Category Archives: Final Book

This work represents a general understanding I have that prayer is required for a conviction of God’s existence and presence with us. One cannot believe in someone they never talk to.

I Will Be With You

My mother once told me she was holding onto a verse in the Psalms [Ps. 138:8]. She believed God gave her this verse concerning her two sons, my brother and I. She was convinced we would both become ministers of … Continue reading

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Eternal

How do we know we are eternal beings?  Jesus one day near the close of His sojourn here stood and cried out to the Jerusalem crowd: “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread … Continue reading

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The Will of God

While in prayer, my thoughts gravitated toward Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. I am not going to tear … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you. Psalms 119:11 Many scholars maintain the author of the 119th Psalm is a youth, based on verses 99-100: I have more insight than all my … Continue reading

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Prayer

A distraught and desperate father made his way through pressing crowds to bring his possessed son to Jesus’ disciples for deliverance. They seemed powerless to help.  They had yet to know that spiritual warfare requires a prayer life that knows … Continue reading

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Supplications

The word “Supplications” (some translate “petitions”) is found only once in our New Testament but well worth the study. It was said of Jesus that During the days … on earth, he offered up prayers and petitions [our word: supplications] … Continue reading

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The Tabernacle

I began my Bible training officially in 1965 to become a minister. I will always remember when our pastor’s wife and her friend drove me to the school and left me alone at the side of this country road where … Continue reading

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So Much Sorrow

Why is there so much sorrow in the world? This question has found its way to the center of the argument against a belief in the existence of a God of love and mercy.  If God loved His creation, could … Continue reading

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I Don’t Need A Plumber – Creator

We sometimes forget in our desperation that God has designs upon our lives not always congruous with our own.  He wants to continue the process of molding us, working the clay of our personhood, into someone He can communicate His … Continue reading

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Learning to Pray – Thanksgiving

I urge, then, first of all, …  thanksgiving be made for all people – I Timothy 2:1 The word “Thanksgiving” needs no explanation.  When I pray, I must minimize the complaints. I, also, never want to accuse God of not … Continue reading

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