Waiting on God

By Kerry Skinner / October 19, 2020 /

Waiting on God can be a refreshing or a frustrating time–according to how you face the moment! “But those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength…”  Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV) Do you enjoy waiting in a long line to make a purchase? Of course not, you want to pay for your product and move…

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Can This World Find Peace?

By Kerry Skinner / October 13, 2020 /

Can this world find peace?  Statistics indicate that this world is not offering the kind of peace that really sets people free. Time magazine reported, on September 15, 1986, that the health cost of drug abuse was estimated by one National Center for Health statistics study at 59.7 billion dollars. The medical bill for alcohol abuse…

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Does Truth Help or Hurt?

By Kerry Skinner / October 5, 2020 /

Help or Hurt? Does truth help or hurt you? I guess it depends on how you respond to the truth! George wanted to clear up the gnawing sense of anxiety and growing unhappiness that plagued him, and hoped to do so before anyone else found out about his condition. So he quietly sought professional counseling.…

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Feelings Can Really Hurt!

By Kerry Skinner / September 28, 2020 /

Feelings can really hurt! I hear that statement often. But just what does that really mean? Autonomic Nervous System There are certain emotional centers in the brain that are linked to the entire body through the autonomic nervous system. This system can be compared to the wires that carry electricity from a main power source…

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Stay on Target!

By Kerry Skinner / September 21, 2020 /

It is important to stay on target–particularly in the day in which we live! But how do you stay on target? Many believers think you can stay on target if you have a routine to diligently read a chapter a day from God’s Word, attend church once a week, and pray at least once a…

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Decision Making and the Will of God

By Kerry Skinner / September 14, 2020 /

Decisions and Your Spirit Decision making is approached differently depending on the condition of your spirit at the time. What do you do in moments of loneliness and worry? Do you become alarmed, distressed, or maybe overthink the situation? Do you call a friend, talk it out with a counselor, or agonize over the situation…

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Come to Terms

By Kerry Skinner / September 7, 2020 /

Come to terms with others! When you have a disagreement with another believer and refuse to make it right, there will be a major roadblock to the rest of your prayer life. The sin that stands in the way of walking in the Spirit will stop your prayers. God said through the prophet Isaiah, Behold,…

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Grace Illustrated

By Kerry Skinner / August 31, 2020 /

The Need for Grace Do you need grace? Have there been times when you needed others to share grace with you? Grace is a gift from someone who give us something we don’t deserve. Mercy withholds from us what we really do deserve. A local newspaper carried an article called “Road Rage” that demonstrated a…

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Two Forms of Patience: Human and Spiritual

By Kerry Skinner / August 17, 2020 /

Two forms of patience reside in the believer–human and spiritual. The spiritual patience residing in every believer is the power of the God Himself! If that is so, then as long as you are in right relationship with God, the spirit of patience will control you. The question is not whether or not patience is…

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What Are the Worst Sins?

By Kerry Skinner / August 10, 2020 /

Just what are the worst sins a Christian can commit? Would you say it would be to call someone a liar? Maybe it is for a married person to commit adultery. Or, what about deceiving others? Could it be that the worst of all is to murder someone? We know that all sin is an…

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