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blog posts by Pastor Parris Bailey
The Labyrinth

The Labyrinth

By Pastor Parris Merry Monday it is! “For you bring me a continual revelation of resurrection life, the path to the bliss that brings me face- to- face with you.”Psalms 16:11 (a precious song engraved in gold) “labyrinth; a complicated irregular network of passages or...

See My Hands

See My Hands

Merry Friday by Parris “Then said he to Thomas, Reach hither thy finger, and behold my hands; and reach hither thy hand, and thrust it into my side: and be not faithless, but believing.” John 20:24 For some unknown reason we read in John that Thomas wasn’t present the...

Million little miracles

Million little miracles

A letter to a young pastor’s wife Merry Monday by Parris “Celebrating 43 years as pastors of Victory Church” “God took one good look at me, and look what happened—
    I’m the most fortunate woman on earth! Luke 1:46 Today in the morning service I listened while my...

WHEN WE BECOME MUTE

WHEN WE BECOME MUTE

MERRY FRIDAY! BY PARRIS BAILEY “But behold, you will be mute and not able to speak until the day these things take place, because you did not believe my words which will be fulfilled in their own time.” Luke 1:19 It’s hard to imagine after the book of Malachi that 400...

HIS NAME IS JOHN!

HIS NAME IS JOHN!

MERRY TUESDAY WITH PARRIS Zachariah replied to the angel, “Do you expect me to believe this? I’m an old man and my wife is an old woman.” Luke 1:18 Sunday morning while reading Luke, I felt the Lord really get my attention. Lk.1:8 – “It so happened that as Zachariah...

“THE END OF THAT MAN IS PEACE”

“THE END OF THAT MAN IS PEACE”

MERRY SATURDAY BY PARRIS “Mark the perfect man, and behold the upright: for the end of that man is peace” Ps.37:37 The end of that man is peace! Sometimes in our heart we begin to feel the weight of walking daily with the Lord. No, it shouldn’t become a burden at all....

THE BLOOD OF THE MARTYRS-Always Praying!

THE BLOOD OF THE MARTYRS-Always Praying!

MERRY TUESDAY BY PARRIS “And they cried with a loud voice, saying, How long, O Lord, holy and true, dost thou not judge and avenge our blood on them that dwell on the earth?” Rev. 6:10 All of our eyes have turned toward Kabul, Afghanistan this week, watching the...

Meet The Two Fish Family

Meet The Two Fish Family

“One of His disciples, Andrew, Simon Peter’s brother, said to Him, Here is a boy with five barley loaves and two small fish. But what difference will these make among so many?” John 6:8,9John Wesley said; ”Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the...

FISHERMAN’S TALE – Pt.2

FISHERMAN’S TALE – Pt.2

Mk.1:17,18 - Then Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men." They immediately left their nets and followed Him. After that paralyzed man was healed, I knew we would have to leave my home town. There had been some Pharisees there that...

FISHERMAN’S TALE – pt.1

FISHERMAN’S TALE – pt.1

Mk.1:17,18 - Then Jesus said to them, "Follow Me, and I will make you become fishers of men." They immediately left their nets and followed Him. My name is Simon Peter and this is my last day on this side of eternity before I see Jesus again, so I think I will tell...

“THE  BEAUTY OF COMMUNITY”

“THE BEAUTY OF COMMUNITY”

“One generation shall praise your works to another, And shall declare Your mighty and remarkable acts” Ps. 145:4 When Frank and I received the Lord on the lakefront of New Orleans we “in a blink of an eye” got married, enrolled in Bible School and started living in...

“CORAM DEO” OR BEFORE THE FACE OF GOD

“CORAM DEO” OR BEFORE THE FACE OF GOD

June 14, 2021  MERRY MONDAY BY PARRIS “But we have this treasure in jars of clay, to show that the surpassing power belongs to God and not to us” 2 Cor. 4:7 “Coram Deo is to live one’s entire life in the presence of God, under the authority of God, to the glory...

A NEW SONG

A NEW SONG

“Then sang Moses and the children of Israel this song unto the LORD, and spake, saying, I will sing unto the LORD, for he hath triumphed gloriously: The horse and his rider hath he thrown into the sea. The LORD is my strength and song, And he is become my salvation:...

GET DRUNK AND START A FIGHT

GET DRUNK AND START A FIGHT

Message from the Cave Eph.5:18,19 -And don’t get drunk with wine, which is rebellion; instead be filled with the fullness of the Holy Spirit. And your hearts will overflow with a joyful song to the Lord Jehovah. Keep speaking to each other with words of Scripture,...

REFUGE

REFUGE

Ps.46:1 - God is our refuge and strength, A very present help in trouble.I woke up in a hospital for the first time this morning. The Lord is my refuge, he proved it when I first opened my eyes today. I opened my Bible and it opened (John Wesley Style) to Psalm 46....

HIS RESTING PLACE

HIS RESTING PLACE

“Then, by constantly using your faith, the life of Christ will be released deep inside you, and the resting place of his love will become the very source and root of your life. Then you will be empowered to discover what every holy one experiences—the great...

The Prophetic Gardener

The Prophetic Gardener

MERRY WEDNESDAY BY PARRIS “But Mary stood outside by the tomb weeping, and as she wept she stooped down and looked into the tomb. Mary Magdalene turned around and saw Jesus standing there, but she did not know it was Jesus…supposing him to be the gardener.” John...

HE ENDS THE CURSE

HE ENDS THE CURSE

Merry Saturday by Parris! “We are writing these things to you because we want to release to you our fullness of joy!" 1 John 1:4 The Apostle John knew what it was like to taste the joy of the risen Christ. “We have heard it and seen it with our own eyes, yes we have...

GODS JEWELS

GODS JEWELS

MERRY Merry! By Parris Thou shalt also be a crown of glory in the hand of the Lord, and a royal diadem in the hand of thy God - Is. 62:3 To realize who we are in Christ will forever remain to be an understatement! This truth will forever set us free! We learn to be...

LETTING PEACE RULE

LETTING PEACE RULE

Merry Friday by Parris “And let the peace of God rule in you hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful”. Col 3:15 The foundation stone of the New Testament is “for grace ye are saved through faith, not of yourself for it is the gift of...

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