Staying True

Wow, the last three days have been busy ones. Tuesday was my City Council day. Wednesday I left the house before 7 a.m. and returned for good by 7:00 p.m. I found that I can’t handle the 12 hour days like I used to. That was even with some a few breaks in my schedule(…)

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Eclipse

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…..  “It was now about the sixth hour, and there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour, while the sun’s light failed….” Luke 23:44,45 Today was a notable day for science as we experienced the first solar eclipse to cross the continental United States since 1918. I was glad to have some(…)

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Divine Protection on the Journey to the Cross

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…..  “So they were seeking to arrest him, but no one laid a hand on him, because his hour had not yet come.” John 7:28-30 ESV The three years of Jesus’ active ministry were filled with being followed and adored by the masses, condemned by the Scribes and Pharisees and in the midst(…)

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The Source of Glory

BIBLE VERSE TODAY….. “I do not receive glory from people.”  John 5:41 ESV I have always remembered the definition of “glory” that my spiritual mentored shared in a message almost 40 years ago. It was, “glory is the exhibition of excellence.” He was speaking from John 17 when Jesus said of His disciples in His priestly prayer, “they(…)

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Guidelines for Preaching

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “…preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.” 2 Timothy 4:2 ESV In ordination services the charge to newly commissioned ministers includes the admonition to, “preach the word.” However you don’t hear to much about “reprove and rebuke and exhort…” After almost(…)

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Checking the List

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of(…)

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