To paraphrase C.S. Lewis: “The world is asleep in an evil enchantment.” Ideas on Being a Good Neighbor So how do we wake up our neighbors who are asleep “under an evil enchantment?” Pray, pray, pray. But what do you do after or, better, as you continue to pray. Short answer: Engage your neighbors in … More “The World is Asleep in An Evil Enchantment.”
Keep praying. Don’t lose heart or hope in your God. 16 Rejoice always; 17 pray without ceasing; 18 in everything give thanks; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. (1 Thess. 5:16-18)
My pastor asked me to be a part of our Good Friday service. I said yes. Approximately 15 minutes before the service was to begin, my phone rang. It was my friend Ben’s number. We were in prayer with all the other participants in the evening’s service so I didn’t pick up. But when prayer … More A Good Friday Meditation for Silent Saturday
Recently the Christian world has been rocked by the apostasy and abandoning of the faith by prominent men who at one time, it was thought, had a deep devotion to Christ. Worse perhaps is the revealing of prominent men “of faith” living hypocritical and double lives. If you are looking for me to name names, … More Hypocrisy and Wickedness in Christians
Why do we love Jesus? We do we serve Him?Why do we live for Him?Why would we die for Him? His holiness for our sin. It’s that simple.
This is a departure from what I usually post. Covid is news everywhere. Yesterday, I read the report below from Tom Woods. Woods is a libertarian scholar, a podcaster, financial advisor and in general, a provocateur. He thinks the government’s policies related to COVID make no sense scientifically, economically or from the standpoint of the … More COVID, COVID, Everywhere
The king was evil and powerful. He knew what he wanted and was willing to do anything to get it. He was a fist-in-the face-of-God leader and was willing to pay for the answers he wanted. Four hundred of his lackeys were flattering his ego. And one lone prophet of Judah stood up to him … More For the Love of Christ, Give Us Men Like This!
Insulation in your house is a good thing. Insulation on your heart is not. But most of us create multiple layers of insulation in our lives that keep us from fully knowing and experiencing the love of Christ to the fullest extent. The Gospel is free but the Christian life is not easy. Teachers, pastors, … More Insulating Ourselves from Jesus and His Teaching
After the nation watches a man die, . . . the call for a nation to repent. A Mid-Day Prayer for Revival (from the summer of 2020) “Lord, today has been a day of wicked responsesto wicked acts by men with power in Minneapolis.There are some among us who delight in chaos,who use wickedness as … More When a Prayer from 2020 Breaks Your Heart Again
I am working on a catalog of the names and terms for God in the Bible. It is a type of concordance for the Name that is above every name. In the Old Testament, there are four primary names for God (Transliterated from Hebrew to English: Adon / Adonai, Elohim, Yahweh, and Ruach) upon which … More Their Story is for Our Story to be Better