Sunday is an anniversary of an event that momentarily changed the United States. Most, if not all of us, who were alive and aware that day fifteen years ago will always remember the Eleventh of September. The images are forever implanted in our minds eye. We still see the Twin Towers of the World Trade … Continue reading Expatriate Patriotism
What Does the Bible Say?
This morning on my drive to the study, I was listening to WDJC 93.7 FM. They play Contemporary Christian Music and have religious discussions and questions on air. I find this much better than the other music I used to listen too. The hosts - Roxanne and Chris - asked a simple question to us listeners this morning; … Continue reading What Does the Bible Say?
Uncertainty to Certainty
I am writing as I am thinking this morning. These are my thought as I think about the tragedy that unfolded in Orlando this past Sunday in the dark hours of the morning. Tragedy is the only way to describe what happened. I do not know all the details, but apparently a lone gunman entered at nightclub … Continue reading Uncertainty to Certainty
“For in Christ Jesus you are all sons of God, through faith. For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.” (Gal 3:26-27.) For many of us this is a very familiar text and rightly so. Many times our focus is on verse 27 that teaches the way into Christ … Continue reading Feeling Foolish
What Will You Become?
The great promise of the United States continues to be that you can become anything you want to be, if you put in the effort. Is your desire to be a doctor, lawyer, teacher, to be wealthy, famous, a star athlete, or president (you would likely be a better choice than those currently vying … Continue reading What Will You Become?
This morning on the way to the study, I drove through fog. That is somewhat of an understatement. Had I a net, I might have caught a few fish swimming across the highway. The fog was thick when I pulled out of the subdivision onto the highway, I could not see very far. The first … Continue reading Clarity
Today many Christians in the world look back to the events of the last few hours of Jesus' life on earth. Today many will think about the trumped up charges and illegal trial he faced. Today many will remember with sorrow that they like Peter sometimes deny the Christ. Today many will shed tears as … Continue reading Reflections
The Highest Priest
Jesus is that High Priest. He is From God – Passed through the heavens Jesus was with God, He was God. As God He came to live on earth. Therefore, He understands our weaknesses He understands because He walked in our shoes. He understands because He walked with us. Because He was tempted in every … Continue reading The Highest Priest
Friday is for Praise
Forever I Praise B. Scott McCown - January 14, 2016 Forever I praise You; Father of Light. For Your creation, Your love, And all that is right. Your blessings and grace Salvation - my weakness despite; The blood of Your Begotten Cleansing me in Your sight. Forever I praise You; Messiah, Son of God Most High, … Continue reading Friday is for Praise
What’s In A Name
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and of peace there will be no end, on the throne of David … Continue reading What’s In A Name