Facing Fear

(There are fill in the blanks and room for questions and answers in this posting). What is the worst thing that could ever happen to you?  Death, while perhaps intimidating is not the worst thing.  There is an appointment with death that God has on His schedule for you.  Hebrews 9:27 teaches, And as itContinue reading “Facing Fear”

Remembering God While Young

Remember now thy Creator in the days of thy youth, while the evil days come not, nor the years draw nigh, when thou shalt say, I have no pleasure in them… Ecclesiastes 12:1 Meeting God in your youth is a great way to deal with the problems that come with aging: Relationship distress, disease, disappointment,Continue reading “Remembering God While Young”

I Can’t Juggle

I Can’t Juggle All the ways of a man are clean in his own eyes; but the LORD weigheth the spirits. Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established.  Proverbs 16:2-3 Years ago, I learned the “art” of juggling…. Well a little.  I was never that good at it. I couldContinue reading “I Can’t Juggle”

The Direction of the Mind

The Direction of the Mind Remember the old cartoons on Saturday mornings and some character saying “Which way did he go? Which way did he go?”  Was that Bugs Bunny?  You may remember. “Which way will you go?” is the question for today.  There are definite paths our minds can go.  The direction your mindContinue reading “The Direction of the Mind”

The “Letting” of the Mind

The “Letting” Mind “When James Calvert went out as a missionary to the cannibals of the Fiji Islands, the ship captain tried to turn him back, saying, “You will lose your life and the lives of those with you if you go among such savages.” To that, Calvert replied, “We died before we came here.””Continue reading “The “Letting” of the Mind”

Emergencies and Tragedies

Emergencies and Tragedies One story I have read and enjoy very much is a story is “told of a zoo that was noted for their great collection of different animals. One day the gorilla died, and to keep up the appearance of a full range of animals, the zookeeper hired a man to wear aContinue reading “Emergencies and Tragedies”

Good Intentions Are Not That Good

Good Intentions Are Not That Good I the LORD search the heart, I try the reins, even to give every man according to his ways, and according to the fruit of his doings.  Jeremiah 17:10 “In one Peanuts comic strip Sally was struggling with her memory verse for Sunday. She was absorbed in her thoughtsContinue reading “Good Intentions Are Not That Good”

Following Jesus in A New Year

Following Jesus in A New Year And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me. Luke 9:23   Peter has just declared that Jesus was “The Christ of God.”  Jesus tells them to “tell no man” and thatContinue reading “Following Jesus in A New Year”