We are all facing destruction from all ends. With the past shootings, killings, murders, and uncertainty we find ourselves being pushed against a wall with no way out. The bible tells us to look up to God and cry for his help. Just because things look bad does not mean that is the end all.... Continue Reading →
We always want to put limits on forgiveness, but in fact we are limited ourselves from actually healing. The bible tells us to forgive a person up to "seven times seventy." Point 1: No one has hurt you like you hurt God. He is nothing but good to us all the time but we continue... Continue Reading →
God will use you to break the rules. He will use your heart to do things your degree, career, or the amount of social media followers you have; will not be able to do. He doesn't care about your accolades...How's your heart? Do you let your insecurities spread hate? Do you embrace others or put... Continue Reading →
"Have you ever gone through a trial or circumstance and tried to fix the situation yourself, instead of giving it to God? Something we have to remember is that as we walk with Christ, we must give it all to God. Our Father is the all-knowing creator. In the moments, we spend stressing about our... Continue Reading →
Don't be mad when your plans do not work. Sometimes God will make you fail in an area to get you where you need to be. Sometimes God will bless you by disappointment. God makes NO mistakes. "For My thoughts are not your thoughts, Nor are your ways My ways," declares the LORD. (Isaiah 55:8) Bishop Ellis co-pastor of FCBC
In this season you have to know how to be... ...HURT AND STAY FOCUS ...MISTREATED AND STAY WITH ASSIGNMENT ...GO THRU PERSECUTION AND STAY IN THE RACE ...DEAL WITH DISAPPOINTMENT WITHOUT SLIPPING INTO DISCOURAGEMENT WATCH YOUR FOCUS! Bishop Ellis co-pastor of FCBC
Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. - Isaiah 43:1 (ESV) Whatever your situation may look like, consider it over! I was told today the phrase "fear not" or "do not fear" is mentioned 365 times in the bible......mhmmmmm!
"Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness." - James 1: 2-3 (ESV) Be full of joy when you fall into trials. Let the leading thought in your mind be "JOY!" There is a purpose in the pain!