It’s Not Always About Winning

It’s Not Always About Winning

Abraham Lincoln told one of his generals that if you’ve got an elephant by the tail and he’s determined to run, it’s best to let him go. Losing is sometimes inevitable. The Israelites refused to believe that God would enable them to conquer the Canaanites. God told...
Perils in Church Buildings?

Perils in Church Buildings?

I was touring one of the oldest log church buildings in America when I noticed holes in the walls. “What are these holes?” I asked. A guide explained that they were drilled so men could put their rifles through the holes to shoot at Indians if they attacked while the...
Hypocrisy

Hypocrisy

When people take the character of another, acting either in a play or in life, and they speak or act in character, they are a form of the original meaning of hypocrisy as used in the Scriptures. Vine defines the primary meaning as “a reply, an answer,”…as the...

How to Sleep Well at Night

Nighttime is usually a designated time for sleep and the recharging of our bodies and minds after a long day of work and other activities. Many people, however, have issues with sleep, and these issues are sometimes caused by thoughts of fear and worry. We have...

When God is For You, Who Can Be Against You?

The people of Judah during Isaiah’s time on the earth were “rebellious children,” and they had stopped trusting in God and had decided to trust in Egypt (Isaiah 30:1-2). The people of Judah would see that when God is for someone, who can be against that person? In...