Monthly Archives: February 2017

If It Were Otherwise

If most of us had a Bible Institute and/or a Christian Publishing house named after us, we might have trouble fitting our head through the door!  Not so if with evangelist Dwight L. Moody. Moody was an uneducated, yet incredibly … Continue reading

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Sprinkled Clean

We were going through a fascinating series in the book of Exodus. When we got to the part in Chapter 24 where the Israelites affirmed their covenant with God, our pastor made an interesting point.  As part of their recommitment … Continue reading

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And God Knew

The good ole’ days had come and gone. Joseph had died, and the Pharaoh whom he’d served had passed off the scene as well.  The Hebrews had gained so much – both in possessions and sheer numbers of people.  The … Continue reading

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Failure to Disclose

I’d have a strong case. Technically, what I was told was true, and based on that information, I made the purchase.  But, I regretted it ever since – primarily because of what I was NOT told upfront. According to one … Continue reading

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The Perfect Day

“You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.”  Coach John Wooden What a great truth.  Looking back, some of my best days were those spent lending a hand to … Continue reading

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It’s Everywhere!

You’d never know it by watching the news, but it’s happening all over the globe. It’s occurring on every continent, in every country, and all over your community.  Today, thousands of meals are being prepared for the Mom and Dad … Continue reading

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Burning the Candle

He was a hero – yet nobody likely knew he’d done a thing. Jethro was the father-in-law of Moses, and just a few months into their Exodus out of Egypt, he paid a visit to the Hebrew’s camp.  What he … Continue reading

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In the Middle of it All

The text didn’t catch my eye – the picture next to it did. Then the tent of meeting and the camp of the Levites will set out in the middle of the camps.  (Numbers 2:17) Like I said, nothing eye-catching.  … Continue reading

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Say or Do?

The English language is full of common expressions pulled directly from Scripture.  As I read Christ’s word below, I came across two phrases we still use today. Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples: “The teachers of the … Continue reading

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Visible and Invisible

There is one of my right shin, another on my left hand, and a third on my chin.  But the granddaddy of them all is on my right shoulder.  Although it’s been there for more than forty-five years, I clearly … Continue reading

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