Posts Categorized: Mikes Blog

Promises Made Good

Nehemiah 9:7-8 NLT When Abraham proved himself faithful to what God had asked of him, God made a covenant with him that blessed Abraham in every way. For God will always do what He promises. He is always true to His Word. Today, it seems that His children want all that God promises, and then… Read more »

Joy and Peace

Today as I listen to people talk they seem to be consumed by the word, “happiness.” They seem to think that if I am happy then all will be well. The Bible says the words that we need to seek are, “joy and peace.” When I have joy and peace it is not because of… Read more »

The Role of a Man – Week 1 – Loved by God

When the storms of life increase – will you be joyful? In the coming days life for a godly man will be difficult, and when you live out the words of God you will be known as a man of integrity. Others will be encouraged and have hope when they see you at peace because… Read more »

Role of a Man – Week 2 – The Covering

The best a man can leave for his children is not money, power, fame or his name but a trail to follow; with a trail they will know the way. What does your family say about you? Do they say, “He cut a trail through the jungle of life for them to follow?” Would they… Read more »

Purity before Offerings

  This morning while reading the Word of God I came across this passage in 2 chronicles 29:31, where a new king has taken the throne. His first action was consecration to God for the nation, in obedience to what God requires of a leader (nation, church, family unit). Then, as I read, they all… Read more »

We are Fearfully Made

  Psalm 139:15 “My frame was not hidden from You, when I was made in secret, and skillfully wrought in the lowest parts of the earth.”   My wife and I went to see her neurologist to see how she was doing with the medicine regarding her aneurysm and consequent stroke but also because of… Read more »

My Thought Life

Colossians 3:1-2 Set your sights on the realities of heaven, where Christ sits, and think about the things of heaven, not the things of earth. When life and politics are getting you down, it is because we are not thinking this way.

True Meaning of Christmas

The true story of Christmas, written around 700 years before His birth.   Isaiah 53:2-12 NLT: There was nothing beautiful or majestic about his appearance, nothing to attract us to him. He was despised and rejected- a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on him and looked the other way…. Read more »

When He Shuts the Door

What is it about the Bible that scares people? Is it what is said that will happen to those who refuse to believe in Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord? Is it that Jesus is coming again? Is it the fear of persecution if you follow Jesus and obey His instructions, and stand up… Read more »

No Hope?

Today there are so many people who have no hope. They think that the world as they know it is falling apart. They are upset over the election of Donald Trump as our next president, fearful that we will go back to a time when there was a different type of hope.   The hope… Read more »