1 Timothy 1:16-20 (KJV)

1:16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting. Paul continues his form of testimony began in verse 12 with the transition term, alla. In English, “howbeit” is a very suitableContinue reading “1 Timothy 1:16-20 (KJV)”

Remodeling

Remodeling.  It may be a joy or a drudgery. This all depends on the person and the project.  Sometimes, it may just be a matter of finances. Big projects demand big cash.  Other times, it could just be a matter of energy expenditure. Remodeling is usually a side venture to the normal strains of life. Continue reading “Remodeling”

Cold Pillow, Warm Bed

Sometimes life’s greatest comforts come only from being in life’s most uncomfortable positions.  Like being snuggled up in bed on a really cold day.  There is no sensation like it.  Our focus on the cold (Cold being an absence of heat), makes us appreciate the heat all the more.  Spiritually, this is true as well.Continue reading “Cold Pillow, Warm Bed”

Foggy Mornings

As I travel up the Coalfield Expressway in West Virginia this morning, it is very foggy (as it is most mornings). Through the dense fog I always get nervous because although I have traveled this road often, I can not see and or remember the curves of the road. This morning, God spoke to myContinue reading “Foggy Mornings”

Christmas in July!

Peace and joy. Add in “love” and the three words can be found displayed on practically every Christmas card. Christian or secular that is. Alongside these words, you may see the word “believe”. As if believing in a holiday can bring these great attributes into an American’s troubled life for a short season. For aContinue reading “Christmas in July!”

“Go For A Walk!”

Poet W.H. Davies once wrote a dialogue between Pleasure and Joy. In this dialogue he writes, “Now shall I walk or shall I ride?” ‘Ride,’ Pleasure said; ‘Walk,’ Joy replied.” It is important and interesting to know that the man who wrote this dialogue was a hobo.  A hobo is a travelling worker who oftenContinue reading ““Go For A Walk!””

Life’s a Vacation

Every year, families work and toil away, saving up for a short period of time where they can rest. A day, weekend, week, or longer is set aside out of people’s work schedules so that they can get away. They get away from the pressures of life, the monotony of it’s cycle, and often mostContinue reading “Life’s a Vacation”