Confident Living in a Fragile World

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Don’t brag about tomorrow, since you don’t know what the day will bring.” Proverbs 27:1 NLT This familiar proverb of Solomon’s would seem to be contrary to confident living. But when we look at this simple admonition, there is as much to it as what is infers as what it says. First it(…)

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The Path to Life

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “There is a path before each person that seems right, but it ends in death.” Proverbs 14:12 NLT While many want to believe it to be true, the idea that “all paths, end in the same destination” is not just the “way it is.”  This “path” of life is more than just(…)

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Our Burden Bearer

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.” Psalm 55:22 NLT When a I received a legal brief from our City Attorney, the memo will include a highlighted section entitled, “The Bottom Line.” It is a summary or capsule(…)

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The Danger Within

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Its walls are patrolled day and night against invaders, but the real danger is wickedness within the city.” Psalm 55:10 NLT David lived in a day when battles and bloodshed were common. Today the seasons of battle are played out in sports stadiums in a variety of ways. In David it was real battle.(…)

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Believing Like a Fool; Living Like a Fool

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Only fools say in their hearts, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, and their actions are evil; not one of them does good!” Psalm 14:1 NLT My pastor’s wife growing up was Marilyn Hickey. She would go from being a Sunday School teacher and pastor’s wife to becoming a nationally known Bible teacher and(…)

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The Key to Contentment

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….  “I know how to live on almost nothing or with everything. I have learned the secret of living in every situation, whether it is with a full stomach or empty, with plenty or little. For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength.” Philippians 4:12,13 NLT When it comes to Paul,(…)

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