George Mueller (1805-1898) lived in England and built several orphanages. He never had a salary, never held a job as such, but relied totally on God to provide for his own needs, and more importantly, the needs of the orphanages. The Worthy Brief relates the following: Faith was the pinnacle of George Muller's life. Without … Continue reading It Matters to Him About You
I read somewhere that there is always a spider within 6 feet of us. How true that is, I don't really know. In my career I've been in attics, crawl spaces, and all sorts of dark holes, and usually there were spiders. Thankfully, I was never bitten. I disliked the webs hanging down more than … Continue reading Nearness
Everone knows what a bucket list is; that list of things you want to do before you "kick the bucket." A movie a few years ago with that name starring Morgan Freeman and Jack Nicholson was a rather irreverent view of dying on one hand, but a realistic view on the other. (As of this … Continue reading Bucket List (No, I’m not dying—yet)
His name is Albert. Albert is a nurse (one of several) who was in the procedure room with me last week when I had my EGD. He was standing at my left shoulder. "Albert or Al?" I asked. He said "Either one." As thing progressed and the prepped me for the beginning anesthesia to put … Continue reading His Name Is Albert
I pray you all had a great Easter weekend, and were able to enjoy it with friends and family. I had a rather rough couple of days over the weekend. Warning: Graphic description following!! Thursday morning my wife took me to the ER because I was vomiting blood. It's really tough being sick when you … Continue reading Easter
Have you ever heard someone say about a person “they’re very religious”? Then some people apply the term to some activity or habit, like “I ‘religiously’ follow my diet.” What do you think of when you hear that word? What does “religion” mean, and why does it mean what it does to different people? I … Continue reading Religion or Relationship?
13 Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. 14 For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who … Continue reading Never Late
Does the word "race" appear in the Bible with the same meaning as we see it used today? I think not. Now, in different translations the word 'race' does appear, but it seems to usually mean the human race, which is translated from "Man", which usually in the OT means "mankind" or all people as … Continue reading Race? What Race?
I want to share with you one of my daily devotions. This one from Worthy Brief. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Mark 9:33-35- Then He came to Capernaum. And when He was in the house He asked them, “What was it you disputed among yourselves on the road?” But they kept silent, for on the road they had disputed … Continue reading On Being Great
Today, many young people believe - wrongly - that socialism is the answer to America's problems. They believe that things like "Medicare for All" and "The Equality Act" and the "For the People" act are going to resolve the current issues of racism, recover the economy, and make things better for American citizens. What America … Continue reading Only One Answer