FULLY ENGAGED

I want you to get this.  Yes, you.  This is the sentiment from the angel that appeared to Ezekiel in a vision of God regarding the intricate details for building the new temple and new city.  Chapter 40:3-4 NKJV says, …

ENTERTAINMENT OR EVOLUTION

I enjoy the benefits of the internet with its wide array of teachings on YouTube, access to various blogs, and live messages.  It truly is an information super highway.  The availability of facts and opinions are literally non-stop from one’s …

MASTER

Driving in the car today I witnessed a man walking his German Shepherd dog.  They were near an intersection where the dog was intently looking at the man ready to receive the next command.  Upon observation, the dog appeared to …

CHANGE YOUR CLOTHES

Upon returning home after a long day, one of the first things I do is kick off my shoes and get out of the clothes I have been wearing all day.  I proceed to put on my “happy clothes” which …

DECEIVED

Deception is one of the most painful experiences as it erodes trust.  References to trusting in yourself for future decisions and trusting in others to be dependable and true become taxing.  Contingent upon the level and amount of times we …

DIVINE INTERRUPTION

Do you get irritated by someone asking various and seemingly endless questions?  I have a confession to make.  I would be that person-not the irritated one, but the highly inquisitive one.  I love research and digging for answers.  No wonder …

SAME STORY, DIFFERENT ACCOUNTS

If ever involved in a police report as a victim or bystander, you probably recall the investigator having many probing questions. The purpose in the SAME STORY, DIFFERENT ACCOUNTS is to gather credible evidence to create the most accuracy.  The …

CHARITY

A story told in Judges chapters nineteen through twenty-one regarding a Levite and his concubine would have an “R” rating if made into a motion picture. The chronicles include a troubled marriage, restoration, perversion, lust, gang rape, murder, retaliation, war, …

CATCH AND RELEASE

I have never fished a day in my life.  I love to eat fish; I just rely on others to catch fish.  Jesus used various fishing expressions to teach His disciples, so I believe it is important to gain a …

THE KING’S CHOICE

In 2 Kings chapters 22 and 23 NKJV, we find a somewhat familiar story of a boy who becomes king, named Josiah.  Chapter 22 verse 1 says, “Josiah was eight years old when he became king, and he reigned thirty-one …