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Nerve Damage

Posted on: November 4th, 2018

The past few years have seen a lot of damage to my optic nerves, especially the one in my left eye.  The nerve is measured by superimposing in your mind a set of ten equally sized vertical bars over it.  A hole sits in the center of the nerve and its diameter should cover no more…

Pursuit of God

Posted on: October 28th, 2018

“One thing I have desired of the Lord, that will I seek:  that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to inquire in his temple.” (Psalms 27:4) Here the Psalmist suggests a focus and a single mind.  “One thing” implies more…

Made to be Sin

Posted on: October 21st, 2018

Sometimes I am struck with the beauty of a passage while, at the same time, humbled by the fact that its fullness and depth is out of my reach. The passage becomes a never-ending source of thought, ideas, and encouragement. Such is the case for me with 2 Corinthians 5:21— “For our sake he made more…

Reflections of the Psalms – Psalm 62

Posted on: October 14th, 2018

Psalm 62 The first two verses of Psalm 62 could easily be the basis for an infinite number of lessons, devotional messages, and thoughts on trust in the Lord. David wrote, “My soul finds rest in God alone; my salvation comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, more…

Entertain Your Own Kids

Posted on: October 7th, 2018

Who is responsible for the raising of your children? Some in our society will point to the government. Others will tell you the public schools must take the lead in molding the lives of children. Some Christians will suggest that “the church” has a major obligation in the rearing of children. I would like to more…