America In Crisis
Dr. John D. Smith – Teays Valley Baptist Church
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Mark 5:22-23 (KJB) “And, behold, there cometh one of the rulers of the synagogue, Jairus by name; and when he saw him, he fell at his feet, 23 And besought him greatly, saying, My little daughter lieth at the point of death: I pray thee, come and lay thy hands on her, that she may be healed; and she shall live.”
Mark 5:35-36 (KJB) ...Continue Reading →
September 25th, 2016
Unconditional love Endures It Does Not Erode
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. (1 Corinthians 13:4-7 KJV)
When I contemplate upon God’s unconditional love the face of our Chocolate Labrador often pops ...Continue Reading →
Peace of Mind in The Middle of a Troubled World
The second installment in our new “Spiritually Fit Heart” devotional series
Philippians 2:5 (KJB) Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus
The mind of man is physically small but mighty. The human mind is, without a doubt, the most extraordinary computer and top notch messaging and storage facility ever! Man cannot humanly duplicate the astonishing processing the mind can naturally compute. The mind is divinely crafted ...Continue Reading →
September 24th, 2016
David Asked God for The Motherlode!
Teach me to do thy will; for thou art my God: thy spirit is good; lead me into the land of uprightness. Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name’s sake: for thy righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble. And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant. (Psalm 143:10-12 KJV)
What a prayer by David to God!
David did not just ...Continue Reading →
The errors incumbent in the five points of Calvinism are easily recognized when one compares the teachings of Calvinists to the teaching of scripture. While some of the five points may appear to have a scriptural foundation, it will be demonstrated that all of the five points—as taught by leading Calvinists—lack scriptural merit. We commence our “tiptoeing through the tulips” with the letter “T” Total ...Continue Reading →
September 23rd, 2016
Spiritually Receptive to God’s Word
But blessed are your eyes, for they see: and your ears, for they hear. (Matthew 13:16 KJV)
Do you realize not all who pick up the Bible can understand it? It is like an English speaking American trying to read a book printed in Chinese. Or a person fluent in Spanish trying to decipher something written or spoken in the German language.
There is a language barrier which exists between man and any written or spoken ...Continue Reading →