Not My Will But Yours!

Not My Will But Yours!

We know from the book of John that Jesus and the Father are one.  We know that Jesus did only what the Father did and spoke only what the Father told Him.  So was it even possible for Jesus’ will to ever differ from the Father’s?  When we find Jesus in the Garden of Gethsemane,… Read More ›

Good and Evil

Good and Evil

What do you think of when you hear the word “wicked”.  (And I am not referring to famed Broadway hit.)  The Thesaurus brings up words like evil, bad, wrong, depraved, immoral, iniquitous and sinful. These words probably express what you were thinking.  But, I bet one phrase that didn’t immediately pop into your thoughts was… Read More ›

Mr. Universe vs. Barney Fife

Mr. Universe vs. Barney Fife

What is the difference between Mr. Universe and Barney Fife?  You might say that Mr. Universe has muscles and Barney Fife does not.  But you would be wrong.  They both have muscles.  In fact, they both have the same number of muscles.  But Mr. Universe’s muscles have been exercised and developed and Barney’s clearly have… Read More ›

One Nation Under God…Indivisible!

One Nation Under God…Indivisible!

In Matthew 12:25, Jesus says “….Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to desolation and every city or house divided against itself will not stand (NKJV)”.  The Easy-to-Read version says it like this “…Every kingdom that fights against itself will be destroyed.  And every city or family that is divided against itself will not survive.”… Read More ›

Know Your Enemy!

Know Your Enemy!

Most people would probably agree that we are living in times we thought impossible here in America. Having to live under curfews to prevent violence, theft and destruction of property is unimaginable in the land of the free. America has always stood for freedom.  She has fought for freedom within her own borders and beyond…. Read More ›

Injustice

Injustice

Many of us have watched in disbelief what happened in Minneapolis. In horror, we’ve all seen the videos of the senseless death of a defenseless, handcuffed man at the hands of those who are sworn to serve and protect. So the feelings of anger that rise up when seeing such injustice is understandable and might… Read More ›

Keys To the Kingdom!

Keys To the Kingdom!

Some things just seem to go together – like needle & thread, shoes & socks, pencil & paper or bacon & eggs to name a few. But sometimes there are things that go together but are complete opposites of each other such as pros & cons,  back & forth or sweet & sour. Another such… Read More ›

Is The Church Doing It’s Job?

Is The Church Doing It’s Job?

“The chief danger that confronts the coming century will be 1religion without the Holy Ghost, 2Christianity without Christ, 3forgiveness without repentance, 4salvation without regeneration, 5politics without God, 6heaven without hell.”  This is a quote from William Booth at the turn of the 20th century.  William Booth and his wife founded the Salvation Army in 1878. … Read More ›

Mighty Fortress

Mighty Fortress

A definition of the word weapon is – a means of gaining an advantage or defending oneself in a conflict or contest. Service men and women have been given weapons and are trained in using them to uphold their oath to defend their country against all enemies. But what if our enemy isn’t so obvious?… Read More ›

Not My New Normal!

Not My New Normal!

I was in line at a store the other day getting a few essentials that we had run out of at home. The floor was marked off with tape at 6 foot intervals and the cashier would call the next customer up to the register when she was ready. We were not allowed to empty… Read More ›