Religion

The Great Light
  One of the recurring themes of both the Old and New Testaments is that the “fear of the Lord” is the beginning of wisdom and leads to all sorts of temporal and eternal...
“Our Unchanging God”
One year flows into another As the hands of time do move; That’s why we must always move forward In all we think, say and do. We cannot change what’s happened Or...
A Thought
“Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.  The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.”  James 5:16   “If we...
SIMPLICITY OF GOD
                                                                                                      In the Book of Luke, chapter 2, there is a story about shepherds...
“The Anchor of Hope”
2017. It’s just around the corner. Somewhere around 48-72 hours away, depending on when you read this in your local newspaper. What will happen in the New Year? Will...
Happy New Year
  Most societies around the world attach at least some significance to the changing of the calendar from one year to the next.  Here in the U.S. we celebrate the changing...
I Will Never Leave Thee (Hebrews 13:5)
No promise of God is of private interpretation. Whatever God has said to any one saint He has said to all. When He opens a well of life giving water (Word) for one it is so...
THE BIRTH OF JESUS
The birth of Jesus Christ was the single most significant birth in all of history. There has never been another which can compare with His. There never will. The birth of...
“Happy Birthday, Jesus”
“Dear Jesus: “I’m writing this birthday letter to You to say ‘Happy Birthday’ this coming Sunday. Even though we don’t know the exact date of Your Birth, I’m thankful we...
Immanuel in the Flesh
  One of the greatest of all mysteries is the eternal, omnipotent, and omnipresent God voluntarily subjecting Himself to the limitations of time, space, and the flesh. The...
Saviour or Judge
I heard a story about the old West that I think would be worth repeating. A rancher who lived quite a ways from a small town had hitched his team of horses to a wagon and...
LEARNING THE WORD OF GOD
Some of us hear the minister or pastor read it on Sunday morning, some of us read it for ourselves, and some of us never read it. What am I talking about? It’s the word of...
Recognizing the Babe in the Manger
  Two thousand years ago faithful Jews were looking in anticipation for the promised Messiah, but I imagine most had grown weary and were totally wrapped up in their own...
“What’s On Your Wish List?”
It’s that time of year again. Christmas. For some it’s a delightful time; for others (who don’t believe or celebrate) it’s a detestable time. And, for still others, it’s...
Dealing With the Sinners Stubborn Heart
There is only one weapon that will strike deep into the heart and soul of a lost sinner and bring that proud rebel to repent before his maker. That weapon is the Gospel,...