When people do well in a performance, the common response is to give them a round of applause. The better the performance, the longer we clap. What does God see and feel when we clap for one another? Is it an innocent thing of encouragement?
Is there such a thing as anything other than an active Christianity? No, a Christian is a doer of the word, an ambassador for his King, embraces hardship as lessons in sanctification, and fills a place in the body of Christ. He is neither inactive nor passive, but alive and busy!
Death closes the door to the life we have lived, and ushers us into eternity. What then? Will we meet God? Yes! Will we meet Him at peace? That will depend on what we have done with the opportunities He gave us in this life.
There is a time and place for enjoying hunting, as well as other legitimate pass times. But in every season, God's people are to love Him with their whole heart, soul, strength and mind. May it be our passion to share the story of redemption with others!
To whom shall we go for help in the all-important task of child training: worldly philosophies or Biblical premises? Listen to the 3 R's that every child should learn before he goes to school to get his second set. Learn 8 basic principles that parents should employ, many of them from Grandpa's day.
Do we, like Moses, have personal conviction worth passing on? Personal conviction cannot be forced. We need to have a passion for our own personal conviction, yet respect others as well. Are we willing to allow our children to ask questions yet guide them diligently into a life of Christian service
We will have relationships with others all our lives. How do we build them? How do we blend, while acknowledging diversity? Is truth or love more important in a relationship? There are answers to be found from the One who made us all, and Who will help us to have mutually satisfactory relationships?
How can a person know what is imaginary and what is actual? We tend to depend on our five senses to help us sort the fictitious from the genuine; but did you know that those may be fooled? So if our senses are not a reliable guide, what is?
The relationship that parents have with their children in early years will set the course for that child's life. Where can you learn how to teach your child? God values children, and so should we. Let us learn from our Heavenly Father the best way to relate to the precious souls He has given to us.