Theology

Intangible Possessions

I met a minister with whom I had an acquaintance.  I started to share my joy at discovering the wonderful truths for Israel and all Believers contained in Isaiah chapter 60.  He interrupted me saying, “Did you read my book.”… Read More ›

The Believer’s Status

“Oh, I got a text from Shana,” she said.  I paused thinking, how is she texting my Cousin, whom I haven’t spoken to in several years, when she said, “…you know from Arkansas.”  “Oh, yeah, how is she and Chip,”… Read More ›

More Evidence

In books of fiction there are characters I describe as indestructible, not because they are supernaturally powerful or surrounded by great armies.  The author gives them invincibility by virtue of their importance to the story or because they are critical… Read More ›

Rediscovering God’s Word

America today is arguably a post-christian society with unrestricted abortion, homosexual marriage, rules requiring a person to address another person as whatever gender they deem themselves regardless of their biology and traditional christian values of all kinds under attack.  Even in… Read More ›

Christian Meditation

Meditation belongs to believers as early as Issac who went out into the field to meditate.  God’s people tune their minds to God toward enlightenment, truth, His unfailing love, the Word, His wonderful deeds, God’s law, precepts, statutes, decrees, promises… Read More ›

Social Justice

This term has different meanings to different people, particularly among Christians.  Generally, in the media and public forum it refers to justice in terms of the distribution of wealth, opportunities, and privileges within a society.  In this context, it has… Read More ›

Only God is Good

“And a certain ruler asked him, saying, Good Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?  ‘Why do you call me good?’ Jesus answered.  ‘No one is good–except God alone.’ ” So many times over my life I have… Read More ›

Prayer Reminder

The scriptures remind us to pray, even to do so continually. (1 Thess. 5:17).  I trust you to implement ‘continually’ as you best discern, but I want to remind you of an equally, perhaps more important necessity, which is to… Read More ›

The Revelation

Someone said something to me and I assumed I understood, until I saw what they actually meant.  I was given a message that made sense, but it was not specific or in context, so my understanding was incomplete.  I could… Read More ›

Authority Over Earth

First, we must cling to truth, otherwise we will be tossed about like waves on the sea.  A person or nation who abandons their identity is lost.  Relationships, character, truth, justice, liberty, faith and purpose are the things that give… Read More ›

Hind’s Feet

“When I heard, my belly trembled; my lips quivered at the voice: rottenness entered into my bones, and I trembled in myself, that I might rest in the day of trouble: when he cometh up unto the people, he will… Read More ›

Faith and Power

As a small child I remembered two scriptural truths that concerned me.  The first was Jesus is coming back to earth.  “For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming… Read More ›

Wisdom in Two Men

I had two uncles, one on my father’s side another on my mother’s side, who epitomized wisdom to me.  My father’s people were from the western part of the state where the land was flat and cotton was king.  My… Read More ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›