Posts Tagged ‘Christianity’

First Sunday of 2019

January 6, 2019

Let us start the New Year right by going to church. Pray or your Pastor. Pray for anyone who may be lost that they will hear and accept Jesus as their Savior. Pray for listening ears so that you will receive and respond to the message God wants you to hear. Enjoy fellowship of others in the congregation, your church family, who will love and support you through the joys and sorrows of your life. We have 52 Sunday’s in this year, what opportunities to draw close to the Lord!

Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching.

Have a Blessed Friday

January 4, 2019

Sometimes we feel alone or depressed, especially after the holiday season is over. Maybe looking forward to the weekend is not joyful for you, but there is someone who loves you and is with you. You are not alone. Jesus is always there not only on Friday but every day of the week, month and year.

Hebrews 13:5 Let your conversation be without covetousness; and be content with such things as ye have: for he hath said, I will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.

Past and Future

December 31, 2018

New Years Eve 2018…Time to reflect on the year that is ending and look to the New Year ahead. Joys, sorrow, memories and lessons learned in 2018 are now behind. Tomorrow starts a New Year. Time to look forward. It is a good idea to set some goals. Lose weight, do a better job at work, get better grades in school, witness more, help others. Whatever your resolution, keep it. Many of us make resolutions or goals and by January 10th they are already forgotten. The only way to keep our resolutions is to ask Jesus for help and look to Him as our example.

The goal for SOS Events Ministry in 2019 is to win more people to Jesus, get more events in new areas, train more Christians to work at events and Serve Our Savior faithfully. You can help by praying, giving or volunteering. Let us make 2019 the best year ever.

Hebrews 12:2 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

The Best Gift

December 24, 2018

Many people are hustling to finish shopping for gifts, running at a fast pace to get the right present, get them wrapped and ready to see the happiness on the face of the recipient.

In all the preparation one thing is not even thought about. The most important Person, the Lord Jesus.

Christmas is a wonderful time of year but let us not leave out the reason for the season, Jesus. God gave us the most precious gift. We don’t have to shop for it or pay for it. All we have to do is accept it.

Jesus paid the price. If you have not received God’s Gift do it now. Ask Him to forgive your sins, believe He died for you and rose again, and call upon Him to save you. Your new life can begin today!

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Christmas Tree Symbol of Christmas

December 10, 2018

It wasn’t until about the nineteenth century that we find Christianity absorbing the bright, cheery symbolism of the Christmas tree.  The Christians had long held the fir as a symbol of the Tree of Life.  Early Christians knew their symbolism well, as they added candles and apples to their Christmas firs.  These candles represented the light of Christ.  The apples symbolized knowledge which spawned man’s original sin according to Christian belief.  Here we see the light of Christ absolving the “fall of man” within the immortal symbol of the Christmas tree.

Revelation 22:14 Blessed are they that do his commandments, that they may have right to the tree of life, and may enter in through the gates into the city.

December is Here

December 1, 2018

A whimsical welcome to the last month of the year, December. A time in the busy holiday season to take time to look up to our Lord and Savior, Jesus. He is truly the secret to a wonderful life. (Let’s not keep Him a secret, tell someone about Him at every opportunity)

Titus 2:13 Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ;

Working for Eternal or Earthly?

November 26, 2018

With the Christmas Holidays coming, most of us will spend hours and even days working to make our families and friends happy for a short time. We labor for things that will soon pass away and are distant memories, taking no thought for the eternal. How much work do we do for the Lord? Taking time out of our “business” to witness at an event, inviting friends and neighbors to church so they can hear the gospel, or even stopping long enough to pray for the lost. Let us take time and work for the eternal as well as the earthly this busy time of year.

1 Corinthians 15:58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord.

Anticipating Church Today

November 25, 2018

Last night, thousands of people stood up and cheered for 5 hours with anticipation at a ball games that went into 7 Overtimes, yet some people complain when the Preacher goes over 5 minutes.

I trust you would have that same excitement and anticipation today to hear a Word from God. And if your Pastor goes over time, be grateful for extra time to hear from God.

Better yet, stand and cheer him on, it may just wake up a few people beside you.

Hebrews 2:12 Saying, I will declare thy name unto my brethren, in the midst of the church will I sing praise unto thee.

Black Friday

November 23, 2018

The day after Thanksgiving in the USA is called “Back Friday”. A day that merchants invented so that people will rush out to stores to shop. It is the busiest shopping day as almost all stores have huge sales. We always like a bargain, however, a word of caution, we spend money that we cannot afford for gifts that will be soon forgotten after Christmas. We need to be reminded as Christians to be good stewards of the resources that God has given us. So go out today and have fun shopping, but before you go, pray for wisdom about your purchases. God is interested in our finances.

Matthew 6:19-20

Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal:

Election Day in the USA

November 6, 2018

If you have not voted yet, today is the day. Then pray that the people who get elected will honor God, Country and Christian values.

I Timothy 2:1-2 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; For kings, and for all that are in authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty.