Which Road? Difficult or Easy?

By Kerry Skinner / May 11, 2022 /

Enter by the narrow gate; for wide is the gate and broad is the way that leads to destruction, and there are many who go in by it. Because narrow is the gate and difficult is the way which leads to life, and there are few who find it. Matthew 7:13-14 Focus on Christ  Some…

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Permit It to Be So- Now!

By Kerry Skinner / May 9, 2022 /

But Jesus answered and said to him, “Permit it to be so now, for thus it is fitting for us to fulfill all righteousness.” Then he allowed Him. Matthew 3:15 Focus on Christ  What do you permit to be acceptable in your life? Does everything that happens have to be on your schedule? Do others…

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God Looks At the Heart

By Kerry Skinner / April 21, 2022 /

But the LORD said to Samuel, “Do not look at his appearance or at his physical stature, because I have refused him. For the LORD does not see as man sees; for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 Focus on Christ Do you judge people…

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Obedience Deepens Relationships

By Kerry Skinner / April 14, 2022 /

Not everyone who says to Me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ shall enter the kingdom of heaven, but he who does the will of My Father in heaven. Many will say to Me in that day, “Lord, Lord, have we not prophesied in Your name, cast out demons in Your name, and done many wonders in Your name?’…

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Belief and God’s Presence

By Kerry Skinner / April 5, 2022 /

Now He did not do many mighty works there because of their unbelief. Matthew 13:58 Focus on Christ Do you believe in God’s Word? Do you trust that Jesus did all the things the Bible records? Can Jesus save? Do you believe Jesus can save you?  When Jesus arrived at a place where the people…

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Forgiveness is Conditional

By Kerry Skinner / March 30, 2022 /

If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land. 2 Chronicles 7:14 Focus on Christ Which of these do you think most people choose? 1)…

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Belief and Gratitude

By Kerry Skinner / March 28, 2022 /

Yes, they spoke against God: They said, “Can God prepare a table in the wilderness? Behold, He struck the rock, so that the waters gushed out, and the streams overflowed. Can He give bread also? Can He provide meat for His people?” Therefore the LORD heard this and was furious; so a fire was kindled…

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Shaping the Soul

By Kerry Skinner / March 21, 2022 /

And the vessel that he made of clay was marred in the hand of the potter; so he made it again into another vessel, as it seemed good to the potter to make. Jeremiah 18:4 Focus on Christ Can you be still long enough for God to shape you? Do you believe God has a…

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God’s Promises Bring Hope!

By Kerry Skinner / March 10, 2022 /

 God is not a man, that He should lie, nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good? Behold, I have received a command to bless; He [GOD] has blessed, and I cannot reverse it. (Numbers 23:19-20)…

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Hindrances To Self-Discovery

By Kerry Skinner / March 1, 2022 /

Self-discovery can be a wonderful process to personal peace if you have the right perspective. Two simple steps will begin the process: 1. The first step toward peace is to discover yourself and 2. The second is to square up with the truth you find. You will get fleeting glimpses of your true self (and…

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