Read Time 2 Minutes THE FRAGRANCE OF HEAVEN It is 1982. I sit studying the Word, enjoying the intricacies of His plan and my part in it when the room is filled with the most incredible fragrance I’ve ever encountered. Everything stops and the room is filled with breathless anticipation as I hear Him speak … Continue reading JESUS SPEAKS
Read Time 8 Minutes THE MOST BEAUTIFUL NIGHT OF ALL There is so much more than we've understood . . . and now you can know! What if the most beautiful story of all time, the birth of Jesus Christ, was even more beautiful than you ever imagined? Let us look once again at the … Continue reading SHEPHERDS DID NOT FOLLOW A STAR – THEY KNEW WHERE TO GO
Read Time 6 Minutes Do you wonder if God really speaks to mankind today? Have you often heard another speak of "having a Word from the Lord" or "being guided by the Spirit" and asked yourself why He hasn't "spoken" to you? The good news is . . . we've all asked ourselves those same … Continue reading A HEART TO HEAR GOD!
Read Time 9 Minutes THE PURE WORD OF THE LIVING GOD We live in a day where technology reigns supreme. The ease with which ideas can be exchanged is a marvel to those who treasure knowledge, but what is the cost? Information overload is a peril, selectivity in sources is imperative and discernment is necessary … Continue reading THE WATER OF THE WORD
Read Time 5 Minutes One of Jesus' beloved Parables is known as - "The Pearl of Great Price". As with all the Words written in Red, there is much to seek and know within the telling. Matthew 13:45-46 KJV - The Pearl of Great Price 45 Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant … Continue reading PEARL OF GREAT PRICE
Read Time 5 Minutes BILLY GRAHAM - AMERICA'S PASTOR TO THE WORLD I am very troubled by some of the vicious posts I have seen in both secular media and in Christian circles regarding Billy Graham's life and his eternal destiny. I believe it is incumbent upon mature Christians to signal caution. We should use … Continue reading BILLY GRAHAM
Read Time 5 Minutes One morning recently the Holy Spirit gave me a Vision and Word of Knowledge regarding the current state of the Church. You surely have been there, the moment just before waking when your mind is rested and your own brain hasn’t kicked in yet. I find those are magnificent times for … Continue reading THE RIVER OF LIFE
Read Time 9 Minutes Once again it’s the season of love, caring and kindness. It feels so wonderful . . . we have a spring in our step . . . we think of our lives in review not only to enjoy the good times and adventures again, but also to seek areas in which … Continue reading THANKFULNESS
Read Time 13 Minutes What is the BEMA? The Bema to which Paul refers, was the podium for awarding prizes to competitors in an athletic competition. In our current Olympic games we call it the “medal stand” where prizes are awarded and honor bestowed. Many current translations have chosen the word Judgement Seat of Christ … Continue reading THE BEMA – REWARDS!
Read Time 14 Minutes Blessings . . . Especially this time of year, I find myself thinking about the amazing people I know and love. For quite some time now I’ve been astute enough to realize that I, like many Americans, am incredibly blessed and I am absolutely thankful to the one from whom all … Continue reading BLESSINGS!
Read Time 8 Minutes During the Christmas season, we are typically more sensitive to forgiveness than at any other time of year. This is a time when the world in which we live celebrates the birth of our Savior, Jesus. The difficult transition for me has been to honor the good Christmas brings while eliminating … Continue reading FORGIVENESS