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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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His Goodness Abounds

“Oh, how great is Your goodness, which You have laid up for those who fear You, which You have prepared for those who trust in You in the presence of the sons of men.” (Psalm 31:19, NKJV) How we view God will change the way we live and how we relate to others! A proper […]

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Stretching The Heart Like A Rubber Band

“The Lord God has given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season to him who is weary …” (Isaiah 50:4, NKJV) Sometimes … perhaps more than any of us would care to admit … it is really hard to keep a good attitude about life […]

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Knowing The One Who Created These

“Lift up your eyes on high, And see who has created these things, Who brings out their host by number; He calls them all by name, By the greatness of His might And the strength of His power; Not one is missing.” (Isaiah 40:26, NKJV) For a number of years, we had the wonderful opportunity […]

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This Is One Of Those Times

 “Help, Lord …” (Psalm 12:1, NKJV) You know the feeling, don’t you!  We all know the feeling when it rises up in our hearts … when it brings tears to our eyes … and when it generates a deep gnawing pain way down in our hearts.  Oh yes, we all know how it feels!  God’s […]

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