Wild and Cultivated Together “For if you were cut off from what is by nature a wild olive tree, and were grafted contrary to nature into a cultivated olive tree, how much more will these who are the natural branches be grafted into their own olive tree?” Romans 11:24 (NASB). Good or Cultivated: kalliélaios, kal-le-el'-ah-yos; … Continue reading Grafted Into What? Romans 11
– In the Beginning - Increasing Defiance brings Judgment and a Curse After the original curse fell upon mankind when they were all evicted from the garden, childbirth and husbanding of the sweet earth became laborious. At the same time, sin and defiance continued to increase in the heart of man. Adam lived 930 years … Continue reading the sufferings of this world – Part 2
— In the Beginning - The Human Heart God created man in His image, male and female, and set them over a perfect environment. The ground produced abundantly without thorns and briars. The weather was perfectly regulated. A canopy above filtered out any harmful radiation coming in from space. Some scientists believe that the canopy … Continue reading the sufferings of this world – Part 1
My pastor published an article which ended: “I still have doubts. I still wrestle. I still struggle to understand the Bible…the sufferings of this world…the apparent absence of God in times of need…the “inner workings” of prayer…the overt failures and faults of those who claim to follow God…and how all this fits together in the … Continue reading Finding “JOY” in the Craziness of Life!
Time swiftly passes moment by moment. Right now, it’s TODAY! Soon Tomorrow will stand on its own and will become Today. One by one, all of our Todays will each, individually, quickly fade into Yesterdays. Our Faith and our Love are all we truly have that will never dissolve into the past. They … Continue reading Love Lasts Forever
Reading through the verses on Faith in Hebrews chapter 11, It suddenly dawned on me that regardless of our earthly possessions, the only things we have that we can take with us into eternity is our Faith and our Love. Both of which are gifts from God above. God, Himself, is LOVE. LOVE is His nature … Continue reading True Love