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Something from Nothing

“God created the world out of nothing, and so long as we are nothing, He can make something out of us.” – Martin Luther “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. He who loves […]

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God’s Orchestration

“Blessed are You, O Lord God of Israel our father, forever and ever. Yours, O Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the victory and the majesty, indeed everything that is in the heavens and the earth; Yours is the dominion, O Lord, and You exalt Yourself as head over all. […]

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Learn to Wait

“Yet those who wait for the Lord will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not become weary.”  Isaiah 40:31 Life involves a lot of waiting and we typically don’t like to wait.  Waiting requires patience, discipline and focus.  It […]

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Selfishness

The root of all of our problems in business and life is selfishness.  Pride, arrogance, greed, envy, impatience, jealousy, unforgiveness, stubbornness, bitterness, revenge, all sins for that matter, find their origination in selfishness.  If we can get rid of selfishness, we can solve lots of problems at work and home.  What began with Adam and […]

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The Search is On!

Three military recruiters accepted an invitation to address the senior class of a local high school.  Graduation was only a few months away, and the principal wanted his three hundred young people to hear of the options available in the military.  The assembly was to be forty-five minutes in length.  It was agreed that each […]

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Be Quick to Open

“Behold, I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and will dine with him, and he with Me.”   Revelation 3:20 God loves us enough to come “knocking on the door of our hearts,” even when, or especially when, we are […]

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What Do We Lack?

The following account from the life of Jesus (Mark 10) is an indictment of the American culture.  We are religious and rich, yet often find ourselves lacking something.  What is it? As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. “Good teacher,” he asked, “what […]

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He Knows

“God knows everything.” (1 John 3:20)  He knows the past, the present and the future. He knows everything about us.  He sees today, and He knows exactly what’s to occur tomorrow.  How great are the riches and wisdom and knowledge of God! “O LORD, You have searched me and known me. You know when I […]

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A New Perspective

Perhaps you saw the news report a few years ago about the rescue of Brandon Wright, who crashed his motorcycle into a car near the campus of Utah State University. He was hopelessly trapped beneath the burning car. With no time to waste, by-standers reacted and worked together to lift the 4000 pound car, risking […]

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Make Room for God

“For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.” John 3:16In one of his books, Jess Moody tells of meeting Rose Kennedy (mother of President John F. Kennedy) many years ago at a Bible study he […]

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