I am saying this for your benefit, not to place restrictions on you. I want you to do whatever will help you serve the Lord best, with as few distractions as possible.1 Corinthians 7:35 NLT The image above is of a recent Tumbler notification I received on my phone. As soon as I read the … Continue reading Distracting Attractions
They say that life is the best teacher, not the only one. A well-educated person also learns from other people and by conducting research using the various types of media. Nevertheless, there are those who tend to think they know it all simply because they have some education and what they refer to as "common … Continue reading A Word To Stubborn Procrastinators
If we claim we have no sin, we are only fooling ourselves and not living in the truth. 1 John 1:8 NLT So then, submit yourselves to God. Resist the Devil, and he will run away from you. -James 4:7 GNT How can I know all the sins lurking in my heart? Cleanse me from … Continue reading Hello, Skeletons. Howdy, Demons!
I almost agreed with Mr. Ford when I first read the above quote, but I quickly realized he missed a very important fact; ALL mankind is naturally selfish, arrogant, and greedy. It is the by-product of the unregenerate heart. Also known as, sinful nature. Surely, I was sinful at birth, sinful from the time my mother conceived … Continue reading Unmask me!
There are two groups of people that will react differently to the title of this post. One will adamantly refute it, the other will cheerfully embrace it. In which group are you? If you are still reading this, I assume you are interested in what I have to say about it nevertheless. First, we need … Continue reading Yes, ALL roads do lead to God!
No, not medical COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), which affects about 328 million worldwide. I am referring to social COPD (Celebrity Obsessed Psychological Disorder), which affects over half of the 4.48 billion people who use social media today! It's disappointing enough to see what news networks have become. They've gone from reporting events as they … Continue reading COPD, the new pandemic!?
Then Jesus asked them, “Would anyone light a lamp and then put it under a basket or under a bed? Of course not! A lamp is placed on a stand, where its light will shine." - Jesus [Mark 4:21] From what I've gathered, the vast majority of Christians worldwide believe that God is a personal … Continue reading The Problem With a “Personal” God
"Keep ALERT at all times. And pray that you might be strong enough to ESCAPE from all these coming evils.”Jesus If you work at a large company in the U.S. you are most likely familiar with OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA's purpose is to ensure safety in the workplace by setting and … Continue reading Sometimes all we need is a near miss.
Danger hides in beauty, and beauty in danger. - Belva Plain Among the many things in this world that are unavoidably captivating, some are harmless and even favorable. Yet, others can be quite harmful and even deadly. Take, for example, the four objects in the image above. From left to right they are: The golden … Continue reading The more beautiful, the more deadly
We don’t get several lives to come back and change the outcome of our bad choices; we have only the one, then it is “game over.” So, choosing to live prudently and wisely does not only benefits us in the here an now, but also in the eternal here after.