Psalm 30:5 For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; “…his favor lasts a lifetime…”  wow, God gets angry temporarily but His love for us is forever! That is my new favorite part of the Bible, I have read the Bible many times but always find something new and exciting.  His favor lasts a lifetime!  Isn’t that exciting? That to me speaks volumes. […]


Colossians 1:17 He is before all things, and in him all things hold together. ‘Together’ superficially, seems to be a word describing social settings.  My wife Winnie and I are together for life.  I am together with other Christians in our belief in God and God is together with us in a group.  We gather together. The Bible’s word ‘together’ is more of […]


1 Kings 17:6 The ravens brought (ELIJAH THE PROPHET) bread and meat in the morning and bread and meat in the evening, and he drank from the brook. I have met and dealt with some very unpleasant people in life, and particularly on the mission field.  With the exception of a few ‘missionaries’ themselves, it is easy to dismiss them as non believers, and walk away from them.  I usually […]


Hebrews 4:12  For the word of God is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any two edged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. Lately the Lord is teaching me to be more intentional about seeking His will in my life, my family’s lives, and in […]


Recently I was in a room, and a lady entered complaining about me.  It was nothing serious, but she was really embarrassed when she saw me.  I laughed, which made her more embarrassed. Philippians 2:14 New Living Translation Do everything without complaining and arguing, Complaining is bad.  It damages all of your relationships.  Even worse, […]


Deuteronomy 8:4 New International Version Your clothes did not wear out and your feet did not swell during these forty years. Lauren Cunninham once said, “God provided all the provisions of the Israelites in the desert.  Also, their shoes never wore out, nor their clothes.  Good thing they weren’t wearing white patent leather shoes and […]