Tag Archives: peace

They Don’t Live Here Any More

Hatred, envy, jealousy, strife?  Oh… no, they don’t live here any more.  Moved out some time ago.  Where?  Not sure where…but hopefully a long way from here. “Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature:  old … Continue reading

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Stuff’s Coming Up Missing

“The thief cometh not, but for to steal, and to kill, and to destroy: I am come that they might have life, and that they might have it more abundantly (John 10:10).”  Somebody said, ‘watch who you let in your house…or … Continue reading

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Recognizing Martin Luther King, Jr.

Happy Martin Luther King Day!  I saw the Leimert/Crenshaw area parade (by television) and I must say that they’ve really stepped up their program this year.  The parade was really nice and very encouraging.  The bands were good, cheering squads … Continue reading

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Prayers & Sympathies (Colorado Tragedy)

Our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims of this week’s tragedy.  And to the communities, friends and relatives affected by this senseless massacre, our prayers are that God would somehow strengthen you and give you peace, that he … Continue reading

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Thank You for Your Peace

“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.  And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus (Phil. 4:6-7).” God, thank … Continue reading

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What Will You Do (WWYD)?

“Pilate saith unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called Christ? [They] all say unto him, Let him be crucified (Matt. 27:22).”  I believe that is the question to each of us today.  What will we do with Jesus, which is … Continue reading

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Remember “The Addams Family?”

Remember “The Addams Family?”  Creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky, altogether ooky, strange, deranged… The Addams Family.  It occurred to me that without Christ at the center of our lives, we are, also, somewhat creepy, kooky, mysterious, spooky, altogether ooky. And yes, … Continue reading

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He’s All I’ve Got!

It dawned on me that He’s all I’ve got! But then, again, He’s all I need. Some people have so many options that they never get around to God. They never accept Him as their personal Savior and Lord. They’re … Continue reading

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Seek First the Kingdom

Although I’ve seen various renditions of the underlying thought in this article, I share it as a reminder that we must set our affections on things above, that we must live with eternity in view.  Our first and foremost priority … Continue reading

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Keeping the Main Things the Main Things

Come on, guys (girls), can we keep the main things the main things and not major in the minors.  Let us not lose focus of a dying world–while we’re overly concerned with whose job it is to ‘fry the chicken’ … Continue reading

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