Pleasing God

By Kerry Skinner / June 28, 2022 /

For do I now persuade men, or God? Or do I seek to please men? For if I still pleased men, I would not be a bondservant of Christ. Galatians 1:10 Focus on Christ Who do you try to please the most? Do you want to be seen more in the eyes of your spouse,…

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Avoid Disputes

By Kerry Skinner / June 15, 2022 /

But avoid foolish and ignorant disputes, knowing that they generate strife. 2 Timothy 2:23 Focus on Christ Do you have a Facebook account? If you do, then how many times have you threatened to delete your account? How many times have you gone on a Facebook fast? Why? Social media is rampant. If you have…

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God’s Way

By Kerry Skinner / June 9, 2022 /

And the way of peace they have not known. Romans 3:17 Focus On Christ What is the way of peace? How would you know if peace has saturated your life? Would you have to be well, have your bills paid, and be free of difficulties in relationships in order to experience peace? Do circumstances determine…

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The Greatest is Love

By Kerry Skinner / May 26, 2022 /

And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13:13 Focus on Christ  Why is love the greatest of these three virtues? When Jesus was asked, “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the law?” Jesus said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with…

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The Purposes of God

By Kerry Skinner / May 19, 2022 /

“Now My soul is troubled, and what shall I say? ‘Father, save Me from this hour’? But for this purpose I came to this hour. Father, glorify Your name.” Then a voice came from heaven, saying, “I have both glorified it and will glorify it again.” John 12:27-28 Focus on Christ Are you willing to…

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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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