Speaking the Truth in Love

Posts from June 2021

1 Timothy 6:17

17 Command those who are rich in this present world not to be arrogant nor to put their hope in wealth, which is so uncertain, but to put their hope in God, who richly provides us with everything for our enjoyment

Important People

Important People Take this quiz: Name the five wealthiest people in the world.  Name the last five Heisman Trophy winners.  Name the last five Miss Americas.  Name ten people who have won the Nobel or Pulitzer Prize.  Name the last half-dozen Academy Award winners for best actor and actress.  Name the last decade’s World Series…

BIG Payday!

While working for an organization that delivers lunches to elderly shut-ins, I used to take my four-year-old daughter on my rounds. She was unfailingly intrigued by the various appliances of old age, particularly the canes, walkers, and wheelchairs. One day I found her staring at a pair of false teeth soaking in a glass. As…

Romans 8:35-37

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword? … No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us.

Standing Knee-Deep in a River of Blessings

Standing Knee-Deep in a River (Dying of Thirst) is a classic Kathy Mattea song, first made popular in 1992 and still often replayed on YouTube. It is a moving song of a person thinking back over all the friends with whom she had lost touch, the sweethearts who went separate ways, and other lonely people she passed each day, who could be friends…