Splendor of the Savior

Love, that undefinable, but familiar sense, state of bliss, connection, sacrifice, divine action, desire, favor and emotion is what brought Him to this earth.  He left incomprehensible beauty and glory in order to redeem a people and nations from captivity,… Read More ›

From The Pig Pen

I started a conversation with the knowledge of how many are my failings, even intentional sin.  A question arose, Do I attempt to relate to you as perfect justice, pure righteousness, and the Almighty?  A reply followed, If so, can… Read More ›

Recent Posts

  • All You Have

    Most of us are surrounded with things we want and need, yet things needed are really very few.  Still, we are ever looking for more, newer, the latest fashion, new technology.  There is nothing inherently wrong with seeking improved or… Read More ›

  • Redeem The Time

    Ephesians 5: 15-16 states “Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.” (NIV).  The KJV says, “See, then, how exactly ye walk, not as unwise,… Read More ›

  • Throw Out The Fleece

    “And Gideon said unto God, If thou wilt save Israel by mine hand, as thou hast said, Behold, I will put a fleece of wool in the floor; and if the dew be on the fleece only, and it be dry… Read More ›

  • Believers in Truth

    He had an aggressive attitude and seemed unreasonably angry.  I was mindful of scripture that says bless those who mistreat you, with that in mind I replied to him, “Bless you” and explained the circumstances that brought about our discussion…. Read More ›

  • New Year Promises

    No cliché is more consistent and confirming of our weakness than failed New Years resolutions.  Rather than hope for a trim waist, less bad habits, or more healthy behavior, I encourage you to simply accept the truth that is your’s in… Read More ›

  • Believers Driving Cabs

    The skies were sunny amid a light warm breeze as we disembarked our cruise ship.  At port in Roatan we caught a cab to the West End beach.  Our driver was very friendly and shared with us how many believers… Read More ›

  • War, Politics, Football and Economics

    I explained and pointed out the omission in the computation of gain very concisely to my Manager, “All the items valued and included in the asset and equity basis are not represented in the sales price.”  He understood and acknowledged… Read More ›

  • Joy

    Most people have probably heard of C. S. Lewis, the famous Christian apologist writer.  The book “Joy” by Abigail Santamaria is an excellent biography of Joy Davidman, C. S. Lewis’s wife.  Based on some extraordinary new documents as well as… Read More ›

  • Is America Worth Saving

    The Democrat media and it’s devoted followers believe America is not worth saving.  If they did, they would support the traditions, principles, laws, and people who made it what it is.  No, they have nothing but contempt for most Americans…. Read More ›

  • Opposed to the Truth

    “But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days.  People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of… Read More ›

  • God’s Leading Presence

    A pillar of cloud by day and a pillar of fire by night was there for the Israelites.  Where is the presence of the Lord today and what assurance and leading is given to the people of God today?  From… Read More ›

  • Silent Night

    The Christmas Carol, Silent Night, was first sung on Christmas Eve of 1818.  The assistant priest at the newly established parish of St. Nicholas in Oberndorf Salzburg Austria was Joseph Mohr.  Earlier in the day he had handed over to the… Read More ›

  • Awakening Mankind

    There is a renewal coming that will bring the nations into a new era of peace and favor.  Throughout history, evil, war, and poverty have had the spotlight and microphone of the world’s stage, until a natural disaster occurred to… Read More ›

  • Bethlehem

    “But thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, though thou be little among the thousands of Judah, yet out of thee shall he come forth unto me that is to be ruler in Israel; whose goings forth have been from of old, from everlasting.”… Read More ›

  • Crisis of Speech

    The Democrat media pushes their partisan agenda of division, victim-hood, multiculturalism, anti-faith, humanism, socialism and more in a subtle manner, (with ever-decreasing subtlety), in order to transform America into their form of fascist socialism.  They portray their positions as main stream,… Read More ›

  • Away in a Manger

    Each year we see the familiar nativity scene during the Christmas season.  It is a reminder of the “reason for the season” which is the birth of our Savior.  I have fond memories as a child of being involved in… Read More ›

  • Truth or Consequences

    I have seen and heard some ridiculous suggestions coming from Hollywood, major media corporations, and even politicians.  These deceitful organizations assert and portray Christians and Churches as the most dangerous, aggressive, intolerant, militant, bigots in all the earth.  This is… Read More ›

  • 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 ›

  • 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 ›