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.

Of Heavenly Things

Eternity [I John 5:13]; infinite and unconditional love and forgiveness [I John 4:18]; a peace that knows no threat, no anxiety, no fear [Philippians 4:7]; a joy with unlimited energy [I Peter 1:8]; a voice that never tires [Revelation 4:8]; … Continue reading

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I’ve Changed my Mind

I had found it emotionally painful and stressful to watch the cable news networks where most of the argy bargy is pure bilge—rhetorical expostulations, dogmatic flapdoodle and the vituperations of popinjays not journalists …and this 24/7 because many people find … Continue reading

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The Lottery

The lottery is still out there—no winners (as of this printing).  654 million dollars with odds of wining estimated to be 1 in 302 million (according to local news).  I would like to win this to pay off my mortgage … Continue reading

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I Have Left Facebook

I have left Facebook which in recent days has meant increased stress as well as a degree of tension with persons I love.  Social media, to retain its innocent interests, should continue to display the meaningful and delightful movements of … Continue reading

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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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