God’s Blessings

By Kerry Skinner / December 30, 2019 /

“Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, and whose hope is the LORD. For he shall be like a tree planted by the waters, which spreads out its roots by the river, and will not fear when heat comes; but its leaf will be green, and will not be anxious in the year…

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Desires of Your Heart

By Kerry Skinner / December 17, 2019 /

And you have done worse than your fathers, for behold, each one follows the dictates of his own evil heart, so that no one listens to Me. Jeremiah 16:12 Focus on Christ Though we can do what we want, our ways are not hidden from the Lord! What does it mean to follow the dictates…

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Shaped by the Potter

By Kerry Skinner / December 9, 2019 /

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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A New Heart and A New Way

By Kerry Skinner / December 2, 2019 /

“Behold, I am the LORD, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for Me? They shall be My people, and I will be their God; then I will give them one heart and one way, that they may fear Me forever, for the good of them and their children after them.  Jeremiah…

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Standing In God’s Counsel

By Kerry Skinner / November 25, 2019 /

Burning Thought #2 Focus on Christ But if they had stood in My counsel, and had caused My people to hear My words, then they would have turned them from their evil way and from the evil of their doings.  Jeremiah 23:22 Can you imagine standing in God’s counseling room and having God as your…

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My Word is Like a Fire

By Kerry Skinner / November 22, 2019 /

Burning Thought #1 But His word was in my heart like a burning fire shut up in my bones; I was weary of holding it back, and I could not. Jeremiah 20:9 God told Jeremiah that His Word was like a fire. Fire was used to heat up a rock in order to release its…

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Hesitation Delays Growth

By Kerry Skinner / November 18, 2019 /

Hesitation delays growth, immediate obedience promotes growth. Then He said to them, “Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.” They immediately left their nets and followed Him (Matthew 4:19-20). Spiritually you are built to obey–not disobey. When you walk in the Spirit, everything within you desires to follow your Lord. When you hesitate…

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Salvation from Fire!

By Kerry Skinner / November 12, 2019 /

As I wake up I hear my mom screaming and think to myself, “Why is my mom screaming?” I know I must get up and check on her. As I round the corner of the hall, I cannot believe what I am seeing. Flames–large engulfing flames–are taking residence in my living room. The living room…

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Revival! A People Saturated with God

By Kerry Skinner / November 4, 2019 /

Edwin Orr, one of our greatest authorities on the subject of revival, reported having seen two churches in a town in America both advertising revival meetings. One displayed a board saying, “Revival here every Monday night,” while the other promised: “Revival here every night except Monday!” If nothing else, that reminds us how loosely the…

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Your Wedding Ceremony

By Kerry Skinner / October 28, 2019 /

Remember your wedding ceremony? The vows were like this: “Dearly beloved, we are gathered together in the sight of God…” Marriage is God’s idea. Remember His words? And the Lord God said, “It is not good that man should be alone; I will make him a helper comparable to him.” Genesis 2:18 Then you declared…

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