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Why Does Evil Reign?

If Jesus is on the Throne, Why Does Evil Reign? A young Sunday school student once shared an observation with me after I taught about Jesus power and authority over all creation.  In particular, I was trying to stress the victory over Satan that Jesus gained by His death and...

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The Problem with Princes

“He pours contempt upon princes, and causes them to wander in the wilderness, [where there is] no way. Yet sets he the poor on high from affliction, and makes [him] families like a flock. The righteous shall see [it], and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. Whoso [is]...

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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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For So an Entrance Shall Be…

“Draw near to God and He will draw near to you…” James 4:8 Recent sermons from a local pastor drew from both the experience of the Israelites at Mt Hermon and an exhortation from the book of James, to highlight for us the blessed position that believers have before our...

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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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