I would think that most people have seen more than one of the classical Biblical movies based on the Old Testament such as: “The Bible - In The Beginning” (1966); “The Robe” (1953); “Exodus” (1960); and probably the best of them all produced three times, “The Ten Commandments” (1923, 1956 & 2007.) “The Greatest Story … Continue reading Fact or Fiction?
Genesis 22:1-19 This title of the very popular Mercy Me song is what came to my mind as I again read this familiar story in Genesis when God told Abraham to take his promised son, Isaac, and to sacrifice him as a burnt offering. (It actually might be more accurate to instead title this…I Cannot … Continue reading I Can Only Imagine
I can remember as a child in elementary school how there was a lot of unkind teasing that went on. People were called “fatty”, “skinny”, “four eyes”, etc. I personally was subjected to much of that myself; and, I can remember going home from school some days crying as a result. It never felt good … Continue reading Paralyzed With Fear
(Recommended Reading: Matthew 9 & Hebrews 11) Anyone that grew up in the 1960’s without a doubt knows about the Beatles. They were all the rage and dominated the music world. One of the members of that group was Paul McCartney. When Paul was growing up, their family was not very well off financially and … Continue reading Let It Be
It is not particularly an easy thing to be a good human being. There are so many things that can cause us to think, say and do unkind or bad things. In my personal opinion, if you are a Christian and truly do want to reflect Jesus to others, it becomes even more difficult. Each … Continue reading Secret Things
If you followed the “Peanuts” cartoon strip and/or saw any of the movies made with those characters, you will surely remember how Snoopy was sometimes portrayed as the famous WWI Flying Ace. He fought his way across France doing battle with the infamous Red Baron of Germany. The Flying Ace would get shot down by … Continue reading Curses, Foiled Again!
Recommended reading: 1 Kings 17, 18 & 19 For me, Elijah is one of the most fascinating people in the Bible. He was a prophet of God and God performed many miracles through him. In 1 Kings 17 you can read about three of them. He called for a drought that did not end until … Continue reading Gentle Whispers
Yes, you are - we all are - whether we want to be or not. Some people enjoy the spotlight and their abilities to influence others. Some people would prefer to be safely in the background and would rather not believe they have any influence over anyone or anything. But, the fact is, we are … Continue reading Are You An Influencer?
While doing some research for this, I looked at an article titled “10 Destructive Habits That Unhappy People Have”, by Steve Roy.* He starts the article off with this: “It is said that happiness is a state of mind and to a certain extent, that's true. But I believe that whether we are happy … Continue reading Worry Warts Beware!
In Joshua chapter 17, the Israelites have boldly moved into their promised land. Joshua, as their leader, had been dividing the land, assigning areas to each of the twelve tribes. The people of Joseph came to Joshua complaining that the area allotted to them was not large enough. They said that they were large in … Continue reading Stronger Than The Strong