Resurrection Words

“These are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in His Name” (John 20:31). John the Apostle gave us the story of Jesus as he saw it and heard it. He said that he could...

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Certainty in Uncertain Times

These perilous times are so full of uncertainty for those who don't know the Lord Jesus Christ. But we who have believed and trusted in Him as Lord and Savior have the privilege of being cemented in certainty. Living by faith is the key. His Word, His Presence, His Spirit...

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Jesus and the Tastes of Death

“But we see Jesus, who was made a little lower than the angels for the suffering of death, crowned with glory and honor; that He by the grace of God should taste death for every man” (Hebrews 2:9).  An old friend’s husband has died. Long before his time it seems...

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The Captain and Our Holy Ground

Joshua fit the battle of Jericho. And the walls came a tumbling down. That song composed long ago by Southern slaves became a rallying cry for freedom. The walls of bondage would fall – that’s what the singers of it believed. In another time and place, Jericho walls did fall...

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The Word Never Voided

A dying robber. A naked, demon-fueled savage. A prodigal son. These three New Testament characters speak to me about the nature and power of the Word of God.  In particular, I am just now focused on this passage from Isaiah 55: “For as the rain and the snow come down...

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The Songs of Jeremiah

Jeremiah was a prophet, not a bullfrog as the old Three Dog Night song once told us. Anyone who listened to Top 40 radio in the early 1970s had to have heard “Joy to the World” about all the boys and girls and the fishes in the deep blue sea....

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A Reflection on the Moon

“When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that’s amore. …” Those are lyrics from an old Dean Martin song. And when the moon hits my eye, I have to say I do get a bit giddy. I revel in the feeling that comes to me at...

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“Draw Me After You “

Faith exists the truly held, felt, smelled, and shelled nugget of gold — the one of my hopes and dreams — but comes by hearing, and the spiritual sense of hearing can only come by the Word of God.. Yes, God’s Word, God Himself, and our participation in that Nature,...

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