At Year’s End

At Year’s End

With another year approaching fast, it is a good time to pause and consider some things of importance. With the passing of the old year, we are again reminded of the words of James, “For what is your life? It is even a vapor, that appears for a little time and then...
Do You Have an Ear of Corn?

Do You Have an Ear of Corn?

“Do you have an ear of corn?” I have to tell you that I love to eat corn. God has blessed me to be able to eat several ears of corn over this past summer. I love to add some salt and butter to my corn. This is one of the joys of the harvest of a garden is being able...
“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...
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...
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...