Seeing God—What It Means to Be Pure in Heart

Some people don’t want to see God because they don’t believe He exists. Curiously, the people who are most passionate about not believing are the same ones who harbor the greatest doubts.  The rest of us eagerly await the moment when we shall behold Him. One day we’ll meet face-to-face, but for most of us […]

Temptation Valley—Danger For the Weary

Struggling against oppressive heat and humidity on my morning walk a few days ago, the forecast high a blistering 105 degrees, I recorded my efforts to move and breathe. One of the most natural human responses when we find ourselves in a pit is to dig a little deeper. So I did. If Satan has […]

Transforming Evils into Bouquets: Posy-Plucking

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Ring-a-round the Rosie, a pocketful of posies. Grass burs are little evil posies. Spiritual warfare comes in all shapes, sizes, colors, and textures. I pick bouquets of posies several times a day. The posies in my photo aren’t soft, fragrant, or belong anywhere near my pocket. Ouch! I’d love to seldom see them, with discovery […]

The Truth about Truth

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The world is nuts. Maybe you’ve noticed. Nothing is simple. Everything is relative. Gender is uncertain and few agree on when life begins. Hogwash. It’s not that difficult. Eradicate the propaganda and deceptive voices and the truth becomes clear. The truth is constant. The truth is ageless. And truth determines your address in eternity. God […]

“Witness” by Whittaker Chambers

1900,1950, today. The battle for the soul of the USA continues. Family matters. Nothing of great value is ever acquired easily. Whittaker Chambers begins his book Witness dramatically, rolls into a sloughy middle, then ends with profound statements of truth that hit home to all seeking reason about God’s truth. Chambers informs. Shocks. Connects dots […]