November 29, 2016

Our country is in a season of disunity.  After the election we just had, we have those who are sure that President-elect Donald Trump somehow rigged the system so he could win.  Others are convinced that he will be the destruction of our great land.

Others however...

November 24, 2016

I will praise You, Lord, among the peoples; I will sing praises to You among the nations.

Psalm 57:9 HCSB

Today is Thanksgiving.

We have much to be thankful for.  Perhaps you have the tradition where everyone in you family goes around and gives thanks for the things of th...

November 23, 2016

God, we have heard with our ears - our ancestors have told us - the work You accomplished in their days…

Psalm 44:1 HCSB

I remember going to the church building that my grandparents attended.  It would be late on Friday evenings that Grandpa and I would go to clean the b...

November 22, 2016

As the deer longs for streams of water, so I long for You, God.  I thirst for God, the living God.  When can I come and appear before God?

Psalm 42:1-2

The scene is a drought.  A severe drought.  One that is causing animals to desperately look for watering holes.  T...

November 18, 2016

Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.  For they shall soon be cut  down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.  Trust in the Lord and do good; so that thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed....

November 17, 2016

I will bless the Lord  at all times: his praise shall continually be in my mouth.  My soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.  O magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together.

- Psalm 34:1-3 KJV

Reading...

November 15, 2016

For as long as I can remember, I have sung and loved the old Hymn “Power in the Blood.”  

Even now as I type I can hear the chorus: “There is power, power, wonder working power, in the blood of the Lamb!”

The song is true, there is indeed power in the blood of Jesus.  Th...

November 12, 2016

David asked a question that we all need to think about.  He asked “Lord, who can dwell in Your tent?  Who can live on Your holy mountain?” (Psalm 15:1)

Then, as though God had given the answer to his heart, he spends the rest of the psalm giving the answer.

The one...

November 9, 2016

Pursue - to strive to gain; seek to attain or  accomplish (an end, object, purpose, etc.)

Over the years their have been many things I have pursued.  I have pursued my wife Leslie before we were a couple.  I have pursued educational degrees.  I have pursued jobs.  I hav...

November 7, 2016

Guilt.

That single word is able to make some flinch.  

It brings back a memory of a wrong.  It brings back that time when….  It brings back that person you hurt.  

Guilt is able to make a person physically sick and mentally ill.

Guilt is powerful.  It leads to ma...