Geraldine Jones is Wrong

" And those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified the flesh with its passions and desires.."  Gal 5:24.  As I was loading up our GMC Envoy with our suitcases, personal gear and bags of odd-and-ends in preparation for our week-long vacation in Florida, I glanced over at my daughter's car and saw a red cardinal sitting on the driver's side rear-view mirror.  This is the same cardinal that sits on our front porch occasionally and pecks at the kick-plate at the bottom of the door.  As Read more [...]

Think on these things

"Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things."  Php 4:8 I have been amazed by the coverage given to both the Casey Anthony trial and the Anthony Weiner scandal.  The media has given a disproportionate amount of time to these stories.  Before this there was the Tiger Woods story, Charlie Sheen meltdown, the Read more [...]

Who do you say I am?

"Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, "Who do people say that the Son of Man is?"  And they said, 'Some say John the Baptist, others say Elijah, and others Jeremiah or one of the prophets.'  He said to them, 'But who do you say that I am?' Simon Peter replied, 'You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.'"  Mat 16:13-16 According to the account given to us by Matthew, Jesus finished up a confrontation with the Pharisees and the Sadducees.  They Read more [...]

Impersonators

"Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep's clothing but inwardly are ravenous wolves.  You will recognize them by their fruits. Are grapes gathered from thornbushes, or figs from thistles?  So, every healthy tree bears good fruit, but the diseased tree bears bad fruit.  A healthy tree cannot bear bad fruit, nor can a diseased tree bear good fruit.  Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire.  Thus you will recognize them by their fruits."  Mat 7:15-20 After Read more [...]