Proverbs 25:25 "Like cold water to a weary soul is good news from a distant land."
This entry covers LISTENING TO GOD, FOLLOWING WHOLE-HEARTEDLY, BEING FLEXIBLE, and GOD KEEPING HIS PROMISES.
Today’s entry explores THE COST OF NOT RELYING ON GOD, and also touches on the topics of LOYALTY, FAITH, and OBEDIENCE.
This is the first episode in a new four-part series. Back in September the International Church of Christ in New York City celebrated it's 30th anniversary with a empowering event-packed weekend. HotNew was on the scene filming, interviewing, and capturing the moment.
This entry focuses on BELIEVING IN MODERN DAY MIRACLES and WAITING FOR GOD’S TIMING.
By Stan & Phyllis Carpenter in La Paz, Bolivia
If you’re an empty nester looking for opportunities to serve and support social or medical projects in other parts of the world, we encourage you to take the plunge and get involved. We did, and we are enjoying helping to support the work of HOPE worldwide Bolivia in La Paz. You can consider serving for short periods of time or even moving abroad as we did. We sold most of our belongings, our cars, and our home in order to move to Bolivia.
Another long entry, today’s reading covers the first five chapters of the book of Joshua, and hits on topics such as SERVANT LEADERSHIP, FAITH & OBEDIENCE, GOD BEING WITH US, and MEMORIAL STONES.
This rather long entry covers the TRANSFER OF LEADERSHIP TO JOSHUA, MOSES’ SONG OF UNFAITHFULNESS, MOSES’ BLESSINGS FOR THE TRIBES, and finally, MOSES’ DEATH & BURIAL (thanks again to Dr Smith for a bit of commentary). (Just arrived back in Singapore after my time in Cambodia - always good to be home <smile>)
This is first entry after the Laws of Moses, (yea!) and covers the importance of the Law and the Covenant, grace, personal responsibility, plus the blessings and curses related to keeping or breaking the Law.
Over the last nine months, recording artist Breeźe has performed across North America, from Georgia (USA), the Caribbean, Canada, and Alaska (USA). Now, after performing for such great names as Naomi-Ruth Barber King (sister-in-law to the late Rev. Martin Luther King), Breeźe will have the opportunity to travel to the United Kingdom to sing for none other than Queen Elizabeth II.
Al and Gloria Baird have served the International Church of Christ in Los Angeles for over 20 years in the full-time ministry. In 2012 Gloria was diagnosed with rare form of cancer, one that permitted her only one year to live. However, after six rounds of chemotherapy and much prayer to God, the doctor’s informed Gloria that her cancer went into remission.
This is the next to the last entry for the “Laws of Moses” section and covers the topics of “General Welfare Laws” and “Rules for Warfare”. Those of you who have been following along will notice more quotes from Dr F LaGard Smith’s narration.
VII. General Welfare Laws
This entry continues the discussion of the sixth major section of the “Laws of Moses outline”, called “Health and Dietary Laws”. My notes here continue to include many quotes or paraphrases of Dr F LaGard Smith’s narration. Having been a professor of Law at Pepperdine University for many years, he has especially interesting comments on the Mosaic Law.
B. Dietary Regulations
Denise Salazar and her husband David lead the teen ministry in Staten Island, one region of the International Church of Christ in New York City. Recently, Denise made a decision to help an elderly woman who was lost in the snow.
This entry on the Laws of Moses introduces the sixth major section of the outline, called “Health and Dietary Laws”. My notes here continue to include many quotes or paraphrases of Dr F LaGard Smith’s narration. Having been a professor of Law at Pepperdine University for many years, he has especially interesting comments on the Mosaic Law.
VI. Health and Dietary Laws