How does that title make you feel? Nervous? Freaked? We could say, “Forgive or watch your life fall apart” or “Forgive or stay sick and broke, stressed and diseased.” “Forgive or watch your kids go the wrong way”. While the title might sound “gloom and doom” it is actually a life-saving Word from God. Mark… Read More Forgive… or Else, #2
A long time ago I heard the story about the richest man in town. He had 2 children he loved ferociously. They also loved their father very much. He wanted to keep the children humble because of their privileged lifestyle. He was afraid that his great wealth would cause them to become selfish and to… Read More Is God Abusive?
SHALOM! There is much more to Shalom than peace. This morning if you were in Israel and you greeted someone, you would be telling them, “May you be full of well-being” or “May health and prosperity be upon you!” Shalom also carries the meanings: to make completed; make good, peace, prosper, and so much more.… Read More The Power of Shalom & Cows
In the 1991 film City Slickers, the Jack Palance character goes on about the secret of life boiling down to One Thing. He tells the Billy Crystal character that it is for him to find out what that is, leaving Billy Crystal confused. Isn’t it wonderful that God has One Thing and He doesn’t leave… Read More God’s One Thing
I’m sure most people have heard that saying, “It is what it is”. It means (from Cambridge Dictionary): “(It is) used to say that a situation cannot be changed and must be accepted: We’re all imperfect human beings in an imperfect world. It is what it is.” It’s a fatalistic world view. If I believed that… Read More “It Is What It Is” IS NOT A SCRIPTURE