I want to pay tribute to wonderful people I have known, the wonderful country in which I live, the communities in which I have lived, the churches who have claimed me as their own, the God who sends shivers down my back when I really give him a portion of my time—well, maybe not shivers but tears flow easily in some of those most priceless times.
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I’ve been listening to William Cowper’s hymn from the mid 1700s, “O for a Closer Walk with God.” Third verse is not something we want to sing. “Return, O holy Dove, return, Sweet messenger of rest! I hate the sins … Continue reading
“There it is. The apple tree. I’m dragged to despair again.” Ever since the day she had fallen into the trap of Satan, the serpents nestled in her head; she was numb with regret. “Doesn’t it look beautiful?” was the … Continue reading
Look with me at the CONDITION of prophets and priests before judgment came to Judah. God speaking through Jeremiah (6:14) “They dress the wound of my people as though it were not serious. ‘Peace, peace’ they say, and there … Continue reading
A TEST I ALMOST FLUNKED! In my school I had a reputation of being an outstanding teacher, respected by administration, parents, teachers, and students. I was lead teacher, assigned to committees, in charge when the principle was gone, all … Continue reading
Let me tell a story on myself. You can tell it was a long time ago – tank full of gas for under $20! As usual I was in a hurry. I had to get to where I was going … Continue reading
The multi-millionaire swaggers up to the beautiful red head, and says, “Would you spend the weekend with me at the Hilton for a million dollars?” With her best alluring smile she answered, “Oh, yes, that sounds so divine!” He said, … Continue reading
On the water refill booth in Walmart I saw eight plastic sealing strips off water bottles. I guess someone pulled the strips off eight gallons of water, then told the cashier he/she was buying refills. Maybe there was … Continue reading
Is a Christian to feel guilt when he sins? Some say “No” pointing out the scripture that says the devil is our accuser (Rev. 12:10) and Rom 8:1 which says, “There is therefore now no condemnation to them which are … Continue reading
Do you find it hard to “look like Jesus?” Perhaps you have never met Jehovah-M’Kaddish, the God who sanctifies you. You really do not have to work alone to clean up your messes and quit making more. Jesus lived the … Continue reading