Keeping the Commandments

Do you Love Me? Yes or No?

“If you love me, obey my commandments.” John 14:15 (NLT) Some thrive on getting awards, medals, trophies, and recognition. Keeping the commandments has nothing to do with that. Keeping the commandments has to do with a conscious, heart attitude toward God. Knowing that He exists. He is the One who is watching our life. He … Read more

Solitude for Fortitude

Pastor Rafael on his sabbatical.

“After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sinai, in the flame of a burning thorn bush.” Acts 7:30 (AMP) “One day Moses was tending the flock of his father-in-law, Jethro, the priest of Midian. He led the flock far into the wilderness and came to Sinai, the … Read more

Time for a Sabbatical

Pastor Rafael and Lorisa Robles

“Look at how much encouragement you’ve found in your relationship with the Anointed One! You are filled to overflowing with his comforting love. You have experienced a deepening friendship with the Holy Spirit and have felt his tender affection and mercy. So, I’m asking you, my friends, that you be joined together in perfect unity— … Read more

With God, There is Hope

Hope in the Lord

The Lord has given me a strong warning not to think like everyone else does. He said, Don’t call everything a conspiracy, like they do, and dont live in dread of what frightens them. Make the Lord of Heavens Armies holy in your life. He is the one you should fear. He is the one … Read more

No Greater Love than the Love of Jesus

No greater love

Then they said, “Come, let’s build a great city for ourselves with a tower that reaches into the sky. This will make us famous and keep us from being scattered all over the world.” Genesis 11:4 NLT The people in the city of Babel (which would later be renamed Babylon) decided to unite and make … Read more

When Jesus Found Me and Saved Me

Living Life Together

From Luke 3:8-14 NLT “Prove by the way you live that you have repented of your sins and turned to God. Don’t just say to each other, ‘We’re safe, for we are descendants of Abraham.’ That means nothing, for I tell you, God can create children of Abraham from these very stones. Even now the … Read more

Pentecost is a renewal of the mission and purpose of our faith and a celebration of hope

Jesus + People

“On the day of Pentecost all the believers were meeting together in one place. Suddenly, there was a sound from heaven like the roaring of a mighty windstorm, and it filled the house where they were sitting.” ‭‭Acts of the Apostles‬ ‭2‬:‭1‬-‭2‬ ‭(NLT‬‬) Pentecost is a very sacred and special time in the Bible when the … Read more

Leaping into the New Year

New Season Church of Ventura - Jumping into a New Year.

Happy New Year! Let us all reflect on what the Lord did for us in 2022. Whether big or not so big, I’m thankful for my salvation. It’s a reminder once again that we have no control over anything or anyone. I have enough trouble controlling me. That’s probably the best thing I can do … Read more

Pay Homage to the New Born King

Christmas 2022

After Jesus was born in Bethlehem village, Judah territory—this was during Herod’s kingship—a band of scholars arrived in Jerusalem from the East. They asked around, “Where can we find and pay homage to the newborn King of the Jews? We observed a star in the eastern sky that signaled his birth. We are on pilgrimage … Read more

Go on your way…you are forgiven


Hearing that, they walked away, one after another, beginning with the oldest. The woman was left alone. Jesus stood up and spoke to her. “Woman, where are they? Does no one condemn you?” “No one, Master.” “Neither do I,” said Jesus. “Go on your way. From now on, don’t sin.” John 8:10-11 (MSG) I think … Read more