What If Today Is The Day He Returns …

“For they themselves declare concerning us what manner of entry we had to you, and how you turned to God from idols to serve the living and true God, and to wait for His Son from heaven, whom He raised from the dead, even Jesus who delivers us from the wrath to come.” (1 Thessalonians […]

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May We Be Drawn Ever Nearer To Him

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” (James 4:8) Feeling alone … isolated … distant from those we love and care for is a difficult challenge in life.  Ask any soldier who has been deployed overseas for an extended period of time. Feeling that God is distant … a long way […]

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A Mother’s Mark

“I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that dwelt in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now I am sure, dwells in your as well.” (2 Timothy 1:5, ESV) What encouraging words these must have been to the young Timothy, having already faced some of the many challenges confronting the person […]

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“… I Have Prayed For You …”

“But I have prayed for you, that your faith should not fail; and when you have returned to Me, strengthen your brethren.” (Luke 22:32, NKJV) I don’t know what challenges and difficult times you might be facing at this moment … but the Lord does! I don’t know what unpleasant conversations or events you have […]

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I Want What He Had …

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”  Joshua 1:9 (NKJ) Certain people just stand out … don’t they?  I know a number of men who are in the range of 6”5’ and taller … […]

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Looking Beyond Today …

“He has made everything beautiful in its time.  Also He has put eternity in their hearts, except that no one can find out the work that God does from beginning to end.” (Ecclesiastes 3:11, NKJV)  God, in His infinite wisdom, has created us with the ability … the capacity to see beyond today! It is […]

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It Remains So To This Day …

“Preach the word!  Be ready in season and out of season.  Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and teaching.  For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine, but according to their own desire, because they have itching ears, they will heap up for themselves teachers; and they will turn their ears […]

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“Am I The One, Lord?”

“When evening had come, He sat down with the twelve. Now as they were eating, He said, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, one of you will betray Me.’ And they were exceedingly sorrowful, and each of them began to say to Him, ‘Lord, is I?’” (Matthew 26:20-22, NKJV) It’s that time of the year when […]

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A Worthy Investment …

“He established a testimony in Jacob and appointed a law in Israel, which He commanded our fathers to teach to their children, that the next generation might know them, the children yet unborn; and arise and tell them to their children, so that they should set their hope in God and not forget the works […]

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Would We Pass The Test?

“Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you.  And the people shall go out and gather a certain quota every day, that I may test them, whether they will walk in My law or not.’” (Exodus 16:4, NKJV) At one congregation where we worked and worshipped, I had […]

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