Learning to Give

The following story provides a good illustration for a person with the good character of giving:  “Marquis de Lafayette was a French officer who provided invaluable assistance to George Washington and the struggling American army. After the war was over, he returned to France and resumed his life as a farmer of many estates. InContinue reading “Learning to Give”

Let the People Praise Thee

Let the People Praise Thee Let the people praise thee, O God; let all the people praise thee.  Psalm 67:3 Thanksgiving is such a wonderful day each year.  Lots of food. Fun family gatherings. Football games and more eating.  Christmas shopping commences. There are so many things going on that perhaps most people have forgottenContinue reading “Let the People Praise Thee”

Fellow Servants in the Church

Fellow Servants in the Church But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.  Acts 6:4 There is much to do in ministry.  Preach, teach, pray, plan, promote, organize, visit, encourage, make phone calls, send texts and emails, administrate, design, print, clean, build, repair, record radio, post messages andContinue reading “Fellow Servants in the Church”

I am Weak, But God is Strong

I Am Weak, But God is Strong Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.  2 Corinthians 12:10 Blood was everywhere. More than I had ever seen. Ever. We changed the bed sheets dozens of times inContinue reading “I am Weak, But God is Strong”

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”

Don’t Be Like Your Dog

Don’t Be Like Your Dog “A little lad of six was invited out to lunch in a neighbor’s home. As soon as all were seated at the table the food was served. The little boy was puzzled, and, with a child’s frankness, asked, “Don’t you say a prayer before you eat?” The host was uncomfortable,Continue reading “Don’t Be Like Your Dog”

A Godly Mothers Care

A Godly Mothers Care Thank the Lord for every mother who has fulfilled her God-ordained role to nurture, cherish, and guide her children.  Mothers have the greatest influence on the next generation and an underestimated impact on society as a whole.  One person accurately said: “The hand who rocks the cradle rules the world.”  MothersContinue reading “A Godly Mothers Care”

Too Much of a Good Thing

Too Much of a Good Thing Hast thou found honey? eat so much as is sufficient for thee, lest thou be filled therewith, and vomit it.  Proverbs 25:16 Hundreds, perhaps thousands of books have been written about dieting.  Eat this.  Do not eat that.  Stick with Carbs.  Avoid carbs.  Go protein.  No meat.  No bread. Continue reading “Too Much of a Good Thing”