Foolishness of Preaching

  Paul writes in First Corinthians chapter 1, verse 21, “For since in the wisdom of God the world through its wisdom did not know him, God was pleased through the foolishness of what was preached to save those who believe.”   What is meant here?      Paul is making a comparison between man’s wisdom […]


  One day, a poor  boy who was selling goods from door to door to pay his way through school, found he had only one thin dime left, and he was hungry.  He decided he would ask for a meal at the next house. However, he lost his nerve when a lovely young woman opened […]


Selected from the book, “If God is Good” by Randy Alcorn.   I am reading this book for our 8 week small group study which the church is sponsoring.  When I came to this story of John Newton, I wanted to share it with all my readers. “In 1750 at age twenty-five,  John Newton commanded an […]


A prayer by Mother Teresa (Inscribed on a wall at a children’s home in Calcutta, India.) “People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered. Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives. Be kind anyway. If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you.  Be honest and frank […]