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.
I carry what is considered an EDC knife. I do not feel prepared for a day in the office, in the woods, or on a trip – without my knife.
In the same way that I am not prepared for the day without my knife, the Christian is not prepared for the day without his/her Bible. The Bible is what keeps the faith and love growing in the Christian. The Scriptures help us to know God, and learn how to have salvation through the finished work of Christ.
Starting the New School Year Right The thoughts of the diligent tend only to plenteousness; but of every one that is hasty only to want. Proverbs 21:5 You may enjoy this humorous story as much as I did: “A college freshman was giving her friend a tour of the college she attended. She pointed outContinue reading “Starting the New School Year Right”
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”
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”