Look At HIS Sin God!

October 1, 2014 — Leave a comment
This fall I am officiating football. So far one thing has really jumped out at me... how much coaches see the OTHER team's mistakes while overlooking their own! I constantly hear: "Hey ref, they're holding... they moved... they interfered... they jumped." I have yet to have a coach say, "Hey ref, you missed that call on us... we're in the neutral zone... we have 12 on the field... why don't you penalize Read more [...]

To Be Most Like God…

September 29, 2014 — Leave a comment
If you want to be like God, FORGIVE. We are never more like God than when we forgive. Then, we need to know what forgiveness looks like and how to forgive people. Mt 5:43 "You have heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. Eph Read more [...]

The Spirit’s Prompting

September 25, 2014 — 1 Comment
God mostly chooses NOT to yell. He communicates more often in subtle ways than big huge signs that overwhelm the senses. As it is written... 1 Kings 19:11 And he said, "Go out and stand on the mount before the Lord." And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore the mountains and broke in pieces the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. And after the wind an Read more [...]

Hearing From God

September 23, 2014 — Leave a comment
My friend Brad sent this to me. It is now my favorite cartoon. As written in the old hymn How Firm A Foundation... How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord, Is laid for your faith in His excellent Word! What more can He say than to you He hath said, You, who unto Jesus for refuge have fled? Then as it is written in 2 Peter 1:3-4... His divine power has granted to us all things that pertain Read more [...]

A Good Time To Die

September 22, 2014 — 2 Comments
I've been thinking for a while about the day God has assigned for me to die. I'm not inclined to fight it... (Philosophical reflection would be appropriate here). I haven't gone crazy and don't send men with a white jacket just yet. Hear me out. One more thing... this is just for me and doesn't apply to anyone else! My thoughts about dying began many years ago, then last week I read an article Read more [...]