God is Laughing

God is Laughing

“Why do the nations rage, And the people plot a vain thing? The kings of the earth set themselves, And the rulers take counsel together, Against the Lord and against His Anointed, saying, ‘Let us break Their bonds in pieces And cast away Their cords from...
Light for the Road Ahead

Light for the Road Ahead

Change is stressful. Our country is torn apart and the world seems turned upside down. The Bible is balm for our hearts in these troubled times. One book in particular shows us how to think as we adjust. It is the book of Ecclesiastes. Here are some verses that will...
“Peace, Be Still” – In America?

“Peace, Be Still” – In America?

If there is a picture in the Bible that captures the scene today, it is the image of a stormy sea. The winds of change are blowing in every direction. Governments are colliding like waves crashing against one another. The noise of unrest in our land is like the...
First Degree Murder

First Degree Murder

“Murder” is defined by Webster’s dictionary as ‘the crime of unlawfully killing a person especially with malice aforethought.’ When the Law of Moses commanded, “Thou shalt not kill” (Exodus 20:13) this kind of murder (murder in the first degree) was under...
Lift Up Your Eyes

Lift Up Your Eyes

We tend to have a very narrow view of the world. We focus on ourselves, our family, our area, our job, our acquaintances and our circumstances first. This is natural and even necessary. We have obligations that come first (I Tim. 5:8; Gal. 6:10). But we need to think...