Genesis 8:21 “And when the LORD smelled the pleasing aroma, the LORD said in his heart, ‘I will never again curse the ground because of man, for the intention of man's heart is evil from his youth. Neither will I ever again strike down every living creature as I have done.’” ESV Sacrifice is a… Continue reading Never


Know Your Coverage

Rom 4:7-8 "Blessed are those whose lawless deeds are forgiven, and whose sins are covered; blessed is the man against whom the Lord will not count his sin." ESV                 Our local grocery had ice cream on sale, two cartons for five bucks.  The first thing I thought to myself was, “When I bring this… Continue reading Know Your Coverage

You are Clean

John 19:29-30 “Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth.  When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.” KJV                    My wood stove has a big glass on… Continue reading You are Clean

Oldie and Goodie time…. Have You Been Translated?

(reprint 13', just made me laugh!) Colossians 1:13 “Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son…” KJV When I lived in New Zealand a minister from Australia came over to preach close to where I lived. We became good friends, and he said… Continue reading Oldie and Goodie time…. Have You Been Translated?

Good Faith Estimate

Romans 3:26 “It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in Jesus.” ESV                I’ve had good faith estimates from bankers and contractors, and been blessed with honest dealings.  Because of their service, I have a house.              … Continue reading Good Faith Estimate

The Enemy of Focus

1 Corinthians 7:35 “I say this for your own benefit, not to lay any restraint upon you, but to promote good order and to secure your undivided devotion to the Lord.” ESVA friend said, “Nobody is going to read your book.” I gasped (pout-pout), and retorted, “But I’ve got 128 pages written!" “Nobody is going… Continue reading The Enemy of Focus