Brethren, I count not myself to have apprehended: but this one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind, and reaching forth unto those things which are before, I press toward the mark for the prize of the high calling of God in Christ Jesus. Phil 3:13-14 Is there one thing that will disqualify … More The Past – Our Biggest Enemy?
I find then a law, that, when I would do good, evil is present with me. Romans 7:21 Have you ever rode a bicycle on a cobblestone path or road? Or driven an automobile on a street paved with cobblestones? It is an unforgiving, frustrating and bone-jarring experience to say the least. The harder and … More The Cobblestone Effect
My soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God. Psalm 84:2 As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God. My soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear … More The Quest
On that night could not the king sleep, and he commanded to bring the book of records of the chronicles; and they were read before the king. And it was found written, that Mordecai had told of Bigthana and Teresh, two of the king’s chamberlains, the keepers of the door, who sought to lay hand … More On The Shelf
Behold, I dreamed a dream, and, lo, a cake of barley bread tumbled into the host of Midian, and came unto a tent, and smote it that it fell, and overturned it, that the tent lay along. Judges 7:13 What significance can of a lump of barley bread have? Not much by itself. But, for Gideon and the armies of … More Answers From Strange Places: A Vignette of Gideon
Behold, I come quickly: hold that fast which thou hast, that no man take thy crown. Revelation 3:11 It is estimated that unclaimed wealth in the United States is valued at over $58 billion dollars. This includes unclaimed federal and state income tax refunds, life and medical insurance refunds, dormant savings or checking accounts, payroll … More Unclaimed Riches
And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. Matthew 22:39 The phrase “as thyself” occurs exactly seven times in the KJV New Testament Bible. Interesting. The context is the same in all seven instances; embedded in the commandment to love God and our neighbor. The phrase’s positioning at the end of … More As Thyself