A Fresh Awareness Blog

Learned Behavior

by Benjamin Burks on May 2, 2012 · 0 comments

Ephesians 4:19-23, “Who being past feeling have given themselves over unto lasciviousness, to work all uncleanness with greediness. (20) But ye have not so learned Christ; (21) If so be that ye have heard him, and have been taught by him, as the truth is in Jesus: (22) That ye put off concerning the former […]

What Does Pride Look Like?

by Benjamin Burks on April 25, 2012 · 0 comments

“Then Adonijah the son of Haggith exalted himself, saying, I will be king; and he prepared him chariots and horsemen, and fifty men to run before him.” (1 Kings 1:5) Pride corrupts and disrupts the lives of so many people. Here, in this passage the pride of Adonijah (one of David’s sons) is consumed with […]


by Benjamin Burks on April 18, 2012 · 0 comments

I am sitting in a hotel in Knoxville and desire a soft drink. At the end of the hall is a machine. In my pocket is a $20 bill, and no other change. The machine will not take a $20 bill. I feel at times like that $20 bill. Let me explain… Could I encourage […]

From Misery to the Master

by Benjamin Burks on March 14, 2012 · 0 comments

“Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful” (Psalm 1:1.) Reformers Unanimous has a unique privilege to help unhappy people find happiness. Psalm 1 is known as our motto for a reason. Shortly after we […]

Not Just Any Success

by Benjamin Burks on March 8, 2012 · 0 comments

Joshua 1:8, “This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success.” Requirements for good success: The […]

Better Than New

by Benjamin Burks on March 1, 2012 · 1 comment

My son recently wrote a short paper for one of his Bible college classes at West Coast Baptist College. I am thankful for the influence that Bro Curington and the RU ministry has had on my entire family. It was the compassion of Steve coupled with the bold confidence that Christ was the one Who […]

Recognizing God’s Presence… By Taking Time to Worship

by Benjamin Burks on February 22, 2012 · 0 comments

“Let there more work be laid upon the men, that they may labor therein; and let them not regard vain words” (Exodus 5:9.) Moses and Aaron came to Pharaoh to request that the people of God be permitted to go on a journey that would include worship to God. Like Satan, Pharaoh did everything possible […]

Recognizing God’s Presence… After Living in Corruption

by Benjamin Burks on February 15, 2012 · 1 comment

Genesis 3:1-20, “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden? 2 And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of […]

Recognizing God’s Presence… Through His Care

by Benjamin Burks on February 8, 2012 · 0 comments

Today, we will look at Genesis chapter one again and highlight some words that will remind us of God’s care for you and me. “O, how He loves you and me,” the song writer penned. We love Him because He first loved us. Today’s blog is intended to give you a fresh look at some […]

The word “Genesis” means new beginnings. We find a lot of “firsts” in the book of Genesis. In today’s blog, (a blog by way of video) we will see God’s presence, power, and plan revealed to us. It is amazing to me that when you see His presence, His power and His plan can be […]