Matters of Faith

Matters of Faith: The Gift

Matters of Faith: The Gift

Choosing to persevere, James says, leads to the gift of eternal life. There it is! The gift that keeps on giving!

by · May 15, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters Of Faith: The Personification of An Excellent Woman

Matters Of Faith: The Personification of An Excellent Woman

“THE PERSONIFICATION OF AN EXCELLENT WOMAN”   By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.      Proverbs 31:10-31 (CEV)   10 A truly good wife is the most precious treasure     a man can find! 11 Her husband depends on her, and she […]

Matters of Faith: A Recipe For Success – Part 2

Matters of Faith: A Recipe For Success – Part 2

“A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS” (Part 2) by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BS, MDiv. Psalm 34:4-6, 15-20 4 “I sought the Lord, and He heard me, And delivered me from all my fears. 5  They looked to Him and were radiant, And […]

by · May 1, 2016 · Matters of Faith
Matters of Faith: A Recipe for Success

Matters of Faith: A Recipe for Success

A RECIPE FOR SUCCESS   by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Psalm 34:1-22 (Vv. 1-3, 22) NKJV   I will bless the Lord at all times; His praise shall continually be in my mouth. 2 My soul shall make […]

by · April 24, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: It’s Taken By Force

Matters of Faith: It’s Taken By Force

IT’S TAKEN BY FORCE   By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.       Matthew 11:12 (CEV) “From the time of John the Baptist until now, violent people have been trying to take over the kingdom of heaven by force.”   […]

by · April 17, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: FAITHLESS SERVICE

Matters of Faith: FAITHLESS SERVICE

FAITHLESS SERVICE   by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BS, MDiv    SCRIPTURE: MARK 9:17-18 And one of the multitude answered and said, Master, I have brought unto thee my son, which hath a dumb spirit; And wheresoever he taketh him, he […]

by · April 13, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Honor Your Father and Mother

Matters of Faith: Honor Your Father and Mother

HONOR YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER   by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Ephesians 6:2-3 (NKJV) 2 “Honor your father and mother, which is the first commandment with promise: that it may be well with you and you may live […]

by · April 3, 2016 · Matters of Faith
Matters of Faith: When They Finally Believed

Matters of Faith: When They Finally Believed

WHEN THEY FINALLY BELIEVED   by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Matthew 28:16-20: 16 Then the eleven disciples went away into Galilee, to the mountain which Jesus had appointed for them.  17 When they saw Him, they worshiped […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Knowledge Is Power

Matters of Faith: Knowledge Is Power

WOULD IT BE BETTER IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW?   By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Luke 16:25-26: “Abraham answered, “My friend, remember that while you lived, you had everything good, and Lazarus had everything bad. Now he is […]

Matters of Faith: Making Old Things New

Matters of Faith: Making Old Things New

WHEN THE OLD BECOMES NEW By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Scripture Revelations 21:4 (NKJV) “And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be […]

by · March 13, 2016 · Matters of Faith
Matters of Faith: FROM THE NATURAL TO THE SPIRITUAL

Matters of Faith: FROM THE NATURAL TO THE SPIRITUAL

FROM THE NATURAL TO THE SPIRITUAL By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv Scripture (John 4:3 – 14 CEV): “Jesus left Judea and started for Galilee again. 4 This time he had to go through Samaria, 5 and on his way he […]

by · March 6, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Discontentment Is The Beginning of Change

Matters of Faith: Discontentment Is The Beginning of Change

DISCONTENTMENT: THE BEGINNING OF CHANGE By Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv   Scripture (Joshua 7:7, 13 NLT): Then Joshua cried out, “Oh, Sovereign LORD, why did you bring us across the Jordan River if you are going to let […]

Matters of Faith: A Giant, Faith And a Few Stones

Matters of Faith: A Giant, Faith And a Few Stones

WITH FAITH AND A FEW STONES by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   1 Samuel 17:4, 50 ‬ (‭NLT)‬ “Then Goliath, a Philistine champion from Gath, came out of the Philistine ranks to face the forces of Israel. He […]

Matters of Faith: MY STRENGTH AND MY DELIVERER!

Matters of Faith: MY STRENGTH AND MY DELIVERER!

MY STRENGTH AND MY DELIVERER!”   By: Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Psalm 18:1-2 (NKJV) 1 I will love You, O Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer; My God, my strength, […]

by · February 7, 2016 · Matters of Faith, Religion

Matters of Faith: Patience. Is Yours’ Wearing Thin?

IS YOURS’ WEARING THIN?   by Rev. J. Loren Russell, BA, MDiv.   Ecclesiastes 7:8-9 (NIV) 8 The end of a matter is better than its beginning, and patience is better than pride. 9 Do not be quickly provoked in your spirit, […]

by · January 31, 2016 · Matters of Faith