Help Disguised

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….. “If you ignore criticism, you will end in poverty and disgrace; if you accept correction, you will be honored.”  Proverbs 13:18 NLT Although Solomon was wise beyond words, he understood important concepts of about life, human nature and success. We see this reflected in his perspective of the value and role of criticism.(…)

More

Our Journey with God

This past Friday, we celebrated the life and passing of Joyce Haffner. Joyce was the wife of my cousin Ed Haffner. One of our fond memories is Ed and Joyce bringing my parents with them to Cleveland, TN for the college graduation of Christian and Stephanie. Here is a picture of Christian with Ed and(…)

More

Taking Care of Business

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Don’t worry about the wicked or envy those who do wrong.” Psalm 37:1 NLT The first part of Psalm 37 directs our focus on what we can and should in living our lives in the midst of wronging and wickedness. Psalm 37:1 and Psalm 37:7 form brackets around the verses in between. “Don’t(…)

More

Psalms and Prophecy

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY…. “Everyone who sees me mocks me. They sneer and shake their heads, saying, “Is this the one who relies on the Lord? Then let the Lord save him! If the Lord loves him so much, let the Lord rescue him!”  Psalm 22:7,8 NLT Our sovereign God, not only reveals His plans of redemption but provides amazing details(…)

More

True Riches

BIBLE VERSE FOR TODAY….. “Tainted wealth has no lasting value, but right living can save your life.” Proverbs 10:2 NLT It is interesting how Solomon the richest person in ancient history provides many lessons about money and priorities. The more one has, the more one understands that having more isn’t the answer. That doesn’t mean it(…)

More

Sins of Premeditation

Today after a chiropractor appointed, I made it to the fitness center for a workout. I has been a long hiatus and my waist line is showing it. I was almost beginning to feel the same way about my devotional blogs. Last week I was in Washington D.C. for some meetings with elected officials and(…)

More