Monthly Archives: March 2015

Proverbs 12:9

Better to be a nobody and yet have a servant than pretend to be somebody and have no food. Many years ago a man called me and wanted to meet for lunch; he had a business proposition to discuss. He … Continue reading

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Catching up on a few things…

Over the last several days, I haven’t been online much; sorry about that. My un-planned absence resulted from a number of factors I guess, mostly a little bit of “writer’s block”. The other morning I received a text from my … Continue reading

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The Greatest Thing Ever

When Jesus went to the cross to pay the price for our sins, it was the greatest event in all of history, but it was surpassed only a couple of days later when He burst forth from the grave!  In … Continue reading

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Paul’s Concluding Remarks

Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment. Command them to … Continue reading

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Proverbs 11:18

A kindhearted woman gains honor, but ruthless men gain only wealth. What a fascinating thing to say! When this was first written down, and for many centuries after, women were second class citizens, not taken very seriously in society in … Continue reading

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But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness. Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called when you made your good confession in the presence of many witnesses. In … Continue reading

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False Teaching and Money

These are the things you are to teach and insist on. If anyone teaches otherwise and does not agree to the sound instruction of our Lord Jesus Christ and to godly teaching, they are conceited and understand nothing. They have an unhealthy interest in controversies … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: March 25, 2015

Cherry Blossom time has come again in Washington, where I can assure you, there are no cherry blossoms to be seen as we sit here in the 40’s, but the events get under way in a few days anyway. Why … Continue reading

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Relationships in the Church

1 Timothy 5 Paul moves on in this section to discuss how people are to be treated in the church, giving Timothy instruction in several areas of concern. First of all, he tells Timothy how he should deal with people … Continue reading

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1Timothy 4:11-16 Timothy was a young man at the time this letter was written, and Paul sums up this chapter by encouraging him to hang in there and not to allow his youth to get in the way of his … Continue reading

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