The Tyranny of Time

Scripture Seventy years are given to us! Some even live to eighty. But even the best years are filled with pain and trouble; soon they disappear, and we fly away. ~Psalm 90:10, NLT Quote God is loving, but He is not lax. ~John Philips Jonathan Cahn’s devotion made reference to Psalm 90 so I opened my bible and…

Following The Script

Scripture Then they began to spit in Jesus’ face and beat Him with their fists. And some slapped Him,  jeering, “Prophesy to us, you Messiah! Who hit you that time?” ~Matthew 26:67-68, NLT Quote The passion of Christ is the greatest and most stupendous work of Divine love that the world has ever seen. ~Paul of…

The Price of Rebellion

Scripture Human pride will be brought down, and human arrogance will be humbled. ~Isaiah 2:11, NLT Quote Anything that comes from God will justly turn bitter if it is unjustly loved by people who forsake Him. ~Augustine Jeff Strueker mentioned in his speech at the Kiwanis Club’s just prior to Memorial Day that he had his…

We Need A Little Christmas NOW!

Scripture No enemy attacking the walls, but peace everywhere. No crime in our streets. Yes, happy are those whose God is the LORD {Jehovah}. ~Psalm 144:15, TLB Quote As we pour out our bitterness, God pours in His peace. ~F.B. Meyer I am reading through the Psalms in the NiRV and I read Psalm 144 yesterday. It…

Infinite Ignorance

Scripture Oh, how great are God’s riches and wisdom andknowledge! How impossible it is for us to understand his decisions. ~Romans 11:33, NLT Quote Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I am not sure about the former. ~Albert Einstein I disagree and agree with Einstein. First of all, God is…

The Process

Scripture It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I may learn Your statutes. ~Psalm 119:71, NASB Quote “Healing is a matter of time.” ~Hippocrates Hippocrates was a Greek physician and considered by many to be the Father of Medicine. He lived some 400 years before Christ and was a contemporary with Socrates,…

Dismiss Your Fears

Scripture But the angel said to the women, “As for you, dismiss your fears, I know that it is Jesus you are looking for.” Matthew 28:4, Weymouth Quote Worry is a spasm of the emotions: the mind catches hold of something and will not let it go. ~Chuck Swindoll Worry, dread and fear can cause…

The Wonderful Word

Scripture “This is what the Lord of Heaven’s Armies says: People from nations and cities around the world will travel to Jerusalem. ~Zechariah 8:21, NLT Quote Ultimately, all prophecy is fulfilled in Christ. ~Ya’akov We have to be careful not to fall into the same pit as our Jewish and Catholic friends. We don’t worship…

Greed Is Not Your Friend

Scripture The younger son told his father, ‘I want my share of your estate now before you die.’ So his father agreed to divide his wealth between his sons. ~Luke 15:12, NLT Quote I was greedy for another persons loss. ~Augustine {My Confessions, Book II, 9.17} In his youth Augustine ran with a company of…

The Mystery Of Prayer

Scripture Even you then, imperfect as you are, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask Him. ~Matthew 7:11, Weymouth Quote Prayer is our native language. ~Eugene L. Peterson Prayer is so simple that a child can pray. It…