As the world turns was the name of a soup opera that my Mother watched many years ago. That’s what I thought of when I read the title of Geoffrey Grider’s blog “As The World Descends Into Turmoil, God Commands Bible Believers To ‘Fear Not’.” (Click on the title to redirect to the full article.) … More As the World Turns
This morning, while awaiting repairs on my wife’s car, I’m looking at “Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmityi with God? Therefore whoever wishes to be a friend of the world makes himself an enemy of G-d” (James 4:4). I then found Real Christianity and found this definition helpful.
. . . Is Love. . .Sweet Love. . . “What the World Needs Now Is Love” is a 1965 popular song with lyrics by Hal David and music composed by Burt Bacharach. First recorded and made popular by Jackie DeShannon, it was released on April 15, 1965, on the Imperial label after a release … More What the World. . . Needs now. . .
Recently I received the following email from: Renewal Ministries Fellowship http://www.renewal.asn.au “…May they be brought to complete unity to let the world know that You sent Me and have loved them…” (John 17:23) According to the Open Doors 2013 World Watch List, Persecution of Christians in Africa increased immensely in 2012. Mali is a newcomer … More Persection of Saints
Iranian-American Pastor Saeed Abedini with his wife, Naghmeh, and his two children. While visiting his parents in Iran in July 2012, Abedini was arrested by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard for his previous Christian work in the country. (Photo: American Center for Law and Justice) January 22, 2013 On day two of American Pastor Saeed Abedini’s … More Iranian-American Pastor Jailed
Sorry for my absence the last few weeks. This link takes you to Roger Oakland’s “Understanding the Times” website. He describes so succinctly the issues we face today with deceptive movements that are pawing at so many people, imbedding evil claws into the youth of the world. We must take heart, however. For those that … More Following another Jesus
Waiting to see a doctor about my worsening joint pain, I am thinking about how we greet people, and how we respond to a greeting. Commonly, I say “Good Morning” to people in the morning. But am I saying “Have a good morning” or is it a statement, It is a good morning.” Likewise, leaving … More Greeting as Blessing
Today, in America, some of us celebrate Thanksgiving. It’s a Federal holiday. It’s a bank holiday. At one time it was a very important holiday. I remember the plays in elementary school, in the 1950s. We spoke openly of the Early American faith in the One G-d, the Judea-Christian G-d, the Father of Messiah … More Thanksgiving 2012
. . . turns to what can only be thought of as the desolation of winter, I trust that Spring is just beyond. Hope in spring makes winter more tolerable, even enjoyable. And fall means that winter is soon to come. Trust is a gift of G-d for those who will believe in His Son, … More As the Wonder of Fall. . .
Lord, Because Your loving kindness is better than life, my lips shall praise You. Thus I will bless You while I live; I will lift up my hands in Your name… Because You have been my help, therefore in the shadow of Your wings I will rejoice. Psalm 63:3-4,7 Thank You, Lord . . . … More Rejoice in the LORD!