Telling The Truth

Scripture I was born into this world to tell the truth and everyone who belongs to the TRUTH knows My voice. ~John 18:17, CEV Quote “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” ~C.S. Lewis Jesus is …

Ignorance Is Bliss

Scripture The more you know, the more you hurt; the more you understand, the more you suffer. ~Ecclesiastes 1:18, CEV Quote If ignorance is bliss, why aren’t more people like the democrats happy? ~Thomas Jefferson I lack the intelligence to argue with Jefferson but I must confess, I do believe ignorance can be bliss. By …

Freedom

Scripture “You will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” ~John 8:32, CSB Quote The one good thing you can say about the devil is–he is always busy. ~Calvin C. Inman Yesterday’s blog got my mind turning. The devil is the master at distraction and disruption. He has a distinct advantage, he is a spiritual being [not encumbered with a …

Stop Right There!

Scripture Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. ~Isaiah 41:10 Quote Fear is False Emotions Appearing Real. ~Zig Ziggler It is amazing how powerful the emotion of fear can be, and please don’t give me this bologna that you fear nothing: everyone fears something. My brother-in-law, during …

Truth Or Consequence

Scripture From Paul, the slave of God and messenger of Jesus Christ. I have been sent to bring faith to those God has chosen and to teach them to know God’s TRUTH–the kind of TRUTH that changes lives. ~Titus 1:1 Quote I read through Titus today and I had never noticed Paul’s emphais on TRUTH. …

Living In The Past

Scripture Don’t long for “the good old days.” This is not wise.  ~Ecclesiastes :10, NLT Quote Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, that why the call it THE PRESENT. ~Alice Morse Earle Living in the past is not a pitfall for the young but it is a temptation for those …

Integrity

Scripture The blameless will be rescued from harm, but the crooked will be suddenly destroyed.  ~Proverbs 28:18, NLT Quote If we take care of our integrity, our integrity will take care of us. ~Max Anders The word “blameless” in verse 18 means complete, whole, entire, or sound. It is a synonym for integrity. Actually you see it linked …

Duplicity

Scripture No one can say, “I am innocent; I have never done anything wrong.” ~Proverbs 20:9, NLT Quote We can’t fool God ever and we can’t fool others forever. ~Max Anders In His book, What Jesus Said About Successful Living, Hadden Robinson tells the story of the man who married a woman who owed a …

Scripture Not for your sacrifices do I rebuke you; your burnt offerings are continually before me. I will not accept a bull from your house, or goats from your folds. ~Psalm 50:8-9, NRSV Quote The dearest idol I have known, whatever that idol be, help me tear it from Thy throne and worship only Thee. ~William …