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Category Archives: Endurance
John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Puritan preacher in England. He is best known for writing The Pilgrim’s Progress (From This World to That Which is Come), in 1678. The book sold perhaps 100,000 copies in its first 15 years (Bunyan, … Continue reading
What is hope? Biblical hope is more than a mere wish or desire. It is “favorable and confident expectation” (Vine’s). Our hope is based on Jehovah God (Psalm 31:24; 39:7; 71:5; 1 Peter 1:21), God’s word (Psalm 119:49-50, 81-82, 114; … Continue reading
Louis Pasteur (1822-1895) accomplished many things as a young man and in middle age. He was a Professor of Physics by age 24, and a Professor of Chemistry by age 26. He was the Dean of Science at the University … Continue reading
There were many food trucks options at the Texas Book Festival. However, I wanted empanadas. Therefore, Melinda and I, and our son Jasper waited in what appeared to be the longest food truck line. As we neared the half-way point … Continue reading
Have you ever felt like you were being squeezed in a vise? Life is not always easy. Job’s assessment: “Man who is born of women is of few days and full of trouble” (Job 14:1). Sometimes this trouble comes from … Continue reading
Society is filled with self-centered people. It always has been, to one degree or another. It is all about them. They are only your friends or close family members, so long as they see a direct benefit to them. The … Continue reading
“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
“Blessed are those who persecuted for righteousness sake, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are you when they revile and persecute you, and say all kinds of evil against you falsely for My sake. Rejoice and be exceedingly … Continue reading