Read Time 13 Minutes What is the Pearl of Great Price? The Pearls of your life are created by those people and circumstances which, at times, bring the greatest irritation. Our growth comes not by avoiding the person or difficulty, but by learning to respond with love and grace. The effect may be the transformation … 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 9 Minutes What is the River of Life? The River represents our journey through life flowing from our Creator and the Clean Life of the Mountain. When we leave the shelter of Jesus' and His teaching, we become susceptible to the influences in the River and the swamps and bogs to either side. … 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