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  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Nov 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Only Begotten Son For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16   Jesus is the Only Begotten Son, an Old Testament title declaring that He was ete...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Nov 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   You are my hope and my eternal friend.   I pray that You will give me the patience I need to wait upon Your will and Your plans for me...   But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their st...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Nov 4 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Isaiah 40:31 NKJV But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Nov 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Life on The Screen Thursday, November 3, 2022   The problem with most of the media is when you spend your time in front of the TV set or in front of entertainment, your life becomes ruled by them. The more you spend time watching, the more you will determine that nothing is hap...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Nov 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Last Adam The first man Adam became a living being. The last Adam became a life-giving spirit. 1 Corinthians 15:45   Jesus is the Last Adam. Just as Adam was the head of the human race, so Jesus is the Head of those He has redeemed. The first Adam, as head ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Nov 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Oh, how I praise You!   Praise the Lord! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful... Psalm 147:1   You heal the brokenhearted and Yo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Nov 3 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 147:1 NKJV Praise the LORD! For it is good to sing praises to our God; For it is pleasant, and praise is beautiful.

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Nov 2 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   As You did for Your first disciples, please fill me with Your Joy and fill me with Your Holy Spirit today...   And the disciples were filled with joy and with the Holy Spirit. Acts 13:52   ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Nov 2 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Leviticus 11:44 NKJV For I am the LORD your God. You shall therefore consecrate yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy. Neither shall you defile yourselves with any creeping thing that creeps on the earth.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Nov 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    THE BROKEN ALTAR Tuesday, November 1, 2022   Shalom, to you my Friend and Co-Minister in the Great Commission...   When God brought revival to ancient Israel, the sign that it had come was not church revival services, tent meetings, or gospel crusades - but somet...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Nov 1 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The King Immortal Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, to God who alone is wise, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen. 1 Timothy 1:17   Jesus is the King Immortal. The word “immortal” means “not subject to mortality,&rd...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 31 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Good morning Lord,   Today I pray for the spouses and families of those who are ministers, pastors, elders, deacons, teachers and others serving in my church.   I pray for healing, where needed; for protection from harm, evil, a...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 31 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Romans 8:1 NKJV There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus, who do not walk according to the flesh, but according to the Spirit.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 31 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    God Enthroned and The Secret of joy Monday, October 31, 2022   What does the Bible say about heaven? In the Book of Revelation, heaven is described as the place of God's throne. Isaiah 66:1 confirms it: "Heaven is My throne." It is the place where John saw God seated on the thr...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 31 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The King Invisible Now to the King eternal, immortal, invisible, to God who alone is wise, be honor and glory forever and ever. Amen. 1 Timothy 1:17   Jesus is the King Invisible; you can’t see Him, but He’s there with you all day, every day. ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 31 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   It is true...that I may be the only "Bible" someone ever reads.   Please help me be a clear witness to others for You.   Please help me to be a light and an encouragement for my family, friends, n...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 31 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Acts 1:8 NKJV But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Spirit of Revelation That the God of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of glory, may give to you the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Him. Ephesians 1:17   Revelation is needed for the things you can’t know until...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank you for sending so many special people into my Life.   I can think of many people who have meant so much to me and who have been such an encouragement and inspiration to me.   I appreciate t...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 30 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Joshua 1:5 NKJV No man shall be able to stand before you all the days of your life; as I was with Moses, so I will be with you. I will not leave you nor forsake you.

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 29 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Root and Offspring of David I am the Root and the Offspring of David. Revelation 22:16   Jesus is the Root and Offspring of David, the greatest king of Israel. Just as a tree gets strength and life from its roots, so David’s accomplishments and strength ca...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 29 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   There are days when I feel weak and uninspired.   And there are days when I am full of the life and hope that You have given to me.   Please help me to remember that my strength comes from You.....

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 29 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 37:39 NKJV But the salvation of the righteous is from the LORD; He is their strength in the time of trouble.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 28 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Encouragement of Weakness Friday, October 28, 2022   You deal with sin. All believers do. It can be discouraging and get you down. In Hebrews it says that we have a High Priest who sympathizes with our infirmities. The high priest is, of course, Messiah. The word translated...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 28 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Faithful Witness Grace to you and peace from Him who is and who was and who is to come, ... and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness. Revelation 1:4-5   Jesus is the Faithful Witness; He will give a faithful testimony to build you up. When...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 28 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   I am a follower of Jesus, and as a Christian I am in “Full-Time” Christian service.   Some Christians are called to other nations.   Thank You that I am called to minister in my home, ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 28 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Revelation 1:4-5 NKJV John, to the seven churches which are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from Him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven Spirits who are before His throne, and from Jesus Christ, the faithful witness, the firstb...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Batting a Thousand Thursday, October 27, 2022   In baseball, there is a saying called "batting a thousand." Batting a thousand means perfection - you get a hit every time, you never strike out and you never get called out. No one can do it. In baseball, at the end of the year, ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Coffee Time with Jesus (Yeshua) The Holy Spirit: The Eternal Spirit How much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without spot to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God? Hebrews 9:14 &nb...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You that You are the God of mercy, grace and second chances.   I thank You for forgiving me and for welcoming me back during the times of my life when I strayed from You and when I was disobedient to You...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 27 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Luke 15:20 NKJV “And he arose and came to his father. But when he was still a great way off, his father saw him and had compassion, and ran and fell on his neck and kissed him.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 26 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Having a Little Talk with Your Mind Wednesday, October 26, 2022   In Psalm 42:11, it says, "Why are you cast down, my soul or my mind? Why are you disquieted within me?" The word for soul is also mind in the Hebrew. So, it says why are you depressed? Why are you down? How many ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 26 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Firstborn from the Dead And from Jesus Christ, …the firstborn from the dead. Revelation 1:5   Jesus was the Firstborn from the Dead, which means He was the first to be generated—or given life—from the dead, to never see death again and to...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 26 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   I seek You and Your Kingdom first with all my heart as Jesus taught us...   Seek first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to You. Matthew 6:33 &n...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 26 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 6:33 NKJV But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Making him Pleased Tuesday, October 25, 2022   In Colossians 1:10 it speaks about making our aim to please God. It's hard to imagine. Can you imagine God being pleased by something you do? It is hard for us to think we can actually do something that pleases Him. We think we are...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Holy One For You will not leave my soul in Hades, nor will You allow Your Holy One to see corruption. Acts 2:27   Jesus is the Holy One of God. He was the Father’s Representative sent to Earth to redeem the sinful race. When Adam sinned, all humanity ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   I want to thank You that the Christian faith continues to grow throughout the world as Jesus declared...   And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nat...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 25 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 24:14 NKJV And this gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Shoppers and Receivers Monday, October 24, 2022   Imagine a week before Bethlehem; Joseph turns to Mary and says, hey, do you realize we only have seven days until Christmas? We had better get our shopping done. But the real Christmas had no shopping in it. It was not about con...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit of God And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Ephesians 4:30   The Holy Spirit of God comes to you from God because the Holy Spirit is the third Person of the Trinity. The Fath...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Thank You for this beautiful new day.   Thank You for the seasons that change and the awesome wonder of Your creation that You have displayed for us today.   Thank You for cool breezes at t...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 24 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 23:1 NKJV The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Coffee Time with Jesus (Yeshua) Jesus: A Son Over His Own House But Christ as a Son over His own house, whose house we are if we hold fast the confidence and the rejoicing of the hope firm to the end. Hebrews 3:6   Jesus is the Son over His Own House. J...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for showing me how to live my life in a world full of conflicting ideas...   Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge Proverbs 23:12   I’m tr...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 23 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Proverbs 23:12 NIV Apply your heart to instruction and your ears to words of knowledge.   John 10:27 NKJV My sheep hear My voice, and I know them, and they follow Me.

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Price For you were bought at a price, therefore, glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s. 1 Corinthians 6:20   Jesus is the complete Price that was paid to redeem you from sin. Salvation was not free; He paid a price. His death...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministry Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You paid it all...   Jesus paid it all, All to Him I owe; Sin had left a crimson stain, He washed it white as snow.   You made the greatest sacrifice.   You are spotl...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 22 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 16:24 NKJV Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Sluggard and the Cold Friday, October 21, 2022   In Proverbs 20:4, it says the sluggard will not plow because of the cold; therefore, he shall beg in harvest and have nothing. What does that mean for us? God called you to reap eternal life. It is good and it is God's will, ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Lord of the Harvest The harvest truly is plentiful, but the laborers are few. Therefore, pray the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into His harvest. Matthew 9:37-38   The Holy Spirit is the Lord of the Harvest; the harvest is His...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   More and more I am concerned with my physical fitness and good health.   And what about my spiritual fitness?   I know You made me and You want me to take care of my body, and more important is ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 21 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day 1 Timothy 4:7-8 NIV Have nothing to do with godless myths and old wives’ tales; rather, train yourself to be godly. For physical training is of some value, but godliness has value for all things, holding promise for both the present life and t...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Starting With the Blue Thursday, October 20, 2022   To build the Tabernacle of God, the Lord gave Israel specific instructions. The cloth was to be woven with three colors--blue, purple, scarlet. Wherever these three colors are mentioned, whether the veils or the high priest cl...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Name No One Knew He had a name written that no one knew except Himself. Revelation 19:12   Jesus has a Name No One Knew. This means that no one knows His hidden name, not even you. Even though you may want to know His secret name, you can’t know it, bec...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear gracious, merciful and loving Heavenly Father,   Thank You for this new day.   Thank You for Your never-ending love and for your tender mercies that are new every morning...   Through the Lord ’s mercie...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 20 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Lamentations 3:22-23 NKJV Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness.  

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Supernaturally Natural Wednesday, October 19, 2022   In Acts 15, the counsel of Jerusalem met, and it was a critical moment in church history. They had to decide whether to open the doors wide for the Gentiles to come to faith. Now in one of the most important moments in ch...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Bread And Jesus said to them, "I am the bread of life. He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst." John 6:35   Jesus is the Bread who gives eternal life to those who believe in Him; you must believe in Him to get i...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   Please help me to focus on what is truly important today.   I want to know You more.   I long to know the power of Your Resurrection as I pray now with the Apostle Paul...   ...th...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 19 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Philippians 3:10 NKJV that I may know Him and the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings, being conformed to His death

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Unconditional Gracias Tuesday, October 18, 2022   We know that God has given us unconditional grace, but do you know what word comes from grace? Gracias! Gracias means thanks. That's why we call giving thanks before a meal, grace. Grace is linked to thanks. If God gives us unco...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Promise You shall receive the gift of the Holy Spirit. For the promise is to you and to your children, and to all who are afar off, as many as the Lord our God will call. Acts 2:38-39   Peter, on the Day of Pentecost, promised that the H...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Here I am, in awe of Your eternal love and power...   I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 18 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Romans 8:38-39 NKJV For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities nor powers, nor things present nor things to come, nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing, shall be able to separate us from the love of God...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Taking out the Waist Monday, October 17, 2022   I noticed something in my life that may be true for you. It takes a while to notice you're getting fatter. You can fool yourself for a while, but not forever. You know how I noticed I was gaining weight? My pants didn't fit anymor...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Branch I am bringing forth My Servant the branch. Zechariah 3:8   Jesus is the Branch, an Old Testament title given to the Messiah. The name comes from the Hebrew word tsemach, which refers to a green shoot or a new sprout growing out of an old stump. When Nebuc...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven,   Thank You for Your Son Jesus, the Creator of all things from whom all life flows, the Light that shines in the darkness...   In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Wo...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 17 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day John 1:1-5 NKJV In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Author of Eternal Salvation He became the author of eternal salvation to all who obey Him. Hebrews 5:9   Jesus is the Author of Eternal Salvation; He is writing a story plot for your future. Just as an earthly author will know the content before writing, so Jes...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven,   When I remember the story of Joseph in the book of Genesis, I realize how You have so much more for me than I could ever dream. Genesis 37+   Just as Joseph proclaimed to his brothers, I also see how You...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 16 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Genesis 50:20 NKJV But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive.

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Holy Spirit of Promise Having believed, you were sealed with the Holy Spirit of promise. Ephesians 1:13   The third Person of the Trinity is the Holy Spirit of Promise. Jesus promised to send Him to the disciples: “When the Helper comes, who...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Today's prayer is adapted from Psalm 119:1-8...   Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the Lord! Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the whole heart! They also do no iniquit...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 15 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 119:1-8 NKJV Blessed are the undefiled in the way, Who walk in the law of the LORD! Blessed are those who keep His testimonies, Who seek Him with the whole heart! They also do no iniquity; They walk in His ways. You have commanded us To keep ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Beating the Bully Friday, October 14, 2022   A number of well-dressed gentlemen were sitting in a smoking room; drinking, playing card games, and enjoying the night. The problem was that the smoking room was on the Titanic. It was 11:40 p.m. Outside, two lookouts spotted a stra...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Another King There is another king. Acts 17:7   Jesus is a King not like any king of this world; He is another kind of King. He never came to rule an earthly kingdom. Why should He want outward obedience as given to the kings of this earth when He can rule inwardly ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You are my King.   I love You...   We love Him because He first loved us. 1 John 4:1   I come to worship You, because You came to me and rescued me from my distress. ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 14 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day I John 4:19 NKJV We love Him because He first loved us.

  • Why do we want to be Ministers?

    Posted Oct 13 by Kevin Quiles, MDiv, M.A.

    When I was training to become a chaplain--a much recommended process for ministers, by the way--my supervisor allowed me and a few other chaps to sit on an interview. A young man came in and sat in the small office. My supervisor did what he did best, made the guy feel comfortable. The applicant wan...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Fullness of joy Thursday, October 13, 2022   Psalm 16:11 says: "In your presence is fullness of joy." Do you want joy? Real joy? Of course, you do! But you won't find it in things, or religion or success. You find joy in the presence of God. And not just joy, but fullness o...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Alpha and Omega "I am the Alpha and the Omega, the Beginning and the End," says the Lord, "Who is and who was and who is to come, the Almighty.” Revelation 1:8   Jesus is the Alpha and Omega, the completeness of your salvation from the beginning...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father in Heaven,   I praise You today my Lord.   Thank You for staying close to me, even in my most difficult days...   The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 13 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 34:18 NIV The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.   John 15:13-15 NKJV Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. You are My friends if y...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Tzadakim and Messiah Wednesday, October 12, 2022   Though Messiah was crucified by Roman soldiers, the Pharisees and Sadducees plotted to put Him to death. What does the word Sadducee mean? It comes from the Hebrew word 'tzadak', which means righteous. Sadducee, or Tzadikim...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Oil of Gladness You love righteousness and hate wickedness, therefore God, Your God, has anointed You with the oil of gladness more than Your companions. Psalm 45:7   The Holy Spirit is the Oil of Gladness. When He is rubbed into your wo...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   I know You are able...   to move mountains, to heal the sick, to save the lost, to restore relationships, to speak life into existence, to meet every need I have today. I fully com...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 12 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 45:7 NKJV You love righteousness and hate wickedness; Therefore God, Your God, has anointed You With the oil of gladness more than Your companions.

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Cherubim Sword Tuesday, October 11, 2022   After the fall of man, it is written that the Lord stationed cherubim with a flaming sword to guard the way of the Tree of Life. What does that mean? Most people think it means the cherubim and sword are there to prevent anyone fro...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: A Stumbling Block But we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness. 1 Corinthians 1:23   Jesus was a Stumbling Block to many of the Jewish people of His day, although many other Jewish people chose to follow Jesus...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   The Book of James tells me about the power of my words and of my tongue in James 3:1-12, including these three verses...   But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. W...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 11 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day James 3:8-10 NKJV But no man can tame the tongue. It is an unruly evil, full of deadly poison. With it we bless our God and Father, and with it we curse men, who have been made in the similitude of God. Out of the same mouth proceed blessing and cur...

  • Sapphries

    Posted Oct 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    America & The Ancient Proverb Monday, October 10, 2022   The Book of Proverbs says, "Righteousness exalts a nation - but sin is a reproach to any people." America has known unprecedented greatness, not because of its abilities but because of goodness - in its ideals and purpose...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: He Who Has the Sharp Sword with Two Edges These things saith he which hath the sharp sword with two edges. Revelation 2:12   Jesus is He Who Has the Sharp Sword with Two Edges. The Sword is the Word of God, which cuts two ways—it ministers to both believe...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for giving me a purpose for my life and for telling me what Your plans are for me through Your Holy Word, The Bible.   "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “Pla...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 10 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Jeremiah 29:11 NIV For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.   Galatians 5:22-26 NKJV But the fruit of the Spirit is love,...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Power of the Highest The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Highest will overshadow you. Luke 1:35   The Holy Spirit is the Power of the Highest, the One responsible for the virgin birth of Jesus. The Holy Spirit is the active ag...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted Oct 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily PrayerGood morning Lord, I am so thankful for Your love and that You have chosen me for Your salvation and You have called me for Your purpose on this earth... But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the begi...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted Oct 9 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day II Thessalonians 2:13-14 NKJV But we are bound to give thanks to God always for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God from the beginning chose you for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and belief in the truth, to which He calle...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted Oct 8 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: He Who Was Dead and Is Alive These things says the First and the Last, who was dead, and came to life. Revelation 2:8   Jesus is He Who Was Dead and Is Alive; He will be with you in persecution because He understands suffering. He took the bitter drink of death for...