July 31, 2020

LONELINESS! Is it possible to be surrounded by people and yet experience a feeling of loneliness? Yes, indeed it is. It is possible to be in a crowd and feel like a duck out of water wondering where the other ducks are. It is possible to be in a hospital with all kinds...

July 30, 2020

FILLED WITH JOY! Is it possible to be filled with joy? I mean joy that is so powerful that it takes your breath away and leaves you speechless? What do you think it would take to produce joy like that? Would that joy come with a new car, a new home, a new child added t...

July 29, 2020

HUMILITY! One of the most humble people I have ever met was my biblical Greek language teacher whom I met in my first year of college. I was twenty-eight years old, married, the father of two children, a military veteran, working full time and in hind sight really dumb...

July 28, 2020

HOSPITALITY! When we read the New Testament the word “hospitality” takes on the definition meaning “a love of strangers.” It is a virtue that every God-follower should incorporate into their lives by demonstrating generosity and kindness to those in need without grumbl...

July 27, 2020

FRUITFULNESS! One of the biggest fears of older people is that they are no longer of any use to anyone. In fact many worry about being a burden to other people. For the most part the older people I know, especially the older Christian people, want to be fruitful in lif...

July 26, 2020

FAITH OR SIGHT? How do you live your daily life? I did not ask, “How do you say you live your daily life?” I asked, “How DO you live your daily life?”  God’s Word says that the Christian should be walking or living by faith, “We live by faith, not by sight,” (2 Corinth...

July 25, 2020

HOUSE OR HOME? There is a real difference between a house and a home. A house may be defined as a building where people live or meet for an activity. The term can even be applied to a structure for animals; such as a “dog house.” Sometimes it may be called a residence...

July 25, 2020

CORRECTION? We all learn early in life the concept of correction or at least we should. As children correction is necessary in order to keep us from danger and also to help us learn how to do basic things in this world. I do notice though that some children don’t like...

July 23, 2020

CONTENTMENT! What does it take in life to be content? Socrates said, “He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.” We see that played out in life very often. Some anonymous person said, “Contentment is an attitude t...

July 22, 2020

THE PROMISE OF COMFORT IN THE MIDDLE OF TRIALS! All of us will experience troubles and trials and often these come because of our relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ. The Apostle Paul probably understood this as well as anyone who ever lived. Paul discusses trails...