The Practice Or Prayer

Scripture Then Jesus told them a parable to show them they should always pray and not lose heart. ~Luke 18:1, NET Quote No temptation in the life of an intercessor is more common than the temptation not to persevere. ~G. Campbell Morgan Thursday I heard a challenging message on Luke 18 and persevering in prayer. The …

Discernment

Scripture Every man, who had in his possession blue and purple and scarlet material and fine linen and goats‘ hair and rams’ skins dyed red and porpoise skins, brought them. ~Exodus 35:23, NASB 1995 Quote He that is mastered by Christ, is master of every circumstance. ~A. B. Simpson One of the things on my bucket list is to see a replica …

The Green Monster

Scripture Pilate said to them, “Whom do you want me to release for you, Jesus Barabbas or Jesus who is called the Christ?” (For he knew that they had handed him over because of envy.) Matthew 27:17-18, NET Quote Of all the deadly sins, envy is the most miserable of the all. ~Joseph Epstein Envy …

Gullibility

Scripture A naive person will believe anything, but the shrewd person discerns his steps. ~Proverbs 14:15, NET Quote “Beware of the experts.” ~Jesus Life is not easy when it comes to discernment. There are many voices and they all seem to contradict one another. John said, Dear friends, do not believe every spirit, but test the …

The Cosmic Butler

Scripture ‘Father, give me the share of the estate that will belong to me.’  ~Luke 15:12, NET Quote How much joy does one get from serving their own interest? ~Ray Comfort If you know me well, you know I love Luke 15. There is more gospel in Luke 15 than anywhere else in the Bible. …

Standing On The Promises

Scripture Which God, who does not lie, promised before time began. ~Titus 1:2, NET Quote Faith turns promises into prophecy. ~Phillip Brooks Promises may or may not mean very much; it all depends on the integrity of the one making the promise. Honestly, there are not many promise keepers and some of us try awfully …

The House Of The Wicked

Scripture The house of the wicked will be overthrown, but the tent of the upright will flourish. ~Proverbs 14:11, NKJV Quote In the battle between good and evil; good will eventually win. We have God’s word on this subject. ~Ray Comfort In this world, it appears that evil will triumph. Death, violence, crime, hate, jealously, …

Ruth and Ruthless

Scripture “Stop urging me to abandon you! For wherever you go, I will go. Wherever you live, I will live. Your people will become my people, and your God will become my God.” ~Ruth 1:16, NET Quote Trails and hardship are the food of the faithful. ~George Mueller After yesterday’s blog, I sure you will …

Social Justice, Not!

Scripture For He {Jesus} is our peace, the one who made both groups into one and who destroyed the middle wall of partition, the hostility.  Quote I see His {God’s} hand in America history. I believe it is the greatest Republic in the history of the world. ~Voddie T. Bachaum, Jr. Joe David gave me …