Posts by Rev. Tom Shelton

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“Holly and Poinsettia” by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

In the language of flowers, holly indicates domestic happiness; poinsettia – good cheer and success. In the language of Love, Jesus indicates His saving grace, care and compassion. My Christmas wish for you is that you see Him at His virgin birth, as a baby cradled in His mother’s arms; that you see Him as […]

“Reflections” by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

MORNING & EVENING by Charles Spurgeon December 21, 2014 Morning:  “Yet He hath made with me an everlasting covenant.”  (2 Samuel 23:5) This covenant is divine in its origin, particular in its application, everlasting in its duration – He is God.  This everlasting covenant had no beginning and shall never, never end.  God’s promise stands […]

“Reflections” by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

MORNING & EVENING devotional by Charles Spurgeon December 19,2014 Morning:  “The lot is cast into the lap, but the whole disposing thereof is of the Lord.”  (Proverbs 16:33) If the disposal of the lot is the Lord’s, the simple casting of a lot is guided by Him, how much more the arrangement and events of […]

RECALL NOTICE – from Pastor Ray

by Rev. Tom Shelton

The Maker of all human beings (GOD) is recalling all units manufactured, regardless of make or year, due to a serious defect in the primary and central component of the heart. This is due to a malfunction in the original prototype units code named Adam and Eve, resulting in the reproduction of the same defect […]

Discipleship 2014 – Learning, Growing, Doing God’s Will – Part 15

by Rev. Tom Shelton

THE ARMOR OF THE CHRISTIAN SOLDIER GOD’S APPEAL FOR PRAYER – Ephesians 6:18-10 “God’s desire for the Christian – always praying.  He has provided the supernatural avenue for constant prayer.  The only question is, “Will the Christian soldier take advantage of what God has provided for him or her?” “Let us therefore come boldly to […]

Reflections by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

MORNING & EVENINGS devotional by Charles Spurgeon April 4, 2014 Morning: “For He hath made Him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in Him.”  (II Corinthians 5:21)  Do not weep or mourn over your sin, it was laid upon Christ’s head.  You are […]

OBM News from Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

Here’s what’s coming up at OBM.  We will be at the Volunteer Expo at the FFG Community & Conference Center on Thursday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., so drop by so we can meet face-to-face and chat.  Thursday Bible studies are taught by Associated Pastor Ray.  He is taking us deeper into […]

Reflections by Linda

by Rev. Tom Shelton

MORNING & EVENING devotional by Charles Spurgeon March 27, 2014 Morning: “Then all the disciples forsook Him and fled.”  (Matthew 26:56)  He never deserted them, but they in cowardly fear of their lives, fled from Him…These very apostles who were timid as hares, grew to be bold as lions after the Spirit had descended upon […]