God Is Great All The Time,All The Time God Is Great

Such a great statement. So many people quote this everyday. So many people quote so many things like what is called The Lord’s Prayer. Yet most of these very people never really slow down and get into a quiet place and pray  and study on what these few words really mean.  In the same way I hear people crying out that our government is removing crosses and other christian symbols. I was just recently visiting the newest Veterans hospital in Orlando,Florida with some of my fellow Vietnam era veterans and during a short visit to the new chapel my friend was so upset that this chapel was trying to be all inclusive so they had removed all crosses. Their idea is that in this way all people will feel comfortable coming in to pray in whatever way they might believe. These same people seem to always ask why doesn’t someone do something about all this? or sometimes they ask how do those people in charge get away with removing Christian Symbols in a Christian based country?

I know that some of you say I speak on this topic a lot. But, it also seems like, for the most part, these same people are the ones who keep crying out instead of trying to fix the so called injustices. Our Bible tells us that these and other so called injustices will keep happening as long as Good People stand around and do nothing. It takes effort and dedication and willingness to get out of your little comfort zone to change things. I tell people to quit complaining and carry a cross in public view on your body for the world to see. The powers that be are not telling us to not wear a cross on our person. They are not telling us to not act like Christ in public. They are not telling us that we can’t speak out, professing our beliefs.They are not telling us to skip prayer, they are not telling us we can’t pray.

Our Bible tells us that with knowledge our lives and willingness to take up our cross and imitate Christ will improve. Our Bible tells us that knowledge comes with daily reading of scripture in our Bible. Our Bible says that all scripture is good for learning. AT LEAST THIS IS WHAT THE BIBLE SAYS TO ME WHEN I READ IT.

I plan to keep speaking and teaching on this subject as long as God Directs me to. It seems that each and every time I post something on this subject, it reaches another one of you. That is God’s purpose. I pray daily for each and everyone of you to find what mission that God has for you and that you willingly take up your cross and march with and for God Almighty.

 

 

 

Wonderful Wedding on the Beach in Key West, Florida

Image-5860655-267175184-2-WebSmall_0_92e_resized.jpgImage-5860655-267173836-2-WebSmall_0_d71_resized.jpgfacebook_1474762196162_resized.jpgImage-5860655-267175095-2-WebSmall_0_10d_resized.jpgImage-5860655-267173409-2-WebSmall_0_9f0_resized.jpgOn September 17, 2016 Sister Debbie and I were blessed to be a part of the  wedding of Robert Bortko and Daisy Whidden.Robert and Daisy are a part of our blog ministry at WWW.T4CHRIST.COM.  Robert is a truck driver for Prime Inc. I was asked to officiate the wedding. The weather was beautiful, the setting was beautiful, the reception after  the wedding  was awesome, all together making a truly storybook wedding. The wonderful couple is currently honeymooning all across America in their big rig.   I have been asked to officiate several weddings over the years and am always asked which is my favorite, and I always answer that so far each one has been a different setting and location than ever before. This being said I truly believe and have conferred with my own beautiful wife of almost 32 wonderful years that each wedding we are a part of is so very special in it’s own way. So, I am saying that all of them are my favorite.

 

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Sister Georgia Torres Baptism

Recently we had the ultimate pleasure of Baptizing Sister Georgia Torres in Lake Shipp in Winterhaven, Florida. What a glorious day when another soul goes under for the Lord of Lords!!!!! Sister Georgia is an active member of our ministry. She lives in Wahneta, Florida. In the first picture, you see Sister Georgia and myself. Second picture is (from left to right) Sister Donna, Sister Georgia, Sister Debbie.  The third picture is myself, Brother Melvin, Sister Donna and Sister Georgia. In the fourth and final picture Sister Georgia is in Lake Shipp about to go under for the Lord of Lords, JESUS CHRIST. We are so very proud to welcome our very own Sister Georgia Torres into our family of Christ. Lets all say AMEN.

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I Still Have A Praise Inside Of Me

     With all of life’s trials and tribulations, we can easily forget just how blessed we are. Many times we may look at our neighbor and wonder if God has forgotten all about us. But the truth is, he has never left our side. HE DID NOT FORGET ABOUT YOU. The infamous poem, Footprint is a great reminder that God is always by our side. In a dream of the author, he/she sees two sets of footprints (one set are his/hers while the other set is God). While walking in the sand, the author notices that two sets of prints are not always walking together. The author asks God why, and God replies that those were the times when I carried you. As a matter of fact, God has a great explanation to why he does not always carry us. In order for growth to take place, there has to be a point where we realize that God is always with us and will never leave our side (Deuteronomy 3:16).

     

However if we begin to mediate on the times where God has bought us through the transitioning of a loved one, financial difficulties, stress and other problems of life, we should be able to dance just as David did (2 Samuel 6:14). Worshipping and praising God will keep you stable and anchored from any enemy attacks. Daniel always gave God praise through many situations and like a perfect recipe, God always favored Daniel. Psalm 67, talks about when praise goes up blessings comes down, or the scriptures say “God will richly bless us!

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