Serving and Suffering for Christ--Philippians 1:27-30
by Tony Stottlemyre on February 17th, 2020
Tony’s Blog—FBC JayServing and Suffering for Christ!By Pastor Tony on February 17, 2020; 3:27 p.m.Monday, February 17, 2020I find myself thinking on this Monday afternoon about serving Christ. At the same time I entertain the possibility that serving Christ could lead to suffering for Him. I don’t much like the idea of suffering. It just doesn’t seem very appealing to me. I think that most peo...
Preaching Christ!--Philippians 1:12-18
by Tony Stottlemyre on February 4th, 2020
Tony’s Blog—FBC JayPreaching Christ!By Pastor Tony on February 4, 2020; 9:03 a.m.Tuesday, February 4, 2020Can you celebrate when Christ is preached, no matter each person’s motive? May God grant us the ability, like Paul to rejoice in the fact that Christ is preached, whether for self-promotion or sincerity of heart.Scripture: Philippians 1:12-18V. 18—“What then? Only that in every way, whether in...
Completely Confident in Christ
by Tony Stottlemyre on January 29th, 2020
Tony’s Blog—FBC JayCompletely Confident in ChristBy Pastor Tony on January 29, 2020; 1:28 p.m.Wednesday, January 29, 2020Do you celebrate the success of others?Scripture: Philippians 1:1-11V. 6—“being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ…”Observation: Unlike many today, the Apostle Paul actually encouraged and prayed ...
Hearing the Call of God
by Tony Stottlemyre on January 15th, 2020
Tony’s Blog—FBC JayHearing the Call of God—I Samuel 3:1-21By Pastor Tony on January 15, 2020 8:37 a.m.Wednesday, January 15, 2020God’s voice is calling. Do you hear and answer His call?Scripture: I Samuel 3:1-21“Therefore Eli said to Samuel, ‘Go, lie down; and it shall be, if He calls you, that you must say, “Speak LORD, for Your servant hears.’ So Samuel went and lay down in his place. Now the...
Seeking God in Times of Trouble.
by Miles Harris on January 11th, 2020
By: Pastor TonyDo you trust God when things go bad?Scripture: Psalm 91“Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty.”Verse one starts with a promise from the Psalmist. His desire for the reader is to understand that God is concerned and protective of those who will put their trust in Him.Observation:When we see God as our refuge, our protector, we wi...
Take the Mystery Out of God's Commands.
by Miles Harris on January 3rd, 2020
By: Pastor TonyHow close are God’s Commands to You?Scripture: Deuteronomy 30:11, 14-15,19“For this commandment which I command you today is not too mysterious for you, nor is it far off. But the word is very near you, in your mouth and in your heart, that you may do it. See, I have set before you today life and good, death and evil…I call heaven and earth as witnesses today against you, that I hav...
How Compassionate Am I?
by Miles Harris on December 17th, 2019
Have you ever just stopped and thought to your self "Do I really care?". The thought came to my mind as I was listening to a group of Pastors talk yesterday. One thing that was on the agenda for the talk was the question "What was your calling to the ministry?". As the conversation carried on like always when a rabbit is presented the Pastors are willing to chase it down a hole. Unlike most of the...