1 Timothy 6:11-21 (KJV)

6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness. Fleeing is a reiteration of the phrase found in 1 Timothy 6:5 that urges the believer to withdraw themselves from the “perverse disputing” that “gain is godliness.”  Following this statement, we find that this evil mindsetContinue reading “1 Timothy 6:11-21 (KJV)”

Jesus Loves the Little Children

The world is a dark place with this darkness seemingly evolving each day.  Although we know that we do not wrestle with flesh and blood, it often seems as if the battleground for between darkness and light rests upon the shoulders of children. The battleground for contrasting ideologies erupts within the desks of young ones. Continue reading “Jesus Loves the Little Children”

Ephesians 5:11-21 (KJV)

5:11-14 And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather reprove them. For it is a shame even to speak of those things which are done of them in secret. But all things that are reproved are made manifest by the light: for whatsoever doth make manifest is light. Wherefore he saith,Continue reading “Ephesians 5:11-21 (KJV)”

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”

What is Your Craft?

The Bible contains real accounts of real people who lived real lives working real jobs. All the ins and outs of the lives of Biblical characters is something that we do not often think about.  Some Biblical stories highlight these features of people’s lives. Many people know that Jesus was a carpenter (Mark 6:3) andContinue reading “What is Your Craft?”