April 30, 2021 · 4:30 am
Yesterday’s post, Show Me How Fleeting My Life Is, reminded me that life is too short is miss out on what’s really important.
Also life is too short to be wasted on futile, fruitless, and ineffectual endeavors.
Today’s list is a complication and adaption of age old thoughts from a variety of sources. Continue reading →
April 29, 2021 · 7:55 am
Have you heard about the two golfers who really loved golf? While watching the Masters on TV, one said to the other, “Do you think there will be golf in heaven?”
Suddenly an angel appeared to them and said, “I’ve got good news and bad news for you both.”
“What’s the good news? They asked.
“There is golf in heaven…on the most glorious courses you could imagine!” The angel announced. Continue reading →
April 28, 2021 · 8:15 am
“The Sinner’s Prayer,” is popular in Evangelical circles and often seen as a moment defining one’s salvation.
Also known as “The Salvation Prayer” we’ve seen versions of it printed in tracts, heard it preached in radio sermons and seen it offered on TV commercials by Evangelicals as a way to accept Jesus into your heart and be saved. One version goes like this. Continue reading →
April 27, 2021 · 8:09 am
According to the 16th century German mathematician and astronomer, Johannes Kepler, on this day, April 27th, 4977 B.C. the universe was created.
Kepler, known for theories explaining the motion of the planets, was influenced by the Polish astronomer, Copernicus, that the sun, not the earth, was the center of the solar system. Continue reading →
April 26, 2021 · 7:31 am
Last week about 30 minutes before the verdict was announced in the trial of Derek Chauvin the former Minneapolis police officer, who was found guilty of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, another tragic event occurred in Columbus, Ohio.
Police responded to a frantic 911 call that a female was trying to stab them. When officer Nicholas Reardon arrived he found a 16-year old girl, Ma’Khia Bryant, wielding a knife, missing at an attempt to stab one girl, then turning to stab another girl pinned against a car. Continue reading →
April 25, 2021 · 4:25 am
Open my eyes, that I may see
glimpses of truth thou hast for me;
place in my hand the wonderful key
that shall unclasp and set me free.
The words of this hymn, written by Midwesterner, Clara H. Scott, have been sung by Christians for over 125 years.
Each stanza speaks to an increasing awareness and receptivity to God’s Word. Open eyes. Open ears. Open mouth. Open heart. Continue reading →
April 24, 2021 · 6:53 am
Well, we’re on the road again.
We’re on the way to the Smoky Mountains for a week of R & R. Plus it’s a wonderful opportunity to see the Williamsons, Witheringtons, and all our friends at Cosby, where I will be preaching tomorrow.
If you’re visiting the Smokies, come and see us. Bible Study is @ 10:00 AM. Worship @ 11:00 AM. The building is located at 4894 Hooper Highway, Cosby, Tennessee, 37722 Continue reading →
April 23, 2021 · 4:23 am
Yesterday’s post, Six Powerful Words, got me thinking about six-word quotes that could inspire, encourage, and motivate.
Six words that you could share with others to make a difference in their lives. Six words to offer someone who’s discouraged. Afraid. Confused. Doubting. Hoping. And wondering if it will work.
Six words to encourage. Praise. Commend. Advise. Remind.
Six words you can live by. Continue reading →
April 22, 2021 · 4:57 am
Admittedly, there’s a lot of junk on facebook. I understand why some people shun social media. There are words posted that hurt. Divide. Embarrass. Anger. And offend.
But then I see a post like this, from my friend in real life, and fellow worker in the Kingdom, Wilson Adams. Words that make facebook worth it. And it’s too good not to share. Continue reading →
April 21, 2021 · 7:54 am
In recent days and weeks, two well-known religious leaders have been in the news. But for all the wrong reasons.
It has been learned since his death in May 2020, that Ravi Zacharias, described as one of “the Evangelical world’s most respected apologists,” was a sexual predator. A detailed story by David French in “The Dispatch” describes the shocking account of how this founder of an international ministry “leveraged his reputation” to seduce women all over the world. Multiple sources confirm the sordid double life Zacharias was leading. Continue reading →