Showing posts with label Preaching. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Preaching. Show all posts

Thursday, July 11, 2024

Revival Memories, Summer Revival and A Word For Wednesday

Thank you very much for watching A Word For Wednesday each week and the current Summer Revival Series. It is always nice to have you with us AND to hear from you as well.

It is kind of strange to realize that we are in the fourth year of producing A Word For Wednesday. I never dreamed that I would have anything left to say when I began In January 2021. There are some weeks that I feel like I have exhausted every possibility and then my mind opens to a whole treasure trove of Biblical insight and stories that stir me spiritually.

I reckon I will continue until the well of my mind goes completely dry. I think I have another week or two in me.😍

We have really enjoyed the Summer Revival Series the last several weeks and we hope to run through July and maybe a week or two into August. It has been wonderful to get back to the roots of our YouTube Channel and the ten weeks of revival in 2020.

The link above will take you to the playlist of those 61 services and below is the very first service.


We had no idea what we were doing. We had begun the YouTube channel in the previous 48 hours and we were learning on the fly. However, we wanted to be instruments of revival and we were doing it the only way we could think of at the time. 

It worked out pretty good and we were spiritually blessed because of it. You may notice that Odie's voice is included during the first three weeks of revival but she is not physically present. We are having church in her garage and she is in the house using a cordless microphone and in-ear cordless monitor to hear us.

Kelly and I had been exposed to Covid the week before in Australia and we had been cautioned by the Australian government to self-quarantine for three weeks. That is exactly what we did. This was the first service where Odie joined us in person 21 days after we returned to the US and the 18th night of revival.


It was a very uncertain time in the world but God gave us revival in the middle of it. We will always look back fondly on those days. Even though Covid beat up on me pretty badly in 2021 and is still affecting my health three years on, it can not kill revival.

Thank God for revival then and thank God for revival now, Thank you for joining us too! We plan to crank up again tomorrow evening at 8:00 Eastern.

Thank you for stopping by today.

Davy

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, The Importance of Personal Revival, Boggs Family Ministries

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 

We Need revivals in our communities, families and in our nation. We need to experience God corporately. But we must experience God personality. We must have personal revival! It is widely important. 

Thank you for reading and watching today.

Davy

Wednesday, July 3, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, Are You Clean?, Boggs Family Ministries

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 


Today I am sharing an insightful story told by James Kraft from the Kraft Cheese Company many years ago about a visit to Alcatraz. I found the story by C. Roy Angel in Baskets of Silver.

Thank you for tuning in today. 

Davy

Wednesday, June 26, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, The Hill of Difficulty, Boggs Family Ministries

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 


A story today from a man named Christian in the book Pilgrim's Progress. He faced the hill of difficulty on his journey to the Celestial City. Every person who starts toward Heaven will face difficulty and they will be offered opportunities to turn around or compromise. We must determine we are going to make it!

To go back is certain death, I must go forward! I will yet go forward.

Thank you for reading and watching today.

Davy

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, Don’t Condemn Me, Is That What The Bible Says?

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 


A common phrase today is Don't Condemn Me! There is no condemnation for me. I am in Christ so you have no right to condemn me. The idea is I can live however I want and do whatever I want. I am not under condemnation. But is that what the Bible says?

It does say
Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus

But we must read the rest of the text!

Romans 8:1 There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are in Christ Jesus, who walk not after the flesh, but after the Spirit.

We are in Christ, walking in the Spirit and not walking in the flesh and the devil has nothing on us! It does not give us liberty to do anything we want to do and forbid anyone to correct us or teach us.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, Ask, Seek, Knock, Boggs Family Ministries

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 

Prayer is vitally important in the lives of Christians and in the effectiveness of our churches. Jesus told us to ask and to seek and to knock.
Matthew 7:7 Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you: 8 For every one that asketh receiveth; and he that seeketh findeth; and to him that knocketh it shall be opened. 9 Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? 10 Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? 11 If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?
Hallelujah! Christ said we will receive, we will find and the doors of heaven shall be opened! Please allow me to exhort us today to be people of prayer! Saints of God, let us be a praying church!

The thumbnail is a screen grab of my grandmother Bessie (Lamb) Isaacs in a video made by the Spencer Family in 1985 called Praying

Thank you for joining us today.

Davy

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, The Blessing In The Thorn

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 

I am speaking today about another song that has shaped us. The Blessing In The Thorn. This song is drawn from Apostle Paul in II Corinthians12

7 And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.
8 For this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart from me.
9 And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.

The Blessing In The Thorn Lyrics I read about a man of God who gloried in his weakness And I wished that I could be more like Him and less like me Am I to blame for what I'm not? Or is pain the way God teaches me to grow? I need to know When does the thorn become a blessing? When does the pain become a friend? When does the weakness make me stronger? When does my faith make me whole again? I want to feel His arms around me In the middle of my raging storm So that I can see the blessing in the thorn I've heard it said the strength of Christ is perfect in my weakness And the more that I go through, the more I prove the promise true His love will go to any length It reaches even now to where I am But tell me once again When does the thorn become a blessing? When does the pain become a friend? When does the weakness make me stronger? When does my faith make me whole again? I want to feel His arms around me In the middle of my raging storm So that I can see the blessing in the thorn Lord, I have to ask You On the cross You suffered through Was there a time You ever doubted What You already knew? Hmm When does the thorn become a blessing? When does the pain become a friend? When does my weakness make me stronger? When does my faith make me whole again? I want to feel His arms around me In the middle of my raging storm So that I can see the blessing in the thorn Oh, I want to see the blessing in the thorn
Songwriters: Dave Clark / Don Koch / Randy Phillips

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, We Must Stand For Truth

A Word For Wednesday, We Must Stand For Truth, Boggs Family Ministries

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 

We are bombarded by challenges to the truth that is proclaimed in God's Word. Will we allow the truth to fall in the streets? A thousand times NO! With love, grace and compassion we must stand for the truth. 

Martin Luther said, If I profess with the loudest voice and clearest exposition every portion of the Word of God, 
-Except precisely that little point which the world and the devil are at that point attacking, 
-I am not confessing Christ, however boldly I may be professing Christ. 
-Where the battle rages, there the loyalty of the soldier is tested
-To be steady in all the battlefields besides is mere flight and disgrace, if the soldier flinches at that one point.

I hope you enjoy A Word For Wednesday. Thank you for dropping in.

Davy

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, He Was Talking To Us!

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 


When Jesus said, go ye therefore into all the world 
He Was Talking To Us! 

I have said this for years and I stand by it 
Every church that is not doing something purposeful to win souls is not doing much 

But Dr. Charles Edward Maddry said,
The church that is not interested and actively at work in sending the gospel story to other people has no right to exist. 

Matthew 28:18 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 
19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 
20 Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you: and, lo, I am with you alway, [even] unto the end of the world. Amen. 

Acts 1:7 And he said unto them, It is not for you to know the times or the seasons, which the Father hath put in his own power. 
8 But ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth. 

Go, ye therefore! 
Go ye therefore and teach all nations 
Go teach and baptize in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost The Holy Ghost shall come upon you 
You shall be witnesses unto me All over the world 
He Was Talking To Us!

Thank you for stopping in today.

Davy

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, A Preacher With A Broken Heart

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 


I met an older retired Pastor who was weeping over the denomination he had supported all his life. They were in the middle of dividing because of serious compromise on a subject that was non-negotiable for him and thousands of others. He was told by leadership to remain silent because his doctrine and opinions were outdated and out of the mainstream.

He was weeping over his church and the people he loved. I have been weeping with him, especially the last few weeks as I have witnessed the church he loves take a leap away from their long held beliefs. My brothers and sisters, let us pray for one another.

Thank you for reading and watching today.

Davy

Wednesday, May 8, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, The Ingredients For God's Glorious Church

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 

Today I am telling a short story from C. Roy Angel in the last chapter of his book, Baskets of Silver with a beautiful application within the story.

God's church is a glorious church and it is God's will that we are beautiful ingredients of that church. We may not qualify at all in our current state, but God's grace will cleanse and shape us to be exactly what we are supposed to be. When God is finished with us we will be proper ingredients of God's beautiful church.

I hope you have a super day.

Davy

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

A Word For Wednesday, I Know The Master of The Wind

Good Morning! Thank you for joining us today. We are so happy to bring you A Word For Wednesday. A few moments ago I posted A Word for Wednesday on our YouTube Channel. Please give it a listen and leave us a comment here or on YouTube. 

Mark 4:39 And he arose, and rebuked the wind, and said unto the sea, Peace, be still. And the wind ceased, and there was a great calm.

40 And he said unto them, Why are ye so fearful? how is it that ye have no faith? 41 And they feared exceedingly, and said one to another, What manner of man is this, that even the wind and the sea obey him? I Love this song by the Hemphills! I Know The Master of The Wind My boat of life sails on a troubled sea Ever there's a wind in my sail But I have a friend who watches over me When the breeze turns into a gale I know the master of the wind I know the maker of the rain He can calm the storm And make the sun shine again I know the master of the wind Sometimes I soar like an Eagle to the sky Among the peaks my soul can be found An unexpected storm may drive me from the heights May bring me low but it cannot bring me down I know the master of the wind I know the maker of the rain He can calm the storm And make the sun shine again I know the master of the wind Tag Let Jesus calm your storm And make the sun shine again He is the master of the wind Songwriters: Joel Hemphill Master of the Wind lyrics © Capitol CMG Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

Thank you for stopping in today.

Davy

Thursday, April 11, 2024

PFYC Friday April 5th In Pictures

Hey Friends,

This is Odie. I am here with pictures from Friday of PFYC 2024. I will have those below in a moment.

I hope you enjoyed the pictures from Thursday. If you missed seeing those pictures, check Tuesday's post here. Monday, I shared my PFYC notes from this year. You can see those here.

No Other Gods was the theme for 2024. The focus of PFYC is preaching God's word! The PFYC board's goal is to encourage people to grow in their walks with Christ each year. 

Every time, I hear of different people who have left the conference with salvation, purpose, encouragement, victory, the Holy Ghost and a new determination. Those are just some of the things I hear about happening. It is truly amazing to see God move in lives that are hungry for more of Him! I can testify that He has met me there with life changing moments at different times!

I am grateful I was able to attend PFYC this year. All four services were incredible! I was happy to experience the service for myself, not just through pictures, videos and audio files. My soul needed the extra encouragement.

A huge blessing of PFYC is seeing so many friends! The crowd is overwhelming and terrifying to some people. I love gathering with so many people that I know to experience God in an exceptional way.

This year, I was flooded with people checking on Dad. They let me know they had been praying for my family. I was genuinely reminded that the people of God have helped carry us through this season of life. Thank God for answering those prayers! Thank you to everyone for each prayer! I am truly grateful to be a member of God's family.

Now it is time for another PFYC picture overload. These are from Friday, April 5th. I hope you enjoy tagging along. 

Friday Morning Fellowship


















11:00 AM Service








Friday Evening Fellowship












Evening Service

Below are the pictures I snapped from the stage before the main service.





I was able to get this picture from a video clip.


Sis. Tiffany Blevins sent me this picture of the choir singing. I found the videos on YouTube. Click here and here to hear the 2024 PYC Mass Choir.


I was honored to be part of the PFYC Mass Choir this year. Sis. Ruth Brimm is amazing! She always does a phenomenal job directing a choir. It is a privilege to sing in one of her choirs. 










 After Service Fellowship





























Then, it was time to bid PYFC 2024 farewell. This year's conference is a member of the history books. Both days flew by in a bundle of activity and excitement.

You can visit PFYC's home online here, to plan your trip to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, to experience PFYC. Save the dates March 27-28 2025. Also, on the website, you can order flash drives of the 2024 PFYC.

Thanks for stopping by to visit with me today. 
Odie