Truth is Truth

Truth is Truth

The words of an old gospel song say, “My religion’s not old-fashioned, but it’s real and genuine, two and two make four today, as it did in my Lord’s time; Modern days don’t make a difference, you can’t alter truth with time, my religion’s not old fashioned but it’s...

A Cloud of Witnesses

A Cloud of Witnesses

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by a great cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith…” (Hebrews...

The Pursuit of Pleasure, His Pleasure

The Pursuit of Pleasure, His Pleasure

“Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honor and power: for Thou hast created all things, and for Thy pleasure they are and were created” (Revelation 4:11). This morning, as I walked and talked with God, I was overcome with the wonders of a spring day in the...

One Way Christians

One Way Christians

Two centuries ago, a band of brave souls became known as one-way missionaries. They purchased one-way tickets to the mission field. Instead of suitcases, they packed their few earthly belongings into coffins. As they sailed out of port, they waved good-bye to everyone...

The Gift of Family

The Gift of Family

“Behold, children are a gift of the Lord, the fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them…” (Psalm 127:3-5). For many, the last few weeks of “sheltering in...

A Refuge in Troubled Times

A Refuge in Troubled Times

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling” (Psalm...

Logical and Loving Limits

Logical and Loving Limits

If we are honest with ourselves, there are times, throughout our Christian lives, that we look upon the laws of God as binding and confining, like shackles that impede our freedom. But, the longer one walks with God, the more one comes to understand that all of the...