Deeds Do Matter

The triumph of the human spirit against oppression and evil flows from the individual decisions we make, the small positive things we do, as we refuse to yield the principle of Good. Through the ages, men have chosen good over evil at great personal cost, because they understood that decisions do matter, right does matter, truth does matter, deeds matter. …

The Excellence of Jesus Christ

In an increasingly dark world the concept of excellence may still be seen in its purest form in the sports arena, where individuals and groups meet in open competition that produces a winner. Here the Olympic Games still represents the pinnacle of achievement, crowning athletes who excel over their peers in grueling, objective sporting contests. Alas, every other field of …

It Will All Work Out

Romans 8:28 – “And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.” What a marvelous passage!  There was a day when I believed this was Bible proof that if I acted like a good Christian I would soon be driving my dream car, a …

What’s Your Worth?

The feeling that someone wants you, somebody loves you, is the richest feeling of all. Knowing that we are wanted and needed brings a sense of value and purpose. The unhappiest people are those who do not know their true worth, because nobody values them. The world is sick because people have rejected the Creator who values His creation. Instead …

What Legacy Will You Leave?

Most people want to do something that will leave a legacy.  We want our lives to be remembered for something greater than ourselves.  Some seek to leave a legacy, or become memorialized, by donating enough funds to have their name on a building.  Others seek to publish great works that will last through the ages.  Many want to accomplish some …

Follow The Instructions!

Proverbs 12:1 Whoso loveth instruction loveth knowledge: but he that hateth reproof is brutish. When I read verses in Proverbs about instruction, I think back to a time I had to assemble a bicycle. As any man will attest, following instructions is not in our DNA. Solomon gives us a picture of one who loves instruction and another who hates …