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God’s Carefully Preserved Mirror

“For whatever things were written before were written for our learning, that we through the patience and comfort of the Scriptures might have hope.” (Romans 15:4, NKJV) Over the years, my interest in the life, leadership and inspiration of the next leader of God’s people, Joshua, following Moses’ death, has only increased with time.  The […]

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When Is Someday?

“Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and make a profit’ – yet you do not know what tomorrow will bring.  What is your life?  For you are a mist that appears for a little time and then […]

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When We Reach The End of the String

“Do nothing from selfishness or empty conceit, but with humility of mind regard one another as more important than yourselves; do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also for the interests of others.” (Philippians 2:3-4, NASV) There they were walking through the store … a mother and her little boy.  There […]

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We Are Invited Once More … Every Time We Open His Book!

“And so it was, when Jesus had ended these sayings, that the people were astonished at His teaching, for He taught them as one having authority, and not as the scribes.”  (Matthew 7:28, 29) Having grandchildren around us is such a wonderful privilege!  Having the opportunities to help bring them up “in the nurture and […]

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At The Doorstep of Mercy

“All the paths of the Lord are mercy and truth, To such as keep His covenant and His testimonies.” (Psalm 25:10, NKJV) Much is said in our day and time about the planet Earth that we live on and of our responsibilities to take care of it … and to a great degree this is […]

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So When Is Too Old Too Old?

“The righteous shall flourish like a palm tree, He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon.  Those who are planted in the house of the Lord shall flourish in the courts of our God.  They shall still bear fruit in old age; They shall be fresh and flourishing.” (Psalm 92:12-14, NKJV) The world we live […]

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Has God Done Enough For You To Believe?

“Philip said to him, ‘Lord, show us the Father, and it is enough for us.”                                            (John 14:8) People follow other people for innumerable reasons!  Some follow because they are infatuated with the charisma of someone … while others follow because of their vast knowledge on a particular subject(s).  Still others follow simply because others follow! […]

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We Lose When We Disobey

“As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, since it is written, ‘You shall be holy, for I am holy.’” (1 Peter 1:14, ESV) The day arrives, sometimes even unexpectedly, when a young […]

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Spring Cleaning

“For behold, the winter is past; the rain is over and gone.  The flowers appear on the earth, the time of singing has come, and the voice of the turtledove is heard in our land.”  (Song of Solomon 2:11-12) It’s that time of year The Lord of all has blessed the living with the arrival […]

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A Resume To Live For …

A Resume To Live For … “These are the generations of Noah.  Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his generation.  Noah walked with God.” (Genesis 6:9, ESV) So, if you knew there was an upcoming meeting with God … what would you include in your spiritual resume?  Interesting question isn’t it?  The fact is […]

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