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“To Be Or Not To Be … That Is The Question!”

“Blessed are the poor in spirit, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.”        (Matthew 5:3, NKJV) It’s always interesting and even entertaining to watch the ‘little ones’ trying to exercise their independence!  And I might add that it takes patience in helping them learn how to do things on their own the right way! When […]

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They Will Always Be Around …

“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” (James 1:2-4, NKJV) Things happen in life … some anticipated while others are totally unexpected.  Regardless, when these […]

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A Day Without …

“Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning.” (James 1:17, NKJV) What would our lives be without God?  Where would we be without God? Have you ever just considered, even briefly, or tried to imagine what […]

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One Day Closer …

“But concerning the times and the seasons, brethren, you have no need that I should write to you.  For you yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so comes as a thief in the night.” (1 Thessalonians 5:1-2, NKJV) He’s not going to call ahead … text us in advance …. send a […]

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Our Lord Will “Bend Down” To Listen

“I love the Lord, because He has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy. Because He inclined His ear to me, therefore I will call on Him as long as I live.” (Psalm 116:1-2, ESV) The imagery of the words found in this passage of Scripture is profound! Whatever the writer of this particular […]

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It Is God I Want To Hear First In The Morning

“Cause me to hear Your lovingkindness in the morning, For in You do I trust; Cause me to know the way in which I should walk, For I lift up my soul to You.” (Psalm 143:8, NKJV) I hear them early in the morning … every morning!  The chirping … the singing … the sounds […]

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The Desired Haven …

“He made the storm be still, and the waves of the sea were hushed.  Then they were glad that the waters were quiet, and he brought them to their desired haven.” (Psalm 107:29-30, ESV) What started out as a peaceful and enjoyable opportunity to do a little fishing in the Gulf of Mexico turned quickly […]

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More Than Just A Plaque On The Wall

“… But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15, NKJV) There are characters of the Bible that stand out because they stood up!  Joshua, who from his younger days as a slave in Egypt … through the wandering days of the wilderness … to becoming the man God wanted […]

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When Our Hearts Have Become Broken

“But indeed, O man, who are you to replay against God?  Will the thing formed say to him who formed it, ‘Why have you made me like this?’ Does not the potter have power over the clay, from the same lump to make one vessel for honor and another for dishonor?”  (Romans 9:20, 21, NKJV) […]

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Following At A Distance Can Be Costly

“Remember what Amalek did to you on the way as you were coming out of Egypt, how he met you on the way and attacked your rear ranks, all the stragglers at your rear, when you were tired and weary; and he did not fear God.” (Deuteronomy 25:17-18, NKJV) A company by the name of […]

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