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Mar

3

Love & Embarrassment

By pastorbillwalden

It is possible to love Jesus and know Him as Savior, yet still have some embarrassment about Him. Our hearts can be divided between our love for Jesus and our fear of being embarrassed. Consider this passage…

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Feb

12

The Bread, The Cup, The Garden

By pastorbillwalden

Matthew 26:26-28 And as they were eating, Jesus took bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to the disciples and said, “Take, eat; this is My body.” 27Then He took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave it to them, saying, “Drink from it, all of you. 28For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the remission of sins.”

Jesus was no victim. That truth continues to impact me. As He announced His impending death, and deliberately moved towards it, I cannot imagine the enormity of emotion that He experienced.

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Feb

10

Judgment & Forgiveness

By pastorbillwalden

There is a great and awesome day coming when Jesus will judge the nations. It will be a day of blessedness for some, and a day of terror for others. It will be a day of perfect clarity in the minds and hearts of all humanity. It will be a day of overwhelming joy and horrible regret.

Matthew 25:31, 32 “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. 32All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats.”

I find it very interesting that many do not consider the judgment of God to be true.

The understanding and expectation of judgment is put into the heart of man by God Himself.

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Feb

10

Judgment & Forgiveness

By pastorbillwalden

There is a great and awesome day coming when Jesus will judge the nations. It will be a day of blessedness for some, and a day of terror for others. It will be a day of perfect clarity in the minds and hearts of all humanity. It will be a day of overwhelming joy and horrible regret.

Matthew 25:31, 32 “When the Son of Man comes in His glory, and all the holy angels with Him, then He will sit on the throne of His glory. 32All the nations will be gathered before Him, and He will separate them one from another, as a shepherd divides his sheep from the goats.”

I find it very interesting that many do not consider the judgment of God to be true.

The understanding and expectation of judgment is put into the heart of man by God Himself.

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Mar

7

Blessed One Liners: Part 3

By pastorbillwalden

“I don’t have a life like other people”.
Don McClure
(Regarding the Apostle Paul and his suffering:)

“Humility comes from being in God’s presence”.
Daniel Fusco
3-27-2007

“Believing was more important than living”.
Don McClure
(Re. the apostles and the dangers in their lives)

“It takes a crucified man to preach a crucified Christ”.
Don McClure

“What you are is ultimately what you will preach”.
Don McClure
1-26-1999

(Editor’s note)- For more Blessed One Liners, check the archives for December 10 & 11, 2007.

Don McClure’s teachings can be purchased through his we site: http://www.calvaryway.com/index.html

Daniel Fusco’s teachings can be heard at http://www.reasontorejoice.org/

Dec

11

Blessed One Liners: Part 2

By pastorbillwalden

God never said that it would be easy. He said it would be worth it.
Damien Kyle, 10-2-2004

Techniques draw a crowd, but they don’t produce a church.
David Rosales, 6-7-2005

God buries His workmen, but His work lives.
Charles Spurgeon

What good is Jesus’ cross if it doesn’t bring a man to his own cross?
Don McCLure, 9-12-2005

Your gifting will get you into the ministry, your character will keep you there.
Mark Walsh, Vajta, Hungary

And my new favorite…

Ministry is a contact sport.
Sandy Adams, 9-10-2007