Contributed on Feb 3, 2003
A case study in clinical depression and what God did to bring healing to Elijah.
OPEN: Psychiatry students were in their college class one day when their professor began a discussion to prove a point. "What we’re going to talk about today," the professor said, "are the emotional extremes that many mentally disturbed people go through… for example “What’s the opposite of ...read more
Contributed on Feb 9, 2003
Stress is a common emotion in every person’s life, but God said we should not allow it dominate our lives and gave us, in the life of Jesus, an example of how to deal with the anxieties and worries that bring stress into our lives.
OPEN: An elderly mountain farmer had been involved in an accident between his mule-drawn wagon and an car driven by another man. Now, the farmer was suing the driver, claiming personal injuries as a result of the accident. When the farmer was on the stand, the attorney for the driver of the car ...read more
Contributed on Feb 16, 2003
The general belief is that if we can find that "special someone" we can cure our loneliness. Genesis 2 tells us why that isn’t true.
OPEN: Being as this is the Valentine Weekend I wanted to share a few quotes by children about love: - Glenn, age 7 - If falling love is anything like learning how to spell, I don’t want to do it. It takes too long. - Tom, age 5 - Once I’m in kindergarten, I’m going to find me a wife. - Kenny, ...read more
Contributed on Feb 25, 2003
Jesus promised a peace unlike that offered by the world. What was the difference between the two, and how can we lay hold of God’s peace?
OPEN: Several years ago, I visited the historic site of Appomattox and heard an amazing story. As I remember it, our guide told of Wilmer McLean who owned a home near Bull Run. His house was seriously damaged during the opening battle of the Civil War, and so, falsely believing he would be safer ...read more