Posts by Jared Miller

Making Friends for God

I am excited about the new Sabbath School quarterly that began this week. Pastor Mark Finley authored it, and it’s all about making friend for God! If you haven’t read this week’s lesson—be sure to do so soon, and keep studying it all quarter. I believe God will use this important book to remind us…

Church Is Open

Last Sabbath our church doors were opened and we met in person for the first Sabbath in 12 weeks. 12 weeks! March 21 was our last in-person Sabbath service until last Sabbath, June 20. For 3 months the church auditorium was closed, and we had online only worship services. Many people have contributed their talents…

Sunday Closure Laws

Then a third angel followed them, saying with a loud voice, “If anyone worships the beast and his image, and receives his mark on his forehead or on his hand,he himself shall also drink of the wine of the wrath of God, which is poured out full strength into the cup of His indignation. He shall be tormented with fire and brimstone in…

The Close of Human Probation

Then the temple of God was opened in heaven, and the ark of His covenant was seen in His temple.  And there were lightnings, noises, thunderings, and earthquake, and great hail.” Revelation 11:19 The reading plan, part 4, continues our focus on Revelation and The Great Controversy.  John the Revelator saw the temple of God in…

Social Distancing Does Not Apply…

I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I could wish you were cold or hot” Revelation 3:15 Our recommended reading plan part 3 focused on the beginning chapters of the Revelation of Jesus Christ.  Dr. Larry will be preaching from Revelation 1 this Sabbath—don’t miss it, you’ll be blessed as he…

He Should’ve Listened to His Wife

There is a way that appears to be right, but in the end it leads to death.” Proverbs 14:12 As we have been focusing on the closing scenes of Jesus’ life through our recommended reading plan, I continue to be greatly blessed.  Ellen White recommended focusing on Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection, suggesting to “Let…

Relinking of the Family Chain

“When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.” Luke 21:28 The year of 2020 has been a rough one for the world, and for my family. Katie’s father’s diagnosis of stage 4 pancreatic cancer on February 12 and his death on February 24…

Your Home Can Make a Difference

And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart. Galatians 6:9 Our recommended reading plan in order to make the most of our time at home has focused us on our families this week with daily reading from the book Adventist Home…

What Does God Want Us To Do?

I have really enjoyed the Recommended Reading Plan that we have been doing together as a church during this lockdown. Here is one important passage we have read from Revelation 17:14, These will make war with the Lamb, and the Lamb will overcome them, for He is Lord of lords and King of kings; and…

Jesus Healed Them All

After a busy Sabbath of ministry, the Gospel of Matthew says, “When evening had come, they brought to Him many who were demon-possessed. And He cast out the spirits with a word, and healed all who were sick, that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: He Himself took our…