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The Cup of Cold Water Is So Much More

“At that time the disciples came to Jesus, saying, ‘Who then is greatest in the kingdom of heaven?’  Then Jesus called a little child to Him, set him in the midst of them, and said, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, unless you are converted and become as little children, you will by no means enter […]

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Blind Spots …

“Then some of the Pharisees who were with Him heard these words, and said to Him, ‘Are we blind also?’  Jesus said to them, ‘If you were blind, you would have no sin; but now you say, ‘We see.’ Therefore your sin remains.’ “(John 9:40-41) “Look both ways before you cross the street” my Mother […]

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Helping To Paint A Masterpiece

“There was not a word of all that Moses had commanded which Joshua did not read before all the assembly of Israel, with the women, the little ones, and the strangers who were living among them.” (Joshua 8:35) Her words stood out in bold and crystal clear letter … PARENTING IS HARD! Whether it is […]

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For You I Am Praying …

“Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed.  The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.” (James 5:16, ESV) “Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed.  The effective, fervent prayer of a […]

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When My Hope Needs To Be Strengthened

“Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God!” (1 John 3:1) When the sun rose this morning, and when its warm and vibrant shining rays broke through the dawn … just one of an infinite number of ways and expressions of God’s love was […]

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Misguided …

“O Lord, I know the way of man is not in himself; It is not in man who walks to direct his own steps.” (Jeremiah 10:23) What causes a group of individuals to follow the instructions of someone who is evil to take the lives of others we ask?  What causes hundreds of people to […]

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Scary Things … Trust or Doubt?

“There we saw the giants (the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and we were like grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were in their sight.”  (Numbers 13:33) Imagination and creativity are wonderful blessings that the Creator of this universe and all that is therein has blessed us with.  Without doubt there […]

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Give Me …

Help me O Lord, to seek more wisdom from You so that I can control my thoughts, order my steps more carefully. Enable me to walk more like Your Son every day, for all the remaining days of my life!   Bill Fairchild, Jr. Let’s all make the gift of a New Year the very […]

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The Greatest Gift to Give

“But Peter said, ‘I have no silver and gold, but what I do have I give to you …: (Acts 3:6) It’s a familiar account recorded by the inspired writer and physician, Luke.  It was obvious to all this lame man was just that.  Firmly attached to the Jewish way of life was the ‘giving […]

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When the Past Keeps Winning …

“Brethren, I do not consider that I have made it my own.  But one thing I do:  forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.” (Philippians 3:13-14) We all have a past and there […]

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