HISTORY…

SOMEONE HAS SAID, “IF WE DON’T LEARN FROM THE PAST, WE WILL RELIVE IT IN THE FUTURE.”  It really bothers me to hear of tearing down historical statues, whether we agree with them or not. They are reminders of our past history and we ought to allow them to remind us of those events.  Removal […]

I MEANT TO GO BACK

The Gospel of Luke, the 17th chapter, verses 11 through 19, tells the story of Jesus healing ten lepers. Only one of the ten returned with an expression of thanksgiving.  This poem suggests what might have been thought by one of the other nine.  It just may help us to have right thoughts in this Thanksgiving […]

SIMPLY CHURCH

Jesus said in Matthew 16:18 “I will build MY CHURCH.”  The question I ask is, what is the original Bible name of the church?  GOD NEVER NAMED THE CHURCH.  You never need to name something when there is only one.   Paul writing to the church at Ephesus wrote in chapter one, verses 22 and […]

A MAN WITHOUT A COUNTRY

Edward Everett Hale wrote the story “The Man Without a Country,” It is about a young Army lieutenant, named Philip Nolan, who stands condemned for treason during the Revolutionary War. When the judge asks him if he wishes to say anything before sentence is passed, young Nolan defiantly exclaims, “Damn the United States. I wish […]