A Christmas Carol

One of my favorite movies was on last night, A Christmas Carol.
Originally a book by English author Charles Dickens.
Of course the story is about Ebenezer Scrooge a miserly, cold, unfeeling, old and curmudgeonly man and his Christmas conversion and redemption after being visited by four ghosts. Continue reading

God’s Joy Versus Our Joy

God desires to give us great joy. When Paul talks about the fruits of the Spirit, joy is listed second only to love (Gal. 5:22).
God’s idea of joy was to provide a way to restore the broken fellowship between Him and us. He desires to forgive us of sin but because of His holy nature cannot just overlook it. Continue reading

Little Children

Then little children were brought to Him that He might put His hands on them and pray, but the disciples rebuked them. Matt 19:13
I took Linda to the ballet performance of the Nutcracker last Friday evening.
As we sat in the balcony, the seats continued to fill up with all kinds of people. Continue reading

No Big Deal

Whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks understanding; He who does so destroys his own soul. Wounds and dishonor he will get and his reproach will not be wiped away. Prov 6:32-33
I haven’t heard this much news without a celebrity dying.
Then again, it looks like one has killed a part of his life. Continue reading