The Main Thing

Years ago, my first pastor preached a sermon called, “Keep the main thing, the main thing.” Honestly I do not remember anything else about the sermon except this catchy phrase! Recently, I heard this exact same phrase and it caused me to wonder, what is the main thing for the Christian? Now some may have … More The Main Thing

Life Lesson #12

If anyone could be example of the state of the human kind, it is Peter. Peter often spoke out of turn, was afraid of the unknown and he felt terribly disappointed when he sinned against our Lord. Why then did Jesus want to be around him so much? Because Peter loved Him. In his life, … More Life Lesson #12

A Rare Word

“And the word of the Lord was rare in those days, visions were infrequent.” 1 Samuel 3:1. Is the word of the Lord rare in your life? In the days of Eli, Israel’s next to the last Judge, God did not speak very often, not because He did not want to, but because there was … More A Rare Word

Free Will

Yesterday’s post was about teaching children self-control. One might say, I did teach my child but they still did not grow up to honor God. In these cases it is because of free will. Each of us by God’s design has been given free will, and we can choose to obey or disobey. Just because … More Free Will