Theology

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›