Young Person!

Amidst all your activity, hurry, start as you are, don’t look back, press on toward your destiny.  Lay aside all questioning, light the spark of courage within, speak words of life and hope, cast off doubts and find renewal and… Read More ›

Hate Speech

During an Anti-Defamation League event on Monday, Apple CEO Tim Cook advocated for censorship of “those who push hate [and] division” across his company’s digital platforms.  He advocated censoring viewpoints that, in his opinion, are  pushing “hate, division, and violence.”… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • Fear Not

    Psalm 118:6-7 “The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.  What can man do to me?  The Lord is with me; he is my helper.” Psalm 34:4 “I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me.  He freed… Read More ›

  • I See Faces in the Trees

    This morning a bear stared straight down at me, What have you to say from your position in my tree? His big bushy head with deep and narrow set eyes, A long nose with ears laid back were quite a… Read More ›

  • Surrender

    I am praying for some people, I call them prodigals, meaning that they have left the people who love them, and/or lost their direction/destiny and/or are entrapped and taken captive through wrong and deceptive thoughts/behavior.  Today, I was worshiping with… Read More ›

  • What Matters

    This question could be relative depending on whom and what is the subject.  I would like to consider you and I the subject, but leave providence as to what is considered.  Providence means God’s protective care, divine intervention, predestination and… Read More ›

  • When It Bothers Us

    For we must all appear before the Judgment Seat of Christ, so that each of us may receive what is due us for the things done while in the body, whether good or bad. (2 Cor. 5: 10). This is… Read More ›

  • One Flesh

    There is an old saying, “Behind every great man is a woman.”  The point is that a man’s wife is crucial to his success. However, this adage is out of favor in this current climate of political correctness for many… Read More ›

  • God Using Horses

    I looked up and there beside my barn stood two large horses eating grass like they were starving.  I recognized them as my neighbor’s horses, so I went out in the field to see if I could turn them around… Read More ›

  • Supreme Injustice

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Roberts offered a rare public criticism of the President on Wednesday when he disputed President Trump’s claim that an “Obama judge” had blocked his effort to deny asylum to those entering the country illegally.  Roberts… Read More ›

  • The Creator and the Cosmos

    This book by Hugh Ross, Ph.d. is well written and interesting.  It discusses astrophysics in a way that is understandable even though it goes into considerable depth.  Dr. Ross is a believer and a cosmologist and theoretician.  This was the… Read More ›

  • Our Thanksgiving

    “Enter into his gates with thanksgiving, and into his courts with praise: be thankful unto him, and bless his name.” Psalm 100:4. “Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.”  Psalm… Read More ›

  • God Instead

    We all face circumstances in this world that are incomplete, deficient, and not what is normally expected or needed.  These range from missing a parent, even both parents, to not having a friend when one is most necessary.  I believe… Read More ›

  • God’s Gifts to Man

    There is a lot written about identifying one’s spiritual gifts.  Much of it centers around a description of the various gifts recorded in scripture. This is good and even so, there remains a considerable amount of uncertainty on the subject,… Read More ›

  • Searching For Your Style

    Somewhere I picked up the idea that an artist needs to acquire, develop, or create a technique, style, or niche that is unique and particularly theirs.  I think it is true regarding commercial success, but it may also be equally… Read More ›

  • A Song From God

    I asked God to give me a song with which to praise Him. I wanted it to be deep and significant, rather than fluff. I realize I’m not a musician, but I have a love for music, worship, and God… Read More ›

  • The Bride of Messiah

    The body of Messiah is united now in Yeshua and is born of the Promise and Spirit.  Every leading of the Holy Spirit is in perfect accord with each member of the body moving in a beautiful and elegant rhythm… Read More ›

  • Over There

    On November 11, at the World War I Armistice Day centennial observance, French President Emmanuel Macron stated that “Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism: Nationalism is treason.”  He went on to say that “If we think our interests may… Read More ›

  • Sea of Darkness

    On a cold night in February 1864 George Dixon, captain of the CSS Hunley, and his crew of seven attacked and sunk the Federal blockading ship Housatonic in Charleston harbor becoming the first submarine ever to sink a ship.  The… Read More ›

  • That’s Hard to Believe

    This is a phrase we have all uttered upon hearing certain tales.  My wife and I have discovered that movies based on true stories are usually our favorites because truth is stranger than fiction.  Men may be particularly interested in… Read More ›

  • Resisting the Ordinance of God

    “The Lord knoweth how to deliver the godly out of temptations, and to reserve the unjust unto the day of judgment to be punished: But chiefly them that walk after the flesh in the lust of uncleanness, and despise government.  Presumptuous… Read More ›

  • Long Patience Quick Action

    God is patient for ages, then suddenly fulfills His will and promise.  Many generations passed in the first age of men, while God’s wrath built up, then suddenly the flood came upon the unsuspecting wicked and only Noah and his… Read More ›

  • The Silliest Idea

    The idea of a utopia on earth constructed by men is the silliest idea ever.  However long we have lived on earth there has been no utopia.  All the attempts by tyrants, communists, Emperors, dictators, and even well-meaning people can… Read More ›

  • Election Day Prayer

    Heavenly Father, thank you that we can go to the polls and vote for our political leaders. Thank You for any God-fearing candidates who are on the ballots.  Give them wisdom and boldness to represent positions that support Your Word… Read More ›

  • Children of the Devil

    This is a dreadful topic, but it explains a lot of what is happening in our day.  Moreover, it is true and we need not ignore the designs, purposes, and plans of God.  “The one who does what is sinful… Read More ›

  • Bad Things Happen

    Today, I cut my finger pretty bad.  I’m thankful it was not worse.  I’m glad I was in a good place in my walk with the Lord.  I’m grateful that medical care was available and that I have insurance.  I’m… Read More ›

  • Home of the Brave

    “There is no more important struggle for American democracy than insuring a diverse independent and free media.” – Bill Moyers Irrespective of whether this statement is true, there is scarcely any diversity in media. Main-stream media is not independent but one… Read More ›