Killing The Goose

Scripture So put to death whatever in your nature belongs to the earth: sexual immorality, impurity, shameful passion, evil desire, and greed which is idolatry. ~Colossians 3:5, NET Quote To enjoy anything without thanksgiving is the same as robbing God. ~William Barclay What will come out of Washington D.C. today or from the left in general? Moving …

The Three D’s

Scripture The LORD is indeed going before you – he will be with you; he will not fail you or abandon you. Do not be afraid or discouraged! ~Deuteronomy 31:8, NET Quote Distress, doubt and discouragement tend to run together: one begets the other. ~Ya’akov Do not yield to discouragement no matter how distressed you are; …

Sad Endings

Scripture “Don’t be afraid,” Jonathan reassured him. “My father will never find you! You are going to be the king of Israel, and I will be next to you, as my father, Saul, is well aware.”  ~I Samuel 23:16, NLT Quote Nothing is more noble, nothing more venerable, than loyalty. ~Cicero If you know me, …

The Duffers

Scripture There is a way that seems right to a man,But its end is the way of death. ~Proverbs 14:12 and 16:25, NKJV Quote Things are seldom what they appear; perspective and reality may not be in sync. ~Ya’akov My mother preached the above quote, at least the first part. Over and over again, she taught us not to jump to conclusions. One of her favorite proverbs was, …

An Expensive Tent

Scripture Now whenever the cloud lifted from the Tabernacle, the people of Israel would set out on their journey, following it. ~Exodus 40:36, NLT Quote Worship is the fulfillment of our ultimate purpose: it will be the business of heaven. ~Ya’akov I enjoy doing bible math. Moses used a ton and a half of gold …

The Inexhaustible Word

Scripture Ira the Jairite was David’s priest. ~2 Samuel 20:26, REB Quote The Bible is an inexhaustible fountain of all truths and the greatest blessing which humanity ever experienced. ~Robert Murry M’Cheyne Be honest; have you every noticed the above verse in the Bible? I am astounded; every time I read through the Bible, I …

A Degraded Nation

Scripture Righteousness raises a people to greatness; to pursue wrong degrades a nation. ~Proverbs 14:34, REB Quote America is great because America is good: if America ceases to be good, she will cease to be great. ~Alexis de Tocqueville The libs insist that Tocqueville never made this statement but someone did and whoever it was, …