Seven Days to a Better Marriage (Day Two)

A few days ago I introduced this series of articles. You can read the introduction here. Today let’s talk about the help we need to accomplish the task before us! SPIRIT-FILLING Read Ephesians 5:15-33 The Doctrine of the Holy Spirit is an on-going part of the book of Ephesians.  He seals the believer (1:13); He makes…

Seven Days to a Better Marriage (intro)

A marriage is a wonderful, powerful, and beautiful relationship!  Strangely enough, it is also a rather fragile one.  It seems that the attack on the institution of marriage is greater than it has ever been.  Hollywood makes millions by ridiculing marriages and glorifying everything from pre-marital sexual relations to divorce to adultery.  The gay agenda…

Thoughts on Immorality from Proverbs 5

It is an understatement to say that we live in a culture that is obsessed with immorality! Adultery and fornication are considered normal to most people, whether practiced in their own lives or enjoyed in their entertainment.  Porn use abounds and is increasingly vile. The world around us doesn’t seem to care much, but we…

Thoughts on David and Goliath

I feel like I have known the I Samuel 17 story of David and Goliath my entire life! And I never tire of reading it and learning from it.  Here are some thoughts from my recent devotions: Ordinary responsibilities often result in extra-ordinary opportunities. David is well known for his shepherding. He is watching the…

Thanksgiving Recollections 2019

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite times of the year, primarily because it means that Christmas, my favorite time of the year, is very near. We normally spend Thanksgiving at our home in Florida and finish the week by decorating our home for the Christmas season. This year was different because we spent it in…