And a voice from heaven said, “This is my dearly loved Son, who brings me great joy.” Matthew 3:17 The above verse is a familiar verse. Jesus is baptized by John the Baptist and as He was coming up from the water, God shared His approval, love, affection, and affirmation to Jesus, his first born … Continue reading If You Only Knew How Much. . .
You are a child of God. Your heavenly Father is the Creator of the Universe. Pause. Grasp that. He who created the universe also formed you together in your mother's womb. God is your Father, your daddy, and your King and you, beloved are royalty.
Have you learned the secret of being content? Don't worry if you haven't, there is still time. The sheltered-in-place restriction has not been completely lifted.
And they came to Bethsaida. And some people brought to him a blind man and begged him to touch him. And he took the blind man by the hand and led him out of the village, and when he had spit on his eyes and laid his hands on him, he asked him, “Do you see anything?” And he looked up … Continue reading Miracle in Your Departure
I enjoy to learn new words in other languages when there is not a word in the English language to describe. Sobremesa is a word to describe a Spanish tradition of relaxing at the table after a heavy meal. Beginning after dessert is provided, it usually last an hour or half an hour. During long … Continue reading Sobremesa: The Art of an Intimate Meal
Pastor Russ Taylor Don't poor mouth it! I was young and now I am old, yet I have never seen the righteous forsaken or their children begging bread. Psalm 37:25 NIV Let the poor say, "I am rich!" In other words, don't poor-mouth it! The God we serve is willing and able to pay full … Continue reading Wednesday’s Words of Wisdom from the Wise
Motionless. Unmoving. Not moving a muscle. Stationary. Quiet. Silent. Hush. Undisturbed. Calm. Peaceful. Serene. Tranquil. Waveless. These are all synonyms for the word still. Like a parent who is talking to their active child to be still, there are times God bids us to be still, become motionless, hush our mouths, and be calm. There … Continue reading Still
Astrology is the ancient belief that a person’s destiny can be found in the pattern of the stars and planets at the time of one’s birth. The “horoscope” is the chart that attempts to describe that destiny. The fascination with astrology and horoscopes undoubtedly reflects people’s desire for wisdom beyond their own and direction for the future.
Pastor Russ Taylor serves leaders and pastors in their roles today as a counselor, advisor and confidant from his years of experience in ministry, pastoring and missions work. I have asked Pastor Russ Taylor to provide wisdom for these times we are facing. "Step out of the traffic! Take a long, loving look at me, … Continue reading Wednesday’s Word from the Wise
Some eagles are known for their crowns. The Golden Eagles are know for the crown of the head bearing gold color though their bodies are mostly brown. Bald eagles are known for their bald looking heads in appearance with their white feathers though their bodies are covered in a very dark brown color. We … Continue reading Take Back Your Crown!