Used with Permission by, Linda DeSilva Excuses! From infancy, we use them to ‘pass the buck’.  “The dog ate my homework.” (BC – before computers!)   “Sorry – project’s not complete – computer problems!” “The alarm clock didn’t go off.”  “It wasn’t my idea! He made me do it!”   I guess we have all played ‘TheContinue reading “THE BLAME GAME”


That is what the piece of mail stated on the face.  Like most of the mail that comes in this manner, I was about to discard immediately when I realized it was not addressed to me, which meant that if I tampered with it I could end up in prison for throwing away some personsContinue reading “MAXIMIZE YOUR RETIREMENT”


But in His mercy God extends to the sinner the opportunity to obtain righteousness… Every so often, I run into an argumentative individual who has an answer for everything that has or is going to take place under the sun.  When I reach a certain point I ask: “Do you believe that every man, womanContinue reading “ALL! ALL! ALL!”


Life seems so complicated at times.  We present our requests to God, and the next thing we encounter is a complicity of negative experiences!  Sometimes it may only be one, but nevertheless, it is there staring me straight in the face; an accident, a death, a financial downfall, sickness, a family break-up—the list is impossibleContinue reading “SUFFICIENT GRACE”


You have heard that the word justification means “just as if I had never sinned”.  It has a little more to it than that.  Having heard Dr. Charles Woodbridge speak on this subject many years ago, I picked up his writing so that I might copy it for you. “Regeneration and justification are closely relatedContinue reading “JUSTIFICATION”


Someone shared with me: Saving Grace …   Ephesians 2:8, 9 “For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves, it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one can boast.” Standing Grace … Romans 5:1, 2 “Therefore, having been justified by faith, weContinue reading “IT IS ALL OF GRACE”


For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast. For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand that we should walk in them. Ephesians 2:8-10 What a beautiful word- GRACE! Over the years I have stood atContinue reading “GRACE”