All That You Need

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Written to remind myself. Through the night… Jesus Christ is leading me to… a beautiful city… So… why pursue anything less… like the darkness… the world (Deuteronomy 18:9-11)—aka… humanism… contemplative prayer (emptying the mind to hear voices… repeating mantras)… false … Continue reading

Should Be…

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This quote from a blog entry made me wonder… Focus on what “should” happen If you want to be unhappy, think about how the world “should” work…  The world doesn’t need to follow any of your “shoulds.” The sooner you … Continue reading

What’s Right?

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Start out by asking… what’s right instead of what’s wrong… about a circumstance to give you a different perspective to look at, has been said. So… I asked the same… what’s right about today? Technology… behavior… morals… values… nations… without … Continue reading

Professional or Amateur?

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Reading the blog entry… Professionalizing Your Ranch… made me ponder… Are we “professional” followers of Christ (mature—“meat eaters”)… or… “amateur” followers of Christ (immature—“milk only drinkers”)? Are our roles well defined and understood—our responsibilities in God’s Kingdom? Do we not … Continue reading

The Gift

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We’re all born sinners… bitten and poisoned by the serpent, Satan.  We’re under the wrath of God… cursed… sentenced to hell (Lake of Fire). Jesus Christ, the only begotten Son of God, was crucified and, by the power of God, … Continue reading

Proof?

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Proof… you want proof?  I provided proof… but… proof didn’t make a difference! “Man’s sensitivity to the little things and insensitivity to the greatest are the signs of a strange disorder.” “People almost invariably arrive at their beliefs not on … Continue reading

In An Instant

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Seems like with God, there can be many years of preparation… work… events… circumstance… obedience… yes, even disobedience… then… ALL OF A SUDDEN… in an instant… it comes to culmination… resolve! 19 How are they brought into desolation, as in … Continue reading

What’s your choice?

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A life… forever of… Light—love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance… or… darkness—immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorcery, hatred, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disputes, dissensions, heresies, envying, murders, drunkenness, carousing… Galatians 5:19-23. What’s your choice… blessing… or… curse? … Continue reading

Reach Out!

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If you don’t believe in God’s judgment… the wrath of the Lord… eternal perdition in the Lake of Fire… you won’t believe in… reach out for… be thankful for… Christ’s Blood shed at the Cross. If there’s no Cross… there’s … Continue reading

Fake or Real?

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Today, the world… fake news… defies… God’s design… natural laws… the American Constitution—that which affords us freedoms we enjoy. Our God… the God of Israel… the Lord above all gods… must not be good enough for many so they pursue … Continue reading

Honor Parents

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2 Honor your father and mother (which is the first commandment with a promise), 3 so that it may be well with you, and that you may live long on the earth. (NASB) Ephesians 6:2-3 The Familial

Trust Him

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He’s God… He’s been at it for a really, really, really, really, long time… like forever… He’s really good at it… He knows what He’s doing… so… trust Him!  Paraphrasing David Nathan 1 The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall … Continue reading

On this Day…

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On this day, I remember… The earth is the Lord’s, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein… and… every knee will… Psalm 24:1; Philippians 2:9-11.

Trust

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11 In God have I put my trust: I will not be afraid what man can do unto me.  Psalm 56:11 King James Version (KJV) 5 I called upon the Lord in distress: the Lord answered me, and set me in a large place. 6 The Lord is on … Continue reading

On Time

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I’m grateful God is alright with “showing up late”… so was… Lazarus. God’s given me time to answer… What Do You Want? 9 The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness; but is longsuffering to us-ward, … Continue reading

Deadly

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Dance with the dead… ecumenical activity (see the essay… What’s Love God to Do With It?)… engaging false prophets—prophets whose prophecies don’t come true… visions and dreams not based on the Word of God billed as God’s word… mystical practices … Continue reading

Cheap

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Sounds like… the manipulation tactics of the world’s central banks and those that crave the unnaturally cheap credit they create…a.k.a socialism… 4 Hear this, you who trample the needy, to do away with the humble of the land, 5 saying, “When will … Continue reading

Pilgrims

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The World Wasn’t Worthy of Them…Pilgrims The Pilgrims of our American founding were wonderful and beautiful Christians to boot. They loved the Word of God, giving us some of history’s greatest Bible Scholars and theologians, but in some ways they … Continue reading

Cause me…

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Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.  Psalm 143:8

Nice Guy

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Just my opinion… “The flip”… when what is said is 180 degrees different than the intent of the heart—he may act like a really “nice guy”… but, when the pressure is turned up… he’s really not. Today we’re hearing more … Continue reading