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Have You Told The Story Lately?

In a recent worship service we sang several of the older hymns including Tell Me The Story Of Jesus. What a wonderful and encouraging hymn! Do you remember it? Allow me to refresh your memory with the words: Tell me the story of Jesus, Write on my heart every word: Tell me the story most […]

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On Bended Knee I Come …

The simple and yet so profound privilege afforded to each of us to talk with God … through the avenue of prayer … is truly a blessing beyond words! That we have the opportunity to pray to the God of Heaven is beyond our ability to comprehend! That He is able to hear our every […]

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The Place of Bible Reading …

How busy has your day been today? Doesn’t it seem like every day is busy? Things to do … places to go … people to see. A week can go by in a blur before you know it. When we look back we wonder where the week went only to look at what our planner […]

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Thankful For The Devotion of Others …

We teach our children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and others we might have influence on to say “please” and “thank you.”  I’ve always taught that these two phrases spoken in sincerity will open the doors to many blessings and opportunities in life.  We do those we influence a great service when we teach them these truths both […]

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The Joy Of Family

It was the first time … the first time to go on a vacation with all of our family to a place where we could just relax and enjoy one another’s company without the day-to-day interruptions of life and its stress in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.  What a time it was … being there with […]

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I Don’t Know What I Stand For Anymore …

  I was running an errand a few weeks ago when I turned on the radio and started listening to the music.  Suddenly a song came on with a very upbeat tempo and the harmonies were really good.  So I turned up the volume and listened!  The song that was playing was entitled “Some Nights” […]

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The Bible Remains Our Only True Compass …

Have you ever heard the expression “directionally challenged?” Reading this expression might make you smile as you think about yourself or someone you know who seems to have problems with directions.  The phrase hints that someone has difficulty in figuring out where they parked their car … which way to turn to get to a […]

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Some Things Should Never Change …

It was a long, long time ago … when I made the decision to become a Christian!  The preacher was James Adams (deceased) … the song leader was Gene McPherson (still living) … the place was Oklahoma City … the congregation was 10th and Francis (no longer located at this address).  It was not a […]

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Ancient Words Ever True …

I’ve lived a good life!  The Lord has blessed me beyond measure and so much more than I could have ever deserved!  I’ve seen a great number of changes during this lifetime with many of those changes being good … others not-so-good … and still others bad!  But the saddest changes witnessed by this writer […]

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When We Speak…

“One kind word can warm three winter months.”—Japanese Proverb “A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.  Like an earring of gold and an ornament of fine gold is a wise rebuke to an obedient ear.” (Proverbs 25:11, 12) I got to thinking recently about the things we say to […]

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