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Matters of Faith: A Glorious New Beginning

Matters of Faith: A Glorious New Beginning

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “So also is the resurrection of the dead. The body is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruption. It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it […]

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Matters of Faith: Act Justly, Love Mercy, Walk Humbly

By Rev. J. Loren Russell With what shall I come before the Lord and bow down before the exalted God? Shall I come before him with burnt offerings, with calves a year old? Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, with ten […]

Matters of Faith: I’ll Always Love My Mama

Matters of Faith: I’ll Always Love My Mama

Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his […]

Spiritual Inspiration: Love One Another

Spiritual Inspiration: Love One Another

Like so many of you, I’ve had family and friends who have lost their lives or their health during this COVID 19 pandemic. I liken it to a prize fight where you get rocked by a devastating punch. But before […]

Matters of Faith: Love One Another

Matters of Faith: Love One Another

By Rev. J. Loren Russell So, when he had gone out, Jesus said, “Now the Son of Man is glorified, and God is glorified in Him. If God is glorified in Him, God will also glorify Him in Himself, and […]

by · April 26, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Time For Encouragement

Matters of Faith: A Time For Encouragement

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, MDiv. “Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but has passed from death into life.” […]

by · April 19, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Maintaining Your Sanity

Matters of Faith: Maintaining Your Sanity

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “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. And do not be conformed to this world, […]

by · April 5, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: The Method of Warfare

Matters of Faith: The Method of Warfare

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might. 11 Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. 12 For we do […]

by · March 29, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matter of Faith: Focus and Faith

Matter of Faith: Focus and Faith

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “But you must continue in the things which you have learned and been assured of, knowing from whom you have learned them, and that from childhood you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able […]

by · March 22, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: You Are Blessed!

Matters of Faith: You Are Blessed!

By Rev. J. Loren Russell ”Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; Blessed is the man who trusts in Him!” Psalm 34:8 (KJV) The Oxford Bible Commentary says the 34th Psalm is structured in three stages: Verses 1-3 […]

by · March 15, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Judgmental and Controlling

Matters of Faith: Judgmental and Controlling

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to have the preeminence among them, does not receive us. 10 Therefore, if I come, I will call to mind his deeds which he does, prating […]

by · March 8, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Take It As It Comes

Matters of Faith: Take It As It Comes

By Rev. J. Loren Russell, B.S., MDiv. “Shall we indeed accept good from God, and shall we not accept adversity?” Job 2:10 (NKJV) One of the most difficult things to accept in life are the adversities that arise out of […]

by · March 1, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: A Final Word

Matters of Faith: A Final Word

“Therefore, my beloved, as you have always obeyed, so now, not only as in my presence but much more in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling, for it is God who works in you, both […]

by · February 23, 2020 · Faith, Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: Learn it! Live it! Teach it!

Matters of Faith: Learn it! Live it! Teach it!

“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one! You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength. “And these words which I command you today shall […]

by · February 16, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion
Matters of Faith: In Deep Sorrow

Matters of Faith: In Deep Sorrow

By Rev. J. Loren Russell “How shall we sing the Lord’s song in a foreign land?” ‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ It was a dark time in the lives of the Israelites. They were in captivity again and living by the rivers of Babylon, […]

by · February 9, 2020 · Matters of Faith, Religion