Monthly Archive: November, 2017

When to Gossip

Matthew 18:15 When I was in school there was a friend of mine that began to have strong body odor. A number of the fellow students in the class also noticed and began to ask the question: “does that guy...

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How did we get in this mess?

Genesis 3:6 “How did we get in this mess?” Have you have asked yourself that question? Maybe you were facing financial difficulties, problems in a relationship, whatever it was, “how did I get in this mess?” We searched back through...

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I Hate those Flashing Lights

Romans 13:3-4a I hate those flashing lights. Maybe you know what I’m talking about, you drive past that policeman just little too fast and you’re looking in your rear-view mirror for those lights to go on and for him to...

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Death and Comfort

Death and Comfort John 11:25, 35 Death is not something that we like to think much about, but sometimes were forced to. Maybe we were there at the death of a loved one when they took their last breath. Maybe...

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Things are Good

Deuteronomy 8:12-14, 17-18 Things are good. If we step back and take a view at the big picture of what’s going on in our country today, in general, things are pretty good. The stock market is up, crime is at...

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Table Prayer

Psalm 106:1b From little on, I remember our family saying the common table prayer before our meals. Part of that prayer is from Psalm 106 verse 6: Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his mercy endures forever....

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Gracious Gifts from God

Luke 17:17-19 One day 10 men came to Jesus. They all had leprosy. Their disease caused them to live as social outcasts. They couldn’t be in the towns and villages and everywhere they went they had to cry out “Unclean,...

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Thanksgiving in Difficulties

Job 1:21 In the Bible there is a story of a woman by the name of Naomi who is very bitter towards God. Early on in her marriage she and her husband and her two sons were forced to leave...

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A Blessed Life

Psalm 107:1 “I don’t believe in God but he must believe in me.” A friend of mine told me that a couple of times. He was an atheist and didn’t believe in God and at first I didn’t understand what...

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God is Treating You As Sons

Hebrews 12:5b-7a Malcolm Fraser, a former Prime Minister of Australia, famously said life wasn’t meant to be easy. He meant that life is gonna have hardships we might as well just suck it up and deal with it. Though there...

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