Ignorance or Rejection?

Ignorance or Rejection?

You have probably heard the phrase “Ignorance of the law is no excuse”? This is a legal principle saying that a person who is unaware of a law may not escape liability for violating that law merely because he was unaware of it.  You also have probably heard the very similar scripture verse in Hosea… Read More ›

Good Graces

Have you ever wanted to get back into someone’s good graces?  What does that mean exactly?  It usually means you’ve done something to put a wedge between you and them and there’s really nothing you can do to mend it.  You have to hope they will extend favor to you on their own. So grace can be defined as favor… Read More ›

Don't Blame God

Don't Blame God

This week, in listening to a local radio sportscaster commenting on the recent tragic helicopter crash that claimed the lives of nine precious people, the sportscaster made the comment “God works in mysterious ways.”  This is all too often the comment that you hear after tragic events.  Why is it that God gets blamed for… Read More ›

Consider the Sanctity of Life in Your Vote!

Consider the Sanctity of Life in Your Vote!

The past week marked the 47th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Roe Vs. Wade making abortion legal in the United States.  The issue of abortion is often in the headlines during election time.  And it is always difficult to understand the number of Christians who vote for candidates who support abortion. The… Read More ›

Read The Reviews First!

Read The Reviews First!

My grandchildren recently began ice skating lessons.  I had purchased new skates for them.  The children in the class are all small, most about 4 and 5 years old, and of course at the first lesson they were all falling a lot.  At the second lesson, we notice that most of the children were improving,… Read More ›

Walk In Your God-Given Authority!

Walk In Your God-Given Authority!

One mistake that people often make is falling into the trap of believing that God is in control of everything so whatever happens must be His will.  But just look around the world – the unrest, the evil done by one person toward another or one country toward another, the devastation by severe weather, earthquakes… Read More ›

Make a Fresh Start!

Make a Fresh Start!

The new year and a new decade is here!  A new year is a great time to make a fresh start.  Be careful not to bring regrets with you into your new year.  Looking back at things can stifle your growth and delay the plans God has for your life. Lot’s wife is a great… Read More ›

Interruptions or Opportunities?

Interruptions or Opportunities?

The year 2019 has flown by very quickly and if you are like most people, there are probably still things on your to-do list for 2019 that are not yet crossed off.  And there could be many reasons why, some very good reasons.  Sometimes, there are more important things that come up than what is… Read More ›

'Tis The Week Before Christmas….

'Tis The Week Before Christmas….

Here’s our annual reminder to remember the Reason for the season!   ‘Tis the week before Christmas, and all through my mindwhirl thoughts about presents I still need to find! There’s a checklist for groceries and one for the giftsAnd just to make sure, a checklist for my list!Decorations and stockings were hung just in timeThe last… Read More ›