Monthly Archives: July 2023

The Covenant of Forgiveness

and forgive us our sins, as we have forgiven those who sin against us. Matthew 6:12 NLT When we pray this part of the Lord’s Prayer, we enter into a covenant with God. When you break a covenant, there are always consequences. First, this verse is not referring to salvation. The Bible clearly states that […]

Seek God First

So the Israelites examined their food, but they did not consult the Lord. Joshua 9:14 NLT   Our Scripture is part of a section where the Gibeonites deceived Israel because they did not seek guidance from the Lord (Joshua 9:1-21 NLT). I learned this lesson the hard way when I did not seek God first. […]

The Golden Age of the Automobile in Brownsville

My brother, Allen, would round the corner a half block from our house in his 1968 Pontiac GTO. His dual muffler pack would announce its arrival before him getting there. We called it the Golden GTO (Goat). We grew up in Brownsville, PA., in the 50s and 60s. It was often said in earlier days […]

An Alternative to Obedience

Again, the Devil *took Him along to a very high mountain and *showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory; and he said to Him, “All these things I will give You, if You fall down and [worship me.” Matthew 4:8-9 NASB Temptation always comes to us in the form of an alternative […]