Posts with the category “lent”
Called To Carry
April 8th, 2023
Despite what it may look like based on the behaviors of those around us, we are not called into positions or titles; we are called into our PURPOSE. We are Called to Carry....
April 7th, 2023
The scriptures states that the people put a robe on Jesus which was supposed to represent kingship because Jesus had said he was King of the Jews. This was used as a means for mocking Jesus because th...
Act of Communion
April 6th, 2023
During this Lenten journey and each day: What are you DOING in remembrance of Jesus? How are you BEING in remembrance of Jesus?...
An Act of Gratitude
April 5th, 2023
How do we value our gratitude to Jesus or do we? How are we challenged by the expression of gratitude shown by Mary? What value are we willing to give up to show our gratitude to Jesus for the sacrifi...
Acting When Danger Is Before You
April 4th, 2023
Esther gives us a recipe for confronting our fears in the face of danger. She informs us that we should first seek support, next petition prayers and finally fast and focus on what God is calling you ...
Rebuilding for God
April 3rd, 2023
At times, we find ourselves with our backs against the wall. All we can do is just pray. God will open doors for us! He knows our hearts desires. He knows our pains and struggles; we must believe and ...
April 2nd, 2023
The triumphal entry was a significant event, not only to the people of Jesus’ day, but to Christians throughout history. We celebrate Palm Sunday to remember that momentous occasion. Mt. Welcome has m...
A Liberating Kind of Trust
April 1st, 2023
Let’s do the liberation work for our hearts, our minds and our spirits. Let us each become truth tellers. Let us each become trustworthy. Let’s get free....
Trusting God When It’s Hard to Trust
March 31st, 2023
But remember, God is trustworthy even when you don’t see your prayers answered or problems solved right away. Life is unpredictable and difficult at times, and that difficulty may persist for longer t...
Trusting While Waiting
March 30th, 2023
During the recovery process from the pain and disappointment, (which was the same state the disciples were in following the crucifixion and prior to their first encounter with Jesus following his resu...
An 'All Things Are Possible' Kind of Trust
March 29th, 2023
This text is applicable to us on our Lenten journey because resurrection from the cross is an impossible possibility. Jesus had to trust God enough to believe that the cross wasn't subtraction but ad...
An 'All-Weather' Kind of Trust
March 28th, 2023
The question is do you have an all-weather kind of trust? Do you trust God regardless of the circumstances of life? On this Lenten journey let's grow our trust muscle and learn to trust God more and m...
Power of Trusting
March 27th, 2023
Power of TrustingExodus 4:1-5Tamika BrownThis week’s prayer focus is Trust. Trusting what God is doing and where God is leading us.This scripture is interesting because although we find Moses, this is...
Find A Happy Place
March 25th, 2023
If we would just trust the Lord and lean not to our own understanding but walk by faith and live in obedience our happy place will find us. ...
God Over Everything
March 24th, 2023
God is the author and finisher of our faith. God is the one who wakes us up in the morning, gives us shelter, clothing, and jobs to provide for ourselves. Therefore, God is over everything....
A Good Foundation
March 23rd, 2023
In order to create a good Foundation: Know God Study the Bible Obey God’s words ...
How Obedience Conquers
March 22nd, 2023
This love is a reflection of our obedience to God's word. The apostle informs us that God's commands aren't a burden because we know the end result of obeying those commands. Our faith creates a spac...
March 21st, 2023
Jesus says in this phrase, if you love me, you will keep my commandments. He did not say, if you love me read the Bible more, or if you love me listen to more biblical sermons. We know that Bible read...
Obedience Perfects Us
March 20th, 2023
Obedience Perfects Us1 John 2:3-6Evangelist Denise Abraham A woman told me a relative of hers had died. I asked if he was a Christian. She said, "Oh, yes, he made a profession of faith and was baptize...
A Good Listener
March 18th, 2023
Listening FOR and TO God’s voice is a daily practice. Some days, we don’t do so well. Other days, we ace it. But remember, practice doesn’t make perfect – practice makes progress and that’s what God w...
March 17th, 2023
When we listen, we learn from what we hear. A baby learns the language by listening to what others are saying around them. We carry those lessons as we grow by listening, we learn from our experiences...
Lesson in Listening
March 15th, 2023
I know that to be better at listening I need to practice. So, since my mom is near, I will start working to do better at listening to her. To follow what she instructs me to do, and not question what ...
An Ear for God's Word
March 14th, 2023
An Ear For God’s WordJohn 8:47Sis. Angelle SullivanHave you ever been in a room and it felt as if everyone understood what was going on except for you? Well, I would sadly admit I often attend footbal...
When We Don't Listen
March 13th, 2023
We have the benefit of the Bible, to study and learn from others’ past mistakes. The sins committed by the Israelites then, are some of the same sins we are guilty of today. God is giving us an opport...
Ask, Believe & Receive
March 11th, 2023
Ask, Believe, ReceiveMark 11:20-24Tamika BrownYou may have heard the phrase “you have not, because you ask not”, and really someone reading this may have actually heard it from me! I’m quick to say, “...
Power of Believing
March 10th, 2023
The Power of BelievingGalatians 3:2-9Angelle SullivanEveryone needs someone in their corner who will keep them grounded. Oftentimes, when we move up the professional ladder we can forget how or why we...
Help My Unbelief
March 9th, 2023
How many times does God have to show us him in order for us to not doubt? We have all had times where we did not have faith that our situation would improve, that we could be healed from sickness or d...
March 8th, 2023
Listen, I know life can be hard and yes, we will stumble and sometimes even fall. Just remember to stand back up take another step! Never give up hope, and always believe - only then, will a miracle ...
What God Said
March 7th, 2023
Dear Lord thank you so much for hearing our cry to be freed from bondage. Thank you so much for sending leaders to lead the way and for those who gave their lives so that we might be free. As the sayi...
March 6th, 2023
How often do we reflect on past experiences and see God's footprint in them carrying us. If we truly took account of our experience with God, it would help us to believe what God is saying to us. Exp...
A Testing Kind of Faith
March 4th, 2023
Faith covers us in God’s love, when we feel lonely. Faith covers us in God’s strength, when temptation calls. Faith covers us in God’s power, when we dwell in darkness. Faith as our covering, ensures ...
Life Changing Faith
March 3rd, 2023
Oftentimes God doesn't complete what he wants to do in our life until we're spiritually prepared. This leads me to briefly point to our relationship with God. LIFE CHANGING FAITH IS REALLY HOW WE TRUL...
A Pleasing Kind of Faith
March 2nd, 2023
On this Lenten journey it should be our desire and our plan to walk with God. The more we walk with God the more we grow our faith, as we grow our faith, we grow our relationship with God and we are a...
March 1st, 2023
When we give God our best, we are trusting that God is able to supply all our needs. We are believing that God is worthy of the best that we have to offer. Our best comes with the belief that God is ...
February 28th, 2023
We grow our faith by watering our relationship with God. We water our relationship with God through our prayer life. When we pray, we are talking to God and learning God's voice. When you get to a pl...
God Did It
February 27th, 2023
What that means for you and me is that we have to put some POWER behind our words. Although we don’t possess the power to command things into being in the same manner as God does in the text, we do ha...
February 26th, 2023
We are called to reflect on the 40 days in the desert, Jesus having been Baptized by John the Baptist was led by the spirit to fast and pray. It is a continuum from Moses and the Hebrew children and t...
Journey to a Safe Place
February 25th, 2023
On Jacob’s journey he also rested. One of the biggest mistakes we make is when trouble surrounds us is that we fail to rest. In the chapter before our text it reminds us that Jacob rested his mind and...
Provision for the Journey
February 24th, 2023
This Lenten season is not only about abstaining, it is also about reflection. It is about asking ourselves whether or not we have enough faith for the journey and if the answer is no – which is okay i...
Witnessing While Tired
February 23rd, 2023
As we move through this Lenten journey we must witness about how good God is and how it is good to drink from God's cup. To drink from God's cup replenishes our soul. To drink from God's cup makes us...