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
Strength in the face of discouragement
(25) And Adam knew his wife again; and she bare a son, and called his name Seth: For God, said she, hath appointed me another seed instead of Abel, whom Cain slew.(26) And to Seth, to him also there was born a son; and he called his name Enos: then began men to call upon … Continue reading Strength in the face of discouragement
With great blessing comes great responsibility
As God prepared His people to enter the Promised Land, He told them of the blessings that awaited them there: Deuteronomy 6:10-13(10) And it shall be, when the LORD thy God shall have brought thee into the land which he sware unto thy fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give thee great … Continue reading With great blessing comes great responsibility
What Happened to Nadab and Abihu
For a believer, every day is a day of sacrifice.
Better Than Our Past
We do not have to be prisoners to what has gone before.
There are four times in Scripture where Paul declares something to be a “faithful saying.” The first is in 1 Timothy 1:15: “This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation, that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.” This is the root system to all the … Continue reading Faithful Sayings
Like a father pities (even his wayward) children…
Sadly, there are many of us who call ourselves believers who will be entering heaven in spite of ourselves. We won’t have much in the way of crowns to cast at our Savior’s feet, but we can still praise Him for our redemption because as a father pities (even his wayward) children, so the LORD pities them that fear Him.
Living the Example
I’m not a huge fan of board games (except maybe for Monopoly). To me, most board games are more like “bored” games and nothing is more frustrating to me than to have someone pull out the rule book and start reading it before we can start playing. Usually about an eighth into the first paragraph … Continue reading Living the Example
Living the Mind of Christ
Have you ever noticed how much it affects you when someone you deeply respect rebukes, or encourages you? If they rebuke you, it shakes you to your core and convicts you to do some serious soul searching. If they encourage you, the words can impact your whole life. But when someone you don’t respect says … Continue reading Living the Mind of Christ
Paul: Radical on Trial
It’s funny how some things never change. The spokesman of a radical cause gets arrested and while many are glad to have him off the streets, his arrest makes his cause more popular and many others rally to his side. Even his critics, just by criticizing his cause “raise awareness” of it and that wins … Continue reading Paul: Radical on Trial