By Pastor John W. WattsFirst Protestant Community Church, Fort Lauderdale, FloridaFri., Mar. 25, 2005 Today is the day that most of Christianity celebrates or remembers in some way as “Good Friday.” It is the day we remember as the day when Jesus was nailed to that old rugged cross about …Read More »
It was Christmas Eve and the Lord looked down from above at all His children. It had been nearly two thousand years since the birth of His Son and turning to His youngest angel, the Lord said: “Go down to the earth and bring back to me the one thing …Read More »
By Jane Eggleston Sometimes life seems hard to bear,Full of sorrow, trouble and woeIt’s then I have to rememberThat it’s in the valleys I grow. If I always stayed on the mountain topAnd never experienced pain,I would never appreciate God’s loveAnd would be living in vain. I have so much …Read More »
Funny how simple it is for people to trash God, and then wonder why the world’s going to hell. Funny how we believe what the newspapers say, but question what the Bible says. Funny how everyone wants to go to heaven, provided they do not have to believe, think, say, …Read More »
Author Unknown A man was sleeping at night in his cabin when suddenly his room filled with light and the Savior appeared. The Lord told the man he had work for him to do, and showed him a large rock in front of his cabin. The Lord explained that the …Read More »
Grandpa, some ninety plus years, sat feebly on the patio bench. He didn’t move, just sat with his head down staring at his hands. When I sat down beside him he didn’t acknowledge my presence and the longer I sat I wondered if he was okay. Finally, not really wanting to disturb him but wanting to check on …Read More »
I did not come from a Christian Home really. We went to church on Christmas Eve. Other than that there really was not much involvement. I never knew Christ until this past year. I got heavy into partying, and raising Cain when I was in high school and on to …Read More »
Honestly, brotherly love isn’t all about people, It’s what Jesus Christ taught his disciples to both say and do. “A new commandment I give unto you that you love one another as I have loved you. “Jesus Christ paid the ultimate sacrifice. He laid down His life for His disciples. …Read More »
St. Patrick’s BreastplateÔÇ¿
… also known as the “Lorica of St. Patrick” and sometimes “The Deer Cry.” ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿It is attributed to St. Patrick and lore has it that reciting this prayer protected him when he ventured to visit the Pagan King of Ireland. Assassins were ready for an ambush, but as Patrick said the prayer it seemed to the enemies that a herd of deer were going by.
ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿Recite this prayer in the morning and you are ready to face the world.Read More »
Satan called a worldwide convention. In his opening address to his evil angels, he said, "We can't keep Christians from going to church. We can't keep them from reading their Bibles and knowing the truth. We can't even keep them from conservative values. But we can do something else. We can keep them from forming an intimate, abiding relationship experience in Christ. If they gain that connection with Jesus, our power over them is broken. So let them go to church, let them have their conservative lifestyles, but steal their time, so they can't gain that experience in Jesus Christ. This is what I want you to do, angels. Distract them from gaining hold of their Savior and maintaining that vital connection throughout their day!"