Fearful to Faithful

Do you remember those old briefcases? I always liked them. There was a number combination on them. Flip the numbers right and the case would open. Turn them endlessly, with the wrong sequence, and pull open, no luck. Many of us are turning numbers endlessly in life: trying to be...

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Fathers, Teach Your Children

Credits: G. E. Watkins Fathers! With every step you take, and every word you say, with every book you read, and every conversation with your wife, with every responsibility you take, and every thing you neglect, you are teaching your children. Fathers cannot get around it, fathers teach their children....

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CHANGE

The story is told of a college professor who visited the islands of Fiji. An atheist, he critically remarked to an elderly chief, “You’re a great leader, but it’s a pity you’ve been taken in by those foreign missionary’s. They only want to get rich through you. No one believes...

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WORDS

Sins of the tongue are among the most commonly mentioned sins in the Bible and Mankind. It is so easy to slip up and say something untrue, unkind, unnecessary, yet, hurtful. Some years ago the operator of the public address system was aggravated because the speaker was dragging his feet...

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The Accused

Jesus answered, “You’re mistaken because you don’t know the Scriptures or God’s power.” Matthew 22:29 When I think about the many years I spent beating myself up for just about everything, I want to cringe. For years, I marched to the drumbeat of voices in my head telling me: “I’m...

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Scars

We all have scars from our life and choices. I know that I am not telling you something that you don’t know but I hope to reinforce it for you and just maybe help you with them. Every one of us has experienced many different things in life. Some of...

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Fake Is Not Faith

At church we look around and may think all those people in the seats around us are holy, spiritual and wise. They never use bad language, over-indulge at a party, get really mad at their spouse, yell at their kids, complain about their jobs or watch junk on TV. Take...

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Found

Mary of Magdala came to anoint the body of Jesus with spices. It was early, before dawn. Mary had been to the garden tomb earlier, when Joseph and Nicodemus had laid Jesus’ body inside. To her dismay, the stone was now removed from the entrance, and Jesus was missing. Distraught,...

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He lives in you

What if GOD was here at this very moment, standing right in front of you…? In all of his Majestic glory, In the splendor of his power, And the awesomeness of his persona.   What if GOD was here…? The maker of time and all things, The custodian of the...

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CRAZY LOVE

GOD’s utmost determination in seeing that man gets BLESSED beyond his most comprehensible imagination has known no bounds since Genesis 1:27-28. GOD has worked assiduously to ensure the fulfillment of His “Blessed” pronouncement over man remains solidly interminable, the greatest threat to its fulfillment has consistently and ironically so, been...

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