The New Testament is full of references to brotherly love. In many places where the apostles expound on Christian living within the church, this phrase ‘brotherly love’ surfaces. Paul, the apostle, explained the nature of brotherly love when he wrote to the members of the church in Thessalonica, “But we do not need to write […]

Motherhood is one of humanity’s oldest, most respected — and essential — human institutions, as Moms infuse and shape their children’s emotional, physical and spiritual well-being. Fortunately, there are numerous mother’s in the Bible whose incredible reactions, decisions and overall life trajectories provide important and timeless lessons for humanity.   We look at five great […]

There is a hymn I love, ‘Come thou fount’ I learned it at bible study, and it has become one of my favorite hymns. In the second stanza of this hymn, we find the words “Here I raise my Ebenezer.”  The writer, Robert Robinson, wrote it in 1758 when he was only 23, referencing 1 […]

The gospel singer, 35, is pregnant, expecting her first baby with husband Jordan Kelly, 32, a rep for Sheard-Kelly exclusively confirms to PEOPLE.

We hear these two terms often in prayer, where one starts to decree and declare. Whether you have heard it before, the question remains, what do decree and declaration mean? Is this in line with the word of God, or do we pray a miss.? A decree is an official order issued by a legal […]

We have all been told about being diligent in what we do, whether in the workplace, school, or even while doing household chores. We can define diligence as careful and persistent work or effort, careful attention, and unremitting application. We can describe a diligent person as assiduous industrious, conscientious, and thorough: not idle, negligent, and […]

What comes to mind when you think of the word restoration? Maybe you are thinking of repairing something that’s broken. That is certainly one interpretation of the word but it’s only one.  In the bible, restoration is about returning something or someone to their original state.  It is about healing and making things new again. […]

Psalm 20 is a unique kind of royal Psalm, a prayer for a king about to go into battle, in this case, King David. In ancient Israel, entering a battlefield was always an extremely spiritual thing. This Psalm is a prayer and a thanksgiving for the king. In Psalm 20: 1-4, we see a prayer […]

In the Holy Week, on Maundy Thursday, we welcomed our newly ordained priests into the priesthood. In the sermon for the day from Acts 9:15, The Lord said to him, “Go, for he is a chosen vessel of mine to bear my name before the Gentiles, Kings, and the children of Israel.” To give context […]

The Holy Week, in the church, is the week between Palm Sunday and Easter, observed with special solemnity as a time of devotion to the passion of Jesus Christ. This week happens during the last week of Lent each year. Greek and Roman liturgical books call it the great week because great deeds were done […]

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