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Biblical Wisdom In Plain English


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Jun

14

Keep Your Eyes On God And Not The People Or Circumstances

Jun 14 2024

As we celebrated our 36th Church anniversary, the question was asked of me: “As a first lady if you could have a conversation with your younger self, what advice would you give to your younger self? My reply was: “I would tell her to keep your eyes on God and not

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Jun

7

Seeking True Revival – Revive Us Again!

Jun 7 2024

When we look at the word “revive” it means: “to restore to life or consciousness; to give new strength or energy to.” But revive is also connected to the word “revival” which means: “an improvement in the condition or strength of something; an instance of something becoming popular, active, or

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May

31

Living A Fat Toy Life Opposed To A Skimpy Life

May 31 2024

Most people don’t enjoy receiving something skimpy! They don’t enjoy eating a skimpy meal or skimpy clothes, a skimpy raise, a skimpy present, skimpy entertainment, etc. My Mother would often say don’t give me skimpy food because when I eat, I want to enjoy myself. I heard my Bigdaddy, once

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May

24

The 3 Ds Essential To Life

May 24 2024

Most of us when being evaluated upon our performance (in school or on a job), are not excited to receive a “D” grade. No, you did not get an “F” which says you completely failed, but a “D” says you’re a step away from failing. So, how can “Ds” be

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May

11

Forecast: Brighter Days Ahead For The Righteous

May 11 2024

One of the dimmest forecasts in the Bible is the story of the Apostle Paul as he voyaged to Rome and encountered a storm. First of all, what do you do when your purpose for traveling forecasts dark clouds? Paul is sailing as a prisoner, accused by his own people,

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May

3

Failures Are Not Final!

May 3 2024

When we look at the percentage of people that fail in life, it has been said 99% of people fail in life. That statistic can be very discouraging! However, failure does not have to be permanent! It has been said every successful person has failed at some point, but the

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Apr

25

Every Superman Needs An Antidote To Survive

Apr 25 2024

A couple a weeks ago, the Lord spoke the word “antidote” to my spirit! I pondered over the word a few minutes as I was preparing to go to work and decided to just put it in my notes to get further understanding later. But, for this week’s ELC, God

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Apr

18

When Sorrow Makes You Glad

Apr 18 2024

Most people do not put on their bucket list that they want to endure a time of sorrow; because sorrow is not usually an experience of endearment, i.e. inspiring love or affection. Sorrow is generally a response to loss; whether it’s the loss of a job, relationship, a loved one

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Apr

11

Happiness Requires Collaboration With God, Not Silos

Apr 11 2024

Many people believe success and wealth are a mandate for happiness. They believe if they could just achieve a certain career goal, or be on a certain income status, their marital status, or 2.5 children (as Bishop Owens often said), or own their own home, or have a respectable name

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Apr

4

God Said: I Never Run Out Of Help

Apr 4 2024

It’s a very unpleasant feeling to run out of something that’s needed. Because to run out of something means you are lacking or unfulfilled in an area. For example, when you say you’re running out of food that means your supplies are running low and you expect to have nothing

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Mar

28

It’s Gonna Rain

Mar 28 2024

How many times have we heard the story of Noah and the flood? Most of us from childhood have heard of this story at some time from the Bible. Later, a man named Steve Reich coined the phrase: “It’s Gonna Rain,” after attending a Pentecostal service back in 1965; he

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Mar

21

Following God When The Journey Seems Soo Long

Mar 21 2024

Many times we struggle to get projects done or complete an assignment; whether it’s a home improvement project, something personal, a wellness goal, or a work related assignment. We sometimes feel like it’s a fight to make it to the finish line. Obstacles that may challenge us include “lack of

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Mar

14

Experiencing God’s Deliverance Emboldens Praise

Mar 14 2024

We may not enjoy going through divers test and trials that seem insurmountable, but once we experience God’s deliverance, it emboldens our faith and praise to God. One of the Psalms of David that exemplifies this so well is Psalm 18. Here, David is thankful for the many deliverances God

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Mar

7

Just Keep It Simple! Count Your Blessings And Not Your Problems!

Mar 7 2024

As I meditated to hear a word from God for ELC, I came up with the subject: Just Keep It Simple! So, I thought about how complicated we have made living a saved life in our world today! It has become so complex because we have interjected so much of

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Feb

29

It’s Hard, But My Mind Is Made Up!

Feb 29 2024

One of the greatest pitfalls for Christians, that makes life hard, is when they will not endure sound doctrine.  2 Timothy 4:3 said: “For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; and

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Feb

22

Jesus Is Still The Answer

Feb 22 2024

The late singer Andre Crouch wrote the song: “Jesus Is the Answer!” The lyrics to the song said: “Jesus is the answer for the world today, above Him there’s no other, Jesus is the way; if you have some questions in the corners of your mind, and traces of discouragement

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Feb

15

The Roller Coaster Of Turbulence

Feb 15 2024

Have you ever rode on a roller coaster? I’m sure most of us have at one time or another.  A roller coaster is: “an elevated railway with steep inclines and descents that carries a train of passengers through sharp curves and sudden changes of speed and direction for a brief

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Feb

8

Who Shall Be Able To Stand!

Feb 8 2024

We live in such a changing world that has less and less regard for the unchanging Word of God. We tend to give more credence to change than we do consistency in the world! It’s not that all change is bad, but change is not good when it causes us

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Jan

26

Don’t Get Careless After Victories

Jan 26 2024

King David was the greatest King of Israel! But, before that, he was not only a nobody in the kingdom, but the least in his own family. David was a shepherd in occupation, which was one of the menial jobs of his generation. But later, God not only exalted David

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Jan

18

Beware Of Half-hearted Obedience

Jan 18 2024

As we have often heard the story of King Saul, the first King of Israel, we are reminded of how he was later rejected as the king by God. Saul started out as a meek man, very unassuming and not feeling worthy to become Israel’s King. But, once he had

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