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First Hello, June 2019! On the 16th day of this month, I'll be 42 years old. For 42 years I have lived on Earth and I have never seen time move so astoundingly fast than right now. It seems like just yesterday champagne was being spewed everywhere, being uncorked in celebration of the new year. … Continue reading A Time for Eternity
I planned a sermon on God’s love that Wednesday evening twelve years ago. Before I started my sermon, I noticed a new couple who sat about midway down the church, on the left side pews. Just by looking at the couple one could tell that they did not know what to expect that evening. Their … Continue reading God’s Great Love Throws Caution to the Wind
Today, I rode to the top of East River Mountain, a mountain that separates West Virginia and Virginia. On the way up, there is a lookout and it is majestically beautiful at night. It reminded me why I love to call West Virginia my earthly home. "Almost Heaven" is the motto this state carries and … Continue reading Never Been This Homesick
The Nature of A River Have you ever noticed the nature of a river? It seems at peace sometimes and at other times it seems fearlessly angry. When the water is at its deepest, the river finds peace and when we look upon it in its peace, it seems inviting. As the river moves more … Continue reading The Nature of a River and You
Quote of the Day April 19, 2019 You'll never influence the world trying to be like it - Anonymous Christian Perspective In what way would you like to better the world? For me, I would like to see the people accept Christ and be saved. In order to have folks accept Christ and be saved, … Continue reading Friday’s Good Word: Influencing the World
Trophies and prizes are won when no one is watching -- Anonymous In the heart of a solid Christian faith, this quote should come as an encouragement, a builder, a soother, and a reminder that God's ultimate reward promised to us is still there, waiting to be grasped in the day of our rapture if … Continue reading Faith Watching
Our body is the greatest testimony of our humanity, our weakness, our finiteness, the fact that we both have a beginning and an end. Our body and the way our skin ages, how fast our organs start to fail and how quickly our bones become brittle are tell tale signs that inevitably, we will expire. … Continue reading Two Absolutes God Wants Us to Know
Let me introduce you to the Bible study and lessons on the Epistle to the Ephesians. This is a new work and it endeavors to bring doctrinal truth to the student of the Bible, as the Bible records it. Sample lesson one and write down your critical comments as to what I need to do … Continue reading The Epistle to the Ephesians: A Theological and Practical Textbook: Introduction
Sometimes ... I make the mistake of wishing for more money, a better car, really, a better life. But, what is wrong with the life I now live? What is wrong with what I have already been blessed with? Am I out sleeping under that canopy of clouds and rain coming down out there? I … Continue reading Sometimes …
Ephesians 1:3, 4 "Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, who has blessed us in Christ with every spiritual blessing in the heavenly places, even as he has chosen us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. ..." (ESV) Doctrinal Observation … Continue reading Doctrinal Devotional #1: 23 Feb. 2019
I often remember the life of Jesus Christ. How the crowds adored Him when He first came on to the scene of Judea as a new mouth for the Jewish God. Everywhere He went, there were people lined up wanting a Word or a healing. The crowds would actually push upon Him like He was … Continue reading It Is Finished!
So the world has come to this?!?! If I may rant and still grab your attention doing so, let me explain the happenings of the week. On Wednesday at approximately 10 PM, my vehicle was stolen in Bluefield V.A. which is about 15 miles from where I live. I was asked to go into McDonald's … Continue reading So It Has Come To This??
God is so great to me! The thought of who He is puts me in a peaceful awe, almost as if my jaw is dropped but I still have a smile on my face. Very rarely do I get mental pictures of Him that are biblically accurate. I imagine I'm not the only one with … Continue reading Ten Reasons I Love God
So I heard it said the other day, that God figures ... that He made a mistake when He created human beings of whom also He gave freewill, which is another mistake made by Him. I quietly listened to the lady that said this give her account of what she thought God did and what … Continue reading The Gospel According to Jane