Being an avid angler, I have long known the proverb common amongst the piscatorial fraternity which is “Wind from the east, fish bite the least.” I do not think I have ever heard of any science as to why this is, but I know from experience it is true. It comes as no...
January 2021 Edition
On November 3rd, 2020, brother Randal (Randy) Amos of Oregon City, Oregon went Home to be with His Lord and Savior whom he loved and served for so many years. He was 74 at the time of his passing. Brother Randy was born in Philippi, West Virginia and spent his...
“O our God, will You not judge them? For we have no power against this great multitude that is coming against us; nor do we know what to do, but our eyes are upon You.” 2 Chronicles 20:1 (NKJV) These words by good King Jehoshaphat were uttered after he had received distressing news that a […]
The biblical concept of the house of God in the Bible is a topic worthy of thoughtful consideration. It is referenced many times in the Scriptures, each one with unique insights into the ways and purposes of God for His people. To understand this principle is to understand and appreciate the care and concern that […]
Some people are last minute shoppers while others are on the other end of the spectrum, having already bought their Christmas gifts in early summer. Contemplating the infinite gift of the ages, the eternal God purposed in eternity to give His eternal Son to us (Titus 1:2). Yet the revelation of this Gift was gradually […]
Since the inception of the church on the day of Pentecost many believers have started ministries of all shapes, sizes, and scope. Some of these ministries existed for long periods of time, others only until a need was met. Some became well recognized on a national or international scale, others operated in seeming obscurity. These […]
How one assembly found a way to keep their summer children’s ministry intact. The year 2020 will long be remembered as the year of the coronavirus and the way we approached our Vacation Bible School (VBS) in a new way. Zoom, which we had never used before at Mountain Ridge Bible Chapel, had now become […]
The apostle Paul commenting on the perfect deity and humanity of the Lord Jesus wrote “And without controversy great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh…” (1 Tim. 3:16) W.E. Vine defines the word “mystery” as being “outside the range of unassisted natural comprehension and can only be made known by […]
The work of the preacher in preparing a sermon must include an appreciation of the type of literature. In scripture there are narrative or historical accounts, parables, prophecy, teaching, and poetry. The starting point in analysis is exegesis, the explanation or interpretation of the text. Studying and preaching from poetic passages requires an understanding of […]
Jeremiah 22:24-30 In what some have referred to as “Coniah’s Curse”, the Lord revealed through the prophet Jeremiah that none of Coniah’s descendants would sit on David’s throne. Early in their history, the Lord had warned Israel about turning from Him to idolatry. After Solomon’s reign the Lord split the kingdom in two, the 10 […]
Ministry Opportunity Full-time camp workers needed to serve at Camp Horizon in Central Florida. We are looking for couples or individuals with a heart to serve the Lord in Christian camp work. The positions are paid and provide housing. Interested candidates for maintenance or food service (this one could be part time) positions should contact […]
If we could see beyond today As God can see, If all the clouds should roll away, The shadows flee; O’er present griefs we would not fret, Each sorrow we would soon forget, For many joys are waiting yet For you and me. If we could know beyond today As God doth know, Why dearest […]