Seek First the Kingdom of God

“Seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness and all these things will be added to you” (Matthew 6:33). I was preaching a sermon to my congregation from Matthew chapter six which tells us that God knows what we need and then promises to provide what we need....
Choosing the Good Part

Choosing the Good Part

“Now as they were traveling along, Jesus entered a village; and a woman named Martha welcomed Him into her home. She had a sister called Mary, who was seated at the Lord’s feet, listening to His word. But Martha was distracted with all her preparations; and she came...
He Restores My Soul

He Restores My Soul

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul” (Psalm 23:1-3). This past week, Sandy and I got out of the snow for a few days and traveled to Tomales Bay for some much-needed...
Tempus Fugit

Tempus Fugit

On the face of the grandfather clock that stands in my living room are the Latin words, Tempus Fugit, which translated into English means Time Flies. Someone has added to that, “Time flies when you’re having fun.” The fact is time flies whether you are having fun or...

The Anchor of Faith

“And this is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ and love one another” (I John 3:23). I’m a country boy, for the most part, I process the world around me on a very basic level, according to the commonsense values that I was taught as a...
The Temple of God

The Temple of God

King David’s son, Solomon was given the wonderful privilege of building a temple for God in Jerusalem. II Chronicles 5 records that on the day of the temple’s dedication, “…the house of the Lord, filled with a cloud, so that the priests could not stand to minister...