Marvin McKenzie

1,900 Added | 12 Magazines | 34 Likes | 4 Following | 46 Followers | @MarvinMcKen7kv5 | I am the pastor of Bible Baptist Church in Puyallup, WA. I write a blog called Daily Visits with God. I like to collect materials on Baptists, History and Bicycling fitness. You'll find our church website with messages I have preached and other resources at www.puyallupbaptistchurch.com

Fitness Over 50 | 25.39 miles | Combat Vegan Lunacy

Today’s ride was, to the best of my recollection. the coldest ride of this winter — the first time it was below 20 degrees. I bundled well and was …

Kindle

We Get What We Ask For

1 Samuel 18:1–2 (KJV)<b><br>And it came to pass, when he had made an end of speaking unto Saul, that the soul of Jonathan was knit with the soul of David,</b> …

Kindle

Fitness Over 50 | 25.1 miles | Using Keto to Manage Bipolar Disorder

https://youtu.be/YwCUgVhrNUA<p>This was a cold and almost snowing 25.1 miles. The weather forecast is for snow this week so I wanted to get in a good …

Kindle

How To Pick A Leader

1 Samuel 16:7 (KJV)<b><br>But the LORD said unto Samuel, Look not on his countenance, or on the height of his stature; because I have refused him: for the</b> …

Kindle

Strong and Tender

1 Samuel 15:11 (KJV)<b><br>It repenteth me that I have set up Saul to be king: for he is turned back from following me, and hath not performed my</b> …

Kindle

THE PRACTICAL AND THE PROPHETICAL

Proverbs 22:16 (KJV)<p><b>He that oppresseth the poor to increase his riches, and he that giveth to the rich, shall surely come to want.</b><p>Proverbs 22:22–23 …

United Kingdom

HUMILITY, THE HEART OF GOD

Psalms 8:1–9 (KJV)<p><b>O LORD our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens.</b><p><b>Out of the mouth of babes and</b> …

Theology

God Is Never Late

1 Samuel 13:8 (KJV)<b><br>And he tarried seven days, according to the set time that Samuel had appointed: but Samuel came not to Gilgal; and the people were</b> …

Kindle

Reasoning Skills

1 Samuel 12:7 (KJV)<b><br>Now therefore stand still, that I may reason with you before the LORD of all the righteous acts of the LORD, which he did to you</b> …

Kindle

The Way Out of Tears

Revelation 5:4–5 (KJV)<b><br>And I wept much, because no man was found worthy to open and to read the book, neither to look thereon.And one of the elders</b> …

Christianity

A Heavy Price for Rejection

1 Samuel 8:5–7 (KJV)<b><br>And said unto him, Behold, thou art old, and thy sons walk not in thy ways: now make us a king to judge us like all the</b> …

Christianity

God’s People Gather

1 Samuel 7:5 (KJV)<p><b>And Samuel said, Gather all Israel to Mizpeh, and I will pray for you unto the LORD.</b><p>I just heard a man say that he believes he is …

Theology

The Current State of Our Country

Revelation 3:4 (KJV)<b><br>Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are</b> …

Kindle

God Working In The Affairs of Men

1 Samuel 6:6 (KJV)<b><br>Wherefore then do ye harden your hearts, as the Egyptians and Pharaoh hardened their hearts? when he had wrought wonderfully among</b> …

Kindle

Born Again or Twice Dead?

Jude 1:12 (KJV)<b><br>These are spots in your feasts of charity, when they feast with you, feeding themselves without fear: clouds they are without water,</b> …

Kindle

Fitness Over 50 | 18.01 miles | Imagine All The People

This ride began with just a bit of mist in the air but that cleared up pretty quickly. I rode 18.01 miles before I had a flat tire just before I …

Kindle

Taking Nothing

3 John 1:5–8 (KJV)<b><br>Beloved, thou doest faithfully whatsoever thou doest to the brethren, and to strangers;Which have borne witness of thy charity</b> …

Christianity

The Reader Is Dependent

2 John 1:6 (KJV)<b><br>And this is love, that we walk after his commandments. This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should</b> …

Theology

Christians Love Christians

1 John 5:1–2 (KJV)<b><br>Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God: and every one that loveth him that begat loveth him also that is</b> …

Christianity

NEVER ALONE

Psalms 139:7–12 (KJV)<p><b>Whither shall I go from thy spirit? or whither shall I flee from thy presence?</b><p><b>If I ascend up into heaven, thou art there: if I</b> …

Theology

YOU’LL WANT TO BE RICH

Proverbs 22:7 (KJV)<p><b>The rich ruleth over the poor, and the borrower is servant to the lender.</b><p>A lot of people have it out for the rich.<p>It’s like there …

Theology

Don’t Follow Your Heart

1 John 3:20–21 (KJV)<b><br>For if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things.Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, then</b> …

Kindle

Fitness Over 50 | 18.31 | Miles | Bicycle Touring Pro

I got rained on pretty hard on today’s 18.31 miles ride. I don’t mind that too much though. It’s more about trying to take care of the bicycle and …

Bikepacking

It Works Out

Ruth 4:9–10 (KJV)<b><br>And Boaz said unto the elders, and unto all the people, Ye are witnesses this day, that I have bought all that was Elimelech’s, and</b> …

Jesus

Stay Right There

1 John 2:6 (KJV)<b><br>He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.</b><p>The words, abide, or abideth, are found ten times in …

Kindle

1 Timothy 5:19–23 | Preacher, Preacher | Independent Baptist Preaching

This is an adult Sunday school lesson from 1 Timothy 5:19–23.<p>1. Concerning Accusations<br>2. Concerning Discipline<br>3. Concerning Favoritism<br>4. Concerning …

Extreme Sports

Fitness Over 50 | 15.34 miles | Fix Yourself

The rain held off until I finished this 15.34 mile ride. After my bicycle ride I finished the workout with 20 minutes of weights on my arms.<p>One of my …

Kindle

Happenstance?

Ruth 2:2–3 (KJV)<b><br>And Ruth the Moabitess said unto Naomi, Let me now go to the field, and glean ears of corn after him in whose sight I shall find</b> …

Kindle

Fitness Over 50 | 15.04 miles | It’s Never Safe -Protect Yourself!

Got out for a 15.04 mile bicycle ride today. There was a threat of rain but it turned out to be a beautiful day for this ride. When I got home I …

Kindle

Not So Fast!

Ruth 1:15–18 (KJV)<b><br>And she said, Behold, thy sister in law is gone back unto her people, and unto her gods: return thou after thy sister in law.And</b> …

Theology