Short Articles

Please scroll down our page to see a list of topics and short articles.



First Thessalonians 5:16-18 says, “Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” On Thanksgiving Day, families gather around their televisions to watch football games after devouring a large...

read more


Being A Christmas Star

Perhaps the best known symbol of this season is the star of Bethlehem. It is common for Christmas trees to be crowned with a star on the top, with lights which shine like stars wonderfully scattered all about.  The star is often an important symbol of the Christmas...

read more


Every Word

Christians and Non-Christians Must Give an Accounting   Oswald Champers in My Utmost for His Highest wrote "The deadliest pharisaism to-day is not hypocrisy, but unconscious unreality." Jesus spoke a truth that awakens the human soul to a reality that is going to...

read more


Angelic Misconceptions

Mankind Does Not Become Angels   Have you ever heard phrases like – “Heaven just got another angel” or “God just needed another angel” when a loved one has passed on? There is also that familiar, “You just earned your wings by doings such and such.” First let us...

read more

Armed Forces Day

God’s Protection

 Intercession for Our Armed Forces Psalm 33:16-18 says “No king is saved by the size of his army; no warrior escapes by his great strength. A horse is a vain hope for deliverance; despite all its great strength it cannot save. But the eyes of the LORD are on those who...

read more


Awaiting You In Heaven

A Biblical Revelation - The Loss of a Baby David, the man after God's own heart (Acts 13:22) gives a truth worth grasping when we face the tragedy of the death of a baby.  David writes, “For You created my inmost being; You knit me together in my mother's womb.  I...

read more


Your Responsibility

Your Responsibility Jesus told us all in Scripture, "temptations [are] sure to come." Satan's first temptation to Jesus dealt with overcoming the flesh.  Our Lord overcomes the temptation by informing the devil that man lives by the whole counsel of God's Word....

read more

Benefits of Having the Son

Blessings From the Psalms

In The Midst of Scorn

King David Matured in The Chastisements of God A Psalm of David says, “O Lord, how many are my foes! How many rise up against me! Many are saying of me, ‘God will not deliver him.’ But you are a shield around me, O Lord; you bestow glory on me and lift up my head. To...

read more


Choose This Day

Choose This Day - The God You Will Serve God has a clear choice for all who live in America, "But if serving the Lord seems undesirable to you, then choose for yourselves this day whom you will serve, whether the gods your forefathers... or the gods of the Amorites,...

read more

Christian Living Truth’s

A Changed Lordship

A Changed Lordship Most Christians have a desire to live their lives for the Lord.  However, many find themselves agonizing in prayer, seemingly without getting victory over sin and without enjoying the promise of Romans 6:6-7, “For we know that our old self was...

read more

Columbus Day

Christopher Columbus Attacked

Christopher Columbus Attacked Addressing The Accusations Made Against Him, Then and Today When examining the lives of those whom God had used to lay the foundation of this nation, we must remember, the Bible is clear, “All have sinned and is short of the Glory of...

read more



True Confessions 1 John 1:9 says, "If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and will purify us from all unrighteousness."  Over the years, many revivals have happened when God poured out His Holy Spirit so mankind may have the...

read more

Congenial Life Style

Trust Without Wavering

A congenial life is one that is not complaining or argumentative and it trust without wavering. 1 Corinthians 13:7 "Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered,...

read more


Learning Contentment

  Philippians 4:12-13, “I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want.  I can do everything through Him who...

read more


Jesus Hold’s All Together

The Bible tells us that Jesus "is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation. For by Him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things were created by...

read more


New Creation

 The Easter Story is God taking a life which was being spent on self, the pleasures of this world, blinded by the devil, and turning it around to achieve all of His good purposes. The Word of God has some good news.  The “New Creation” is living as a new man in Christ...

read more

Evidence of Salvation

Father’s Day

A Father’s Legacy

Jim Berg wrote about the state of the family: “The family, which should be the greatest refuge for the child, has become a domestic battlefield where a child is often caught in the crossfire of his parents’ warfare. The time and energy that should be spent giving him...

read more

Flag Day

Fly the Flag High

 As a Christians Banner Psalm 20:5 says, "May we shout for joy over your salvation, and in the name of our God set up our banners!  May the LORD fulfill all your petitions!"   The word banner (דָּגַל dāg̱al) is a verb meaning to carry a flag, a standard, a banner: to...

read more

Football Season

Good Coaches

 Living God’s Best for You I once read a truth written by Tony Dungy, “Any head coach will tell you the task of setting himself with the best assistant coaches can make or break his season.” An eternal truth worth grasping is, “Remember your leaders, who spoke the...

read more


Righteous Giving

You or Christ Glorified Matthew 6:1-4 says, "Be careful not to do your ‘acts of righteousness’ before men, to be seen by them. If you do, you will have no reward from your Father in heaven. So when you give to the needy, do not announce it with trumpets, as the...

read more

God’s Forgiveness

Purifying Blood of Christ

1 John 1:9 says, “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” To “purify” (katharizo) is to cleanse the spiritual heart from the filth, pollution and contamination of sin.  As the child of God...

read more

God’s Power

Like Lightning

God's Power Over Satan There is a powerful truth spoken by Jesus Christ that should intrigue everyone who is willing to be taught of the Lord.  He makes a statement to the seventy-two that should give all of us the same joy, "...rejoice that your names are written in...

read more

God is Pro Choice

God is Pro-Choice

He really is!  Every day of your life, until you draw your final breath, you will stand at the Crossroads and be asked to make a choice.  Which way will you choose? God has set before you two gates, one wide and one narrow.  He has set before you two roads, one broad...

read more

God’s Provision

The Revelation of His Provision

No matter what talents and abilities you may have, no matter what opportunities come your way, no matter what position in this world you may hold, there are adversities.  These trials of life can cause a man to lose hope and turn from the vision that once was so clear...

read more

Godly Sorrow

The Grieving of the Lord

Consequences to Breaking God’s Heart The world view of God is a somewhere out there Deity, whom has no feelings toward our lifestyles down here. There is a One true God, there is no other. (Deuteronomy 4:35) He cannot be over thrown, He cannot be bribed, He cannot be...

read more

Good Friday

Why a Crown of Thorns

Why a Crown of Thorns              The Word of God gives us great details on the “Battlefield Wounds of Christ” which were inflicted upon Jesus Christ as He gave His life for our redemption.  Taking time to remember those wounds and understanding what He purchased for...

read more


Our Halloween Spiritual Battle

Where the Battle Really Is   The Bible says, "For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms." (Ephesians 6:12) It...

read more

Hearing from God in Modern Times


Do Furry Friends Wait For Us?

Are There Animals in Heaven? There is place of which nearly everyone believes exist, a place of which the beloved John wrote about. "Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth, for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away..." (Revelation 21:1)  Jesus spoke...

read more

Hero of All Times

Hero’s Keep You Safe

Hero's Keep You Safe           When you hear the word hero what comes to your mind.  Perhaps it is a favorite movie star, a sports star, or an admired influence in your life.  There are actual people who can be your hero or you may have a fantasy hero like Superman,...

read more

Judgement of God

Then The Judgment

Mankind's Future Reality   The Bible holds a truth that is sure to be experienced by all who had lived before us, a truth for us all now and a truth for all who will live after us: - "...[mankind] is destined to die once, and after that to face judgment."...

read more

Judging Others

Do Not Judge?

Overcoming the Intimidation to Be Silenced There are many passages of Scripture people use to stop all discussion on truth and morality. The one at the top of the list are the very words of Jesus Christ, “Do not Judge” (Matthew 7:1; Luke 6:37) which is only a portion...

read more

Labor Day Truth’s


Who You Working For?

Working As Unto The Lord The Bible says, "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving. Anyone who does wrong...

read more

Lessons From The Horse Business


Looking For Love

   What the world needs now is love... true Biblical love.  But just what is true Biblical love?  There are four types of love.  The Greek language (the original language of the New Testament) uses four separate words that describe different kinds of human affection...

read more


The Marriage Covenant

The world view about marriage has robbed many from enjoying God's best for man and woman in regards to the greatest institution of all time - The Marriage Covenant Relationship.  The reason so many marriages are just existing and not thriving is because most married...

read more

Mature Christianity

Short, Sweet and Ignorant

The Consequences of Not Wanting To Hear From God The Bible says, "Guard your steps when you go to the house of God. To draw near to listen is better than to offer the sacrifice of fools, for they do not know that they are doing evil." (Ecclesiastes 5:1) There is...

read more

Memorial Day

Mother’s Day

A Mother’s Question

Influential Mothers Ask The Question God’s Word is full of instructions on how to live in such a way that could enable your children to enjoy the abundant life promised in Christ.  Influential mothers who want to capture the hearts of their children for Christ, take...

read more

National Day of Prayer

Under-girded in Prayer

Under-girded in Prayer A nation that is vigilant has Christians who take to heart 1 Timothy 2:1-2, “I urge, then, first of all, that request, prayers, intersession and thanksgiving be made for everyone – for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful...

read more

New Year’s

What’s Your Vision?

Grasping God’s New Year’s Revelation   The Bible says, “Where there is no vision, the people perish: But he that keepeth the law, happy is he.” Another translation says, “Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint but blessed is he who keeps...

read more

Pastoral Appreciation

Path To The Cross


Preacher’s Sacrifice

The Ultimate Cost for Our Religious Freedom The Bible says, "Remember your leaders, who spoke the word of God to you. Consider the outcome of their way of life and imitate their faith. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever." (Hebrews 13:7-8) The...

read more


His Peace Offering

This question was once asked, “If you could choose what you want most in life, what would you ask for?”  The most common answer was “Peace.” People want peace in their marriages, families, workplaces, country and world.  Our country has some of the best medical and...

read more

Prayer Guides

CrossRoads Messages Prayer Guide

Biblical Prayer Truths for an Empowered/Effective Outreach Praise: “Know that the LORD is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture. Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and...

read more

Preach the Word

It Is Written

The Necessity of pointing to God’s Word There has been a trend in the past few years of very good speakers using their talent of communicating to win a crowd, rather than be obedient to God’s Word. They are failing to preach in a way which challenges hearers to make a...

read more

President’s Day

God’s Hand Upon Our President

Proverbs 21:1 says; “The king's heart is in the hand of the LORD; He directs it like a watercourse wherever He pleases.”  Proverbs 21 is a powerful truth that must be grasped so Christians may pray in faith that God is fully able to put into effect His perfect will,...

read more

Proclaim Freedom


Scam Protection

Who Do You Partner With   The word of God holds a simple truth in the midst of Scripture which can protect us from life’s trap and snares. It seems like as long as the internet is the key tool used to communicate and there is world-wide awareness of tragic...

read more

Psalm Sunday

Shouts of Praise

There is a loud declaration of our Lord’s purpose for coming to earth at the triumphal entry. “As Jesus approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage and Bethany at the Mount of Olives… Many people spread their cloaks on the road, while others spread branches they had...

read more


Jesus’ Command

    Jesus' Command Jesus said, "I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance." (Luke 5:32)  All true born again Christians understand, "for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God..." In keeping with the key truths spoken by Jesus...

read more

Saving Grace

Saving Grace

Once Upon A Time         In 1725 to be exact, a little boy was born and was named John.  His sailor father was gone to sea for long periods of time leaving John’s mother to raise him.  She was a kind, God-fearing woman who loved him dearly and endeavored to raise him...

read more

Sanctity of Human Life  

Sanctity of Human Life

God Has the Final Word   The whole of Scripture teaches that mankind is created by God and given the choice to live for Him (Joshua 24:15), to live for self (Galatians 5:19), the world (Mark 4:19) or believe the lies of the devil (John 8:44). The world view and...

read more

Second Amendment

Gun Laws

An Application of Romans 13:1-5 and 1 Peter 2:14   The Book of Hebrews tells us "the Word of God is living and active." (Hebrews 4:12)  What Non-Christians and Christians need to experience is God's Word being applicable towards the issues of today. In regard to...

read more

Second Coming of Christ


All Have Sinned

The Word of God Determines? Many questions abide about the sins of mankind.  Among the most common is “what is sin and is it subjective to mankind's opinion?”  The writer of the book of Romans says, “For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God..."  (Romans...

read more

Spiritual Gift’s

Protectress A Stabilizing Force

Protectress A Stabilizing Force The Apostle Paul spoke a powerful truth about a pillar in the work of the Lord, a worker who is always to be received in a way worthy of a true child of God.  He writes, “I commend to you our sister Phoebe...  I ask that you receive her...

read more

St. Patrick’s Day

Faith in Turbulent Times

Faith in Turbulent Times One of the great leaders of New Testament is the Apostle Paul and he gives us this exhortation in 1 Corinthians 11:1, “Follow my example, as I follow the example of Christ.” (1 Corinthians 11:1)  Psalm 116:8-9 says, “For you O Lord, have...

read more


What Say You?

Your Religious Mission Statement There is an important pronouncement that should be declared by all who claim to have faith, A Mission Statement.  A mention statement lets people know who you follow, what you believe and your vision direction. It only makes sense, if...

read more

Thankful for Christians

Thankful for Christians

Paul knew how to say thanks to God and to those who were in partnership with him in the Lord’s work.  Philippians 1:3-11 says, “I thank my God every time I remember you. In all my prayers for all of you, I always pray with joy because of your partnership in the gospel...

read more

The Bible

Thoroughly Equips

Thoroughly Equips 2 Timothy 3:16-17 says, “All Scripture is God Breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training for righteousness, so the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”  The Bible is the Word of God and is useful for...

read more

Trials and Testing’s

Walking Through the Fire

Being a true follower of the Lord Jesus Christ is not easy.  It requires that we die to self and die to sin.  It requires doing what’s right when all around us are giving no regard to God or giving Him only lip-service.  Our lives are not to mirror the world. The Book...

read more


Your Ideology Part Two

Your Ideology, True or False, Part Two Jesus said, "...for this purpose I have come into the world—to bear witness to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to My voice.” (John 18:37)  The "truth" (ἀλήθεια alḗtheia): "What is true in itself, purity from all...

read more

Veteran’s Day

Becoming a Soldier’s Shield

Becoming a Soldier’s Shield Pray for Our Veterans Works 1 Samuel 12:23, “As for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord for failing to pray for you.  Samuel was married and had a family. (1 Samuel 12:2)  He had served as priest (1 Samuel 7) and Judge...

read more

Warnings of Christ

Will The Real Jesus Stand

In Matthew 24: 24, Jesus provides a stern warning that “false Christs and false prophets will appear and perform great signs and miracles to deceive even the elect--if that were possible...” In the old “To Tell the Truth” game show, you had to question three...

read more

World View

They Hated Christ

Most people who live in a rural small God fearing town find it difficult to understand how people can literally hate Jesus.  After all He did nothing wrong, He was kind, healed the sick, raised the dead and stills shows love to all who receive Him. Yet Jesus said,...

read more