Anointed with Truth

Anointed with Truth Key Texts:  1 John 2:20 But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and all of you know the truth. Anointing: It means “to smear or rub with oil” – and it has a rich history going back to the practice of ancient shepherds pouring oil on their sheep’s head, thus… Continue reading Anointed with Truth

On Not Loving the World

Key Texts: 1 John 2:5-7 Do not love the world or anything in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father[a] is not in them.  For everything in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—comes not from the Father but from the world.… Continue reading On Not Loving the World

How Do We Know We Are Christian?

Key Texts: 1 John 2:3-6 “We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands.  Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person.  But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete… Continue reading How Do We Know We Are Christian?

“The Road To Emmaus” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

The Road to Emmaus By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Readings: Luke 24:13-35 Key Verses: Luke 24:21; Luke 24:30-31 “But we were hoping that it was He who was going to redeem Israel. Indeed, besides all this, it is the third day since these things happened.” “And it came about that when He had reclined at… Continue reading “The Road To Emmaus” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“He Is Risen!!” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

He is RISEN!! By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scipture Readings: Matthew 28:1-20; Luke 24:1-12; Mark 16:1-20; John 20:1-31 Key Verses: Luke 24:6-7; John 20:30-31 “He is not here, but He has risen. Remember how He spoke to you while He was still in Galilee, saying that the Son of Man must be delivered into the hands… Continue reading “He Is Risen!!” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“Anointing in the Name of the Lord” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Anointing in the Name of the Lord By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Readings: James 5 Key Verse: James 5: 14 “Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.” A member of our church… Continue reading “Anointing in the Name of the Lord” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“Patience and Endurance” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Patience and Endurance By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Reading: James 5:7-11 Key Verse: James 5:11 “Behold, we count those blessed who endured. You have heard of the endurance of Job and have seen the outcome of the Lord’s dealings, that the Lord is full of compassion and is merciful.” This weekend there was a 10k… Continue reading “Patience and Endurance” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“Source of Misery and Lack of Joy” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Source of Misery and Lack of Joy By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Reading: James Chapter 4 Key Verses: James 4:3; James 4:8; James 4:7 “You ask and do not receive, because you ask with wrong motives, so that you may spend it on your pleasures.” “Draw near to God and He will draw near to… Continue reading “Source of Misery and Lack of Joy” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“Love That Sows Peace” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

Love That Sows Peace By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Readings: James 3:13-18 Key Verse: James 3:18 “And the seed whose fruit is righteousness is sown in peace by those who make peace.” The Bible is full of scriptures that address wisdom and James addresses wisdom in this chapter also. He states that wisdom comes from… Continue reading “Love That Sows Peace” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

“The Fire of the Tongue” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)

The Fire of the Tongue By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell Scripture Reading: James Chapter 3 Key Verse: James 3: 5 “So also the tongue is a small part of the body, and yet it boasts of great things. Behold, how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire!” When I was a child… Continue reading “The Fire of the Tongue” By Elizabeth Yeamans Simrell (Guest Blogger)