Posts from January 2014

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Reflections by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

MORNING & EVENING devotional by Charles Spurgeon January 23, 2014 Morning: My good friend lives in the desert and I live where there are four seasons; she has lots of sunshine and I have some of all kinds of weather, however we each begin our day with God’s Light to lead and direct us.  Psalm […]

“HELP” from Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Help!  I’m wading knee-deep in troubles and concerns galore!  But help is on the way, always waiting patiently in the wings; He is God.  He is my refuge, my shelter, my strength, my ever present help; I need not fear.  (Psalm 46:1)  My troubles and concerns can be dealt with, believing His promise, His assurance […]

ANGELOLOGY – Interesting Facts About Angels – Part Two

by Rev. Tom Shelton

In this part of our study of angels, we will look at several interesting facts about angels.  Many times we wonder about angels but don’t know how to answer our questions.  Perhaps this part of our study will generate understanding but also some further questions about angels and their function, etc. Further, a study of […]

ANGELOLOGY – The Doctrine of Angels – Part 1

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Some people look forward to the study of things they don’t understand.  However, there are others that fear the study of things they do not understand.  Which camp you may fall in could very well determine how much you will get out of this Bible Study. Some will believe that there are other created personal […]

Reflections by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

January 18, 2014 Morning:  Most of the time we are thinking about the here and now, our life on earth.  Hebrews 4:9 says that “There remaineth therefore a rest to the people of God.” Aaaaaaaaaaaaah, rest!  Heaven will be so different for the believer.  Here we toil and suffer weariness and fatigue, rest is partial, […]

Reflections by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Evening: January 14, 2014 “Beginning to sink, he cried, Lord save me.” (Matthew 14:30)  “Sinking times are praying times with the Lord’s servants.  Peter neglected prayer at starting upon his venturous journey, but when he began to sink his danger made him a suppliant, and his cry though late was not too late.  Short prayers […]

Discipleship-Growing, Learning and Doing God’s Will! – Part Two

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Today we continue to contemplate Christ’s strategy for reaching the world which involves our understanding of God’s will for our life.  To reach deeper into understanding of God’s will and His strategy for our life we will examine several challenging areas to our lifestyle.  As we begin let’s remember that the “Just shall live by […]

Discipleship – Growing, Learning and Doing God’s Will 2014

by Rev. Tom Shelton

As growing Christians we need to have a strategy that is focused.  When Jesus began to call His disciples which were to become Apostles, he focused their attention on His strategy for reaching the world.  He told them to follow Him and he would “Make Them Fishers of Men.”  (Matthew 4:18-22)  In making that statement […]

Discipleship – Who or What is God Looking for in 2014

by Rev. Tom Shelton

In our Christmas series we considered the fact that God has always had a plan and He has worked through men and  women to accomplish His will and purpose.  Further the need for faithful men and women to stand in the gap for God has never been greater: ” But when the fullness of the […]