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What’s in Your Bible? Fish

Some General Fish Facts from the Bible: Last time we looked at boats in the Bible; let’s go beneath the boat this time and look at fish. Can you name some different kinds of fish? I will: salmon, walleye, garibaldi, and bluegill.  The Bible names none.  The Bible names many different kinds of birds (ie., […]

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What’s in Your Bible? Boats

I’d like to use this rubric for a time in exploration and explanation of interesting things – especially tangible objects – that appear in the Bible and often in the historical narrative passages.  Typically in our preaching, teaching and studying of the scriptures in which we are searching for the spiritual, gospel truth of the […]

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Armed For the Battle

The Battle We Fight Because the whole of the new dispensation constitutes the “last days,” there was a battle for the Christians to whom Paul wrote in Thessalonica, and there is today, and there will be until the end a battle for the young people of the church.  In these latter days, the days grow […]

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Called to the Ministry

Throughout my grade school, high school and college years, the word, “Every young man should consider the ministry,” or some variation thereof, penetrated my heart as the sower’s seed the hard path.  That word never received even a momentary or passing consideration.  I never considered why the ministry was not for me because I never […]

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Honoring Our President

For those of us who live in the United States of America, our president is Barack Obama, the forty-fourth president of the United States.  To say our president is a polarizing figure is an understatement.  People have very strong opinions about their president.  Significantly, therefore, children and young people will have very strong opinions about […]

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You Are Being Watched

You are being watched.  Remember that. With surveillance cameras nearly omnipresent, including those coursing through the heavens, you are being watched by the government and others.  However, to such watching I do not refer. By the ungodly world you are being watched.  For, “a city that is set on a hill cannot be hid” (Matt. […]

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