Restored

Restored

A focus of some reality television shows is restoring old cars. Investors with deep pockets team up with talented master mechanics to create machines that are the envy of antique car lovers. Old cars ravaged by time and the elements are restored to beautiful machines they once were. Time and circumstances have a way of…

Healthy Living

Healthy Living

To achieve good health, it may seem wise to follow the advice of “experts.” But most experts overlook the biggest problem-a lack of relationship with God. The Apostle, Paul put it this way, “Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.”…

Summer Heat

Summer Heat

The heat of summer makes work even harder. Rising temperatures and humidity drain away energy and make us wish for cooler weather and even winter. The Psalmist David used the stress of summer heat to illustrate God’s judgment on sin. “Day and night your hand of discipline was heavy on me. My strength evaporated like…

We need an outpouring of the Holy Spirit today as much as the early church needed it in the beginning! Acts 1:4,5. Acts 4:31

We need an outpouring of the Holy Spirit today as much as the early church needed it in the beginning! Acts 1:4,5. Acts 4:31

Several million members of the church are to be recalled because they are not performing properly. Symptoms include frequent missing, lack of power and poor adaptation to rough roads. Regular maintenance should have prevented most difficulties. Sadly, many only come in for maintenance when a major breakdown has occurred and, therefore, it is difficult for…

Prejudice

Prejudice

After the Israelites were deported by the Assyrians in 722 BC, the Assyrians relocated captives from other countries to the land of Israel. Their descendants became the Samaritans. These people worshipped many gods and eventually attempted to include God among those they worshipped. The Israelites despised the Samaritans. The shortest route from Jerusalem to Galilee…

Adopted

Adopted

In 2021 there were more than four hundred thousand children in the United States foster care. Many of those kids were unable to return to their families and were waiting to be adopted. These children spend about three years in foster care before they become eligible for adoption, but they can wait up to ten…