Remember back in the day buying those ‘45’s’ - those smaller records? I bought my first one in 1975. Many others followed. The hit song was on Side A, while some other song far less familiar was on Side B. Psalm 119 has always been known for its grand and glorious focus on the Word … Continue reading Psalm 119 – Side B
Does God Hear Every Single Word We Say?
Does God hear every single word we say? Yes. And that should serve as a sobering warning. Jesus warned, “By your words you will be acquitted, and by your words you will be condemned." (Matthew 12:37) Why does God place so much importance on what we say? Because, as Jesus said, “The mouth speaks what … Continue reading Does God Hear Every Single Word We Say?
Being on the Receiving End of Gossip
We've all been there. And it hurts. People love to gossip. It's hard wired into fallen human nature. Someone once said. "A lie can make it halfway around the world while the truth is still putting its shoes on." And we all know the joke (containing a great deal of truth): "Christians don't gossip; they … Continue reading Being on the Receiving End of Gossip
You’re a Star! The Movie is “Facebook”. Your role is the Loser.
EVERY PARENT should read this. And then have your teenaged child read it. Although, most teens will say, "It's not that bad," I side with the author. It is that bad, writes psychiatrist, Dr. Keith Ablow. (Just ask the teen to give up all social media for an extended period of time and watch their … Continue reading You’re a Star! The Movie is “Facebook”. Your role is the Loser.
My Name is Gossip
“With their words the godless destroy their neighbor….” - Prov. 11:9 We live in a society – both Christian and non-Christian – obsessed with a desire “to know the inside scoop.” Pastor, Greg Laurie, once said in a sermon, “The old saying goes, ‘Good news travels fast.’ I submit to you that bad news travels … Continue reading My Name is Gossip