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How Could They Do That?

“But I fear, lest somehow, as the serpent deceived Eve by his craftiness, so your minds may be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.” (2 Corinthians 11:3) As the curtain draws at the end of Genesis 2 … the universe was just as God had intended for it to be! Adam and Eve, […]

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“Cords of Kindness … Bands of Love”

“I drew them with gentle cords, with bands of love, And I was to them as those who take the yoke from their neck.  I stooped and fed them.” (Hosea 11:4) I used to think that as we grew older, we might be able to slow down. I have concluded that this line of thought […]

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If We Never Meet Again … This Side Of Heaven

“For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body that it may be conformed to His glorious body, according to the working by which He is able even to subdue all things to Himself.” (Philippians 3:20-21) Have you ever […]

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What A Bible Class …

“And they said to one another, ‘Did not our hearts burn within us while He talked with us on the road, and while He opened (“explained” “made plain”) the Scriptures to us?”  (Luke 24:32) There have been recorded in God’s Book, the Bible, so many distinct and mind-stopping events preserved for our benefit and learning.  […]

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A Filter For Our Thoughts

“Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy, meditate on these things.  The things which you learned and received and heard and saw in […]

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Special Times Call For Special Measures …

“I took my troubles to the Lord; I cried out to Him, and He answered my prayer.” (Psalm 120:1) I do not know about you, but I sure do know about me and there are times when I just need to be reminded of some things.  And when these reminders confront me … I am […]

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In An Uncomfortable World … Comfort!

“Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And we shall always be with the Lord. “Therefore comfort one another with these words.” (1 Thessalonians 4:17, 18) Comfort!  There are those times when a little child loses or misplaces […]

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I’m Sure! … I’m Not So Sure? …

“11 And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in His Son. 12 He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God does not have life. 13 These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you […]

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The Questions With No Answers … Yet

“The secret things belong to the Lord our God, but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children forever, that we may do all the words of His law.” (Deuteronomy 29:29) As I began to preach in my young days by appointment out of Oklahoma City, I was able to enjoy […]

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The Lord Has Been Mindful Of Me …

“The Lord has been mindful of us; He will bless us …” (Psalm 115:12)  I recently took a little walk … the same walk I had taken several weeks ago. But this walk was not down some pathway, sidewalk, or track. No … it was a walk down ‘memory lane.’ Have you ever been on […]

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