Understanding the Gift of Faith

Understanding the Gift of Faith

A lady once said to me, “If God gives me faith, then I’ll have it. If He doesn’t, I won’t.” That may sound like a good theory, but that isn’t a correct view of faith. “But, Pastor Lynne, it says in 1 Corinthians chapter 12 that God gives certain people faith!” Yes,...
Whole Armor of God

Whole Armor of God

I am thankful for the anchor of truth God’s Word provides. Man’s opinion will constantly sway, but God’s Word will last forever. Not everyone knows, though, how to distinguish between personal opinion and the truth of God’s Word. That’s why deception is running...
Winning Over Fear

Winning Over Fear

You may not think you deal with fear at all, but let me point out that in today’s vernacular, we often cover up the word “fear” with other words. “I’m worried about the economy.” “I’m anxious about my kids.” “I’m getting a little uptight about this.” No matter how you...
Are You Winning?

Are You Winning?

Vince Lombardi, the legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers, is famous for saying, “Winning isn’t everything— it’s the only thing.” That was definitely my philosophy when I was growing up. From the time I was a small boy, I loved to win and detested losing. I used to...
As Natural as Breathing

As Natural as Breathing

by Lynne Hammond One well-known minister said many years ago that it seems God will do nothing on the earth unless someone prays. Why is that? It’s because, as Psalm 115:16 says, “The heaven, even the heavens, are the Lord’s: but the earth hath he...
God Is in the Rescue Business

God Is in the Rescue Business

Rescuing people is part of God’s nature. From the moment Adam sinned, God’s nature kicked in and He initiated a plan to rescue humanity from eternal separation to the life and blessing of God. Paul explains this truth in Colossians 1:13–14. [God] hath delivered us...