PRACTICAL, PROVERBIAL POINTS TO PONDER (Vol.4) Saying we love Jesus implies the deepest desire to please Him. May His strong question in Luke 6:46 never apply to us. Persistent praying prevents pessimistic perspectives and promotes positive productive performance. James 5:16 Servicing an engine prolongs its usefulness. Our souls need constant tune-ups. Each worship service can… Continue reading PRACTICAL, PROVERBIAL POINTS TO PONDER (Vol.4)
PRACTICAL, PROVERBIAL POINTS TO PONDER (Vol.3) The biggest surprise for many upon the Lord's return: that Jesus meant what He said. Jn 14:14 Luke 6:46. Hemming each day in prayer and study helps prevent a life from unraveling. Phil 4:6-7. Psalm 118:24. God’s redemptive plan has been fully revealed in Christ. No wonder we can… Continue reading PRACTICAL, PROVERBIAL POINTS TO PONDER (Vol.3)
PRACTICAL, PROVERBIAL POINTS TO PONDER (Vol.2) Two ships set sail; one east and one west by the same wind that blows. The sail determines where they go. Seas' winds are like waves of life, the set of the soul determines the goal, not the calm or strife. Phil 2:5, Rom 12:2. With the right mind,… Continue reading PRACTICAL, PROVERBIAL POINTS TO PONDER (Vol.2)
A Christian's soul is like a plowed, planted field. If unattended, it leads to waste. If managed, God's beautiful empowering fruit ever grows. Gal 5:22-23. The beauty and magnitude of creation makes me recall what a child once said: "God don't make junk." God always puts special thought into His work. This is certainly true… Continue reading PRACTICAL, PROVERBIAL POINTS TO PONDER (Vol.1)
How would you feel after working many, many hours to assemble every piece of a beautiful puzzle-picture, only to notice the very last & significant piece is missing?? That missing piece disrupts the effectiveness of the whole picture’s beauty intended. The vacancy is more easily noticed than the splendor of the scene.
Since the Bible is from God, you & I can know the future which we must prepare for and eagerly anticipate.