LITTLE ZACC

As we entered Jericho I observed a few people doing some digging. It was a number of people engaged in excavation… what a tedious job. However, something else caught my attention, bougainvilleas everywhere. I have never seen anything to equal that display! My mind immediately went back to the Scriptural story, in Luke 19 aboutContinue reading “LITTLE ZACC”

PSALM 24

On occasion I will quote a portion of Scripture that has been a blessing of recent. This is from the New American Standard Bible, (The Lockman Foundation) The earth is the Lord’s, and all it contains, the world and those who dwell in it. For He has founded it upon the seas and established itContinue reading “PSALM 24”

A HAVEN FOR THE WEARY

But I will sacrifice to You With the voice of thanksgiving; I will pay what I have vowed. Salvation is of the Lord. Jonah 2:9 Our 55 foot yacht felt like it was drifting. The winds had not been too favorable and anxiety of arriving in Newport, R.I. in time for the return race to Bermuda was playing on ourContinue reading “A HAVEN FOR THE WEARY”

DEATH

“Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.’” John 3:3 That word brings back all types of memories for a preacher, from the first funeral of the youngest person, or the suicides, or the teenagers, or that of your closest friends… evenContinue reading “DEATH”

HOW SHALL WE ESCAPE?

“Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away.” Hebrews 2:1 The question above naturally prods the mind into multiple ideas about entrapment of an animal, the imprisonment of a person, and imagining a host of other things that speak to that issue. In the context ofContinue reading “HOW SHALL WE ESCAPE?”

ONE CAN/CAN’T BE HOLY IN A HURRY

“Jesus answered and said to him, ‘Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.’ Nicodemus said to Him, ‘How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second time into his mother’s womb and be born?’ Jesus answered, “Most assuredly, I say to you, unlessContinue reading “ONE CAN/CAN’T BE HOLY IN A HURRY”