nothing terribly profound

God is good. Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change. James 1:17 Every good thing I have experienced or been given is from Him – by His grace, paid for by the death, burial, and resurrection of His precious Son, Jesus Christ. I am completely undeserving. The mere fact He has given me another breath is amazing and shows His great grace and love for me. Therefore, I should not complain when God does not give me what I … Continue reading nothing terribly profound

The Pearl

A gem of considerable value in the ancient world. So much so that the Jewish Talmud said it was “beyond the value of any set price.” (MacArthur, “Daily Readings from the Life of Christ.” December 20.) Matthew 13:45-56, “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it.” The kingdom was so valuable to him, that he gave up everything to have it. Isn’t that what the gospel calls us to do? Give up everything we have and … Continue reading The Pearl

Poured Out

“For I am already being POURED OUT as a drink offering, and the time of my departure has come.“ 2 Timothy 4:6 Oh yes, you guessed it! I managed to slip in a Starbucks theme to my quiz team’s logo. As I have done for the last few years, I am once again coaching a Bible Quizzing team. This year I have the privilege of coaching 3 great high school guys. I’m also the only coach for the team, which is a first for me. I am thoroughly enjoying it. Poured Out – The Guys –>Kodak Moment =) Poured Out … Continue reading Poured Out