HIT OR MYTH
The entertainment industry when trying to produce a product it believes will be a “HIT”, most often is willing to blur the lines between real Bible characters and its mythical versions. Sadly, the general public generally accepts myths for truth. Even a casual reader of the Bible would see very little resemblance in the Hollywood version of NOAH, MOSES and especially JESUS and the Biblical depiction. Continue reading
THIS LITTLE BLIGHT OF MINE
Much the same as the plant disease of blight wilts, deteriorates, and decays and finally kills healthy tissue, the spiritual blight of grumbling can destroy a healthy soul. We often think that a certain amount of grumbling is just human nature. God, however, takes it quite seriously as He did in the wilderness against the children of Israel. The repercussions were sometimes severe. All those who escaped Egyptian slavery who were 20 years of age or more (except Caleb and Joshua) died in the desert without entering the promised land. (Num 14:29) Many were killed by the destroying angel. (1 Cor 10:10) When Aaron and Miriam grumbled against Moses, she was struck with leprosy for 7 days. (Num 12:1 & 4) Continue reading
It is astonishing the length to which our Heavenly Father has gone to get our attention. As we read both the Old and New Testaments we find many amazing signs/miracles that the Deity used to tell us the message of His care and love towards His creation. He still uses His providence today to reach people in our age. Continue reading
It’s time to get stressed for the holidays. The season is upon us and things are about to get a little stressed. So, I thought it wise to add some stress to your holiday plans. Isn’t that nice of me?
The fifties were the decade of the roots of Rock and Roll, and yet some of the most beautiful ballads also came from that era. Consider “Only You” by the Platters. The theme of that song is a romantic tribute listing the unique attributes of a loved one. One line says, “Only you can make my dreams come true.” What if someone would write a song about the wonder and uniqueness of our Lord?