The Smartest One in the Room

The person who thinks this about themselves treads upon a slippery narrow ledge that is crumbling beneath their feet. I knew a man who was surrounded by his chosen advisors. One advisor was extremely loyal, but to a fault, so that when he might have prevented wrong, he was unable to contradict his leader. One… Continue reading The Smartest One in the Room

Our Plight on Earth

If you had only one set of clothes you might be better off than other men.  If you had a complete set of underwear, you certainly would be greatly advantaged to those who are barely able to cover their nakedness, but your clothes would become dirty, tattered, and worn by constant use, so that in… Continue reading Our Plight on Earth

The Imitation of Messiah

Describing God and marveling at His nature is unlimited although words fail.  The things of this world are trinkets in that light.  But, how do those who acknowledge only the physical and secular consider such things?  They regard them as fables, the imaginations of men, foolishness.  "This, then, is how you ought to regard us:… Continue reading The Imitation of Messiah

Things Hidden and Revealed

There are some things that are to be hidden and others that are to be shown to others. "Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house.  In the same way, let your light shine before… Continue reading Things Hidden and Revealed

Blessed Are the Meek

One of the most important traits that a Christian can possess is meekness or humbleness.  Mathew 5:5 states that "Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth."  Titus 3:2 - "to speak evil of no man, to be no brawlers, [but] gentle, shewing all meekness unto all men."  Proverbs 16:19 - "It is better to… Continue reading Blessed Are the Meek