I love the word “pleasures” from Job 36:11, “If they obey and serve him, they shall spend their days in prosperity, and their years in pleasures.” From Strong’s* a partial original meaning of the word “pleasure” is to pass in beauty, be delight, be pleasant, be sweet. Doesn’t that sound wonderful? Who wouldn’t want to live… Read More Prosperity & Pleasures #1
There is an old Arnold Schwarzenegger movie entitled, “Eraser.” His job in the movie is to “erase” a woman who was running from the bad guys; erase her so they couldn’t find her. He erased her by deleting everything about her in the every system – her driver’s license, birth certificate, records of any sort.… Read More You Have Been Erased
Matthew 6:31 Therefore take NO thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? (in other words, don’t worry, stress, fret) Verse 33 states that God knows we have need of all those things and goes on to tell us to seek Him. Matthew 6:33: But seek… Read More Seek Him First??
“It is what it is…” was apparently first coined around 1949, rising in popularity from the 1990’s forward. Now, we occasionally hear it in films or uttered by famous people, or even someone we know around us. It pretty much just means “accept it and move on.” It’s very fatalistic. So the other night, right… Read More It Is What It Is… Or Is It?