Showing posts from June, 2020

Occupy Till I Come

Have you ever felt like Jonah? I have, so let me explain. Three and a half months into our nation’s craziness, I’m exhausted with all the doom and gloom. I’m angry with evil people wreaking havoc in our country, and I’ve lost respect for the news media. Do they even report truth anymore? Their political bias is so evident, and their stories seem designed to keep us bound in fear. I’m drowning in mixed emotions. While I can’t imagine the terror Jonah felt being thrown into the ocean and swallowed by a giant fish, I find his words speak to me spiritually. Jonah said, “…floods surrounded me…billows and…waves passed over me…waters surrounded me, even to my soul; the deep closed around me; weeds…wrapped around my head…I went down to the moorings of the mountains; the earth with its bars closed behind me forever…” [1] After three days and nights of this horrendous ordeal, God caused the fish to spit Jonah out, [2] and he found himself on a sandy beach. The warm sun on hi

Jesus Is The ONLY Way

Please take a few minutes to read this article about Pastor John MacArthur of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, California. John MacArthur is absolutely correct. There is so much more going on with these riots - an underlying agenda of evil. The Ephesians verses mentioned in this article are where God is speaking about how through Jesus, who is our peace, He "...has made BOTH ONE..." [Jew and Gentile, black and white, slave and free - for we are all sinners who fall short of God's glory]. Because Jesus shed His blood and died for our sin, paying sin's penalty for us, God "...has broken down the middle wall of separation, having abolished in His [Jesus's] flesh the enmity [hostility], that is, the law of commandments contained in ordinances, so as to create in Himself ONE NEW MAN from th