Religion

Good Friday

Good Friday

on April 14, 2017, 9:00 AM / in Religion

And they crucified him, and parted his garments, casting lots: that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by the prophet, They parted my garments among them, and upon my vesture did they cast lots. And sitting down they watched him there; And set up over his head his accusation written, THIS IS JESUS THE KING OF THE JEWS. Now […]

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Are You Free Yet? Part I

Are You Free Yet? Part I

on April 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Plato said: “Only the dead have seen the end of war.” And I believe him….. The Samurai are famously known for their rites regarding death, their practices to remove their phobos as did their Greek counterparts called it. In fact, the Greek warriors used to call the human body “the factory of fear.” Not bad! They were very close. The problem is […]

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House Of Symbols

House Of Symbols

on April 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

According to the law, almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission.  —Hebrews 9:22 Our neighbor was startled when two young men walked into her home uninvited. She screamed, and they ran out. Yet no one would accuse her of failing to be hospitable. If you enter someone’s house, you come in […]

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When The Pressure Is On

When The Pressure Is On

on April 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

We also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance.  —Romans 5:3 What makes a shiny apple look so delicious? The skin, of course. But what is it about an apple that actually makes it delicious? The juice and substance inside. That’s the apple’s real “character.” I learned this as a boy watching my mom make applesauce. With a wooden […]

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From Lucifer to Herod to today.

on April 12, 2017, 8:00 AM / in Opinion, Religion

Yesterday I watched David Limbaugh on Hannity talking about his new book, “The True Jesus”, http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/hannity/. In the clip I watched Limbaugh made reference to the killings of Christians going on and he related them to the Orders by Herod to kill all the baby boys when the Wise Men told him the King of the Jews had been born […]

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Prophet of Doom

on April 12, 2017, 6:56 AM / in Religion

Just a reminder to those who haven’t read about the religion of Islam http://www.prophetofdoom.net/ Book Prophet of Doom is the best-documented, most comprehensive, presentation of Islam’s five oldest and most reliable scriptural sources. Ishaq’s Biography of Muhammad, Tabari’s History of Islam, and Bukhari’s and Muslim’s Hadith, were used to reorder the Qur’an chronologically and to set its surahs into the […]

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The Hidden Rattler

The Hidden Rattler

on April 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

A man’s pride will bring him low, but the humble in spirit will retain honor.  —Proverbs 29:23 When I was a boy, our family lived on a farm. One spring, we killed 13 rattlesnakes in a brief period of time. A rattler can be easily destroyed if you know where it is and how far it can reach when it […]

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The Glorious Sunset

The Glorious Sunset

on April 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

At evening time it shall happen that it will be light.  —Zechariah 14:7 It is wonderful to be young, with clear sight, acute hearing, elastic step, pulses drumming to the march of exhilarating health. But old age has glories that youth cannot know. It is a blessed old age indeed if it ends brightly at evening time. Old age celebrates […]

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“The Battle For Your Mind”

on April 10, 2017, 8:34 AM / in Opinion, Religion

After the attacks that I have been subjected to this past several months – this morning’s sermon by Adrian Rogers really hit the target for me. I would highly encourage all to watch (30 minute) todays sermon, “The Battle For Your Mind”. http://www.lightsource.com/ministry/love-worth-finding/ If you hit *delete* on this post you are stating clearly WHOSE you are  and it isn’t […]

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Convicting Word

Convicting Word

on April 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, “Son, your sins are forgiven you.”  —Mark 2:5 A young cowboy with no regard for God traveled to San Francisco and began a life of revelry, spending the money he had earned while working on the range. One night he staggered to his hotel room and slept until late the […]

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The Memory Of Past Sins

The Memory Of Past Sins

on April 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life.  —Genesis 45:5 When Joseph revealed his identity to his brothers who had sold him into slavery, they were speechless and “dismayed in his presence” (Genesis 45:3). Fear and guilt quickly reminded them of the heartache they had […]

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The Moral Foundations of Society

The Moral Foundations of Society

on April 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, Opinion, Religion

By Margaret Thatcher, Former Prime Minister, Great Britain Margaret Thatcher  was born in 1925 and went on to earn a degree in chemistry from Somerville College, Oxford, as well as a master of arts degree from the University of Oxford. For some years she worked as a research chemist and then as a barrister, specializing in tax law. Elected to […]

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What Keeps Us Going?

What Keeps Us Going?

on April 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

For to me, to live is Christ, and to die is gain.  —Philippians 1:21 Isaac Asimov tells the story of a rough ocean crossing during which a Mr. Jones became terribly seasick. At an especially rough time, a kindly steward patted Jones on the shoulder and said, “I know, sir, that it seems awful. But remember, no man ever died […]

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‘They Wouldn’t Let Me!’

‘They Wouldn’t Let Me!’

on April 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.  —Matthew 11:28 A woman was trapped on the top floor of a burning building. Flames and smoke blocked every way of escape. When firefighters arrived, one of the men scrambled up a ladder to the window where the woman was screaming for help, […]

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Always Awake

Always Awake

on April 6, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

I will both lie down in peace, and sleep; for You alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.  —Psalm 4:8 A mother and her 4-year-old daughter were preparing for bed. The child was afraid of the dark. When the lights were turned off, the girl noticed the moon shining through the window. “Mommy,” she asked, “is that God’s light […]

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Wounded For Me

Wounded For Me

on April 5, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities.  —Isaiah 53:5 A man who was deeply troubled by his sins was having a vivid dream in which he saw Jesus being savagely whipped by a soldier. As the cruel scourge came down upon Christ’s back, the onlooker shuddered, for the terrible cords left ugly, gaping wounds upon […]

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Shrike System

Shrike System

on April 4, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.  —1 Peter 5:8 The ancient sport of falconry used trained hawks or falcons in the pursuit of wild game. When the “educated predator” was allowed to fly, however, it often rose too high for human eyes to see. So a […]

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Death Cannot Divide Us

Death Cannot Divide Us

on April 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in Me, though he may die, he shall live.”  —John 11:25 Although writers and philosophers have done their best to marshal weighty arguments in favor of life after death, they have not succeeded in bringing comfort to aching, anxious, questioning hearts. Jesus, however, does not fail […]

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A letter from Lucy

A letter from Lucy

on April 3, 2017, 6:00 AM / in People, Religion

I read a quote this morning and wanted to share it with you this Easter week-end.  J.  C. Ryle  wrote the following:  “You see the  Eternal SON of GOD suffering, bleeding, agonizing, dying, in  order to pay your soul’s debt and make satisfaction for your sins…Nothing but CHRIST’s atonement on the cross can ever clear up these things… Your own…repentance, […]

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A Loan To The Lord

A Loan To The Lord

on April 2, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Religion

He who has pity on the poor lends to the Lord, and He will pay back what he has given.  —Proverbs 19:17 A father gave his little boy 50 cents and told him he could use it any way he wanted. Later when Dad asked about it, the boy told him that he had lent it to someone. “Who did […]

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