Posts Tagged ‘fellowship’

You Have a Friend

“A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.” (Proverbs 17:17) Someone once wrote, “A friend is one who comes in when the whole world walks out.” There are pearls of wisdom spoken into our lives by our parents which remain embedded in our minds to this day.…

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The Power of Confession

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.”  (1 John 1:9) During my seminary days, Bertha Smith, a retired missionary from China who had seen the fire from heaven on the Chinese people bringing great revival, spoke to one of my classes. …

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The Power of Community

“not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another — and all the more as you see the Day approaching.” (Hebrews 10:25) There’s something powerful about community, especially the “church community.” In large sprawling communities as well as towns that don’t even have a blinking light, all…

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Unfinished Business

“Afterward Jesus appeared again to his disciples, by the Sea of Galilee…” (John 21:1) Multiple times following His resurrection, Jesus appeared to His disciples. However, this time would be different, especially for Simon Peter. Remember, up until this time, the last thing Simon Peter had done was to deny Jesus three different times. Broken hearted,…

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