“I exhort therefore, that, first [most importantly] of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men” (1 Timothy 2:1). “America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.” ― Alexis de Tocqueville The apostle Paul was a great believer of … Continue reading Prayer in Public Schools – The Debate Continues
“Verily I say unto you, All sins shall be forgiven unto the sons of men, and blasphemies wherewith soever they shall blaspheme: 29 But he that shall blaspheme against the Holy Ghost hath never forgiveness, but is in danger of eternal damnation” (Mark 3:28-29). If blaspheming the Holy Spirit is an unforgivable sin, if blaspheming … Continue reading What is the Sin that Can Never be Forgiven?
AN EXPOSITION OF MATTHEW 7:7-12 7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: Theology has been called the Queen of the Sciences. Dr. S. Lewis Johnson suggests that prayer be called the Queen of Experiences. What a privilege it is for a … Continue reading An Incentive to Pray
Early Wednesday morning, on June 14, 2017, House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and three other people were shot and wounded when a radical supporter of socialist Bernie Sanders opened fire on the Republican congressional base team during a practice on a field in Alexandria, Virginia. It was a terrifying scene for all involved. More than … Continue reading To Whom Were the Democrats Praying?
Simply defined, intercessory prayer is a prayer or petition to God in behalf of someone else. A family member or a friend faces a deadly disease. Your neighbor desperately needs Jesus, but rejects the gospel. Society begins to crumble and fall apart because so many individuals embrace false gods, or self-destructive ideas such as cultural … Continue reading The Power of Intercessory Prayer
Genesis 32:24-32 “And Jacob was left alone; and there wrestled a man with him until the breaking of the day. 25 And when he saw that he prevailed not against him, he touched the hollow of his thigh; and the hollow of Jacob's thigh was out of joint, as he wrestled with him. 26 And … Continue reading The Story of Jacob Who Held God in His Arms
Pastor Brian Jones is the minister of Faith Baptist Church in Rockledge, Florida. On several occasions he has mentioned that when dining in public, he will, before he prays, pause and ask his attendant if there is something he or she would like to have prayed about. I thought it was a very creative way … Continue reading Praying in Public for Those Who are Hurting