Fireworks and Service

When lighting the fire for a bonfire or cookout, as the night sky is lit up tonight with fireworks, or as your kids whirl a sparkler, think about the service that affords us the freedom you are enjoying today.  Someone served to enable today’s celebration. Jesus, speaking in John 15:13 said, Greater love hath noContinue reading “Fireworks and Service”

In Search of Contentment, Pt. 5

Find the Supply of Jesus for You. (Vs. 19) In the context of this passage, Paul was commending the Philippian church members, because they were faithful to send Missionary Paul money to help him further the Gospel and plant new churches.  Paul is the New Testament missionary that most missionaries pattern their ministry after –Continue reading “In Search of Contentment, Pt. 5”

Why Did Jesus Die?

Why did Jesus Die? For he hath made him to be sin for us, who knew no sin; that we might be made the righteousness of God in him.  2 Corinthians 5:21 The stage was set.  The actors were each in their places.  The script was ready to be followed.  And yet, there were noContinue reading “Why Did Jesus Die?”

Is God Against the USA?

Because of the multitude of the whoredoms of the wellfavoured harlot, the mistress of witchcrafts, that selleth nations through her whoredoms, and families through her witchcrafts.  Behold, I am against thee, saith the LORD of hosts; and I will discover thy skirts upon thy face, and I will shew the nations thy nakedness, and the kingdomsContinue reading “Is God Against the USA?”

A Simple Life

A Simple Life But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.  2 Corinthians 11:3 Have you felt overwhelmed lately with the busyness of life?  I am trying to slow down on purpose to be more reflectiveContinue reading “A Simple Life”

I Can’t Wait

I Can’t Wait! And now, Lord, what wait I for? my hope is in thee.  Psalm 39:7 You have said it.  You have thought it.  Any young person you have near you has also said it – “I Can’t Wait!”  We can get excited over many things in life.  Looking forward with expectations of goodContinue reading “I Can’t Wait”

A Demonic Inspiration?

A Demonic Inspiration? One 12 year old Michigan girl set herself on fire attempting the “Fire Challenge” she saw on Youtube.  She burned over half her body and will need 3 more surgeries.  She poured rubbing alcohol on herself and lit a match.  This “challenge” phenomenon on social media is a dangerous trend that appealsContinue reading “A Demonic Inspiration?”

Football, Respect, and Jesus

Football, Respect, and Jesus Recently NFL Legend, Jim Brown declared that he would always stand for the National Anthem.  He said that kneeling is disrespectful to the flag and that he always wanted to respect the flag: “I am not going to denigrate my flag…” he went on to say to a reporter while visitingContinue reading “Football, Respect, and Jesus”

The Will to Live

The Will to Live The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity; but a wounded spirit who can bear?  Proverbs 18:14 God has given to man an incredible powerful (yet not all-powerful) attribute – man’s will. The spirit of a man can help him cope, deal with, and go through incredible and extraordinarily challengingContinue reading “The Will to Live”

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”