Thanks for joining me as I study God's Word & share thoughts, as well as personal stories. I'm not a Bible scholar, nor was I an English major; but, hopefully you can still enjoy my writing with any imperfections you see. Please feel free to leave comments. I welcome all feedback.
These are the words of Jesus as spoken in Luke 18:9-14 (ERV): “There were some people who thought they were very good and looked down on everyone else. Jesus used this story to teach them: ‘One time there was a Pharisee and a tax collector. One day they both went to the Temple to pray. … Continue reading Holier Than Thou
(Scripture references from New Living Translation) I share with you a reprint of the article I published 3 years ago for this occasion: Today we celebrate Mother’s Day. A day that was first celebrated in 1908 by a lady named Anna Jarvis – a celebration at her own church to honor her Mother, Ann. Ann … Continue reading Call Her Blessed
For those of you that are in the same age range as myself (old) you will probably remember a show we used to watch on TV - The Lawrence Welk Show. This was a musical variety show back in the big band era. The band on the show was lead by Mr. Welk. The weekly … Continue reading A-ONE and A-TWO
(Scripture references as noted) In one of my devotionals, the author talked about how you can sometimes see Little Leaguers step up to the plate with their little bat, swing it a couple of times, tap the dirt from their shoes and sometimes even spit. We know that it is unlikely that their coaches are … Continue reading Go Along To Get Along?
Probably the most important week in the history of our world is the six days that God spent creating the world then resting on the seventh. Next to that, the most monumental week would have to be the last week of Jesus’ life on earth. So let us review the week that was: On that … Continue reading The Week That Was
Okay…I know, you think I have gotten too carried away with the idea of all this “The Power Of…” stuff. But, I promise this will be the last one, because I likely could continue on for who knows how long. Here again, an internet search yielded books, TV shows, movies, math calculations, etc. by that … Continue reading The Power of Three
As usual, this week after writing last week’s The Power of One…my mind started wandering. Then the idea for a follow-up called The Power of Two came to my mind. When I googled that phrase, all kinds of things came up. If you are a math whiz you probably know what the phrase means in … Continue reading The Power of Two
I heard that phrase a few days ago and just could not get it out of my mind. So I looked it up online to see if there was some kind of special significance to it. This is what I discovered: According to Wikipedia - “The Power of One is a 1992 drama film loosely … Continue reading The Power of One…
(Recommended Reading: 1 Kings 14 thru 22 & 2 Chronicles 14 thru 20) Sometimes bad things happen to certain cities and/or states and/or even countries. At times when those bad events occur someone will make a statement about how they are being punished by God because of something that they are doing – or maybe … Continue reading Just Rewards
I was driving in my car the other day and on the Christian radio station I was listening to, one of the DJ’s shared this story (I will not put it in quotes because it will not be word-for-word): A dentist (she did not say where he resides) who is also a sheep farmer, had … Continue reading A Lamb vs. A Serpent