“SEE THIS WOMAN!”

Jesus was reclining, so she went to his feet. In all of our lives there are experiences that we might call “incongruous”!  They happen at the most inappropriate moment; they could not have happened at a more undesirable place.  Everything at that instant seems “why here?”  There are many other locations for such an eventContinue reading ““SEE THIS WOMAN!””

CATCH THE FOXES

Some years ago I encouraged our congregation to memorize Song of Solomon 2:15… “Catch the foxes for us, the little foxes that are ruining the vineyards, while our vineyards are in blossom.”  I had picked up the idea in some of my studies. Selfishness                    … Spoils love Discontent                    … Spoils joy Anxious thoughts        … SpoilsContinue reading “CATCH THE FOXES”

IDEAS NEED REVAMPING

We are immediately reminded that the one who appears as lacking substance, even to his clothing, should be treated equally. If one follows the words of James you note that he deals with the subject of personal and practical Christianity.  Put your practices in a world of evidence by not just saying “I have faithContinue reading “IDEAS NEED REVAMPING”

BRAND MARKS – PART 2

Most of us bear scars of one type or another!  Sometimes we have opportunity to share the story of how those were acquired, and we go on a tirade to endeavor to surpass anyone who has just shared theirs.  I certainly cannot boast about some that I developed along the way, they are from ignorance. Continue reading “BRAND MARKS – PART 2”

MOTHER-IN-LAW

It does not happen often, but when it does, it catches attention; and that was the case between Naomi and Ruth. Elimelech, who was from Bethlehem, (which means house of bread and praise) married Naomi (which means pleasant).  And they had two sons, Mahlon and Chilion.  When a famine hit the area of Bethlehem, theyContinue reading “MOTHER-IN-LAW”

F R I E N D

Dr. Luke writes extensively about the Wonderful Lord Jesus.  In particular, I refer to an account early in the ministry of the Savior, when some friends of a paralytic were taking him on a stretcher, hoping for Jesus to heal him.  Realizing the situation to be almost impossible, they climbed on the roof of theContinue reading “F R I E N D”

ANSWERS TO OUR DILEMMA – CONTINUED

“Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities.  For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God.  Therefore whoever resists authority has opposed the ordinance of God; and they who have opposed with receive condemnation upon themselves. .  For rulers are not a cause ofContinue reading “ANSWERS TO OUR DILEMMA – CONTINUED”

ANSWERS TO OUR DILEMMA

“Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God!  How unsearchable are His judgments and unfathomable His ways!  For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who became His counselor?  Or who has first given to Him that it might be paid back to Him again?  For fromContinue reading “ANSWERS TO OUR DILEMMA”

DESIGNED INTELLIGENTLY

Having lived in New Jersey for a number of years, it was my privilege to have in the congregation numerous individuals involved in multiplied areas of research.  They were brilliant individuals in their fields.  They were also solid in their convictions as relating to the Word of God, admirably so!  There is so much differenceContinue reading “DESIGNED INTELLIGENTLY”