THEREFORE

Few are they that have not heard the expression: “When you see a “therefore”, stop and analyze what it is there for.” Obviously, when the word appears in Romans 2:1 it requires that I recall what was written in Romans 1, where the author begins by identifying himself as a “bond-servant of Jesus Christ”, afterContinue reading “THEREFORE”

GOT TO READING

While reading through Isaiah, and arriving at the 57th Chapter, I had to stop and re-read to confirm the character of Isaiah, and the message he was presenting.  The man had to be fearless in what he delivered. “The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; and devout men are taken away,Continue reading “GOT TO READING”

QUESTIONABLE MOTIVATIONS

It is not unusual for individuals to struggle through the reasoning process to clarify why we arrive at particular conclusions in given situations.  Sometimes we think, “Would I have reached a different decision if the end result was magnified previously”?  It can cause frustration, or it might solidify the reasons behind my conclusion. (John 6:22-40)Continue reading “QUESTIONABLE MOTIVATIONS”

MILLIONAIRES AND BILLIONAIRES

Money and the lust for it has always been a problem, and to have it surface early in the establishment of the church was obviously a major hindrance to the ongoing of the ministry.  It was addressed numerous times in the Scriptures because it had a tendency to affect the attitude of believers each toContinue reading “MILLIONAIRES AND BILLIONAIRES”

DIFFICULT DAYS

The day begins with a “Good Morning” to those we encounter in those early hours!  It is not our intention to be accosted with obnoxious people or situations.  However, on occasion everything and every person appears to be ordered up negativity, and ere long you want to join the “party”; at least you feel asContinue reading “DIFFICULT DAYS”

THE HEAVENLIES

“Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us with ever spiritual blessing in the heavenly places in Christ.” (Ephesians 1:3) “which He brought about in Christ, when He raised Him from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the heavenly places,”  (Ephesians 1:20) “and raisedContinue reading “THE HEAVENLIES”

HIS WONDERFUL HANDS

Used with Permission by, Linda DeSilva “What hands he must have had!” exclaimed the jockey, as he heard the story of Jesus’ ride into Jerusalem on an unbroken donkey colt. Any animal trainer will tell you, it was an amazing feat to be able to ride an unbroken donkey (that most stubborn animal) through crowdsContinue reading “HIS WONDERFUL HANDS”