No Love Lost

Scripture The world would love you as one of its own if you belonged to it, but you are no longer part of the world. I chose you to come out of the world, so it hates you. ~John 15:19, NLT Quote I am as weary of this world as this world is weary of…

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…

The Valley Of Slaughter

Scripture “For Israel has forsaken me and turned this valley into a place of wickedness….And they have filled this place with the blood of innocent children.” ~Jeremiah 19:4, NLT Quote Government’s first duty is to protect people, not run their lives. ~Ronald Reagan I‘d like to change one word in Reagan’s quote: change ‘run’ to…

Hypocrites

Scripture “Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You build tombs for the prophets and decorate the graves of the righteous.” ~Matthew 23:39, NLT Quote Do not wish to be anything but what you are and be that with all your heart. ~Francis de Sales Last Sunday morning my message came…

The Hour

Scripture At this they tried to seize Him, but no one laid a hand on him, because His hour had not yet come. ~John 7:30, NIV Quote Death is not the final sleep, it is the final awakening. ~Sir Walter Scott At least two attempts were made of Jesus life prior to the crucifixion. In John…

The God Of Simple Things

Scripture Our LORD and our God, Bashan is a mighty mountain covered with peaks. Why is it jealous of Zion, the mountain You chose as Your home forever? ~Psalm 68:15-16, CEV Quote By small and simple things; great things are brought to pass. ~Russell Ballard Bashan is a mountain range located just East of the…

What’s In A Name?

Scripture God said to Moses, “I AM WHO I AM”; and He said, “Thus you shall say to the sons of Israel, I AM has sent me to you.’” Quote Jesus loves you and there is nothing you can do about it. ~Junior Hill When  ‘elohiym [God, gods, divine ones, angels] called Moses to send him to Egypt,…

Sleeping Through The Storm

Scripture Once more he went away and prayed the same thing. When he came back, he again found them sleeping, because their eyes were heavy.   ~Mark 14:39-40, NIV Quote Indifference is worse than hate. At least those who hate care. ~Anonymous On the eve of Jesus death on the cross, He took Peter, James and…

Causing Others To Fall

Scripture “But if you cause one of these little ones who trusts in me to fall into sin, it would be better for you to be thrown into the sea with a large millstone hung around your neck.” ~Mark 9:42, NLT Quote There is only one thing worse than committing sin, it is to teach…

Celebrate Jesus

Scripture Our God, You are the One who rides on the clouds, and we praise You. Your name is the LORD and we celebrate [alaz] as we worship You. ~Psalms 68:4, CEV Quote Keep company with the more cheerful sort of the Godly; there is no mirth [gladness] like the laughter of believers. ~Richard Baxter…