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I have been involved in a lot of church work my whole life, but I consider Yeshua to be everything and the hidden life in Him. I was part of the Jesus movement revival of the early 1970's and I have a heart for Israel.

  • The Death Sentence

    There are two people in the Bible who did not die.  Do you know their names?  Enoch and Elijah, both were taken by God. Enoch was simply taken, “When Enoch had lived 65 years, he became the father of Methuselah…. Read More ›

  • Paul the Apostle

    This week our preacher summarized a very interesting characteristic about Paul, his view of himself and true humility.  His epistles are so bold, insightful and emphatic, along with his life full of travels, struggles, and adventure, that it is hard… Read More ›

  • Transcendence

    We were standing in the shade by the creek taking a short break from our work.  Joel pointed and said, “I saw a small snake just there”.  That started an inevitable discussion as I replied, “Everyone has a snake story.”… Read More ›

  • Treasured Relationships

    One gift from God, seen more clearly as we age, regards the connections we make with other believers.  These connections are based in the Kingdom of God and accordingly have spiritual and eternal significance.  It could be true in a… Read More ›

  • The Inevitable Future

    God is interested in His people, those who believe, because He opened their eyes and redeemed them through the blood of His only Son.  The prince angel Michael is assigned to protect God’s people. (Dan. 12: 1).  The Hebrew prophets… Read More ›

  • Fossil Fuel Fraud

    How many trillions of barrels, each containing fifty-five gallons of crude oil, have been pumped out of the earth?  This is the problem that the Democrat, Socialist, Liberal and Humanist are now complaining about and basing their predictions of future… Read More ›

  • Birth Order

    There is a theory that common personality preferences exist among people based on whether they were first born, last born, only child, or middle child.  The general public believes this theory is true.  My wife is a great advocate of… Read More ›

  • Music and Religion

    We were chatting on the sailboat, I mentioned that I liked R.E.M., particularly, their big hit, “Losing my Religion”.  Later, in our conversation a remark was made that listening to a song about losing ones religion was bad.  I never… Read More ›

  • Suffering Our Leaders

    Every Believer is being conformed into the image of the Lord Yeshua. (Rom. 8: 29).  This means the congregation of believers will experience what Yeshua did, though not necessarily every believer in every aspect.  For example, only a few may… Read More ›

  • The Perfect Man

    Throughout human history there has been only one perfect man.  Many have made claims of greatness and some to divinity, like the Caesar, but they have all died.  Herod whipped up his audience so much that they began to shout… Read More ›

  • Sargent Alvin C. York

    This simple man became an celebrated hero, awarded the Medal of Honor, for his action in WWI.  He was born in 1887, in the mountains of Tennessee’s Cumberland plateau.  He was poor and lived a rough and tough life until… Read More ›

  • Interview With a Believer

    This is an interview with a believer who is typical, rather than ordinary, as no Believers life will be ordinary due to the supernatural influence of the Almighty God.  I put brackets around my questions to distinguish them from the… Read More ›

  • The Bookshop (2017)

    This movie stars Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson.  It is set in 1959, in a quaint seaside location near London and is a story about a persons dream and courage in the face of adversity.  Bill Nighy is… Read More ›

  • Living in Yeshua

    “This is how we know that we live in him and he in us: He has given us of his Spirit.” (1 John 4: 13). This is an answer to a commonly asked question, that arises again and again, though… Read More ›

  • Crockett’s Own Story

    Recorded history may be more awash with opinion than fact.  Of course, movies and TV shows are designed to exaggerate and embellish stories for entertainment purposes, but an honest man’s own account will bear up against the cross examination of… Read More ›

  • David Crockett

    David Crockett wrote a narrative biography of his life in 1835.  Unable to abtain a ready copy of it, I picked up, “Davy Crockett, the Man, the Legend, the Legacy”, by Michael Lofaro.  This book is a book report on… Read More ›

  • God’s Test and Ours

    Steel is formulated from iron and carbon in a process with extreme heat to produce properties of hardness and strength. When it is tempered it will bend without breaking.  It is tested to ensure that the process has achieved its… Read More ›

  • Correcting the Record

    Imagine if your child came home from school and told you that the best thing to do when you get cut is to put cow dunk on it and bleed a lot if you have a fever.  This is where… Read More ›

  • Interview With The Editor of the Apologist

    Your insight for a blog about “life on God’s terms”, can you tell us what was your inspiration was or how this came to you? I see so many people today who only want to accept God on their terms.  This… Read More ›

  • Messiah’s Return

    Israel was destroyed in 70 AD, by the Romans, shorty after the Messiah Yeshua was killed, raised to life and ascended to heaven.  In 1947 the Israeli nation was reestablished.  In 1967, Jerusalem the capital of Israel was liberated from… Read More ›

  • Kingdom Assignments

    Everyone has a different calling and purpose in God’s Kingdom.  Though there may be many ministers or teachers or worship leaders, they are each different.  Moreover, there are tasks that God assigns that we might never consider an actual calling… Read More ›

  • Frustrated Wicked

    Evil people scheme and contrive how to steal, kill and destroy.  They are not just rough criminals, some are beautiful, rich and powerful.  These are the aims of their father, Satan, who has them captive by their own evil desires…. Read More ›

  • Prayer Group

    I’ve been in many prayer groups, most were great.  We had a small one at work that did exploits in the Spirit among people, organizations, crossing boundaries.  The one most unusual was with a group of women, who allowed me… Read More ›

  • Human Wisdom

    If I could offer you nothing but human wisdom I would be deceiving you that I was something other than a weak flawed human just like you.  However, if I knew the perfect God-Man who was the door to life… Read More ›

  • The Believer’s Victory Story

    I’ve heard many people say it and I have experienced myself – When God chooses to do something He often involves people, although our part is always very small.  The Bible bears this out with Moses, and many others.  Moses… Read More ›