The Choice is Yours

An unknow source once told the story of, “A farmer who hired a man to work for him. He told him his first task would be to paint the barn and said it should take him about three days to complete. But the hired man was finished in one day. The farmer set him to cutting wood, telling him it would require about 4 days. The hired man finished in a day and a half, to the farmer’s amazement. The next task was to sort out a large pile of potatoes. He was to arrange them into three piles: seed […]

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Let God use you for His glory

11 years ago, when I graduated from Highschool if you would have told me I would be standing up in front of a church congregation preaching every Sunday, I would have laughed and told you were crazy. You see, though I love the Lord with all my heart, I am completely terrified of public speaking. I never planned to be a preacher because I didn’t think I could overcome my fears and because of that, preaching was not part of my plan. However, God obviously had other plans for me. So, with hard work and submission to the Lord's will […]

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The Broken Relationship

Dr. Ralph Sockman writes about an experience he had while at Niagara Falls, “One clear, cold March day. Wrapped in white winter garments, the falls glistened in the bright sun. As some birds swooped down to snatch a drink from the clear water, Sockman’s companion told how he had seen birds carried over the edge of the precipice. As they dipped down for a drink, tiny droplets of ice would form on their wings. As they returned for additional drinks more ice would weigh down their bodies until they couldn’t rise above the cascading waters. Flapping their wings, the birds […]

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Love One Another

The early historian Jerome writes about the aged apostle John. He explains that John in his old age would have to be carried in to the church in Ephesus, and as he would find enough strength to stand or much of the time just sit up to speak. He would say just one phrase, “Little children love one another.” It seemed that the one most important fact that John felt needed to be said was that one statement. John knowing that he could only say one thing chooses this one important statement. The story continues, in one of the very […]

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He knows

Psalm 139:1-6 is a section of scripture that focuses on helping us to see and stand in awe of the great and complex nature of God. Within these six verses, we see just how powerful God is. He knows our very thoughts and is guiding us through this life. God’s vast ability to fully know and understand each and every person on this planet is mindboggling. He knows just how we think, just how we act, and just how we are feeling. What an amazing God we serve who in spite of all our imperfections He still chooses to have […]

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