September 20th, 2017

“But the LORD said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him. The LORD does not look at the things man looks at. Man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.’” – 1 Samuel 16:7 Many people who...

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September 13th, 2017

“And they were calling to one another: ‘Holy, holy, holy is the LORD Almighty; the whole earth is full of his glory.’” – Isaiah 6:3 The overarching theme of the Old Testament is God’s holiness. Holiness refers to that fact that God is completely set apart from His creation. The...

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September 6th, 2017

“The LORD God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.” – Genesis 2:15 On Monday of this week, our family dog, Dinah, passed away. Dinah was 17 years old, so none of my five children have ever known...

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August 30th, 2017

“Keep falsehood and lies far from me; give me neither poverty nor riches, but give me only my daily bread. Otherwise, I may have too much and disown you and say, ‘Who is the LORD?’ Or I may become poor and steal, and so dishonor the name of my God.”...

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August 23rd, 2017

“Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator – who is forever praised. Amen.” –...

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August 16th, 2017

“A good man produces good out of the good storeroom of his heart. An evil man produces evil out of the evil storeroom, for his mouth speaks from the overflow of the heart.” – Luke 6:45 (HCSB)   As a child, did you ever say, “Sticks and stones may break...

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August 9th, 2017

“Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you. Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning.” – Proverbs 9:8-9 Proverbs chapter 9 holds great truth for...

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August 2nd, 2017

“For the LORD gives wisdom, and from his mouth come knowledge and understanding. He holds victory in store for the upright, he is a shield to those whose walk is blameless, for he guards the course of the just and protects the way of his faithful ones.” – Proverbs 2:6-8...

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July 26th, 2017

“He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the garbage pile.” – Psalm 113:7 I have always been a little bit of a “gear head.” I enjoy working on cars and motorcycles. I especially love trying to bring classic vehicles back to life. It intrigues me...

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July 19th, 2017

“A man’s own foolishness leads him astray, yet his heart rages against the LORD.” – Proverbs 19:2 (CSB) The Bible teaches us that everything truly bad or evil in this world is here as a result of sin. And often times the bad and evil in our own lives is...

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