren Russell Matthew 28:19-20: Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: There’s a Purpose for the Palms!

Matters of Faith: There’s a Purpose for the Palms!

    By Rev. J. Loren Russell “After this I looked, and there was an enormous crowd—no one could count all the people! They were from every race, tribe, nation, and language, and they stood in front of the throne […]

by · April 9, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE FOOL?

Matters of Faith: CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE FOOL?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, MDiv Psalm 14:1 “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, there is none that doeth good.” A few months ago, I wrote an […]

by · April 2, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING?

Matters of Faith: WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING?

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, MDiv Luke 17:21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you. Noted author, poet, philosopher, mystic and theologian, Howard Thurman was quoted to have said, […]

by · March 26, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: HANDLE YOUR BUSINESS

Matters of Faith: HANDLE YOUR BUSINESS

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv. Proverbs 13:22 “A good man leaveth an inheritance to his children’s children: and the wealth of the sinner is laid up for the just.” Webster’s dictionary defines good as “a favorable character or […]

by · March 19, 2017 · Matters of Faith, Religion