Monthly Archives: August 2016

Wednesday August 31, 2016 – Our response to persecution

Romans 12:14  Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse. What does it mean to be persecuted?  Can we think of a time or times where we believe we have been persecuted?  Do those experiences, if we had … Continue reading

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Tuesday August 30, 2016 – Winning when we lose

Proverbs 16:22a  Understanding is a fountain of life to those who have it, Mistakes – Errors – Goof-ups – Bad judgments – Blunders.  They sure are all part of life.  In sports they would be called fumbles, strikeouts, errors, interceptions, … Continue reading

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Monday August 29, 2016 – Dealing with our “leaks”

Matthew 13:16 But blessed are your eyes because they see and your ears because they hear. Years ago a friend of ours named Paul bought a home that had been through a fire.  He was good at construction and was … Continue reading

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Sunday August 28, 2016 – A brutally accurate description

Galatians 5:22-24 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. 24 Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the sinful nature with its passions … Continue reading

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August 27, 2016 – Donna’s incredible vision of Jesus

Isaiah 12:5  Sing to the LORD, for he has done glorious things; let this be known to all the world. We arrived at the Christian Camp on Sunday that was held in Georgia.  Donna was from North Carolina and I … Continue reading

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Friday August 26, 2016 – Part 2 – 2 hours and15 minutes after we met

To God be the glory great things He hath done!  Continued from yesterday… After my incredible encounter with Jesus the previous fall, I received some wonderful advice about praying for my wife.  The leader instructed me, “I want you to … Continue reading

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Thursday August 25, 2016 – 2 hours and 15 minutes after we met

To God be the glory great things He hath done!  47 years ago today! Thanks to what can only be described as the miraculous intervention of God, we were engaged 2 hours and 15 minutes after we met!  We’ve joked … Continue reading

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Wednesday August 24, 2016 – Loving Jesus attracts trouble

2 Timothy 3:12 Anyone who wants to live all out for Christ is in for a lot of trouble; there’s no getting around it.  (The Message) Today’s verse is of the prosperity likely to come to those who want to … Continue reading

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Tuesday August 23, 2016 – The precious gift of testing

Proverbs 17:3 The crucible for silver and the furnace for gold, but the Lord tests the heart. Where are we?  Where are we going?  And, how do we get there?  Isn’t God good to use testing to show us!  Has … Continue reading

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Monday August 22, 2016

What is this blog really about? Suppose we had eyes to see that some important things in our lives weren’t what they seemed to be.  Things that we thought were fine and good turn out to be not so good … Continue reading

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