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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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Jan

11

Marginal Christianity

Jan 11 2024

Most of us want to be perceived as someone who is likable and significant. It’s important to us what people think about us. We sometimes go out of our way to make our presence known or emphasize our abilities or titles. Many people enjoy running in the league with the

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Jan

4

Open The Bible

Jan 4 2024

As I was preparing to read my Bible, I glanced at the front cover and it said: “The Open Bible.” So, I thought to myself, “How many people actually open their Bibles? We can become so busy and preoccupied with opening so many things in life i.e. opening new careers,

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Dec

28

You’ve Tried It Your Way, Now Let’s Do It God’s Way!

Dec 28 2023

We take ourselves through so many unnecessary situations, instead of just yielding to the will of God in the beginning. Because in the end, God’s way is the only way that will prevail for your good. A familiar passage of scripture that applies to this point, is the story of

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Dec

21

Twas The Night Before Christmas Vs The Night Before Jesus Came

Dec 21 2023

Most of us have heard the Christmas poem: “Twas The Night Before Christmas!”  It’s a children’s classic. There have been songs, plays, and reenactments of the story. It started like this: “Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.

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