THANK YOU LORD for THANKSGIVING!

Lyle Rapacki BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS, BIBLICAL ANSWERS, BODY OF CHRIST, FAMILY, FEATURED ARTICLES Leave a Comment

Four years ago my article: “Thank You Lord for Thanksgiving!” appeared in The Olive Branch Report.  Many responded wonderfully from across the country, and even shared their own stories of giving thanks. This year we have all the more reason to give thanks to the Lord God of All Creation for the myriad blessings in each of our lives; and for the blessings that can still be seen and named in our Nation.  I pray …

For He Is Good

The Olive Branch Report BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS Leave a Comment

By Greg Laurie Sing praise to the LORD, you saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. —Psalm 30:4 It seems as though merchants today don’t really know what to do with this holiday called Thanksgiving. When it comes to other observances, like Halloween, they make a lot of money from their marketing efforts. And of course, Christmas is a financial windfall. But Thanksgiving? Well, they sell more turkeys than …

All Ye Who Think They Can Divert My Will are Fools

Sue Cass BIBLICAL ANSWERS, BODY OF CHRIST, FEATURED ARTICLES, PROPHECY/END TIMES Leave a Comment

“I, the Lord God of heaven and earth, have warned the nations through My prophets. Do not come against My people! The governments of the nations are placing their people in jeopardy by refusing to listen to My words. All who refuse to follow My instructions and guidance shall die with no hesitation on My part. All ye who think they can divert My will are fools. Their minds are as full of sand as …

Expressions of Praise

Greg Holt BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS Leave a Comment

Psalms 34:1-3 Glorifying the Lord is not limited to worshipping in church. In fact, praise ought to permeate the believer’s life. One obvious way that we praise the Lord is with our voice. We can either speak or sing our worship. Psalm writers put adoration into words and set their love to music. True worship also flows from the mouths of believers who are focused upon God’s attributes. They desire to honor Him because of …

Setting Goals for Fruitful Living

Greg Holt BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS Leave a Comment

January 5 2 Samuel 7:18-22 In the 70s, I experienced a turning point in my walk with Christ. It started with 2 Samuel 7, which inspired me to follow in King David’s footsteps. He spent time alone with God, offering praise and thanksgiving. He would also listen as the Lord revealed truth and offered insight about the future. Because of what he learned, David was able to set goals and stay aligned with them. Desiring …