Billy Sunday was known for his dynamic, boisterous, loud, and sometimes rough preaching. He held the attention of his audience and was possibly “entertaining” to listen to and watch when he was preaching. Even if your pastor or guest preacher is not “entertaining” that’s OK. Entertainment is not the goal – knowing God is.
The Blurriness of Christmas And when they were come into the house, they saw the young child with Mary his mother, and fell down, and worshipped him: and when they had opened their treasures, they presented unto him gifts; gold, and frankincense, and myrrh. Matthew 2:11 Consider the last few days in this month ofContinue reading “The Blurriness of Christmas”
Talking But Not Communicating “A Maine potato farmer and a Texas rancher were engaged in conversation at a political rally. The man from the Lone Star State asked, “How much land do you tend?” “About a hundred acres.” “I farm about six thousand myself.” The man from Maine was not overly impressed, so the TexanContinue reading “Talking But Not Communicating”
“Prayer” in the Book of Psalms 31 times in the Book of Psalms is the word “Prayer” found. That is enough times to read a new verse about “prayer” every day for a month! Sometimes it is found in the chapter heading. At other times it is in the text of the psalm. As youContinue reading ““Prayer” in Psalms”
Hearing, Learning, and Fearing Moses is 120 years old. His voice is still strong, mind still sharp, and his body is still capable. He is told by God that he will get to peer over and get a peek at the Promised Land, but that he will not be able to go into the land.Continue reading “Hearing, Learning, and Fearing”