THIS IS NOT MY FATHER’S WORLD

  We sing the hymn, “This Is My Father’s World.”  Let me just remind you of the first verse which is:  “This is my Father’s world, and to my listening ear, all nature sings and round me rings, the music of the spheres. This is my Father’s world, I rest me in the thought of rocks […]

WARNINGS

  This article in the Gainesville Times caught my interest.  It was written by Jennifer Peltz of the Associated  Press and entitled, “What does it take to get people to flee a storm?   She wrote, “Despite days of dire forecasts and explicit warnings, hundreds of thousands of people in New York and New Jersey ignored mandatory […]

VICTORY IN JESUS

  Eugene Bartlett authored this song, “Victory in Jesus” when he was only 54 years old. He suffered a massive stroke which left him largely incapacitated and unable to speak. He spent the last two years of his life bedridden.  Although broken physically, he was far from broken spiritually.  Bartlett spent his time of paralysis in […]

SLEEPING IN CHURCH

  I read where a preacher told his congregation that he knew they agreed with his sermons because he could see them ‘nodding.’ It is told that a deacon yelled to the preacher that a certain person had fallen asleep.  The preacher said to the deacon, “wake him up.”  The deacon replied, “You wake him […]