Teaching, Helping and Encouraging Spiritual Growth

Getting Your Thought Life In Order

There is a whole secret world that thrives in your thought-life. It is the place where your most secret sinful and shameful desires are stored. You know what I am talking about. Aren’t you glad that your thoughts cannot be seen by anyone else? How embarrassing that would be!

These thoughts are the source of conflict between God’s righteous will and desires and your own human sinful desires and will. This is the place where the act of sin begins. Continue Reading →

God’s Rescue Of A Deserving Widow

This is the sermon I taught last Sunday. It is about a widow who was in desperate condition. See if you can learn from what she did to get her answer to prayer.

This morning we are going to study about a young family that encountered a terrible tragedy.

This is last Sunday’s message. Remember, God is always there for you even in the most difficult times.

The husband in this family was being taught to be a prophet by Elisha, the great prophet during that time. Continue Reading →

Getting A Handle On Anger

Have you ever been mad? Of course you have! If you are married, or have kids, or have a job, or play sports and so on, you have experienced anger. Anger is one of the emotions that is woven into the fabric of life that is a reality and must be dealt with. You must learn to control anger rather than allow anger to control you.

And “don’t sin by letting anger gain control over you.” Don’t let the sun go down while you are angry, for anger gives a foothold to the devil. Continue Reading →

Who Was Hannah?

We don’t always pray the same, do we? There are times when we pray, and then there are times we really pray from deep within ourselves to God. Such was the case with a woman named Hannah. Even though Hannah was a great woman of God, she had real problems in her life.

Like all of us, there were some things in her life that were very difficult for her to deal with. However, throughout these terrible times of her life she conducted herself with the dignity found in a devoted servant of God. Continue Reading →