Glimpsing God in the Beauty of Autumn

(To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.) The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork. ~ Psalms Chapter 19:1

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Regardless of Our View, God is Still God!

O LORD, there is none like thee, neither is there any God beside thee, according to all that we have heard with our ears. ~ 1 Chronicles 17:20 One of the best commencement speeches, I have ever heard, involved a distinguished retired minister that needed help getting to the podium. He appeared to be in his […]

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Function of the Holy Spirit

But the Comforter, which is the Holy Ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you. ~ John 14:26 What is the function of the Holy Spirit (Holy Ghost)? Many do not understand the doctrine of […]

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Isn’t That Just Like God

Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed. ~ John 20:29. Thomas lived in Galilee. He worked, most likely as a fisherman. When Jesus called him, Thomas followed and for three years he served as one of Jesus’ twelve […]

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When Spiritual Leaders Pray. . . Things Change

For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that ye might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding; ~ Colossians 1:9 Whether, in the home, in the school, in the church, in the work place, […]

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Humility

  By humility and the fear of the LORD are riches, and honour, and life. ~ Proverbs 22:4 I have heard many success stories. Heartfelt testimonies, from folks who succeeded in spite of impossible odds. One thing they all had in common… humility! For every person, in addition to their hard work and persistence. All […]

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He May Not Come When You Want Him, But He Is Always On Time

Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost. ~ Romans 15:13 While I was out walking my little dog this morning and catching up on my emails. I happen to read an interesting post. A young […]

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Wisdom & Generosity

And all the earth sought to Solomon, to hear his wisdom, which God had put in his heart. – 1 Kings 10:24   The story of the Queen of Sheba’s visit to King Solomon appear in religious texts sacred to Jews, Christians, and Muslims. Described in the Bible as simply a Queen of the East, […]

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Damascus Experience

And as he journeyed, he came near Damascus: and suddenly there shined round about him a light from heaven: – Acts 9:3 Paul of Acts, a Jew, and the archetype for persecuting Christians received a wealth of information from the disciples in Jerusalem and from divine revelation. F. F. Bruce writes that according to Luke, […]

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Anointing Oils

 Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: James 5:14 I have spent a lot of time thinking about healing lately. What does the Bible say about healing? After a quick scriptural search, […]

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Today’s Footsteps, Will Affect Tomorrow’s Footsteps

Your path led through the sea, your way through the mighty waters, though your footprints were not seen. ~ Psalm 77:19 Parallel Verses of Psalm 119:133 Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me. ~ New International Version Guide my steps by your word, so I will not be overcome […]

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New Chapter, New Journey, New Adventures…

But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. ≈ Isaiah 40:31 The older we get, the easier it is to talk ourselves out of our dreams and to pretend that we […]

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A Burning Flame Cannot Be Hid Under A Dry Bush

 If thou faint in the day of adversity, thy strength is small. ≈ Proverb 24:10 Lord increase our strength that we may not be disturbed, when others try to delete our accomplishments from view. In order to try to hide from sight, honor, where honor is due. Let us know that You are God and Your […]

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In Jesus Name

Call upon Me in the day of trouble; I shall rescue you, and you will honor Me. » Psalm 50:15 As I bowed my head in prayer today, I was reminded of a song by Shirley Caesar. A song that I first heard many years ago. A song that I have cherished over and over […]

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For Such a Time as This

For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this? = Esther 4:14 I love the story of Esther. It’s a […]

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Love is The Most Excellent Way

Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, that ye love the LORD your God. » Joshua 23:11 On this Valentine’s Day, in the mist of chocolates, roses and forget-me-nots. Let’s remember, love is the most excellent way… It was my intention to embed a Youtube link to “Love is the More Excellent Way” by Babbie Mason, however that […]

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The Disingenuousness of the Jesus Legend in Popular Media

That I may publish with the voice of thanksgiving, and tell of all thy wondrous works. ≈Psalms 26:7 The fact that Jesus rose physically from the dead is not just a challenging idea for the novice Christian to address with clarity. It is also, a major source of debate among theologians, a controversy that has […]

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Starting with the End in Mind

In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you. ≈1 Thessalonians 5:18 Happy New Year! Congratulations to the winners of a copy of Calling on Jesus… I’m thankful to Jesus that His blessings are renewed daily. Therefore, resolutions that weren’t achieved in 2015 can be renewed goals for 2016. […]

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First Fruits

And the LORD thy God will make thee plenteous in every work of thine hand, in the fruit of thy body, and in the fruit of thy cattle, and in the fruit of thy land, for good: for the LORD will again rejoice over thee for good, as he rejoiced over thy fathers: ≈ Deuteronomy […]

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Merry Christmas

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counselor, the Mighty God, the Everlasting Father, the Prince of Peace. ≈ Isaiah 9:6 I’m grateful to each of you that follow me on this blog and […]

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