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  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 13, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Only Wise God Now unto the King eternal, immortal, invisible, the only wise God, be honour and glory for ever and ever. Amen. 1 Timothy 1:17   Jesus is the Only Wise God. Idols can’t speak and leaders of false religions don’t know anyt...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 13, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   I love to sing Your praises.   Thank You for Your everlasting love.   Praise the Lord, all you nations; extol him, all you peoples. For great is His love toward us, and the f...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 13, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 7:24-25 NKJV “Therefore whoever hears these sayings of Mine, and does them, I will liken him to a wise man who built his house on the rock: and the rain descended, the floods came, and the winds blew and beat on that house; and it did ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 12, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    You as a Messianic Prophecy Wednesday, April 12, 2023   It says in the scripture, "in the fullness of time, God sent His Son into the world..." Now the word fullness in Greek is "pleroma." The picture is of a glass filling up, the filling up of time. The Jewish understanding of...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 12, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Please show me how to worship you in Spirit and in truth, as Jesus taught...   Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 12, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day John 4:23-24 NIV Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in the Spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is spirit, and his worshipers must worship in the Spirit an...

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 11, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Break The Law! Tuesday, April 11, 2023   God's word tells us that we were once under the law of sin and death. We were bound by it. What does that mean? The law is something that you are supposed to obey, something that rules you. It means our lives were ruled by this. But a la...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 11, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   My soul exalts You.   My Lord Jesus, I want to abide in You, Thank You for abiding in me...   Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in th...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 11, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day John 15:4 NKJV Abide in Me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in Me.

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 10, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Demons of The Modern World Monday, April 10, 2023   In the New Testament the Greek word, daimonia, refers to the gods of the world. It's not surprising that this Greek word for gods in the New Testament is actually the same word translated as "demons." There's a very important ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 10, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Righteous Judge Finally, there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will give to me on that Day. 2 Timothy 4:8   Jesus is the Righteous Judge. When you come into future judgment, He will not punish yo...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 10, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Your love knows no bounds.   Jesus entered the homes of sinners and placed His healing hands on those who were untouchable.   Your love redeems the broken ones and Your grace and mercy are unend...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 10, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 25:36-40 NIV I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ “Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirst...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 9, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Trinity: Almighty God (El Shaddai) The LORD appeared to Abram and said to him, "I am Almighty God [El Shaddai]; walk before Me and be blameless." Genesis 17:1   The Lord is Almighty God (El Shaddai), a name that carries two opposite ideas—sympathy and...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 9, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God of resurrection and life,   Today I join with Christians around the world as we celebrate our risen and living Lord Jesus Christ on this Easter Sunday.   I rejoice in how You created me as Your unique and loved child......

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 9, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 139:13 NIV For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb.   Psalms 9:1 NKJV I will praise You, O LORD, with my whole heart; I will tell of all Your marvelous works.

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 8, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Only Begotten of the Father And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth. John 1:14   Jesus is the Only Begotten of the Father, which means He come...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 8, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You that Your perfect love for me "keeps no record of wrongs." 1 Corinthians 13:5   Thank You that you have forgiven me and removed my sins from me...   As far as the east is from the west, ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 8, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Romans 8:1 ESV There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus.

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 7, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The After the fall Redemption Friday, April 7, 2023   In the Lord we often feel the worst thing that can happen to us is that we fall. We should try to do everything possible to avoid falling. But we need to realize something else. When did redemption begin? Redemption only beg...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 7, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Light of the Glorious Gospel The god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not [the unsaved], lest the light of the glorious gospel of Christ, who is the image of God, should shine unto them. 2 Corinthians 4:4   Jesus is...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 7, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Thank You for being strong when I am weak.   I join the Apostle Paul in his powerful declaration...   Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 7, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” — Hebrews 11:6, NKJV   Ephesians 6:12-13 ESV For w...

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 6, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Sunday & The Cosmos Thursday, April 6, 2023   We think of Sunday as a religious day. Yet, Sunday has one of the most incredible mysteries. The universe was created on Sunday, and that is the mystery of the week. We don't think of that, but every week is a recreation of the crea...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 6, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Finger of God Then the magicians said to Pharaoh, "This is the finger of God." But Pharaoh’s heart grew hard, and he did not heed them. Exodus 8:19   The Holy Spirit is the Finger of God. He is the One used by the Father and Son ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 6, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for listening when I pray to You.   I know that You hear my prayers, and that You will answer my prayers, as Jesus promised...   If you ask anything in My name, I will do it. John 1...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 6, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 145:18 NIV The LORD is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 5, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    In and out of The Garden Wednesday, April 5, 2023   In the creation, God brought man into a garden. When? On the sixth day. In Hebrew, the sixth day begins Thursday night. In the new creation, Messiah suffered and died to redeem us. How did it all begin? It began in a garden, t...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 5, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Light of the Knowledge of the Glory of God For it is the God who commanded light to shine out of darkness, who has shone in our hearts to give the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. 2 Corinthians 4:6   Je...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 5, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Thank You for The Bible and how it so clearly presents Your love and Your truth for all people.   Please teach and guide me as I read You Holy Word, The Bible.   Help me to commit Bible ver...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 5, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; great is Your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23   Hebrews 4:12 NIV For the word of God is alive and active. Shar...

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 4, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Lion-Hearted Tuesday, April 4, 2023   Messiah came the first time as a lamb. But when He comes again, He is coming as a lion - bold, strong, mighty, roaring, and unstoppable. He is coming as the Lion of the tribe of Judah. Revelation 5:5 says "Weep not, behold the Lion of t...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 4, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Lion of the Tribe of Judah One of the elders said to me, "Do not weep. Behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has prevailed to open the scroll and to loose its seven seals." Revelation 5:5   Jesus is the Lion of the ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 4, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for creating this fruitful and beautiful earth.   I thank You for Your good creation, the many ecosystems and forests around the world, please let them thrive and grow.   Then God saw ev...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 4, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Genesis 1:31 NKJV Then God saw everything that He had made, and indeed it was very good. So the evening and the morning were the sixth day.   Psalms 119:90 NIV Your faithfulness continues through all generations; you established ...

  • Sapphries

    Posted April 3, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Monday, April 3, 2023   There once was an Orthodox Jew, a student, studying the Torah in Yeshiva. He had plans for his life. He was going to become a great rabbi. But life didn't follow his plans at all. Instead, his life was interrupted by a blinding light. This Orthodox Jew was Sh...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted April 3, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Father: Our Father in Heaven When you pray, say: "Our Father in heaven, hallowed be Your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done on earth as it is in heaven." Luke 11:2   You should pray, “Our Father in Heaven.” This is the phra...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted April 3, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   You have called me to Your purposes.   Please ignite a passion in my heart for the work that You have given to me.   Please bring Your light into my home and bring Your significance into my...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted April 3, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Colossians 3:23-24 NKJV And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.   Ephesians 5:1-2 NIV Follow Go...

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 30, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Perfection of Shalom Thursday, March 30, 2023   Messiah said, "Be ye perfect." The word for Perfect in Hebrew is Shalom. It not only means perfect, but complete. To become perfect you have to become complete. When you're complete, you're not looking out for yourself anymore...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 30, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Man Christ Jesus For there is one God and one Mediator between God and men, the Man Christ Jesus. 1 Timothy 2:5   Jesus was human because He was born of the virgin Mary. He is the Man Christ Jesus; therefore He understands your desires and dreams...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 30, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God,   You are the one who watches over me and who provides for all of my needs...   The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. Psalm 23:1   Thank You for all of the blessings You have given to me a...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 30, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Lamentations 3:21-23 NIV Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 29, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Sacred Ceasing Wednesday, March 29, 2023   When we think of the Sabbath, a day of peace comes to mind. In Hebrew, Sabbath comes from the word Shabbat. It is a verb; a doing word. It means to cease. As with other verbs, it is something you choose to do. You choose to pray, t...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 29, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Judge of the Living and the Dead And He commanded us to preach to the people, and to testify that it is He who was ordained by God to be judge of the living and the dead. Acts 10:42   Jesus is the Judge of the Living and the Dead. This means that He i...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 29, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You came to set us free from darkness, pain and from our sins.   Today I lift up the men, women and children around the world who are enslaved in any way.   Lord, help each one to find freedom a...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 29, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Luke 4:17-19 NIV and the scroll of the prophet Isaiah was handed to him. Unrolling it, he found the place where it is written: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to pr...

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 28, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Script and The Heart Tuesday, March 28, 2023   A man who wants to be a good husband can learn how to act like one by knowing all the right things to say. "I love you. That dress looks good on you. Did you lose weight?" Problem is he's doing it all by rote, he's acting; it's...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 28, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Breath of the Lord The grass withers, the flower fades, because the breath of the LORD blows upon it; surely the people are grass. Isaiah 40:7   The Holy Spirit is the Breath of the Lord; He breathes life into all living things. It is the Bre...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 28, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Today I pray for the children in my family, in my community and for children all around the world.   The pressures and stresses that have been brought on by social media alone are strong.   ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 28, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Luke 2:52 NKJV And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men.

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 27, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Divine Eugenics Monday, March 27, 2023   Rabbi Shaul, the Apostle Paul, went to Berea and preached. The Bible says the Bereans were noble. They received the word. The Greek word here for noble is eugenees. We get the word Eugene and eugenics from it. "Eu" means well and "genees...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 27, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The King Eternal 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 Eternal. Just as an earthly king rules his kingdom through his laws, so Jesus rules t...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 27, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You have overcome death.   I desire Your life and holy presence to renew me today...   Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies a...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 27, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Romans 12:1-2 NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. Do not conform to the pattern of this world...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 26, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Coffee Time with Jesus (Yeshua) Jesus: The Foundation Which is Laid For no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:11   Some people ask, “WWJD?” (What Would Jesus Do?). There is no other foundat...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 26, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You have given me new life.   I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. Galatians 2:20   Thank You for the scars on Your hands, on...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 26, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Galatians 2:20 ESV I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.   Psalms 84:10...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 25, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Father: The Witness of God If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater; for this is the witness of God which He has testified of His Son. 1 John 5:9   The Witness of God was the words the Father spoke at the baptism of Jesus: “...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 25, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   Thank You for taking on the form of a servant and bearing my sin upon the cross.   I love You with all that I am...   Jesus said to him, “ ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 25, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Matthew 22:37 NKJV Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’   John 1:29 ESV The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, &...

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 24, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Inbred Christianity Friday, March 24, 2023   Royal families of Europe only associated with and married each other. This led them to becoming inbred. It's not healthy to intermarry. Families become weaker and vulnerable to diseases. Likewise, a congregation can become inbred. Wh...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 24, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Hope of Israel Because for the hope of Israel I am bound with this chain. Acts 28:20   Jesus is the Hope of Israel. God’s people—the Jewish people—have suffered throughout history. Because God has promised to bless the people of Israel, t...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 24, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You are my daily bread...   Give us this day our daily bread. Matthew 6:11   My Lord Jesus, You are the one who sustains me...   I am the bread of life. He who comes to ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 24, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Give us this day our daily bread. Matthew 6:11   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   For the bread of God is He wh...

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 23, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Minding Your Mind Thursday, March 23, 2023   We treat our thought life as if it's something that just happens. The Bible says, "Take every thought captive." This tells us that God has given us the ability to have charge over our thought life. You have the ability to bind and lo...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 23, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Beloved To the praise of the glory of His grace, by which He made us accepted in the Beloved. Ephesians 1:6   Jesus is the Beloved, the object of His Father’s love. Throughout His life on the earth, Jesus acknowledged His Father’s love for...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 23, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   You are the Beloved Son of the Holy Father God.   You are my hope and my salvation...   LORD, I hope for Your salvation, And I do Your commandments. Psalm 119:166   It i...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 23, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day LORD, I hope for Your salvation, And I do Your commandments. Psalm 119:166   It is good that one should hope and wait quietly For the salvation of the LORD. Lamentations 3:26

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 22, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Removing Training Wheels Wednesday, March 22, 2023   When I was little, I had a bike with training wheels and wanted to learn how to ride. My sister tried to teach me, but the bike kept falling. One day I decided it was about time I learned to ride a bike. I took out the two-wh...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 22, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Firstfruits But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. 1 Corinthians 15:20   The Jewish people brought an offering to God during the Feast of Firstfruits. It was the first they harvested. Som...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 22, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for Your grace and for providing my salvation.   You sent Jesus to Earth to teach us and to accomplish what we could never accomplish...   …by taking the form of a servant, b...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 22, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Philippians 2:7-8 ESV but emptied himself, by taking the form of a servant, being born in the likeness of men. And being found in human form, he humbled himself by becoming obedient to the point of death, even death on a cross.

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 21, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Serpent's Twist Tuesday, March 21, 2023   God gives His word to Adam and Eve, the first command; do not eat of that tree. The serpent asked, did God really say that? What's he doing? He is putting doubt and attacking the word. The woman goes on what she sees. The woman said...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 21, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Son of David And when he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to cry out and say, "Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!’" Mark 10:47   Jesus is the Son of David, His human ancestry and authority for ministry. God the Father had p...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 21, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   You are the creator of the Earth and of the Heavens and of all living things.   You brought into being every creature on this earth and every plant that sprouts up from the soil.   Lord, I ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 21, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Isaiah 66:2 ESV All these things my hand has made, and so all these things came to be, declares the LORD. But this is the one to whom I will look: he who is humble and contrite in spirit and trembles at my word.

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 20, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Sin as a Bacterium Monday, March 20, 2023   Do you know why you are not dead right now? Because God made something in you called the immune system. Your immune system doesn't wait until you get sick to start fighting or until you have a major threat in your life. It fights at t...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 20, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Stone Which the Builders Rejected The stone which the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone. Psalm 118:22   Jesus is the chief Cornerstone of God’s plan, but He is also the Stone Which the Builders Rejected. There are many reasons why th...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 20, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord Jesus,   Thank You for Your great sacrifice on the cross.   Please prepare my heart for this Easter as I seek new life in You.   Please help me to set aside the concerns and stresses of this day so I can...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 20, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Philippians 3:8 ESV Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ.

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 19, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    The Holy Spirit: The Down Payment The Holy Spirit of Promise is the down payment on our inheritance until God redeems us at the rapture as the possession He has purchased. See Ephesians 1:13-14   The Holy Spirit is the Down Payment that guarantees you will o...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 19, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Father God,   Thank You for sending Your only Son to earth to rescue me.   I am humbled by the sinless life which Jesus led, as He overcame all temptations and then he gave His life to pay the price for my sins.  ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 19, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Luke 9:23-24 NIV Then he said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it. ...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 18, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: The Sower Behold, a Sower went out to sow. . .  He who sows the good seed is the Son of Man. Matthew 13:3-37   Jesus is the Sower of the seed of the Word of God into the hearts of people. Yet, the Sower in the parable is an application of every Christian ...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 18, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Lord God,   Thank You for giving me the joy of my salvation made possible through the loving sacrifice and resurrection of my precious Lord Jesus.   My Lord Jesus, thank You for coming to save me and to save all people who ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 18, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day John 3:16-17 NKJV 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. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through H...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 17, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    A Treasure of Righteousness Friday, March 17, 2023   Can you picture the stock traders on the floor of the Stock Exchange when stocks are quickly rising or falling? It's crowded, chaotic, competing, desperate, nerve-racking. Everybody in this world crowds in to get hold of a go...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 17, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: My Beloved Son And suddenly a voice came from heaven, saying, "This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased" Matthew 3:17   Jesus is the Beloved Son of the Father. When Jesus was baptized, the Father spoke from Heaven, “This is My beloved Son&r...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 17, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear Heavenly Father,   Thank You for forgiving my sins and for saving me through the love and sacrifice of Your beloved son Jesus.   You are the great I Am, always near to me...   For (Jesus) Himself has said, ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 17, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Hebrews 13:5 NKJV Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”   John 14:27 NKJV Peace I leave with you, My peac...

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 16, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Emotions and Lilies Thursday, March 16, 2023   The word in Hebrew is Shoshanim. It is a pretty word. It means lily. The Lord said consider the lilies of the field; they don't spin, they don't labor, yet Solomon in all his glory wasn't dressed like these. We should consider lili...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 16, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all. Ephesians 4:6   There is One God and Father of all. Many people deny God’s existence, reject His invitation to salvation or even refuse to recognize Him; but the God of the Bible is s...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 16, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Dear Lord God,   You are the God of truth...   Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have redeemed me, O Lord God of truth. Psalm 31:5   Thank You for Your Holy Bible and how it leads me to know You and Your truth more deeply.  ...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 16, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 31:5 NKJV Into Your hand I commit my spirit; You have redeemed me, O LORD God of truth.   Psalms 119:105 NKJV Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 15, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Narrow up a Child Wednesday, March 15, 2023   A famous scripture, Proverbs 22:6 says, "Train up a child in the way he should go and even when he is old, he will not depart from it." In Hebrew it doesn't just say train, the word is narrow. It means narrow a child in the way. Nar...

  • Coffee Time with Jesus

    Posted March 15, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Jesus: Our Passover Therefore, purge out the old leaven, that you may be a new lump, since you truly are unleavened. For indeed Christ, our Passover, was sacrificed for us. 1 Corinthians 5:7   Jesus is our Passover. Once each year, Jewish families cele...

  • Daily Prayer

    Posted March 15, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Daily Prayer Dear God of Wonders,   You are the God who does wonders; You have declared Your strength among the peoples. Psalm 77:1   Thank You for Your beautiful creation.   As I take time today to read Your Word, I...

  • Verse of the Day

    Posted March 15, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Lighthouse Ministries Verse of the Day Psalms 77:14 NKJV You are the God who does wonders; You have declared Your strength among the peoples.   1 John 3:2 NIV Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that w...

  • Sapphries

    Posted March 14, 2023 by Pastor Charles Stilwell ULCM

    Tuesday, March 14, 2023   In Isaiah 41 it says, "I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your hand and says to you, don't fear, I'll help you. Don't be afraid... I'll help you, says the Lord your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel." A beautiful promise, but it is even more beautiful ...