Fred Shelton

The Fragrance of Christ

Intimacy is Waiting For the Soul Who Daily Takes Up Their Cross  Afghanistan is a country where suffering toward those who believe in the grace and kindness of the LORD Jesus Christ is growing. Religious and political suffering and persecution is...

His Song To You

I heard it said one time: “Don’t waste your sorrows.” We waste our sorrows as we fail to see the wisdom of God and HIS purposes revealed in the sufferings of our trials. The times of aloneness, darkness, pain, and confusion can be the most...

Will Persecution Revive Our First Love in the Church?

In the book of the Revelation of Jesus Christ in chapter 1, the resurrected Christ is pictured standing in the midst of the seven churches. These seven first century churches were located in Asia Minor or today known as the country of Turkey, which...

Serving in the Body of Jesus Christ

This week as I am contemplating the riches of God’s amazing grace that I enjoy here in America this day, I am quickly reminded that many believers around the world do not enjoy the blessings of freedom as I have known my entire life. As one who is...

Secrets of the kingdom

Whether we are speaking of the world of unregenerate Muslims or the world of unregenerate men, “…all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God;” (Romans 3:23) Each are born separated from God with no understanding of intimacy with the Father....

Be still, and know that I am God…

If we are to reach the unreached persecutors, the radical Muslims, and pray for those who are being persecuted, the apostates from Islam who are now born-again believers, we must realize this is God’s work and we must cooperate with HIM. I remember...

World Persecution Will Not Stop

“A woman in India watches as her sister is dragged off by Hindu nationalists. She doesn’t know if her sister is alive or dead. A man in a North Korean prison camp is shaken awake after being beaten unconscious; the beatings begin again. A woman in...

What is Our Vision?

Are your eyes wide open? What do you see? What are you looking to see? “He also that received seed among the thorns is he that heareth the word; and the care of this world, and the deceitfulness of riches, choke the word, and he becometh...

Faith That Now Satisfies A New Believer

The top persecutors of Christians around the world have their origin in the religion of Islam and their holy book the Quran. A Muslim is a follower of the religion of Islam which was founded by Mohammed early in the 7th century. The number one...

The Poor in Spirit They are the Blessed of God

“Blessed are the poor in spirit: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:3)   Who are the poor in spirit? It is the mourners, the meek, those who hunger and thirst, yes, these are the poor in spirit. They see themselves as bankrupt...

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