MEET THE PASTOR
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church
May 18, 2018
Pastor John Lewis
"The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that wins souls is wise."
~ Proverbs 11:30
The fruit of righteous living enables one to become a tree of life. A tree of life is a meaningful source of life and an inspiration for others. As we continually seek wisd...
January 31, 2018
"Where no wood is, there the fire goes out: so where there is no talebearer (gossip), the strife ceases."
~ Proverbs 26:20
In this passage of scripture Solomon gives us a natural picture in which we can relate to. In order for a fire to continue to burn, it must have a...
January 8, 2018
"And the King shall answer and say to them, Verily I say to you, Inasmuch as you have done it to one of the least of these My brethren, you have done it to Me ."
~ Matthew 25:40
As we enter into a brand new and exciting year, 2018, we must continue to be about our Heave...
November 24, 2017
"Offer to God thanksgiving; and pay your vows to the Most High."
~ Psalm 50:14
We serve a Great God, and we should continually offer our sacrifice of thanksgiving unto Him. In Luke Chapter 17 we read the account of Jesus healing ten men from an incurable disease known a...
November 6, 2017
"Be you angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath (anger): Neither give place to the devil."
~ Ephesians 4:26-27
From time to time certain things will happen that will cause us to become angry. Many times in scripture we see that God became angry due t...
August 30, 2017
"Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless His holy name. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all (none of) His benefits:"
~ Psalm 103: 1-2
We are to praise the Lord with all of our being, that is, to praise God's holy name with our whole heart....
July 25, 2017
"Be not deceived: evil communications (company) corrupt good manners."
~ 1 Corinthians 15:33
The Bible instructs us not to be deceived when it comes to the friends or company we chose to be around. We must be wise in selecting our friends because evil company is co...
June 21, 2017
"A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger."
~ Proverbs 15:1
When we speak to someone we should exercise self-control concerning the tone of our voice. Speaking in a gentle tone can prevent anger and wrath from being stirred up. Speaking in gentle...
May 12, 2017
"Behold, He that keeps Israel shall neither slumber nor sleep."
~ Psalm 121:4
We are Living in a world in which we cannot depend upon or be sure of many things around us, but it is great to know that we can put a hundred present of our confidence and assurance in the Lo...
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