The Power Of Influence

Scripture Don’t let anyone fool you. “Bad companions make a good person bad.” ~2 Corinthians 6:14, NLT Quote It is better to be alone than in the presence of bad company. ~Booker T. Washington Jehoshaphat was one of the better kings of Judah. He and his father Asa are the only two good kings back to …

The Dark Side

Scripture While the people of Israel were still at Rephidim, the warriors of Amalek attacked them. ~Exodus 17:8, NIrV Quote No good can come from a compromise with evil ~Ya’akov The Amalekites were descendants of Esau we think. They were nomads who roamed the Negev, the very southern part of Israel. For the most part, …

Backfire!

Scripture The believers who had been scattered preached the word everywhere they went. ~Acts 8:4, NIrV Quote Malice is a boomerang, it is apt to turn upon the projector. ~William Makepeace  Thackeray Most of us understand the original definition of a “Backfire”; it is a mistimed explosion in the cylinder or exhaust of an engine. However, …

The Plain Truth

Scripture The truth about God is plain to them. God has made it plain. ~Romans 1:19, NIrV Quote There is within the human mind, and indeed by natural instinct, an awareness of God. ~John Calvin You know there is a God, you have always known and no matter how much pressure our secular culture puts on …

A Dishonest Witness

Scripture By using dishonest witnesses they keep people {the unborn} who aren’t guilty from being treated fairly. ~Isaiah 30:21, NIrV Quote No law gives us the right to do what is wrong. ~Cara Huber Unfortunately for babies, most Americans do not understand the horror of abortion. In part this is due to our denial. People …

Contentment: Good or Evil?

Scripture You say, “I am rich and well off; I have all I need.’ But you do not know how miserable and pitiful you are! You are poor, naked, and blind.” ~Revelations 3:17, GNT Quote The world will not be destroyed by evil but by those who watch them do evil without doing anything. ~Albert …