A Christian professor once said. "The gospel is the record of what God has done. The gospel is NOT a record of what God has done, or will do, in us. The gospel is a record of what God has done outside, or despite, of us. The gospel is about what God has done through... Continue Reading →

Thinking on 1John 3:3-6

1 John 3:3-6 And every man that hath this hope [what hope?] in him purifieth himself, even as he is pure. (an act of cleansing) Whosoever committeth sin [1] transgresseth also the law [2]: for sin [1] is the transgression of the law [2]. And ye know that he was manifested to take away our... Continue Reading →

They know not what they do… pt.2

Marcus Terentius Varro (116-27 BCE), one of ancient Rome's greatest scholars and a prolific author, defined feriae as "days instituted for the sake of the gods." Religious rites were performed on the feriae, and public business was suspended. Even slaves were supposed to be given some form of rest. I would imagine most people would respond to the previous fact with... Continue Reading →

They know not what they do…

As I sit and debate within, the compelling urge to act based on years of tradition; should I concede to the peer-pressure and parade my wife about town? After all, she is the mother of my child. Having grown up without my biological father, while simultaneously living (for a brief time) with an alcoholic and... Continue Reading →

The Depth of Shabbat

The depth of Shabbat Here are the questions: Are you firmly convinced the Sabbath is what God desires for man? And it was his personal teaching of the Sabbath that established it as a ‘forever’ situation? That it is the Sabbath that ‘marks’ us as a part of the eternal covenant? Now to discover the... Continue Reading →

Having eyes to see…

‘By hearing, you will hear and shall not understand,    and seeing, you will see and shall not perceive" Isaiah 6:9 In the course of conversation, there have been many times where I have uttered the phrase "isnt it obvious?" Likewise, there are many cultural references to the "obvious" to include a 'Mr.' and a 'Captain' of... Continue Reading →

Unchanging Power

This week has been exceptionally difficult in my little corner of the world. The pressures of job and family have been exacerbated by the constant pressure of the enemy through his many deceptions. The overreaction to the new flu, the political onslaught, and now the insane advertising of Easter. If you still hold to this... Continue Reading →

Joshua 21:44-45

Joshua 21:44-45 "And the Lord gave them peace on every side just as he had sworn to their fathers. Not one of all their enemies had withstood them, for the Lord had given all their enemies into their hands. Not one word of all the good promises that the Lord had made to the house... Continue Reading →

Isaiah 28:1 A call to Scripture

Isaiah 28:1 "Woe to the crown of pride, to the drunkards of Ephraim, whose glorious beauty is a fading flower, which are on the head of the fat valleys of them that are overcome with wine!" Ephraim אֶפְרַיִם ʼEphrayim, ef-rah'-yim; dual of masculine form of H672; double fruit; Ephrajim, a son of Joseph; also the... Continue Reading →

Hey Bob! what’s the Good News?

Humanity has long put the focus on themselves ....From all that I can gather in the 40+ years I have been studying that wonderful book The Holy Bible ....God wants these from our FAITH be known as the Creator... AND the Savior... AND as King while also being our Father and a Friend... SO... Continue Reading →

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