We The People

We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America. ~ preamble to the U.S. Constitution The United …

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A Call to Repentance

The South San Francisco Ministerium hosted a virtual Promise Keepers convention on Friday, July 31 & Saturday, August 1. The event was held at Message of Peace Church, and there were about 25 men who attended. It was a blessing to be able to safely congregate with fellow believers during the current COVID-19 lockdown. The purpose of Promise Keepers is …

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We Represent Jesus on Earth

“You shall not make for yourself an idol in the form of anything in heaven above or on the earth beneath or in the waters below.” ~Exodus 20:4 “Let me give you a new command: Love one another. In the same way I loved you, you love one another. This is how everyone will recognize that you are my disciples—when …

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Not Created to Worship Alone

Grace and peace to you. In my devotional 31 Ways to be A “One Another” Christian: Loving Others with the Love of Jesus, today’s Scripture is from 1 John 1:7 — “But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from …

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Protests, Civil Unrest, Riots

Plant the good seeds of righteousness, and you will reap a crop of my love; plow the hard ground of your hearts, for now is the time to seek the Lord, that he may come and shower salvation upon you.Hosea 10:12 (TLB) Protests. Civil Unrest. Riots. These words have been part of my vocabulary since I was a little kid. …

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Feast of Weeks

Grace and peace to you. This Sunday celebrates the Jewish festival called the Feast of Weeks or the Feast of Harvest. The Feast of Weeks is the celebration of the early harvest (May-June). The final harvest is celebrated in the fall. The Feast of Weeks comes fifty days after the celebration of First Fruits. This is a total of seven …

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He Who Provided the Harvest

Grace and peace to you. According to the Jewish calendar, to day is the 25th day of the month of Iyar — also called Ziv. This marks the 40th day since Jesus rose from the grave. The resurrection took place on the day after the first Sabbath following the Passover Feast. This day is known as the Feast of First …

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We Know Who to Put Our Faith In

Grace and peace to you. Dr. David Jeremiah is the senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego. He is the founder of Turning Point Ministries, and he has authored more than fifty books. One of his books, Overcomer, uses Ephesians 6:10-18 to show us how we can overcome Satan’s attacks by “putting on the armor of God.” …

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Shifting Our Focus From Being Church-focused to Being Kingdom-focused

This morning I was reading from a book that Brother Clark gave me titled Imagine Church: Releasing Whole-Life Disciples. Much of what the book discusses goes right along with our focus on transitioning from an attractional church (inward focused) to a missional church (outward focused). In a chapter discussing changes that need to happen with church leadership, there is a …

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With God All Things Are Possible

The following devotion is an excerpt from THE ONE YEAR CHRISTIAN HISTORY, by E. Michael & Sharon Rusten. Copyright © 2003. Used by permission of Tyndale House Publishers, a Division of Tyndale House Ministries. All rights reserved. I thought this would be an appropriate devotion for Super Bowl week. Kurt Warner grew up in a poor, broken home in rural …

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