It’s Memorial Day and as usual, I was the first out of bed this morning. I’ve always cherished the peace and quiet that comes with being an early riser. I do my best thinking / writing in the quiet of the early morning hours.
Not long after sunrise I was greeted with a “Good morning” from my wife. Her warm hands massaged the tired muscles of my neck and shoulders as I sat at the dining room table. Continue reading
Deception is a cheap trick of the enemy. Deception is a lie. No one enjoys being deceived. On the contrary, God’s Word is the truth. God’s Word is our shield. God’s Word is our deliverance. God’s Word is our concealment. God’s Word sustains us as we live and move throughout each day. Continue reading
Seeing yourself in Christ can sometimes take a back seat to the cares and worries of this world unless we make a conscious effort to meditate on the fact that we are in Christ and Christ is in us.
Reminding ourselves on a continual basis that we are in Christ and that everything we are is because of Him can go far toward living the life of faith that we as Christians are commanded to live. Continue reading
Racial dissension has been a part of this country every since its inception. From the disgusting way Native Americans were treated upon the arrival of Europeans, to our history of slavery, to every other injustice done to minorities, America indeed has a checkered past. Continue reading
Mind control. When most people hear that term a flood of negative thoughts rush in. But in actuality, the bible gives us very explicit details of the types of things we as Christians should keep our minds fixed on. Continue reading
What Would Jesus Do? Courage
Scenario: You’re pushing a shopping cart half full of groceries down aisle 5 of your local grocery store. Continue reading
Seeking the Kingdom of God requires a different mindset. It requires meditation in God’s Word. Seeking the Kingdom of God first when things go awry in your life requires us to develop a trust in God.
Purposely doing that which is unnatural
A career in law enforcement requires one to change their way of thinking on many different levels. Continue reading
Faith is the air we breathe. Faith is our hallmark. For the Christian, faith is the lifestyle that we live. Faith is what ushered us into the Kingdom of God (Romans 10:9-10). In studying my favorite subject (faith) yesterday, I believe God revealed a new perspective on faith to me that I’d like to share with you here today.
God Empowers His Children
When I became a Christian back in 1983, I devoured the scriptures. Continue reading
Giving God the glory in all that we do and say is what we as Christians strive for. But very few of us think about what it looks like to give God the glory in death. Continue reading
Spiritual matters have traditionally been relegated to mysterious goings on that couldn’t be seen. This may be true to a degree, however the results of spiritual responses to issues that we have to deal with in the 3 dimensional material world can definitely be seen. Continue reading