Monthly Archives: February 2008

Do Not Grieve The Spirit, Part 2

Do Not Grieve the Spirit (Part 2) Speech that Grieves–Speech that Heals and Overcomes Dear Friends and Family, Last week I shared with you some passages of scripture that revealed the extreme importance of how we speak to one another. Our habitual patterns of corrupt communication, what we say and do, reveals our hearts and dramatically affects our lives and… (more…)

Do Not Grieve The Spirit, Part 1

Do Not Grieve the Spirit (part 1) Ephesians 4:25 -32 Therefore, putting away lying, “Let each one of you speak truth with his neighbor,” for we are members of one another. “Be angry, and do not sin”: do not let the sun go down on your wrath, nor give place to the devil. Let him who stole steal no longer,… (more…)

Christ and the Church, Part 4

Marriage – Christ and the Church, Part 4 Husbands and Wives in Christ As a final word before we move on to other passages about Marriage I wanted to share this thought that I wrote for our bulletin this week. How much more clearly and explicitly can He communicate His love and His expectations of us His bride His church.… (more…)

Christ and the Church, Part 3

Marriage – Christ and the Church, Part 3 Husbands and Wives in Christ As we have seen in the passages in Ephesians 5 these last two weeks there is a strong spiritual, emotional, and physical tie between the relationship that we have as the church, (the bride of Christ) and our own relationship at home in our marriages. Who we… (more…)

Christ And The Church, Part 2

Well here it is as promised (-:} Marriage – Christ and the Church, Part 2 Ephesians Chapter 5: 17-33 Therefore do not be unwise, but understand what the will of the Lord is. And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit, speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual… (more…)

Christ And The Church, Part 1

Over the years I have learned, along with most of you, that the beginning of a new year is a very natural time for reflection and for evaluation of the past year and what was accomplished and what was not. For re-thinking our priorities and determining if and how we should change direction and re-set our goals and objectives for… (more…)

Can The Blind Lead The Blind?

This is now my 3rd letter for married couples and while I know that some of you do not have children I believe that we all have some influence and some impact on the lives of those younger than ourselves, especially on the lives of the children and grandchildren God has given us. So I am praying that the scriptures… (more…)

Loving God At Home

I want to thank those of you who shared your positive responses with me in reply to my first letter. Please always feel free to share constructive criticism. It is my prayer that these meditations to be helpful and challenging. Vince As the people of God in today’s world we can learn important lessons and receive instruction from the word… (more…)

The Bible And Marriage

The purpose of these series of Bible verses and the proposed applications will be to challenge Husbands and Wives, Dads and Moms to think about the verses of scripture that apply directly to our lives and our families. That we might become all that God has called us to be. My hope is that those of you who have not… (more…)