Beginning to Sink

If you have read some of my postings on this blog, you may have noticed that I tend to pick up on little details. This can be a positive or a negative trait, depending on your perspective. Being "detail oriented" was definitely an asset when I was a quality assurance officer for a research firm... Continue Reading →

Turn Around!

The word teshuvah or repentance stood out recently in my daily Bible reading. Not that repentance is new to me, but the sentence kinda jumped out at me. The reading in Acts 11 recounts the story of Peter's encounter with Cornelius. The LORD had to convince him that associating with Gentiles believers was acceptable -... Continue Reading →

Let God Repurpose You

Personally I don’t like personality tests.  Mostly because I have a hard time answering the questions honestly. I mean I know how I “see” myself, but that may not really be how I am as much as how I want to be. It is hard to be honest with yourself about yourself. We lie to... Continue Reading →

Will He Find Faith on the Earth?

...when the Son of Man comes, will He really find faith on the earth?Luke 18:8b I have always found this verse to be somewhat troubling. These words were spoken by Jesus Himself. He had just told the parable of the unjust judge who grants the request of a widow woman, not because he thinks her... Continue Reading →

VOW: You’d Better Believe It!

Verse of the Week For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life.John 3:16 KJV This week’s verse is arguably one of the best known verses in the entire Bible. Many people who know nothing of the Bible know... Continue Reading →

Reflective Lifestyle

Who do people see when they observe your behavior? What guides your life? What directs your conversation? What is your conversation? Is it giving a distorted view of what it means to be a child of God? Only let your conversation be as it becometh the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see... Continue Reading →

Hold the Phone, It’s a Homophone

I was today years old when I realized that it was the STRAIT gate not the STRAIGHT gate Yeshua talked about in Matthew 7. “Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the... Continue Reading →

Beauty for Ashes

“...we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28 NKJV One of my favorite verses in all of God’s Word has always been the one above. It always bring peace and hope in times of trouble and doubt. It is... Continue Reading →

Is Your Bible Making You FAT?

It should. F.A.T. = Faithful, Available, Teachable. Faithfulness, availability, and teachableness are important qualities in a disciple. Disciples are faithful to follow their teacher or mentor, they make themselves available to the schedule and calling of the teacher, and are willing to adopt the teaching of their mentor. As you read your bible (your true... Continue Reading →

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