“Come Let Us Reason Together …”

“Come now, and let us reason together, says the Lord …” (Isaiah 1:18, NKJV)  Imagine if you can what it would be like to have a personal audience with the God of Heaven and hear directly from Him about life and living … about your life and about the way you are living! Well, we […]

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“Don’t Let Satan Blow It Out …”

“… That you may become blameless and harmless, children of God without fault in the midst of a crooked and perverse generation, among whom you shine as lights in the world,” (Philippians 2:15, NKJV) This past week in the State of Texas … literally the entire state from Galveston Bay on the edge of the […]

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His Loving Passion For Each Of Us

“Oh, that they had such a heart in them that they would fear Me and always keep all My commandments, that it might be well with them and with their children forever!” (Deuteronomy 5:29, NKJV) The scene is re-enacted so often.  A loved one or the person himself/herself facing imminent danger … want everything to […]

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Walled Up Hearts …

“Jesus said to him, ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.  This is the first and great commandment.  And the second is like it:  You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22:37-39, NKJV) Life is made up of relationships … with […]

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He Wants So Much More Than Respect

Sometimes, not seeing the need to ask for directions has been attributed to men … especially when they appear to be lost! I will make an early confession here that as I was growing up, I watched episodes of the great frontiersman and folk hero, Daniel Boone, who was played by Fes Parker. Daniel Boone […]

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A Clarion Call To Be Perceptive

“If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.” (Proverbs 28:10, NKJV) Life can be and often is … full of surprises!  We hear from someone out of the clear blue … we run into someone we haven’t seen in years … surprise! At other times, we are caught completely off guard […]

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The Correct Lens To See Real Worth

“… Set your hearts on all the words which I testify among you today, which you shall command your children to be careful to observe — all the words of this law.  For it is not a futile thing for you, because it is your life …” (Deuteronomy 32:46, 47, NKJV) Being a diabetic it […]

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The Darker The Room … The Brighter The Light!

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;” (1 Peter 2:9, NKJV) Walking into a dark room brings with it just a bit of apprehension … especially if you […]

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“Nothing Changes If Nothing Changes … “

“For this reason, we also thank God without ceasing, because when you received the word of God which you heard from us, you welcomed it not as the word of men, but as It is in truth, the word of God, which also effectively works in you who believe. For you, brethren became imitators of […]

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The Challenging Winds of Self-Examination

“Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds.” (Proverbs 27:23, ESV) God is not interested in each of us becoming a shepherd out in the pastures of the world, but He is interested in our giving attention to where we are when it comes to our service to Him and […]

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