The other day, on my way into Greenville, SC, my truck blew a tire. It didn’t just go flat. It fell apart because of something I had run over. Thankfully, I was able to get pulled over and even though the tire was destroyed, the rim remained intact. This happened on my birthday. It was … Continue reading Angels without Wings
Returning to Bethel and Remembering Your God
(1) And God said unto Jacob, Arise, go up to Bethel, and dwell there: and make there an altar unto God, that appeared unto thee when thou fleddest from the face of Esau thy brother.(2) Then Jacob said unto his household, and to all that were with him, Put away the strange gods that are … Continue reading Returning to Bethel and Remembering Your God
Know That God is There
And Isaac spake unto Abraham his father, and said, My father: and he said, Here am I, my son. And he said, Behold the fire and the wood: but where is the lamb for a burnt offering? (Genesis 22:7)And Abraham said, My son, God will provide himself a lamb for a burnt offering: so they … Continue reading Know That God is There
The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want. Proverbs 13:25 The reason the contented believer is able to eat to the satisfying of his soul is because he, like Paul, has learned to be content. “Not that I speak in respect of want: for I have … Continue reading Learning Contentment
(15) This thou knowest, that all they which are in Asia be turned away from me; of whom are Phygellus and Hermogenes.(16) The Lord give mercy unto the house of Onesiphorus; for he oft refreshed me, and was not ashamed of my chain:(17) But, when he was in Rome, he sought me out very diligently, … Continue reading Priorities
IS THE WHOLE ROOM CLEAN?
Clean "-ish" When my brothers and I were much younger, our family lived in a house where one room was designated as our playroom. We built things out of Lego, had play fights (and real ones), built forts and did all the other things little boys at play will do. We also made huge messes. … Continue reading IS THE WHOLE ROOM CLEAN?
God’s Plan for Freedom (That Lasts)
God's plan for our lives is peanut-butter-and-jelly simple but so often we want to put the peanut butter and jelly on the outside and wonder why our lives are such a sticky mess.
Just a Couple of Blue-Collar Guys
The greatest works of the Kingdom of God are done by ordinary people who have yielded themselves to an extraordinary God.
Life is More Than What’s in Front of Us
Be thou in the fear of the LORD all the day long. For surely there is an end, and thine expectation shall not be cut off.
There are some things in life where the answer is obvious and if God chastises us for our inaction, it should not surprise us.