Category Archives: Dedication

The Church: The Army of the Lord

“Finally, My brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might, put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil” (Ephesians 6:10-11). “This charge I … Continue reading

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“Conspicuous Conservation”

Two young economists, Steve and Allison Sexton (twins), argue that the popularity of the Toyota Prius is found in “conspicuous conservation.”  Steve Sexton explains, “The Honda Civic hybrid looks like a regular Honda Civic.  The Ford Escape hybrid looks like … Continue reading

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I Can’t Help You

Dan Hicks once sang a song entitled, “How can I miss you when you won’t go away?”  It is a funny song.  The answer to the song title is self-evident. Let’s consider another question.  This time the question is about … Continue reading

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Beatitudes of Revelation: Die in the Lord

“Here is the patience of the Saints; here are those who keep the commandments of God and the faith of Jesus.  Then I heard a voice from heaven saying to me, ‘Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the … Continue reading

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What Did You Say? C’mon Man! (Part 2)

“C’mon man” (come on man) is a phrase used on Monday Night Football in response to shockingly bad decisions, inappropriate decisions, poor execution, and bloopers. I have heard, through the years, brethren say things which completely shocked me.  Things that … Continue reading

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Holy Spirit: In Sanctification (Part 1)

Sanctification is “the separation of the believer from evil things and ways” (Vine’s). The verb “sanctify” refers to “the setting apart of the believer for God” (Vine’s), “to separate from things profane and dedicate to God” (Thayer). Sanctification could be … Continue reading

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This Is Our Watch

1 Corinthians 16:13-14, “Watch, stand fast in the faith, be brave, be strong.  Let all that you do  be done with love.” This is our time on earth. This is our watch. Let us consider the words of 1 Corinthians 16:13-14: 1.  “Watch.”  Let us, … Continue reading

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