Archive for January, 2016

The restored soul and how to get there

January 29th, 2016

While listening to a often sung hymn, “How Great Thou Art,” I found myself once again struck by the majesty of the words. Each stanza has a particular focus on the greatness of God. From creation, to Christ and his return, covering all of his major themes. With each theme there are myriads of jewels […]

A City of Lies

January 28th, 2016

Traveling through a desert a man saw a women standing alone with eyes bent on the ground.
Who are you? he asked. ‘I am Truth,’ she answered. And why have you left the town to live in the desert? Because times have changed, she said. In days gone by, lying was confined to a few. But […]

Life is about choice

January 27th, 2016

Blessed are they, who come in the name of the Lord, Psalms 118:26. Collectively, we MUST make a difference.

Adjusting the calendar year.

January 26th, 2016

In many respects Palm Sunday ending with His resurrection. Signals the beginning of a new year, for those of us, who have experienced newness of life, as result of the victory of Jesus over death. “Then if you were risen with Christ, seek those things which are above, where Christ is sitting at the right […]

Flight 253

January 25th, 2016

What the past can teach us about Boston’s marathon bombing. It’s the plight of flight 253′ near destiny with death. I wasn’t going to blog about it. Why? Because Muslims assorted attacks are rather routine, guaranteeing that’s it’s only a matter of time before an American airline meets its destiny with death at the hands […]

For 2016 the only Hope

January 24th, 2016

“The whole story of that Bill of Rights is a declaration of the right of the people at large or considered as individuals. It establishes some rights of the individual as unalienable and consequently, no majority has a right to deprive them of,” Albert Gallatin, 1789.
Here is why Muslims should be denied our God given […]

Bring on the sword

January 23rd, 2016

For those of you, like me, who name Jesus Christ, as ones Redeemer and Savior. Here is what is important, we live in a world foreign to us. In that world were we live, we are under no obligation to observe their culture, customs or laws. Although they would like us all to think that […]

Answers to hard questions

January 22nd, 2016

Sometimes the worst of things occurs unexpectedly. Like being told by a doctor that that nagging pain that has been so annoying. Is a malignant growth which is metastatic in nature. Meaning death in a relevantly short period of time, like six months to a year. The respondent replies in shock, but I’m to young […]

Eavesdropping on a conversation a learning experience

January 21st, 2016

A friend in need is a friend indeed whether in Tampa Bay or anywhere else in the great U.S.A.

Of Men and Lions

January 20th, 2016

Once upon a time, a lion, and a man were traveling together. And both of them were talking ever so boastfully about their accomplished feats. By the roadside stood a block of stone on which was carved an image of a man throttling a lion. The man pointed his finger with a degree of uncertainty, […]

The value of hate

January 19th, 2016

Two men, who hated each other were on the same ship, one sitting in the stern, the other in the bows. A storm came on, and when the ship was on the point of sinking the man in the stern asked the steersman which part of the ship would go under first. On being told […]

When hate works 4 U

January 18th, 2016

There was this guy, who made a living by beating up on Christians. It was a state job and he loved the job. Because not only could he beat up Christians, he could torture them and even kill them. For this guy, this was the perfect job. At this particular time in his life, he […]

Islam real and determined

January 17th, 2016

The church has this as one of its duties. Which is to betroth the people to one husband as chaste virgins to Christ, 2 Corinthians 11:2. On its way is the churches chronicling of the meaning of this history through its celebration of Palm Sunday to Resurrection Sunday, or Easter. In the modern era, eight […]

Arguments against same sex marriages

January 16th, 2016

There are many arguments to be made against same sex marriages. But for now these will suffice.
God calls same sex partnerships an abomination. Study these passages, Leviticus 18:22 and the modern history of America in Romans 1:18-22. Because there is something there for homosexuals and heterosexuals.
But perhaps the strongest argument in this passing season of […]

Life what it’s really about

January 15th, 2016

“Imagine that! We God’s children, are being built together into a dwelling place for God,” Ephesians 2:22. (source:Kevin Jones)
It has other spiritual dimensions like the following for the aspiring disciple for Christ which is found through 1 Corinthians 6:19-20. Which reads.” What? Do you not know that your body is the temple of the Holy […]

Caught between two worlds

January 14th, 2016

The Peter syndrome is a condition that plagues all of us, sometime during our life. It is a condition that when courage is needed, it is nowhere to be found. It is just that sometimes, when the going gets tough, some turn to running. With running employing different faces depending upon the circumstances. Like […]

Deep into the bowels of Christianity is evil

January 13th, 2016

“You’ve got to go out on a limb sometimes because that is where the fruit is,” Will Rogers. Well maybe so, but that does not mean the fruit is a nourishing substance. The world is full of all kinds of scams from the orchard fields of productivity to the market place of ideas.
And unfortunately the […]

1 upmanship its beginning

January 12th, 2016

A fox tumbled into a water tank and could not get out. Along came a thirsty goat, and seeing the fox, asked him if the water was good? The fox jumped jumped at the chance. He sang the praises of of the water with all the eloquence at his command and urged the goat to come down.
The […]

God Damit Jesus Christ

January 11th, 2016

Expressions that causes great, but unnecessary fear. Because they associate God damit and Jesus Christ, when used to express frustration or anger, as blasphemy. Which has its roots to Exodus 20:7. Where we find this admonishment issued, penned by the finger tip of God upon clay tablets, “You shall not take the name of the […]

Histories most offensive crime

January 10th, 2016

In a world that makes no sense, unless you know what it means to have your name written in the book of life. Because if you do, then you know all about the Lamb slain since the foundation of the world, Revelation 13:8. Then the world makes a lot of sense.
Because in this modern world, […]