Perpetua: Hero of Faith in the Strong Savior

Bob Roane Church History, Counseling, Death, Eternal Life, Heaven, Hell, Jesus Christ, Joy and Peace, Loving and Trusting God, Wise living

Excerpt from the class “Christ is Everything to His Followers.” Also used in pastoral care, counseling, and prison ministry. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me….My times are in your hands; deliver me from the hands of my enemies, from those …

A Baseball Card and Our Value in Jesus

Bob Roane Jesus Christ, Loving and Trusting God, Wise living

Excerpt from the class “Christ is Everything to His Followers.” Also used in pastoral care, counseling, and prison ministry. Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings. (Psalm 17:8) A baseball card from 1982 was called “Baltimore Orioles Future Stars.” It originally cost a penny and it’s now worth $100. Three rookie …

Christ our Treasure

Bob Roane Bible Study, Jesus Christ, Loving and Trusting God, Wise living

Excerpt from the class “Christ is Everything to His Followers.” Also used in pastoral care, counseling, and prison ministry. In Christ all the treasures are stored (Colossians 2:3). Texas Tom was a billionaire who’s easily depressed. When he’s down, he doesn’t go to his pastor or a counselor. He goes to his banker and complains: “Nothing’s any good.” And the …

Joy in Jesus’ Great Promises

Bob Roane Counseling, Loving and Trusting God, Prayer, Praise, Worship, Wise living

Open Bible

(Excerpt from teaching/training classes, used also in pastoral counseling and prison ministry) Used in “Joy and Peace in Christ” taught at Christ E.P.C. and Jester #3 prison. Jesus’ promises are powerful medicine for our souls and awesome to grasp. Ask God the Holy Spirit to implant these truths deep in your heart and give you righteousness, joy, and peace in …