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Faith is a decision to believe. While our faith is deeply spiritual, it starts with the mental determination to believe. There are innumerable questions that can be asked that discourage faith. … more
We use the word “hero” very loosely today. Almost any good deed can get one the designation “hero.” But the real hero is “the person who is recognized for great or brave acts or fine … more
Everyone knows this. We should praise the Lord and thank Him faithfully. However, so many of us fail to do it. Every day is a cause for rejoicing and praising Him. Praise Him for this day! … more
How many times have you heard someone say, “Give me what I deserve.” It makes me think of the adage “Be careful what you ask for because you may get it.” The last thing most of us should … more
One of the greatest victories you can ever with is a victory over fear. Fear can paralyze you. It can immobilize you. It can destroy you. There are fears, or phobias, that everyone faces. There … more
One of the most powerful things anyone can say to me is ”I am praying for you.” I know some people just use that expression as a toss away comment. But when someone tells me that and I … more
It is amazing that anyone could be seen as guiltless for his past no matter what he has done. However, that is exactly what the term “Justified” means in the Scriptures. The great Scripture … more
Count your true friends. I mean your really true friends. If it takes more than the fingers of one hand to count them, you are greatly blessed. Someone has said, “If you have one true friend you … more
All kinds of excuses are given for not attending church worship services. There is a movement today that teaches against involvement with the organized churches. But all the reasons or excuses for … more
We need a foundation for our faith. You can put your trust in Nature, science, education – the list continues. But a true and solid basis for our faith in our Christ is the Holy Scriptures – the … more
Expect that something will happen when you pray. That is faith. When you enter God’s presence in prayer you must “believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” (Heb … more
The old canard is “nothing is certain but death and taxes.” The humorous part of that is supposed to be the play on “taxes.” But the fact is that the one certain thing in life is that you and … more
This week’s column is adapted from a long ago radio script by the renowned broadcaster Paul Harvey. This was the script of his broadcast on April 3, 1965. If I were the devil – I mean, if I … more
The Pastor was preaching about Heaven. He became very excited about the prospect of going to Heaven and he tried to communicate his sincere excitement of future hope to the congregation. Deeply … more
I just came home from grocery shopping. It is my choice to do most of the shopping because when I go to the grocery store, I will actually shop for the items we need. My wife “buys;” I … more
I am planning to write a book. Actually I have the concept for four books. I have the titles in mind and the overall idea for the content for each one. The first one will be a collection of these … more
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights…” This statement is written in one … more
It is a wonderful thing to have a heavenly Father. He is someone who is taking care of us in all the aspects of our lives. The New Testament teaches us that the body of Christ is a family. This … more
“This is the day that the Lord has made.” (Psalm 118:24) What day is this? What day is that special day that the Lord has made? It is this day. It is whatever day you are reading this … more
Everyone is looking for a sign. This is true for almost every area of our lives. A girl wants a sign that her fiancé really loves her. The man wants a like sign that he is the center of her … more
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