“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.”
“Let us put aside the deeds of darkness and put on the armor of light“
Brothers, I’m praying this week for us fathers. In our family’s urban and SafeFamilies ministry activities over the years we have seen the devastation of fatherlessness in our community. A recent communication from the youth ministry at my church has me worried it’s happening in the church too! I pray we fathers of our CC … Continue reading Household Prayer 11/24/2020
Brothers, today my prayer thought comes from the book “By what standard? God’s world… God’s rules” from Founders Ministries. Chapter 1 is titled “Hollow and deceptive philosophies,” and walks through Colossians 2:6-10. So, my prayer is that by the education and instruction of our children we prepare them to live in and evaluate this world … Continue reading Household Prayer 11/17/2020
I really enjoyed this analysis of the 2020 Election. Link below… In particular, the call to Christians to “get busy!” Some key points: Build! Be builders and makers. “Build houses and live in them; plant gardens and eat their produce.”Jeremiah 29:5 ESVhttps://www.bible.com/59/jer.29.5.esv Be fruitful! Birth rates matter, and Christians have a mandate from God. “Take … Continue reading Election 2020 – Church Wake Up, Get Busy, and Rejoice!
Brothers, Let’s pray with ICHE this week for grace, energy, and endurance to pass on a Godly legacy. Pray that we, our spouses, the tutors, and all of our community’s families will continue into the new year with God’s grace and endurance instructing and discipling our children, shaping them like arrows to be launched into … Continue reading Household Prayer 11/09/2020
Trump Condemns Communism, Remembers 100 Million Lives Claimed by the ‘Oppressive Ideology’ https://link.theepochtimes.com/mkt_app/trump-condemns-communism-remembers-100-million-lives-claimed-by-the-oppressive-ideology_3569481.html Download our app to read more for free at https://ept.ms/DownloadApp
Brothers, two prayer focus areas this week: The election, and reformation day! Pray that there would be peace and safety around election day and through the inauguration in January. Pray for law, order, and justice. Pray that this reformation day Oct. 31 would renew the church’s zeal for the truth and the Scriptures. Read Jude … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/28/2020
Brothers, let’s pray for the larger Bethany CC community this week. For good health as we enter cold and flu season. Pray for successful logistics around the holidays. Pray for the fruit of the Spirit to dwell in our households and our community: love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. And that … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/19/2020
Brothers, 2 prayer thoughts this week. First, that our children would find their value and self esteem in God. I pray that our children understand that they are actually God’s workmanship, that they are actually created in Christ Jesus, and that God has actually created them for good works that God prepared for them! (Eph. … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/14/2020
This morning I was reading about “information warfare” for work. I thought about how Satan’s lies against God’s truth were the original information warfare. “Did God actually say…?” (Gen. 3:1) So I wanted to pray that our children would be filled with the Holy Spirit and “the divine power to destroy strongholds.” That we would … Continue reading Household Prayer 10/6/2020
Prayer What is prayer? How do I pray? Mick Dobra, 2014, cybermick.com What is prayer? “The purpose of prayer is to express our submission to the sovereignty of God and our trust in His faithfulness. Prayer is the means by which we express all that is in our hearts to our loving and wise heavenly … Continue reading Prayer: What is prayer? How do I pray?
Brothers, let’s pray for our families as we love and labor instructing and discipling our children. Pray for our children, that they may receive the Holy Spirit so that Christ may dwell in their hearts through faith. Pray that our children, our spouses, and we ourselves may have the strength “to comprehend with all the … Continue reading Household Prayer 9/30/2020
God Spoke the World into Existence! ‘The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. ‘ Genesis 1:2-3 https://my.bible.com/bible/59/GEN.1.2-3 “And God said…” God spoke … Continue reading Prayer March 2020 – Reform the Church and ReEnchant the World
There are a few events happening locally and nationally. So lets focus this week on family and national revival. Pray that a real spiritual and familial revival will take place in our homes, churches, and America even as the nation seeks to redefine God’s plan for the family. Pray for there to be an increased … Continue reading Household Prayer 9/22/2020
Pray! Brothers, this week let’s pray earnestly for a vision of the majesty of God! May God make His presence known to us and our families in new and glorious ways, and May we be renewed with excitement to know God and to make Him known. May God grant us and our wives energy and … Continue reading Household Prayer 9/15/2020
I wanted to compile some resources regarding CRT, Critical Race Theory. Many good Christians feel compelled to support CRT and BLM because it is good to fight racism. Standing against racism and for justice are good things, however CRT and BLM are not compatible with Biblical justice and Biblical understanding of humanity and race. They … Continue reading The Race issue, CRT, BLM?
“When God has something very great to accomplish for his church, it is His will that there should precede it the extraordinary prayers of his people.” Jonathan Edwards – #AwakeAmerica2020 To know God. This week let’s pray that our families would come to know God in new and profound ways. That our knowledge of God … Continue reading Household Prayer 9/8/2020
“Karl Marx, an apostle of evil, and Charles Spurgeon, the “Prince of Preachers,” were evangelists with messages that couldn’t have been more different—and they lived in the same city at the same time.” https://founders.org/2020/09/02/karl-marx-vs-charles-spurgeon-an-epic-struggle-for-the-souls-of-men-in-19th-century-london/ Do not miss this article! Excerpts below. “It is extraordinary to me that both Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Charles Spurgeon (1834-1892) … Continue reading Marx vs Spurgeon
Praying for our homeschool and Classical Conversations community. This week let’s pray for fathers to develop and communicate a clear vision for education and discipleship in their homes. “He established a testimony in Jacob and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded our fathers to teach to their children, that the next generation might … Continue reading Household Prayer 9/1/20
Hope for civilization (highlights) Find the faithful remnant in the church. (Eph. 4, Matt. 16:18) Study and proclaim the pure Gospel (1 Cor. 15:1-8), contend for the faith against false gospels. (Jude) Focus on Jesus. Reform society with truth and grace, not Marxist (anti-Christ) social justice. Reenchant the culture with God’s truth. (Matt. 4:18-30, Matt. … Continue reading Reformation Discipleship Group 2020
Fear God Knowledge is a grace of God. It is a gift and kindness of God. “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge; fools despise wisdom and instruction.”Proverbs 1:7 ESVhttps://www.bible.com/59/pro.1.7.esv “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.”Proverbs 9:10 ESVhttps://www.bible.com/59/pro.9.10. Knowledge … Continue reading Homeschool: Fear God
We are joining the Awake America prayer campaign! #AwakeAmerica2020 Visit AwakeAmerica2020.com I will be capturing our prayers and devotional thoughts here through the rest of 2020, so bookmark this page to return and get updates. Cry Out to God“God’s people cry out to him for help… Like the Father of the Prodigal Son, God waits … Continue reading Pray! Awake America 2020
Hope for civilization (highlights) Find the faithful remnant in the church. (Eph. 4, Matt. 16:18) Study and proclaim the pure Gospel (1 Cor. 15:1-8), contend for the faith against false gospels. (Jude) Focus on Jesus. Reform society with truth and grace, not Marxist (anti-Christ) social justice. Reenchant the culture with God’s truth. (Matt. 4:18-30, Matt. … Continue reading Reformation Discipleship 2020
Center Bluff – Central Peoria IL AmRRON Emergency Communications Peoria IL Practice net on 146.420 every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 18:45 Peoria IL Practice net on 146.420 every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at 18:45 The American Redoubt Radio Operators Network, AmRRON, “is a network of Preppers, Patriots and … Continue reading Emergency Communications – AmRRON
Knighthood Lesson Warrior Poet: 3 types of dangerous men “In John’s line of work (and especially in his past) he encounters the most dangerous men you’ll ever meet. But there are different types of “dangerous”. In this video, John address three types he has seen most consistently. There are those who have malicious intent, and … Continue reading Knighthood Lesson: 3 types of dangerous men
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