Author Archives: Pastor Darvin

The Great Three in One–Proclaim Their Name

Matthew 28:19 (NLT2)  Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Holiest Trinity, perfect in unity,/ Bind in thy love every nation and race; / May we adore thee for time and eternity, / Father, … Continue reading

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The Omnipresence of God

Psalm 139:7 (NLT2)  I can never escape from your Spirit! I can never get away from your presence! We can never talk about God behind his back. We cannot speak of God in his absence… The God who is being discussed is also there. The attitude people take to Him … Continue reading

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The Holy Trinity and the Peace Awaiting You

1 Peter 1:2 (NLT2) God the Father knew you and chose you long ago, and his Spirit has made you holy. As a result, you have obeyed him and have been cleansed by the blood of Jesus Christ. May God give you more and more grace and peace. The Creed … Continue reading

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God loves the humble and deals with the proud

Psalm 138:6 (NLT2) Though the LORD is great, he cares for the humble, but he keeps his distance from the proud. “He who knows himself best esteems himself least.” — Henry George Bohn Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House Publishers, 1992), WORDsearch CROSS … Continue reading

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Humility

Luke 18:14 (NLT2)  “I tell you, this sinner, not the Pharisee, returned home justified before God. For those who exalt themselves will be humbled, and those who humble themselves will be exalted.” “A man can counterfeit love, he can counterfeit faith, he can counterfeit hope and all the other graces, … Continue reading

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Obeying the Spirit

Acts 8:29 (NLT2)  The Holy Spirit said to Philip, “Go over and walk along beside the carriage.” God does not fill with his Holy Spirit those who believe in the fullness of the Spirit, or those who desire him, but those who obey him. — F. B. Meyer Edythe Draper, … Continue reading

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God’s Shield of Love

Psalm 5:12 (NLT2) For you bless the godly, O LORD; you surround them with your shield of love. “God particularly pours out his blessings upon those who know how much they need him.” — Robert Harold Schuller Edythe Draper, Draper’s Book of Quotations for the Christian World, (Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House … Continue reading

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Reaping what you sow

Job 4:8 (NLT2)  My experience shows that those who plant trouble and cultivate evil will harvest the same. If a man gets drunk and goes out and breaks his leg so that it must be amputated, God will forgive him if he asks it, but he will have to hop … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Truth Revealing the Truth of Christ

1 John 5:6 (NLT2) And Jesus Christ was revealed as God’s Son by his baptism in water and by shedding his blood on the cross—not by water only, but by water and blood. And the Spirit, who is truth, confirms it with his testimony. Caesar was more talked about in … Continue reading

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The Power of God’s Love

Romans 8:38-39 (NLT2) 38  And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. 39  No power in … Continue reading

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