A Soldier Unarmed …

“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.” Ephesians 6:11 Every day is a new day for each and every one of us and with that new day will come opportunities to love, serve and give, but also the temptation to compromise, sin […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Playing The Blame Game

“So David said to Nathan, ‘I have sinned against the Lord.” (2 Samuel 12:13) Have you ever been to a rodeo? One of the most amusing events that takes places in most rodeo events is the one where little cowboys try and catch little lambs or goats. If they catch one, it is theirs! If […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

The Eyes of the Lord

Bible reading plans are wonderful as they help us to systematically read through portions of the Bible. There are also those times … we all have them and recognize them … when we find ourselves turning to a certain passage for encouragement and strength. Recently, with the series of health circumstances requiring my enrollment into […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Count Your Blessings … If You can …

Learning how to determine the “enough” factor in life is a real challenge, isn’t it? There is such a fine line between what we think we need and what we really want! We sing the song bearing the words “Count Your Blessings” often in our worship services and if you’re like me, you end up […]

3 Comments Continue Reading →

How Healthy is Your Heart?

I’ve never experienced the trauma of a heart attack! I’ve experienced the chest pains that would seem to indicate one, but with further tests it was determined to be the result of stress. It’s really hard to imagine the stopping of my heart … yet it happens every day throughout the world to many people. […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

What I Missed Today …

“I was glad when they said to me, ‘Let us go into the house of the Lord.’”  (Psalm 122:1) Sundays! Sunday is such a special day. Sunday is the Day God’s people are able to gather together as they share in a spiritual feast. What wonderful memories are stored in my mind of those special days […]

5 Comments Continue Reading →

Growing in Patience …

“Show me Your ways, O Lord; Teach me Your paths. Lead me in Your truth, and teach me, For You are the God of my salvation; On You I wait all the day.” (Psalms 25:4, 5) If I were to ask you how is your patience level these days … what would be your response? […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →

Our Words … Gift or Dagger to the Heart?

The quote here really drives home a sobering point to the tender-hearted person, doesn’t it? Words are important! This will not be a long diatribe or dissertation concerning our words! Realizing just how much the Bible addresses the subject of our words should be cause for more carefulness, but sometimes we’re slow learners and other times we […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

Troublesome Times Are Here …

  “3 You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in You 4 Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord God is an everlasting rock.” (Isaiah 26:3, 4), “Troublesome times are … filling men’s hearts with fear. Freedom we all hold dear now is at stake.” You’ll probably recognize these […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →

What’s The Rush …?

“This is the day the Lord has made; we will rejoice and be glad” (Psalm 118:24 NKJV). Driving a vehicle in traffic can be absolutely terrifying, can’t it? It doesn’t matter whether the speed limit is 40, 60, or even 85 as it is on some stretches of the open highway in west Texas! People […]

2 Comments Continue Reading →