Guided Bible Studies for Hungry Christians

History of Ash Wednesday:

     Practicing Christians, from the earliest ages set aside some time for self-denial as a preparation of the feast of Easter. The Christian Lent, probably like other observances is of Jewish origin corresponding with their preparation to the yearly the act of making amends or reparation for guilt or wrongdoing; atonement. Their humiliation began 40 days before the act of making amends for wrongd ...[Read More]

I love the wonderful Christmas season:

I love the celebration of the birth of our Savior. It is like a new beginning, a new hope. I love the anticipation that floats through the air like a fluttering of snowflakes. I love the children’s exhilaration as they practice for their part in the Christmas Eve service. I love hearing their sweet voices practicing “Away in the Manger” and “O Little Town of Bethlehem”. I love the aroma of cookies ...[Read More]

The Christmas Pageant

I grew up in a gentler, more innocent time. The fifties was a time when America was just coming out of war and family life was settling down. There was an appreciation for togetherness that only living through war can invoke. A time when children were loved and nurtured, but most of all allowed to be children, not little adults. Christmas was an exciting time of year for the whole family. Shop win ...[Read More]

“In the Eyes of the LORD God”:

It can be said that “In the Eyes of the LORD God” is the example Florence Nightingale left us with to live in love for mankind, with peace of the LORD, and respecting your neighbors as yourself. Remembering we are the ones that are to give the praising and give Glory unto the LORD God when we follow His ways chosen for us by the LORD. We need to be faithful to the LORD. Jesus gives us an example o ...[Read More]

Florence Nightingale “The Lady of the Lamp”:

Florence Nightingale is one of my most favorite woman in history. She was the first woman nurse in Britain and served in the Crimean war. Florence changed the whole perception about women in the nursing profession. Her dedicated service to the wounded soldiers is why I admire her. It was not fashionable for women to be nurses at that time. She was a Christian women who taught the medical world how ...[Read More]

Fear and the Bondage of Sin:

Just thinking about the fear that must have been in the hearts of the fugitive slaves heading for the Underground Railroad must have been overwhelming. The goal of reaching freedom and safety outweighed the fear of being caught and taken back to being in bondage. We are in bondage as well, that is the bondage of sin.  We cannot free ourselves because we would not even be aware of being in bondage ...[Read More]

Harriet Tubman Unsung Hero from the Civil War:

Harriet Tubman was an unsung hero from the Civil War.  She was a woman who successfully aided many slaves to escape before and during the Civil War. Harriet Tubman was a “conductor” of the Underground Railroad. There is many things that can be said about the character of Harriet Tubman that holds her in high esteem. I respect her dedication to her cause and her commitment to what she believed. The ...[Read More]

The church of the Laodiceans:

Reveals who Jesus is: 14 “And unto the angel of the church of the Laodiceans write; These things saith the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of the creation of God;” (Revelation 3:14). Laodicean, is an inhabitant of Laodicea. (Strong. 2001. # 2994). Laodicea was located about forty-three miles to the southeast of Philadelphia, eleven miles west of Colosse and six miles south of Hi ...[Read More]

The church in Philadelphia:

Reveals who Jesus is:  “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write; These things saith he that is holy, he that is true, he that hath the key of David, he that openeth, and no man shutteth; and shutteth, and no man openeth;” (Revelation 3: 7). The church in Philadelphia is a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, situated near the eastern base of Mount Tmolus, founded and named by the Pergamene ki ...[Read More]

The church in Sardis:

Reveals who Jesus is: 1   And unto the angel of the church in Sardis [a luxurious city in Asia Minor, the capital of Lydia (Strong. 2001. # 4554)] write; These things saith he that hath the seven Spirits of God, and the seven stars; I know thy works, that thou hast a name that thou livest, and art dead. (Revelation 3:1). The city of Sardis which is modern Sart. It was located approximately thirty ...[Read More]