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A Merry Heart

A merry heart does good, like medicine, but a broken spirit dries the bones. Proverbs 17:22 Let me start off with a joke today. So, get ready for it! What did the baby corn say to the mama corn? The answer is: Where’s POP corn? - Get it? Because popcorn is a…. okay, it wasn’t that funny. However, I hope it put a little bit of a smile on your face. I think it’s important to make people happy. One of the ways we do that is by making them laugh. As the Scripture above says, ‘A merry heart does good, like medicine.’ You might know someone that is down and out right now. This person might have a lot of problems and is dealing with anxiety, which is causing them to have depression. How can you hel

Praying in Faith

"That they may all be one; even as You, Father are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me." John 17:21 What does it mean to pray in faith? For the Christian, faith means having confidence in the testimony of another, which means having confidence in Jesus Christ. The Word of God clearly states that by believing in Jesus, a person can be forgiven and redeemed. Acts 4:12 "And there is salvation in no one else; for there is no other name under heaven that has been given among men by which we must be saved." In Scripture, we often read that Jesus prayed and He prayed often. Jesus is our example and if He prayed, then we can do nothi

Success can Fail

So Abram said to Lot, “Let’s not have any quarreling between you and me, or between your herders and mine, for we are close relatives. Is not the whole land before you? Let’s part company. If you go to the left, I’ll go to the right. Lot looked around and saw that the whole plain of the Jordan toward Zoar was well watered, like the garden of the Lord, like the land of Egypt. So Lot chose for himself the whole plain of the Jordan and set out toward the east. Genesis 13:1-11 NIV In looking at the life of Lot, the nephew of Abraham we can see how it is possible to have all the success in life, then lose it completely. We are all faced with the temptation to live for the treasures of this w