Encouragement Today

"Though you have not seen him, you love him; and even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy, for you are receiving the end result of your faith, the salvation of your souls." (1 Peter 1: 8-9). The world denies this and… Continue reading Encouragement Today

Love People More Than God?

“Love God, Love People More” is a new phrase popping up on T-shirts and bumper stickers everywhere.   Emphasis is added on the word MORE as folks proudly boast this meaningful life lesson.  Actually, their words are belittling to God and His Word.  This phrase wreaks of humanism and self-righteousness.  Once again, people think they… Continue reading Love People More Than God?

Victory vs Winning

I was in the grocery store, a small place in the inner city.  I noticed an old white man, well dressed and creeping along with the help of a walker.  I was in one of two very long lines that seemed to barely move.  I chatted briefly with the lady in front of me who… Continue reading Victory vs Winning

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."  To my surprise Joel recounted how he had been bitten by a poisonous snake and… Continue reading Transcendence

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 and wherever the Spirit of God leads in conversation and communion with God.  Paul describes… Continue reading Christian Meditation

New Answers

Psychology is a favorite college class for many students, irrespective of their major field of study.  I have found it interesting; management, sales, and other fields incorporate aspects of it in their textbooks.  I discovered why this is true recently, when I wrote a book on my life story and asked my three children if… Continue reading New Answers