Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Pen 7/18/2021

James 2:18 – But someone will say, “You have faith and I have works.” Show me your faith apart from your works, and I will show you my faith by my works.  The youth at Grace Harvest are working through the book of James on Wednesday nights.  This past week I had the privilege of teaching James… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 07/11/2021

What is truth? But you must remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ. They said to you, “In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.” It is these who cause divisions, worldly people, devoid of the Spirit. Jude 17-19  When Jesus was before Pilate, the… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 07/04/2021

Pride! The fear of the Lord is hatred of evil. Pride and  arrogance and the way of evil and perverted speech I hate.- Proverbs 8:13 President Biden, on June 1, 2021, wrote the following; NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR.,  President of the United States of America, by   virtue of the authority vested in… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 06/27/2021

Passing Through! You adulterous people! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of God. James 4:4 Does the world seem upside down to you? Is it hard to recognize the country that you grow up… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 06/13/2021

Your happy place! “Though you have not seen him, you love him.  Though you do not now see him, you believe in him and rejoice with joy that is inexpressible and filled with glory,” 1 Peter 1:8 If I was to ask you where is your happy place how would you respond? Is it the… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 05/30/2021

Forgive! “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,” Luke 6:23 Do you find it hard to forgive when someone has done you wrong? We are commanded to love our brothers and sisters in Christ and forgive them when they do us wrong (Eph. 4:23). But,… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 05/23/2021

Our Sovereign King! “The Lord Reigns” (Psalm 97:1). “Our God is in the heavens; he does all that he  pleases.” (Psalm 115:3) Why is it so hard for men and women to struggle with the sovereignty of God? The short answer is man’s rebellion against God. However, we are not the only ones. Even the… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 05/09/2021

Saved or Not? “Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith. Test yourselves. Or do you not realize this about yourselves, that Jesus Christ is in you?—unless indeed you fail to meet the test! “          2 Corinthians 13:5 Every Christian at some time during their life has either asked themselves or had someone… Read More »

Pastor’s Pen 05/02/2021

Was it worth it? “The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole    duty of man.” Ecclesiastes 12:13 When my twin boys were about 16, I remember telling them before they were heading out one night, “Before you do anything, ask yourselves would Dad… Read More »