I keep seeing quizzes on Social Media that get you to answer a few questions and based on your answers will tell you things like: What 1980 power ballad was written for you? Which movie star is your doppelganger? When will (How will you) you die? Which cartoon character are you most like? Are you … Continue reading How Good are You?
If you are like me and everyone I know, you find yourself adopting some bad habits. You struggle to do what you know is right and find yourself doing things that waste your time while keeping you from investing in the work of God. Paul, that renowned apostle, understands your struggle. Notice his words, "For I … Continue reading Stop It! Quit Now!
Each and everyone of us faces temptations in one or more areas of our lives. I do not know what tempts you to pull away from or hide from God, but there is something, and you know what that something is. So does our enemy the devil! He knows my weaknesses as well as yours, … Continue reading Lead Me Not Into Temptaion, I Can Find The Way Myself.
You cannot turn on the radio or TV in my section of the world and not hear or see a report about The Food Network and Restaurateur, Paula Dean. If you do not know about this recent conflict, do a quick search and you will get more information than you can digest. Basically, a former … Continue reading Apologies, Forgiveness, and Consequences
The following list claims to be actual maintenance complaints submitted by US Air Force pilots and the replies from the maintenance crew. I shared this list with someone who worked in Air Force maintenance at Eglin AFB. His comment was that he had seen and made similar replies in his years in maintenance. Problem: "Left … Continue reading What Evidence?!?
When I was a much younger minister, a young person I attempted to help spiritually, had a battle with an addiction. This young adult tried to fight their addiction, but ended up needing help, beyond what I or the church leaders could provide. With their parent's guidance and the help of local counselors they checked … Continue reading ******s Anonymous
I am not a runner, I have friends who are. I used to run up and down a basketball court and for a while I ran bleachers to keep in shape. Now a local orthopedic doctor tells me that that is no longer a good idea. I am supposed to keep to walking and build … Continue reading What Weighs You Down?
Temptation is a fact of life! There, I said it. The statement is true. We each face opportunities to do what is wrong, and many times we have the desire to see it through. Temptation! Even things that are for good purposes can become a snare toward evil. For instance, the desires that God placed … Continue reading Tempted?!?
What is worse than finding a worm in you apple? . . . . . Finding half a worm in your apple! If you get all your produce from major grocery chains, you may not understand that those who eat fresh off of the tree apples sometimes get a great surprise after a bite or … Continue reading Eww Gross!
God, why do You love so willingly? Why do You deal so patiently? What motivates You to remit; When Your creation does commit, The very acts You cannot ignore, The same sins You do abhor? Why send Your Son to pay the price, To give Yourself as sacrifice? Why forgive the imperfect like me, And … Continue reading Why?