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A Good Conscience, Baptism, and Returning Home

A Good Conscience, Baptism, and Returning Home Is it possible to go back and change actions and choices that put us on a less-than-ideal course for life? Not exactly. But then again, the grace of the final exodus from all the places the Lord’s people are scattered, from every tongue, people, and nation, from every […]

The Great Salt Lake, The Grand Staircase, and Hurricane, Utah

The Great Salt Lake, The Grand Staircase, and Hurricane, Utah When I visited Utah early in 2016, I stayed in the city of Hurricane and drove into nearby Mt. Zion National Park, between the Grand Canyon and Bryce Canyon on what is called the Grand Staircase, the only place on the globe to view in […]

Getting Back To The Return of Christ

Getting Back To The Return of Christ “Get back to where you once belonged…”, the line from The Beatles’ song Get Back, reflects an intriguing paradox. While the album containing the single was supposed to be a return to the Beatles in their simplest and purest form, it ironically became one of their most highly […]

One Thing For Treasure in Heaven

One Thing For Treasure in Heaven When a rich young ruler came to Jesus, the man told Jesus he felt like something was missing in his life. At first, Jesus told him to keep the commandments, to which the ruler said he had kept all of them since childhood but something was still missing. Then […]

Heaven’s Victory Today

Heaven’s Victory Today In movies that end on an upbeat note, the main character succeeds, love prevails, and goodness triumphs, but in order for the ending to truly satisfy, the stakes should have been high. The more deeply invested the viewer is in a character’s need for change, the greater appreciation for his or her […]

Home, Difficulties, and Opportunity

Home, Difficulties, and Opportunity King David said that one day in the courts of the Lord is better than spending a thousand days somewhere else. Adam and Eve enjoyed unbroken relationship with God as they walked with Him in the paradise of the Garden of Eden before their fall and separation to sin. There is […]

Promise, Protection, and Safety

Promise, Protection, and Safety The Lord is looking for people whose hearts would be made completely His. In four different places, the book of Revelation speaks of the Seven Spirits of God. In one reference the seven Spirits of God are being sent out into the earth like flashes of lightning, while the other three […]

Opportunity To Draw Near to God

Opportunity To Draw Near to God I recently read a Harvard Business Review article by an author who studies learning disabilities. He concluded that the greatest challenge to people with learning problems is not the disability itself but the fear they experience in connection with it.   Summary: Each person has a choice about how […]

Wellbeing, Wholeness, and Satisfaction

Wellbeing, Wholeness, and Satisfaction A common greeting between English speakers is “How are you?” answered with, “Good thanks, how are you?” The interchange is a polite way for two people to acknowledge each other in place of stony silence. Expressing sincere concern and a genuine condition is not always a factor in the exchange. In […]

Christian Maturity and The Fight For Life

Christian Maturity and The Fight for Life In the United States and the world, the attempt for total dominance over thought and action by people with global ideals did not come into fruition over night. Fortunately, the movement appears not to have taken further root in the U.S. as the election of Donald Trump, an […]