Thanksgiving Day is approaching fast. At this time of year, many stop and take stock of all that they should be thankful.
They came to simply say, "Thank you."
"Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might." - Ephesians 6:10
In Matthew's gospel, we find a story about John the Baptist coming on the scene as a New Testament prophet proclaiming the coming of the Christ. He was baptizing those who wanted to be identified with the new coming kingdom later called Christianity.
We are in the middle of home improvement projects at our house. We have added a new room and are replacing the flooring and painting in others. Right now, the place is a mess.
We continue our thoughts on the poem of Joseph M. Scriven. His poem that later was put to music serves to encourage all who seek to follow God.
Each Nov. 11, we give our men and women of the military a special salute and shout-out.
On His journey through Galilee, Christ tried to prepare the minds of His disciples for the scenes before Him.
James 5:16 tells us to "confess your faults one with another." There are several benefits in doing this.
Last week, I went to visit my son. He is greatly improving in so many ways, though he remains in a wheelchair.
Joseph M. Scriven (1819-96), who wrote the poem "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," was no stranger to trials and sadness.
"The church has many critiques but no revivals." This anonymous quote was an opening of careful reflection for me.
A few years ago there was a popular song called, "All You Need is Love." I agree that real love is needed and it's nice to be on the receiving end, but the thing most needed is hope.
There are so many ways one can misuse the tongue. Cursing, tale bearing, gossip, boasting and lying are just a few ways that words can be misused. Cursing in our day seems to have become a way of life for so many. It is as if some people could not talk unless they used a curse word in their speech.
"So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it." - Isaiah 55:11
The Bible is filled with stories of angels singing praises as they bring heavenly messages to earth. In fact, there is an entire section of ...
This summer I will be teaching on a series of messages titled "Breakfast with Jesus."
Do you remember the Nike advertising campaign, "Just do it?"
Destiny can be defined as the inevitable or necessary succession of events.
When Jesus walked on the troubled water towards His disciples in the boat, Peter asked if he could come out and meet Him. The Savior ...
Everyone who has ever lived on earth has experienced suffering. Suffering is a fact of life no one can escape. Even Jesus, the most perfect ...
God is your Father and He loves you so much. He is always there, always watching and always aware of your needs. He constantly reaches ...
Sometimes marriage is a battleground. But because battles in marriage are always with someone you love, you have to fight differently. You want the outcome ...
Fasting and giving thanks from sunrise to sunset is always challenging, but it becomes even more difficult without a house, job and other creature comforts ...