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 The people of this world, who will die with this world, go about their lives trying to gain the respect of each other. This is a terrible battle where no winner can be crowned. Gaining human respect can only be properly received if you place God first in your life and letting your light … Continue reading Poetically Speaking: I Respect No Man
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
I've rarely cried in my life. I've endured some crippling physical pain without shedding a tear. I've been haunted night after night, day after day by the mental endurance marathon of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and never shed the first tear. I consider crying something kids do. I mean grown men don't cry, right? When … Continue reading Tears on the Cross: A Personal Testimony
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
Charles Darwin, the idol of atheists, while on his death bed, said, "Bring me the book". His assistant, who stood by his side for years, thought he was talking about Darwin's book, The Origin of Species. Darwin said to his assistant, "No, bring me the book". The assistant, bewildered, asked Darwin, "Which book?" Darwin, with … Continue reading A Darwin Like Invitation to Eternal Life
A Christian Spiritual poem concerning walking in darkness and being rescued by Christ's call and faith.
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
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
Scripture: Romans 1:18-20 "For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and unrighteousness of men, who by their unrighteousness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. For his invisible attributes, namely, his eternal power and divine nature, … Continue reading Marv’s Meditations – January 25, 2019
To be extraordinary, we must endure the training of the extraordinary. That means we must endure hardships. This article gives four good things that come out of hardships. Knowing that hardships will come, it is best to understand what is good about the hardship so that you can persevere that time in your life. Perseverance creates mighty extraordinary men and women, seperating themselves from the ordinary.
Introduction Poor old Mark! He experienced a life-changing event by ending up in jail for drinking and driving. He decided enough was enough so he sought the Lord to change his ways. Mark wanted to really get to know the Lord, so he picked a church without reading the Word and became subject to their … Continue reading Four (4) Marks of the Holy Spirit in You