Announcement: Friday’s Good Word

I have to admit. Blogging isn’t as easy as some make it out to be. Nonetheless, I refuse to give up on my endeavor because I believe I have a word that will help everyone at one time or another. In the same turn, some of your blogs have helped me considerably. If if I…

Faith Watching

Trophies and prizes are won when no one is watching — Anonymous In the heart of a solid Christian faith, this quote should come as an encouragement, a builder, a soother, and a reminder that God’s ultimate reward promised to us is still there, waiting to be grasped in the day of our rapture if…

Tears on the Cross: A Personal Testimony

I’ve rarely cried in my life. I’ve endured some crippling physical pain without shedding a tear. I’ve been haunted night after night, day after day by the mental endurance marathon of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and never shed the first tear. I consider crying something kids do. I mean grown men don’t cry, right? When…

Contemplations of the Night

I sat up all night contemplating the calling of God on my life. I think that I am blessed of God just to be elected into salvation, a calling I do not deserve. I know that all of the good I’ve done in my life doesn’t really stack up to a hill of beans before…

Doctrinal Devotional #1: 23 Feb. 2019

Ephesians 1:3, 4 “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. …” (ESV) Doctrinal Observation…

The Seasons of our Lives

Spring will soon be upon us. This is the time that everything comes back to life, that which was seemingly killed by winter. The time when the fresh smell of cut grass will be filling our lungs, the sound of lawn mowers filling our ears, and the eyes filled with children on every playground, everywhere….

The Way to Heaven

Time goes by so fast! One day we’re young and we we’re the recipients of birthday parties, Christmas gifts, and Easter egg hunts and the next day we are old, giving our kids the very same things. If yesterday we were young and today we are old, what does tomorrow have in store us? My…

Ten Reasons I Love God

God is so great to me! The thought of who He is puts me in a peaceful awe, almost as if my jaw is dropped but I still have a smile on my face. Very rarely do I get mental pictures of Him that are biblically accurate. I imagine I’m not the only one with…

Marv’s Meditations – January 25, 2019

Scripture: Romans 1:18-20 “For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature,…

4 Questions For the Experienced Christian Blogger

When I first thought of writing a Christian blog, I did not expect that in three months of writing what I think were decent articles, self-helps, sermons, etc, that I would have only 57 followers. I certainly hoped that my blog would prosper way beyond what it has. Well, not only did I hope, I…

Four Treasures Found in Hardships

To be extraordinary, we must endure the training of the extraordinary. That means we must endure hardships. This article gives four good things that come out of hardships. Knowing that hardships will come, it is best to understand what is good about the hardship so that you can persevere that time in your life. Perseverance creates mighty extraordinary men and women, seperating themselves from the ordinary.

Four (4) Marks of the Holy Spirit in You

Introduction Poor old Mark! He experienced a life-changing event by ending up in jail for drinking and driving. He decided enough was enough so he sought the Lord to change his ways. Mark wanted to really get to know the Lord, so he picked a church without reading the Word and became subject to their…

Marv’s Meditations: December 3, 2018

Scripture: 2 Timothy 2:3–7 “Endure suffering along with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. Soldiers don’t get tied up in the affairs of civilian life, for then they cannot please the officer who enlisted them. And athletes cannot win the prize unless they follow the rules. And hardworking farmers should be the first…

Marv’s Meditations

Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 – Series: God’s Love, #3 of 3 Scripture: Genesis 1:27; 2:18; 3:9 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them … But the LORD called to the man, ‘Where are you?’” (NIV) Observation In this series, we…

Lifting the Weight of Adversity

The United States Marine Corps is not known for producing many “quitters” in life. They had an idea in the 90s, when I went to boot camp, that they would tear out the young, irresponsible, undisciplined, boy, and replace him with the matured, responsible, disciplined, man, who’s only prayer was to kill someone in war…