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: 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 →

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 →

Wisdom Is Found When Praying Through Psalm 90

Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. Before the mountains were born or you brought forth the whole world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God (Ps. 90:1-2). Heavenly Father, thank you for protecting us from the storms of life. You are the ultimate refuge. Dwelling in your sanctuary is the safest place to... Continue Reading →

Daily Devotional: Blessed Are The Peacemakers

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God." -Matthew 5:9 Throughout history, human civilization has been in numerous wars. From the Trojan War (1300 BC), The Punic Wars (200 BC), The Crusades (1095-1291), World War I (1914-18), World War II (1939-45), Vietnam War (1954-1975), to the Iraq War (2003-11), and current... Continue Reading →

Haiku: The Real Mirror

The mirror withinReflects the true self more thanThe mirror outside. People are judged by their physical features more than their personality. The world has this judgment upside down. The true-self should be judged by the qualities that form an individual’s distinctive character rather than the way they look.  This is how God judges us. He... Continue Reading →

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