MY DRIVER’S LICENSE

No accidents, no tickets and I was still certain that they would make me take a driving test because of my age.  However, that was not to be the case, and I walked out, good for another five years.  What was most interesting was when the attendant looked up and said: “Your hair color?” Naturally,Continue reading “MY DRIVER’S LICENSE”

A POET’S CONCLUSION

I take the liberty of calling your attention to the New American Standard Version of the Word of God.  In the event you possess other versions, I suggest you read them also. “Bless the Lord, O my soul!  O Lord my God, You are very great; You are clothed with splendor and majesty, covering YourselfContinue reading “A POET’S CONCLUSION”

REDEMPTION AND REHABILITATION

By, Linda DeSilva The note above the head-line in Monday’s paper caught my attention: ‘Redemption Farm, billed as a place for troubled youth drops all references to agriculture.”  What seemed like a viable plan appears to have been abandoned … just at a time when gang and individual youth violence is increasing! The situation is,Continue reading “REDEMPTION AND REHABILITATION”

NEWS-WORTHY

Keep in mind, that was during the days of a very limited radio, telephone or a next day newspaper. In Luke 24 we learn how two men, going to a village seven miles away, (Emmaus) from Jerusalem, on that very day, were discussing the events that had taken place relating to the resurrection.  How swiftlyContinue reading “NEWS-WORTHY”

GOD REMEMBERS!

My friend and I were speaking each to the other about this thing of “old age and its accompaniment”.  We agreed on a number of “episodes” but we also agreed we could not remember some of the details of others for which we “purposefully” had placed in the cupboard of forgetfulness.  Because of our differenceContinue reading “GOD REMEMBERS!”

BIRTHDAYS

(Natural, Ceremonial, and Spiritual) By, Linda DeSilva An approaching birthday leads to recalling the past and planning the future. Mine is this Sunday, so I have been doing just that. Now, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates two birthdays a year – doubtless with many memories. Her actual birth date is Wednesday, 21st April, 1926.Continue reading “BIRTHDAYS”

WLDERNESS WANDERINGS

His preference would have been to be in the sanctuary in Jerusalem.  However, the likelihood of that possibility was negative, but the presence of God as the necessity of this experience surmounts the experience itself.  We are reminded of the necessity of Jesus having to go immediately into the wilderness following His baptism; for whatContinue reading “WLDERNESS WANDERINGS”

HE WAS A CONTRADICTION

First John 2:3-5 says: “By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments.  The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him; but whoever keeps His word, in him the loveContinue reading “HE WAS A CONTRADICTION”

OUTSIDE THE WALL

As the centuries roll on, more and more is added, with some things understood, and others remaining buried from our thinking.  Naturally, there are individuals who determine they have insight beyond everyone else.  Even the Apostle Peter said that some things were “hard to understand.” (2 Peter 3:16) Assuming that Paul the apostle wrote Hebrews,Continue reading “OUTSIDE THE WALL”

APOSTLES IN ACTION

Some have said that it should have been called: “The Acts of the Holy Spirit.”  Still some have said that it would be equally proper if it carried the title: “Acts of the Disciples”.  I would not object if it was called: The Holy Spirit Unleashed!  What we see in this Book is the ministeringContinue reading “APOSTLES IN ACTION”