Good talk is fun! Put simply: It involves your mouth voicing words with your brain full on, your heart tuned to “nice“, and another talker involved – some listening ear understanding you, involved mutually in the conversation. If there is no understanding – then there is no communication. If it’s not mutual, then there is […]
Satan had it. Israel had it. Uzziah had it. Peter warned against it. Arrogance and pride. So easy to see in others. So difficult to see in myself: pride in one’s self It seems to be one of those sins “that goes before you…” announcing itself to others (before you even arrive!). […]
Quotes about mere puny mud-men and women of clay – us.
It is the Holy Spirit that begins a new work in us – from the very moment of salvation in Christ. And God promises that He continues that good work in us all the way through to His return. What an amazing mystery, that Almighty God would choose to somehow enter His creation. He does not “lower Himself” nor condescend nor stoop… to do so. It is in His very nature to love us so. God is love and humbleness — in the same breath with His Omnipotence and unequaled Awesomeness.
I was so repelled by the anger of a radio preacher the other day. His voice was angry! So harsh, the sound. Why would a preacher sound angry preaching his sermon? He was yelling at me! Scripture shows us a different tone: “The gentleness of wisdom” (James 3:13-18). It seems to be so missing – […]
The Damning God …and The Forgiving God: One God “There is a way that seems right – to man.” These days everyone has their own idea of what life is and what we are doing here – of what it’s all about. Have you stopped, in the whirlwind of your life, to think about God? […]
Giving of Tithes and Offerings Our Giving to the Lord… according to Scripture. References: 1. I Cor. 16:1-3 2. I Cor. 9:7-23 3. Matt. 10: 41-42 4. I Cor. 4:1,2 5. I Cor. 4:7 6. I Cor. 4:3-14 Prologue. As missionaries, my wife and I served under a “faith support” system. We were accepted by […]