On a Hill Far Away

“And He, bearing His cross, went out to a place called the place of a Skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha.” (John 19:17) Matthew, Mark, and John all mention the place of a skull.  The skull was outside of the city of Jerusalem and from all indications occupied the crest of a hill overlooking the city […]

Ten Days

There are ten days left to preorder the Commentary on Ephesians. The preorder price is $1.99. On March 30th the price will be $3.99.  Put in your order today. Available wherever eBooks are sold. To the Faithful Saints at Ephesus is a short commentary offering a verse by verse look at using the book in […]

Giving In

Eph 4:27 “… and do not give the devil an opportunity.” Several years ago there was a popular country music song by a father and daughter duet entitled “Heaven’s Just A Sin Away.” In the song, the artist asked for heaven’s prayers and then followed that up with the statement “I think I’m giving in.”  […]

March Madness

“While Paul was saying this in his defense, Festus said in a loud voice, Paul, you are out of your mind! Your great learning is driving you mad.” (Acts 26:24) March is not the only month for madness if it is caused by believing in the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It’s a twelve month a […]

Facing the Dark Side

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous! Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” (Joshua 1:9) The book of Joshua doesn’t tell us that this great hero was afraid or that he felt inadequate to the task before him but there must have […]

Daniel’s Two Way Street

“Alas O Lord the great and awesome God, who keeps His covenant and lovingkindness for those who love Him and keep His commandments,” (Daniel 9:4) Street one is named God’s part and street two is named man’s part. Those who believe that in the end, God will ultimately save everyone have missed one of Daniel’s […]

Ezra’s Prayer

“… and I said, ‘O my God, I am ashamed and embarrassed to lift up my face to You, my God, for our iniquities have risen above our heads and our guilt has grown even to the heavens.’”  (Ezra 9:6) The land of the Jews is filled with sin and the prophets cry out to […]

The Good Life

The good life is the dream of most of the world’s population. Unfortunately, only a small percentage of the inhabitants of earth manage to achieve it. That’s sad because the good life is actually available to every citizen of planet earth.  The problem is in finding the right definition for the good life. World’s Definition: […]

The Heavens Declare

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.” (Psalm 19:1) This morning as I looked out the glass doors of our balcony three flights up God was doing a lot declaring. You would have to be close to blind to miss it. The wide expanse of sand that […]

From Pole to Pole

Pick a latitude, any latitude from the top of the world to the bottom. While you’re at it choose a longitude as well. Take a globe and put it on a table so you can spin it around. Place your finger on a spot. No matter the longitude or latitude you will discover the wonder […]