Monthly Archives: August 2012

SELF EXAMINING

In many circles today the most well known verse of the Bible is “Judge not that you might not be judged.” It is often, probably most often used in ways that Jesus never intended us to use it. This verse … Continue reading

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JESUS ON INTERPRETATION

When Jesus Christ launched his ministry he stood completely apart from other religious teachers and leaders of the day. As one born into a Jewish family who attended the Synagogue for teaching and worship regularly and went to the temple … Continue reading

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JUST THINKING

It is getting late in the evening and I’m sitting along with my thoughts.  I hadn’t really thought about the date until now.  Tomorrow would have been my brother, Roy’s 69th birthday.  He died at the age of fifty with … Continue reading

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IT’S ALL ABOUT ME

What if you could look down the line and see what was going to come about in the next few years in the country? What if you were given a choice? You could look at the programs that will be … Continue reading

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WHY DID HE DO THAT?

All people do things in life they wish they hadn’t done. Certainly it is true that sometimes our regret for things we’ve done may have more to do with getting caught and suffering the consequences of our failure. The more … Continue reading

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WORKING FROM THE INSIDE

During the period of history when Israel had been taken into Babylonian captivity for seventy years there were three major prophets of God speaking and working with different people. Jeremiah was preaching God’s word to the Israelites who were left … Continue reading

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CIVIL RIGHTS AND GAY RIGHTS

A powerful means of persuading a group of people to agree with you is to take an example on which most everyone would agree and then place the object of discussion into the class already accepted by most people. It … Continue reading

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