How To Insult a Cat

“As it is written, Behold, I lay in Sion a stumbling stone and rock of offense: and whosoever believes on him shall not be ashamed.” Romans 9:33 (KJV) Cats are odd creatures for a number of reasons. This is especially true of ‘outdoor cats’.  One of the oddities of outdoors...

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Sitting in Judgment on God

“…All this most horrible injustice ever, perpetrated by the religious leaders of Israel…judges who themselves were criminals and a seeming criminal who is himself the real judge. His majesty, His innocence, His silence is wondrous. They condemn themselves. They damn themselves. And so will you if you wrongly judge Christ....

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The Ballad of Rodger Young

It was an odd request… The company commander was a busy man that morning in June of 1943. He looked up sharply when Sergeant Young, a thin, pale, and bespectacled staff sergeant, walked into his tent, saluted and said: “Sir, I would like to request permission to be reduced to...

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A Carpenter’s Yoke

It is has been said that the three most expensive letters in the English alphabet are DIY (Do it yourself). If you are not a skilled carpenter and if you have ever tried to do home remodeling, you know how frustratingly true this statement is. On the other hand, finding...

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You be ready

“Let us be glad and rejoice, and give honor to him: for the marriage of the Lamb is come, and his wife hath made herself ready.” Revelation 19:7 Several years ago we attended our niece’s outdoor wedding in Florida. The young man that she married is a paraplegic and confined...

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Betraying the Lamb

“When I was daily with you in the temple, ye stretched forth no hands against me: but this is your hour, and the power of darkness.” Luke 22:53 KJV Each one of us has betrayed the Lord Jesus in our own way. One thing about the Passover lamb that we...

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Only One

Simple…but Not Easy Being a simple guy, I like simple plans and observations. If there is a complex plan presented to me, I try and break it down to its simplest elements. Having been raised in Christendom, I learned a very complex plan of salvation involving confessions, rote prayers, prayers...

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Great Awakenings

by the Rev. Jonathan Edwards A Sermon Preached at Enfield, July 8th, 1741 At a Time of Great Awakenings, and Attended with Remarkable Impressions on many of the Hearers. Their foot shall slide in due time.—Deut. 32:35. In this verse is threatened the vengeance of God on the wicked unbelieving...

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