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The Challenge Of Impatience …

“… The patient in spirit is better than the proud in spirit.” (Ecclesiastes 7:8) I mentioned to my wife the subject matter for this week’s blog post and when I did I received the “huh … do you think you’re an expert on that subject?” I had to confess … far from it! Allow me […]

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It Is His Way … The Best Way

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30, NKJV) […]

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Will They Be …

“Praise the Lord!  Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, Who delights greatly in His commandments.  His descendants will be mighty on earth.” (Psalm 112:1-2, NKJV)  It was our regularly scheduled first Sunday night of the month singing service.  It’s always uplifting with a theme selected by the one designated to arrange the songs […]

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Will It Be There When We Need It?

“… For He Himself has said, ‘I will never leave you nor forsake you.’ So we may boldly say: ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not fear, what man can do to me.” (Hebrews 13:5b-6, NKJV) Some days … well … some days are just harder to handle than other days.  We know that […]

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What A Way To Live!

 “Bezalel son of Uri, grandson of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, made everything just as the Lord had commanded Moses.” (Exodus 38:22) What we do with our lives matters!  The world may try and tell us just the opposite and does so with regularity.  The emergence of the ‘cancel culture’ attempts to relegate some […]

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The One Shepherd We All Need …

“The Lord is My Shepherd, I shall not want …” (Psalm 23:1)  David as a young shepherd boy knew what was required to look after his father’s sheep.  When he became King of Israel, he would come to understand what was required to look after an entire nation. In all of this … throughout the […]

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There Will Come A Time …

“Blessed are those who are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, For theirs is the kingdom of heaven.” (Matthew 5:10, NKJV)   We are truly living in volatile and unsettling times from numerous perspectives. Questions are being asked … thoughts are being formed … contingency plans are in the process of being formulated. How do we talk […]

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A Living Letter of Faith … In Real-Time

  “Clearly, you are a letter from Christ showing the result of our ministry among you.  This “letter” is written not with pen and ink, but with the Spirit of the living God.  It is carved not on tablets of stone, but on human hearts.”  (2 Corinthians 3:3, NLT) Technology has made our lives in […]

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Visible and Radiant, Yes or No?

“You are the light of the world.  A city that is set on a hill cannot be hidden.  Nor do they light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a lampstand, and it gives light to all who are in the house.  Let your light so shine before men, that they may […]

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Drawing Nearer … Or Pushing Back

“Now the Spirit of God came upon Azariah the son of Oded.  And he went out to meet Asa, and said to him: ‘Hear me, Asa, and all Judah and Benjamin.  The Lord is with you while you are with Him.  If you seek Him, He will be found by you; but if you forsake […]

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