Cheryl Jackson

RELEASED AND RESTORE When a judge puts down the hammer to seal a guilty verdict, the person is condemned to whatever sentence is given.  Forms of punishment have been different over time and space, but they all share the same purpose – to cause one to suffer as a consequence for wrongdoing.  We were all […]

Fred Hammond is Number One This Week On Billboard’s Gospel Air Play Chart! During the Pandemic, Fred Hammond provided audiences with a free live concert series called, SUNDAY NIGHT LIT!  “Hallelujah” was featured during the portion of the concert called, Sunday Morning Fred. For more than 35 years, music lovers around the world have known […]

JAILHOUSE ROCK Being thrown into prison for your faith is one of the hardest forms of persecution believers can face.  It is worth nothing that despite the walls around them, Paul and Silas continued to praise God with praying and singing.  It must have been loud enough for the other prisoners to hear them.  Paul […]

ONE OF US When we face hardship in life we can often feel like nobody really relates to what we are going through.  Sometimes people cannot see beyond their own situation to know how to help.  Perhaps you have been in a situation where you didn’t really know how to help a friend who was […]

GIVE ME LIBERTY Freedom is a place without obligations.  Freedom is to live exempt from debts, constraints, and bonds.  Our obligation for the sin we’ve committed is to satisfy justice.  Our souls cannot be free without a release from our debt of sin, and the currency demanded for a soul is death. When our debt […]

LASTING LOVE Romantic relationships come and go; people can be in love one day and out of it the next!  When love is approached selfishly, relationships are abandoned when there is no longer a benefit.  This can even happen in friendships.  If you have been through this kind of heartache, you may be a bit […]

PURPOSEFUL PLANS “Lord, nothing has been going to plan lately.” It’s a prayer that you may have prayed recently, or can certainly empathize with.  Some of us like to plan everything right down to the finest detail.  If you aren’t one of these people, you still have plans in your heart about your goals and […]

PRAYERFUL UNION Imagine what it would have been like to be those women who gathered with the apostles at the very beginning of the early church.  It would have been exciting to experience the presence and power of the Holy Spirit.  Excitement would also have been mixed with fears, doubts, and quite possibly the ridicule […]

Remedy for Weariness When you are suffering from any form of bodily sickness, your body puts most of its effort into fighting the illness.  As a result, you feel tired and weak, sometimes to the point of not being able to get out of bed.  This analogy is a good way to understand how our […]

Ricky Dillard Is Number One This Week On Billboard’s Gospel Air Play Chart!  The Chicago native and Gospel powerhouse Ricky Dillard’s  single “All Of My Help,” from his newest live album Breakthrough: The Exodus via Motown Gospel is number 1 this week. Dillard and his beautifully-boisterous New Generation Chorale have been iconic in the industry […]