Don’t Be Distracted

In this season, awaiting Christmas, there may be a time when you stop and wonder. In that quiet time of reflection when the distraction level allows your heart to communicate with your brain, you may ask “what is this celebration all about?” It seems that the real meaning of Christmas is continuously out of reach. … Continue reading Don’t Be Distracted

M is for Messiah

The best way to honor the celebration of Christmas is to contemplate the reality of the fulfillment of ancient prophecy. In the history of Gods people as recorded in the Old Testament, the focal point of prophets and dreamers, hopeful leaders and humble servants, was the promise. God spoke this promise to Adam and Eve … Continue reading M is for Messiah

L is for Love

Of all the concepts known to man, love is the most mysterious most powerful and most misunderstood. It is often mimicked and maligned and many are seduced by its counterfeit cousins' lust and desire.  The Bible describes the love of God this way: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not … Continue reading L is for Love

K is for Kingdom

The first mention of a king in the bible is in Genesis 14:1 "At the time when Amraphel was king of Shinar..." The king of Shinar also known as Babylon is the first mention of a king and kingdom rule. Scholars regard Amraphel to be Hammurabi of Sumer, whose legal code was a foundation for … Continue reading K is for Kingdom

Chasing Christmas

What is it about Christmas that eludes me? Is it something beyond my grasp, an emotion, a sense of completion or arrival or fulfillment? I know after many years of experience it is not a material thing. Perhaps it’s not an emotional thing either. Emotions can be manipulated. But there are times when the environment … Continue reading Chasing Christmas

J is for Jesus

Christmas is a good time to be prepared to answer the skeptics who gladly point out the celebration of the birth of Christ lacks significance if the facts about Him are not true.  The faith of many would be futile “If Christ has not been raised, your faith is useless; you are still in your … Continue reading J is for Jesus

I is for Infiltrate

Following my wife’s suggestion, I have been making the deliberate attempt to taste my food before habitually adding salt to it. Salt has always been a valuable part of our diet and necessary for survival. I have always appreciated the value of both physical and spiritual salt. In biblical times salt was a valuable commodity … Continue reading I is for Infiltrate

H is for Hope

The tumultuous events in the US and worldwide punctuated by the eclipse draw us to reflect on prophecy as reminders of the hope we share as believers.