01/03/2023 We cannot know the future but we can know the One who holds the future in His hands. Author Unknown On New Year's Eve the world collectively celebrates to ring-in the turning of the calendar to a fresh year. It is traditionally a festive night with parties, fireworks and lots of hugs and kisses.… Continue reading Time for a Fresh Start.
11/24/2022 But we speak the wisdom of God in a mystery, the hidden wisdom which God ordained before the ages for our glory,............. 1 Corinthians 2:7 A great multitude of people gathered by the Sea of Galilee as Jesus conveyed the parable of the Sower. He tells them how the sower scatters the seed falling… Continue reading The Fellowship of the Mystery
10/31/2022 But we do see Jesus, who was made lower than the angels for a little while, now crowned with glory and honor because he suffered death, so that by the grace of God he might taste death for everyone. Hebrews 2:9 (NIV) Several times in my life I have had what I consider to… Continue reading The Taste of Death
10/07/22 For the word of God is living and powerful, and sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing even to the division of soul and spirit, and of joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Hebrews 4:12 On September 29, 2022, Dr. John MacArthur, Pastor of Grace Community… Continue reading Courage to Speak Truth
9/25/22 As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God. My soul thirsts for God, for the living God. When can I go and meet with God? Psalm 42:1-2 (NIV) Everyday life can be somewhat routine with not a lot of changes or variations happening along the way.… Continue reading When Can I Go Meet With God?
09/14/2022 Jesus' words to the Church of Philadelphia: Because you have kept My command to persevere, I also will keep you from the hour of trial which shall come upon the whole world, to test those who dwell on the earth. Revelation 3:10 Photo by Adonyi Gu00e1bor on Pexels.com The Book of Revelation describes a… Continue reading The Refiner’s Fire – Part 2
08/29/2022 Our God shall come, and shall not keep silent; A fire shall devour before Him, And it shall be very tempestuous all around Him. Psalm 50:3 Courtesy of New York Gold and Silver Refiners As a young man while in college, I worked in a Jewelry store as the resident "gopher". My duties included… Continue reading The Refiner’s Fire – Part 1