“Behold now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation” (2 Corinthians 6:2). Be made alive in Christ so you can pass from death to life (John 5:24; 1 John 3:14). You don’t have to die lost and spend an eternity separated from God (2 Thessalonians 1:9). You can enjoy the fellowship that leads to eternal joy (1 John 1:7).
“Behold, this dreamer cometh”
Many times, life happens and someone will exclaim, “I never saw that coming.” The shock and surprise of the torrents of life catch the most diligent of men off guard. It is within the pages of the last half of Genesis that one comes across this spiritually “in-tune” character in Joseph, who never dreamed of some of the things that happened in his life. It is to this end this author directs our attention.
From a Cave in Machpelah
George Bernard Shaw said, “Life always equals out, there is a death for every life.” Life’s cycle caught up with Sarah, and then Abraham (Genesis 23 and 25). When Sarah died, Abraham secured a field that contained a cave to bury his beloved. This cave would serve as the final resting place for the Patriarchs and Matriarchs save Rachel, who was buried in Bethlehem (Genesis 35:19).
For The Road Ahead
What is needed for the road ahead? Do we have any clues? The Bible has all the answers. Consider for a moment what you are going to need,
A Day Like Any Day
This poem is to encourage you. Share it with someone you know that is maybe unfaithful or too busy. May God be glorified in this endeavor.
When The Dust Settles
Can you imagine the commotion? “The heavens will pass away with great noise and the elements will melt with fervent heat, the Earth also, the works shall be burned up” (2 Peter 3:10-12). What is going to happen When The Dust Settles?
In Spite of the Devil
This is a personal note from the preacher to the members of the Eastside Church of Christ. This is to remind them of how proud I am to be their preacher and how much they mean to me.
The Young and the Restless
When the young and the restless get together and fail to wait on the Lord, the devil will arouse their basest passions, and some may involve themselves in the unthinkable.
Think Beyond the Holidays
So much time and energy are put into our holidays. It is often within the confines of a packed schedule of travel and family reunion around the holidays that God gets a passing glimpse from those who normally do not have any time for Him in their life.
Be Ye Thankful
This writer desires to call to your attention a list of reasons for Gods people to rejoice as the season of “Thanksgiving” is celebrated.