Author Archives: Michael J Erdel

About Michael J Erdel

Mike is a pastor with The Christian and Missionary Alliance in the Rochester N.Y. area at "The Savior's Chapel". His desire is to encourage the Church of Jesus Christ, and declare God's hope through His Son Jesus, to a world which is long on excuses and short on hope. Mike has experienced the truth that when we kneel before Christ, surrendering to Him as Savior and LORD, we truly can rise above this world and the sinfulness that entangles us. We can Defy Gravity.

Avoiding a Famine of Hearing the Word of the LORD #2

(Amos 8:11) 11 “Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord God, “That I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord. As we … Continue reading

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Avoiding a Famine of Hearing the Word of the LORD

(Amos 8:11) 11 “Behold, the days are coming,” says the Lord God, “That I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the Lord. In our … Continue reading

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Difficult Days… Indeed! (Amos 8:11-12)

“Behold the days are coming,” says the LORD GOD, “That I will send a famine on the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD. They shall wander from … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT IS WILLING… REVIVE ME

Psalms 119:33-40 Teach me, O Lord, the way of Your statutes, And I shall keep it to the end. Give me understanding, and I shall keep Your law; Indeed, I shall observe it with my whole heart. Make me walk in the path of Your … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT IS WILLING… re-Establish your word to Your servant

Most of the Christians I have run across would declare a love for the written word of God, as we have in the Bible. It is my opinion that the majority of them are sincere in their profession of that … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT IS WILLING… Turn away my…

Traveling on vacation with my family when I was a child was always special. We would usually leave around 11 p.m. and travel through the night and next day to arrive at our destination of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The … Continue reading

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THE SPIRIT IS WILLING… Incline my heart to your testimonies!

(Psalm 119:36) Incline my heart to your testimonies and not to covetousness. In this passage we see the psalmist seeking the LORD for two things; one a positive and the other a negative, through the word incline which means “to … Continue reading

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