Author Archives: Pastor Darvin

Seek God

Zephaniah 2:3 (NLT2)  Seek the LORD, all who are humble, and follow his commands. Seek to do what is right and to live humbly. Perhaps even yet the LORD will protect you— protect you from his anger on that day of destruction. SEEK–what does it mean?  S: seek sincerely; E: … Continue reading

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Truth, Humility & and Justice

Psalm 45:4 (NLT2)   In your majesty, ride out to victory, defending truth, humility, and justice.  Go forth to perform awe-inspiring deeds! Wouldn’t it be something if our country’s leaders could adopt this verse as their policy and actually follow it!   What an awe-inspiring nation we would be!   … Continue reading

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Self-imposed loneliness

Isaiah 5:8 (NLT2)   What sorrow for you who buy up house after house and field after field, until everyone is evicted and you live alone in the land. Sometimes loneliness is self-imposed as we almost unconsciously push loved ones away by dedicating ourselves to those things of the world … Continue reading

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Include the Lord in all things

Psalm 127:1 (HCSB)  Unless the LORD builds a house, its builders labor over it in vain; unless the LORD watches over a city, the watchman stays alert in vain.

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Send the Light

Psalm 43:3 (HCSB)  Send Your light and Your truth; let them lead me. Let them bring me to Your holy mountain, to Your dwelling place. “Darkness is my point of view; light is God’s point of view.” — Oswald Chambers (1874-1917) Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992), WORDsearch … Continue reading

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The One who is Eternal Life–Jesus Christ

1 John 1:2 (NLT2)  This one who is life itself was revealed to us, and we have seen him. And now we testify and proclaim to you that he is the one who is eternal life. He was with the Father, and then he was revealed to us. “All that … Continue reading

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Become Rich in Christ

2 Corinthians 8:9 (HCSB)  For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ: Though He was rich, for your sake He became poor, so that by His poverty you might become rich. People line up to buy lottery tickets.  They squeal and jump with glee to win the Publishers … Continue reading

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The joy in resisting bad advice

Psalm 1:1 (NLT2)   Oh, the joys of those who do not follow the advice of the wicked, or stand around with sinners, or join in with mockers. “Words are like medicine; they should be measured with care for an overdose may hurt.” –Jewish Proverb Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of … Continue reading

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Reject wicked advice

Psalm 1:1 (HCSB) How happy is the man who does not follow the advice of the wicked or take the path of sinners or join a group of mockers! “Seek counsel of him who makes you weep, and not of him who makes you laugh.” -Arabian Proverb Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of Quotations for the Christian … Continue reading

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The Point of Light

Matthew 5:14 (HCSB)  [Jesus said:]  “You are the light of the world. A city situated on a hill cannot be hidden.” “Darkness is my point of view,[but] light is God’s point of view.” — Oswald Chambers (1874-1917) Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale … Continue reading

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