Sometimes dabbling is OK for example if I wanted to try my hand at painting or possibly woodcarving. My brothers excelled at both practices, but I have no guarantee their talents were included in my make-up. Dabbling when it comes to following Jesus Christ is not OK. In His words to the Laodicean church (Revelation […]
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What I see, think, and feel when I study God’s Word.
Imagine a mere youth walking onto the battlefield alone while scores of experienced and outfitted soldiers waited behind to see the outcome. For forty days morning and evening, Goliath, the champion of the Philistines, stood in the space between the armies of Israel and Philistia taunting his opponents. Goliath pleaded for a man who would […]
I write from home full time now, and Shawn, after a lifetime of homemaking, loves her three-day-a-week job across town. She has imparted some basic cooking skills to me such as the miracle of crock potting. Add crocked chicken to a couple of baked potatoes and a can of green beans (doctored with herbs and […]
If you’ve invested time in the pew of an evangelical church you’ve heard sermons from the darling Bible passage of the group, Matthew 28:19-20, called the Great Commission. The King James Version (KJV) of Scripture offers 31,102 verses, but these two, along with their sister verse in Acts 1:8 are seemingly elevated above the other […]
When our schedules overload what practices of our faith are we most likely to set aside? I’ll confess there are mornings where my quiet time with God gets deleted. Perhaps I slept late —the blankets were at just the right temperature and the pillows resisted the weight of my head with just the right amount […]
Scattered through hundreds of years among the works of several prophets, God shared predictions concerning the arrival of His Son. Bible scholars list more than 300 Old Testament prophecies that were fulfilled in the life of Christ. God announced these in advance and orchestrated across time and space to make each one come to pass! […]