Poem: Dawn Arise

Dawn is surely near But dusk entraps the soul. A twilight world of fear An infinite black hole. I do hear red birds sing. The rainbow truly gleams. But circumstances sting Shattering untold dreams. Nevertheless, I shall go To paint my hope in the sky. Seeds of joy I will sow Even If I don't... Continue Reading →

Poem: Dear Redwood

Dear Redwood, You were a sanctuary. A place of solitude To escape this loud world. But now the world is silent. Coffee shops and parks Aren't filled with laughter But signs for distancing. Stadiums are empty of fans Screaming obnoxiously. Cities are void of crowds. And smiles hide under this new tacky wardrobe. I do... Continue Reading →

Poem: Still, I Will Sing To God On High

If winter fails to blossom Into spring And the sun Forbears to shine Still, I will sing To God on High. If darkness grips Like a thunderstorm And flowers faint On a bitter day Still, I will sing To God on High. If dreams are lost in the ocean abyss And hope hides In the... Continue Reading →

Survey Shows More Than Half Of American Christians Believe In A Works-Based Salvation

A new survey shows that a majority of people who describe themselves as Christian believe a “works-oriented” way to God’s acceptance. Dr. Tracy Munsil, the Executive Director for the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, makes this sobering statement: Unlike past generations of Americans, who readily recognized the reality of sin and the need... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Jesus Teaches Us Exactly How To Pray

Let's all admit it. Prayer is difficult. That's why Paul teaches us to labor in prayer. Prayer requires us to be disciplined and focused. This is especially hard in the modern world, where distractions are everywhere. Nevertheless, Jesus teaches us exactly how to pray. He tells us not to babble on like the pagans do,... Continue Reading →

Haiku: Ultimate Hope

God is our refuge.A firm rock in sinking sand.Our ultimate hope. The storms of life may try to knock us down, but God is our shelter. He is our refuge in a world of sinking sand. Our hope and trust is in Him alone. Praise the Lord!

What Does The Bible Really Teach About Free Will?

There are many views concerning the idea of free will. Some philosophers believe humans are determined by events outside of their control. There are theologians who think God is in complete control of man's freedom of choice and that free will is illusory. Other experts disagree and believe man has the freedom to truly choose... Continue Reading →

Poem: God Created You For A Reason

Do not give up! God created you with a purpose To make a difference in this cold world. Smile when others frown. Rejoice when people complain. Your spark in the universe is needed in this new age. © 2020 Chad A. Damitz

What Does The Bible Teach About Forgiveness And Reconciliation?

Forgiveness and reconciliation are taught throughout the entire Bible. There are over 100 references teaching about this concept and many differing opinions. This makes forgiveness an important topic to discuss. Let's get started right away! I acknowledged my sin to you, and I did not cover my iniquity; I said, “I will confess my transgressions... Continue Reading →

Poem: Please Tell Me, What Makes Us Human?

What makes us human? Is it because we dream? Or because we laugh? Is it because we think? Tell me, would you please? What makes us so unique? Are we made in God’s image? Did we evolve from stardust? Is there a soul inside this flesh? Tell me, would you please? © 2020 Chad A. Damitz

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