One of my favorite movies was on last night, A Christmas Carol.
Originally a book by English author Charles Dickens.
Of course the story is about Ebenezer Scrooge a miserly, cold, unfeeling, old and curmudgeonly man and his Christmas conversion and redemption after being visited by four ghosts. Continue reading →
God desires to give us great joy. When Paul talks about the fruits of the Spirit, joy is listed second only to love (Gal. 5:22).
God’s idea of joy was to provide a way to restore the broken fellowship between Him and us. He desires to forgive us of sin but because of His holy nature cannot just overlook it. Continue reading →
Then little children were brought to Him that He might put His hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them. Matt 19:13
I took Linda to the ballet performance of the Nutcracker last Friday evening.
As we sat in the balcony, the seats continued to fill up with all kinds of people. Continue reading →
Behold, I will make My words in your mouth fire. Jer 5:14
Have you heard someone exclaim, “My mouth is on fire”?
It often happens after they eat a hot pepper but I never really saw any flames coming out of their mouth so it really wasn’t “on fire.” Continue reading →
Whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks understanding; He who does so destroys his own soul. Wounds and dishonor he will get and his reproach will not be wiped away. Prov 6:32-33
I haven’t heard this much news without a celebrity dying.
Then again, it looks like one has killed a part of his life. Continue reading →
While reading in the Bible this morning I noticed something that happened during plague #7. Moses stretched out his rod toward heaven; and the LORD sent thunder and hail, and fire darted to the ground. And the LORD rained hail on the land of Egypt. Ex 9:23 Continue reading →
We don’t have a large Jewish population here in deep east Texas, at least not like you’d find in one of the large metropolitan areas.
The nearest synagogue is in Tyler or Longview; Lufkin and Nacogdoches do not have one as far as I know. Continue reading →
Doubt is a faith killer! If you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you (Matt 17:20) then the slightest doubt will keep that mountain in place. Continue reading →
The Assyrian king had sent his army out to forcibly take those that were not under his control.
One by one the nations of the world fell until it came down to a small, obscure little place called Judah. Continue reading →