Contributed on Nov 11, 2013
Jesus declared himself to be the Bread of Life after encountering people with the wrong motives.
Halloween is over and it is time for Christmas. If you do not believe me, go into your local Wal-Mart. The day after Halloween all the remaining candy and costumes were thrown into a buggy to be reduced and sold. Over night, the shelves were filled with Christmas decorations. In fact, in ...read more
Contributed on Nov 18, 2013
Are you following THE Guiding Light or just a guiding light?
Do you remember this intro? “And now, The Guiding Light.” It is an old one. According to Guinness Book of World Records The Guiding Light was the longest running drama of all time. It came on the air in January 25, 1937 five days after President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s second ...read more
Contributed on Nov 25, 2013
In a world where gates gives us a false sense of security, there is only one secure gate.
We love gates. We boast about living in gated communities. We have gates leading into our fenced yards to keep in what’s ours and to keep what we don’t want in our area. We have locks to reinforce our security with our gates. We feel secure with our gates. But most of us have fences ...read more
Contributed on Dec 2, 2013
Jesus continues to boldly state his equality with God by proclaiming to be the most excellent shepherd of all.
The clock is my dictator, I shall not rest. It makes me lie down only when exhausted. It leads me into deep depression. It hounds my soul. It leads me in circles of frenzy, for activities sake. Even though I run frantically from task to task, I will never get it all done, For my ideal is with ...read more
Contributed on Dec 9, 2013
Our viewpoint of death is a stark contrast to God's viewpoint.
Since I have retired I have developed a new hobby. It is called sleeping. I love to sleep. After 34 years of averaging 6 hours sleep a night it is nice to now get 8 or more. In fact I have to set the alarm or I would probably sleep the entire day away. There is an old saying “I fell dead ...read more
Contributed on Dec 17, 2013
It's my way or the highway! I did it my way! You can have it your way! These are beliefs of the modern world. But the truth is there is only one way.
On June 14th 1969, Frank Sinatra released the single “My Way” written by Paul Anka. Perhaps it was in response to the old saying, “it’s my way or the highway. “ It became a huge hit and would be the second most covered song in history. The lyrics were “And now ...read more
Contributed on Dec 23, 2013
Jesus is the True Vine, not traditions, rituals, or sacrifices.
Two hunters were out hunting and come upon what appeared at first as an abandoned farm. The barn was sagging, the house was in disrepair, and there were junk cars and car parts lying around. The only thing that made it a working farm was a few chickens pecking away and a goat wandering ...read more